Our Membership

Life Ordinary Associate Affiliate Total


You may be eligible for membership in our branch of The Royal Canadian Legion.

There are three membership categories, each with different qualifications.

Please click on the above links to learn more.











Ordinary Membership

You may be eligible for Ordinary membership if you have served or are serving in:

  • The Canadian Forces or Her Majesty's Forces (including regular force or reserve force under class "C" service)
  • the Forces or underground forces of any of Her Majesty's allies in any war, conflict or police action in which Canada was involved
  • the Merchant Navy or non-military services in an actual theatre of war in which Canada was involved
  • Her Majesty's reserve force including Cadet Instructors on the Cadet Cadre. Must have at least one year (12 months) service
  • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police or The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary for not less than one year
  • the Forces of a country while that country was a member of NATO or NORAD in alliance with Canada
  • the United States Forces
  • the Vietnam War with the Armed Forces of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea or South Vietnam, and were a Canadian citizen or Commonwealth subject at the time of service
  • the Canadian Coast Guard as an officer or crew member who has two or more years active service on the high seas or inland waterways
  • a city, municipal or provincial police force as a police officer for at least one year.












Associate Membership

You may be eligible for Associate membership if you have served or are serving in:

  • are the child, stepchild, adopted child, grandchild, sibling, niece/nephew, widow/er, parent or spouse of someone who is or was eligible for Ordinary membership
  • are the child of an Associate member
  • have served in The Royal Canadian Sea, Army or Air Cadets for not less than 3 years
  • have been a cadet civilian instructor for not less than 3 years
  • have served as an officer in the Navy League of Canada for not less than 2 years
  • have served in the Polish Armed Forces after WW II below the rank of officer
  • have served in a City, Municipal, Volunteer, Un-organized Territories or Federal Fire Service for not less than one year
  • are the spouse, parent or sibling of an associate member who qualified subject to the above criteria.












Affiliate Membership

You may be eligible for Affiliate Voting Membership if you support the aims and objects of The Royal Canadian Legion.

























Why Join?

By joining The Royal Canadian Legion you will have the opportunity to make new friends, become involved with your community and to develop and share your leadership skills. You will help to perpetuate the Remembrance of those who gave so much for the freedom and prosperity we enjoy today and the proud heritage of this great Canadian organization will be enriched by the enthusiasm, energy and new ideas that you bring to it.
Here are just some of the many benefits membership in The Royal Canadian Legion brings:

  • Social Activities

    Our branch has recreational facilities and a licensed lounge. Members can enjoy a wide variety of social & sports events such as dances, darts, billiards, barbeques, entertainment to name a few.

  • Member Sports

    The Legion has sporting events such as darts, curling, cribbage and golf, with competitions ranging from local, provincial to national levels.

  • Member Benefits Package

    The Legion has developed a relationship with a number of corporate partners to provide products and services to its members. Some of the partners include a home and auto insurance company, health care services, a credit card company, and an auto club to name a few. Only Legion members are entitled to the benefits offered.

  • Community Service

    You can serve your community by assisting with the many Legion programs in support of youth, seniors, the disabled and others. The Legion also provides bursaries and scholarships to students from Secondary School to the University level and is the largest single supporter of Scouts and Guides in Canada. It is also a major supporter of sea, army and air cadets.

  • Leadership

    You will have the opportunity to grow within this great organization. The Legion needs members who can take on the Leadership challenge. If this is where your interest lies you can become involved by serving on the branch executive. You may even wish to go to higher levels such as zone, district or provincial. You may even aspire to the national level. Every Dominion President who has served in this capacity started out as a branch member. You, too, could one day be President of the largest community service organization in Canada.

  • Service

    As Canada's largest volunteer organization, tremendous intangible benefits are gained through the commitment of members to fulfill the mandate of remembrance, service to the community and our country. Our fallen comrades served in battle, you have "another way to serve" by joining The Royal Canadian Legion.

  • Legion Magazine

    Your membership includes a subscription to the Legion Magazine which is published six times a year. It contains articles on various topics including history, current events and general interest stories, as well as keeping members up-to-date on the many and varied Legion activities. It also contains a section dedicated to the recognition of those who served their country.



All applications for membership are subject to the General By-Laws of The Royal Canadian Legion and approval by the local branch to which the application is made.


The many opportunities and programs offered by The Royal Canadian Legion are worth your consideration.
You may wish to contact us for more information.















How to Download the Application Form


  • Download our Form to your computer →  Download Application & Join at the Branch 

  • Once the form is on your screen, select "File" and choose "Save As."

  • Name your file and remember its location.

  • After you Save the file to your computer, you can fill in the form offline.


  • Open the PDF form so it is on your computer screen.

  • Fill out the form details as desired by typing in your information.

  • Once completed, save the form again (with your new information).

  • Then attach it to an email and forward it to us.

  • Or print it out and send it by regular mail.

All applications for membership are subject to the General By-Laws of The Royal Canadian Legion and approval by the local branch.