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Selective Service Registration
April 10, 2021

If you are a male U.S. citizen between the age of 18 and 26 you are required by law to register with the Selective Service; this includes dual national citizens. You must register within 30 days of your 18thbirthday. If you fail to register you may be ineligible for federal student aid, most federal jobs, and federal job training. To register go to Selective Service System (SSS) webpage at Register Online.   For further information visit the SSS Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

U.S. embassies and consulates overseas assist the Selective Service System with its registration program abroad.

At this time, the Selective Service System online registration site is temporarily unavailable for overseas registrants. For security reasons, overseas registrants should complete the form below and mail it to the Selective Service System at the following address:

Selective Service System
Registration Information Office
P.O. Box 94739
Palatine, IL 60094-4739