Online Registration Tool (ORT) for Cadets

Getting Started

Before starting your online application ensure you have this information ready:

  • The applicants health card information including expiry date if applicable.
  • Address and phone numbers of all parents/guardians.

Once you begin your online registration you will be unable to leave the session without having to restart.

Step One

Log on to the Online Registration Tool (ORT). Use the online unit directory on the first page to select which corps or squadron you are looking to join. Enter your desired corps/sqn and e-mail address to receive your registration link.

Step Two

Using the registration link provided to you via email you are ready to start your registration process. Follow the directions in the form, and once the registration is complete you will recieve an email confirmation that your information has been sent to your chosen corps or squadron.

Step Three

The Corps/Squadron staff will contact you to arrange a time to review official identification, address any questions that require clarification, and welcome you to the Cadet Program!

If you have any questions regarding the ORT please go to our FAQ Page.

Terms of Use
Applicant agreement

A cadet

  • is expected to participate in training activities and follow regulations, orders and instructions;

  • is expected to take good care of all items of clothing and equipment issued to him/her, to safeguard and return them when requested to do so;

  • is expected to conduct himself/herself in a manner respectful of others;

  • may end his/her membership with the cadet corps/squadron at any time;

  • may be expelled from the cadet corps/squadron if he/she commits a serious breach of discipline;

  • is no longer eligible to be a member of a cadet corps/squadron when he/she turns 19.

Parents agreement

Parent's Responsabilities

A parent/guardian

  • is required to notify the cadet corps/squadron's commanding officer of any changes to the information collected on this form without delay;

  • is responsible for all items of clothing and equipment issued to their child and required to return them when requested to do so;

  • may be required to support cadet corps or squadron activities, as requested by the local sponsor.

Collection, use and disclosure of personal information

In order to process this application for membership, determine the applicant's eligibility and, if admitted, administer his/her membership, the Canadian Forces (CF) must collect and use, as permitted under the Privacy Act, certain personal information. This includes, but is not limited to, the applicant's health insurance plan number which will be used only in case of medical emergency if parents are not available. Failure by parents to provide the requested information could render the applicant ineligible to join Cadets and participate in training and activities.

Except for health and medical information, the CF may disclose personal information to the Navy League, Army Cadet League and Air Cadet League of Canada (Leagues) and Local Sponsoring Committees (Local Sponsors). In the event of the applicant injuring himself/herself during Cadet training and/or activities, the Canadian Forces will provide a copy of his/her injury report (DND 2299) to the national office of the applicable Cadet League for insurance purposes.

The CF, the Leagues and local sponsors may, at any time, use and disclose photographic images and video footage of a cadet, as well as his/her name, age, home unit name and location, and accomplishments in the Cadets, through print and electronic media, for the purposes of publicly recognizing his/her accomplishments and promoting the Cadet organizations as well as their programmes.

There may also be situations when the CF will be required to disclose cadets' personal information to external organizations, whether they be governmental, non-governmental or private, Canadian or foreign, when the latter are responsible for or involved in the administration, organization, coordination and/or funding of training, activities, programmes, awards, travel, accommodation and/or support provided to Cadet Organizations, among others or exclusively.

Under the Privacy Act, a cadet has the right to obtain a copy of the information collected by the CF related to him/her and request that changes be made to incorrect information. Parents of a cadet under the age of majority have the same right. This information is found in Personal Information Bank DND PPE 839.All documents pertaining to a cadet collected by the CF will be destroyed when he/she reaches twenty-five years of age.

Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Intolerances

It is important for the applicant and his/her parents to be aware that the Canadian Forces (CF) do not have the mandate, are not equipped nor staffed to offer allergen-free foods or food preparation conditions. These limitations apply to meals and snacks prepared just as much by the CF as by a caterer, civilian volunteers or parents, and for all types of programs, courses and activities conducted through out the year, whether locally or away. The Canadian Forces are concerned that for those cadets with food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances it may not always be safe to participate in all Cadet training and activities.

If the applicant or his/her parents have any questions related to this topic, they can contact the cadet corps or squadron commanding officer.

Parental Consent

  • to the applicant becoming a Sea, Army or Air Cadet, whichever applies and participating in training and activities conducted in the cadet corps/squadron's region,

  • to the applicant receiving emergency medical and dental treatment,

  • to medical professionals disclosing to Canadian Forces medical personnel findings, test results and treatment related to the applicant resulting from said emergency care;

hereby certify that:

  • the applicant is physically, medically and psychologically fit to join Cadets and participate in related training and activities, except where noted in Section 7,

  • the information on this form is complete, accurate and valid to the best of my knowledge;

hereby acknowledge that:

  • the Canadian Forces will collect, use and disclose personal information related to the applicant as stated on page 2 under the heading “Collection, Use and disclosure of Personal Information”,

  • Cadet training and activities include strenuous physical activities,

as the applicant's parents, hereby agree to fulfill our responsibilities as described above under the heading “Parent’s Responsibilities”.

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