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REGISTER FOR THE DRAFT.

 

If you recently turned 18, it's time to register for military service in the event of a draft. It's your duty as an American, and it's the law.


   


The information you provide on the registration form is protected as it travels to the U.S. Government via the Internet.

 

 Please read the Notice/Terms & Conditions below. Please note this website assists young men in registering with the U.S. Selective Service.  Please note we are a private, third-party provider offering services for a fee. This is a commercial solicitation and advertisement. We are NOT affiliated with any government authority..

    REGISTER    File Change of Address

    Look up Registration Number

    Order Replacement Draft Card

     

    What is "the Draft"?

    Conscription, commonly referred to as "the draft," is the compulsory enrollment of men into national military service. In the United States, active conscription ended in 1973, but the requirement to register remains legally active and enforced.

    Who Must Register?

    Almost all male U.S. citizens, and male aliens living in the U.S., who are 18 through 25, are required to register for the military draft. However, men who currently register are not automatically inducted into military service. Currently, the United States operates its military through volunteer enlistment. The last time men were inducted into the military was during the Vietnam War. Registration for a possible future draft is required to ensure America's preparedness in the event of a military crisis. In the event of a crisis that necessitates a draft to be invoked, men would be called in sequence determined by random lottery number and year of birth. They would then be examined for mental, physical and moral fitness by the military before being deferred or exempted from military service or inducted into the Armed Forces. You may register as soon as you reach the age of 17 years and 3 months but must register within 30 days of turning 18.

    Reasons to Register...


    1. Registration is the Law — A man’s only duty right now under the Military Selective Service Act is to register at age 18 and then to let Selective Service know within 10 days of any changes in the information he provided on his registration form until he turns 26 years old.

    2. Fairness and Equity — By registering all eligible men, Selective Service ensures a fair and equitable draft, if ever required. However, there has not been a draft since 1973.

    3. Insurance for the Nation — By registering, a man’s voluntary participation helps provide a hedge against unforeseen threats. It is a relatively low-cost insurance policy for our nation.

    4. Civic Duty — It’s your responsibility to ensure that young men 18 through 25 understand the law so they can make an informed decision about registration compliance. Currently, more than 90 percent of eligible young men are registered. It’s a civic duty of every young man to comply with the law.

    5. Protect Eligibility for Future Benefits — It’s what a man’s got to do. By registering, a young man stays eligible for jobs, college loans and grants, job training, driver’s license in most states, and U.S. citizenship for immigrant men.

    Click here for more information (note: you will be leaving MilitaryDraftRegistration.com).


    How Can I Register

    You may register online by clicking here. By clicking on this link you will be redirected to the United States Government's official draft registration website upon payment of a third-party verification/automated service fee from $0.01*.You must have a Social Security Number to register online. To get a social security number, click here.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE 

    FOR THE UNITED STATES MILITARY DRAFT

    Please Note: You must have a social security number to register online. The government website is operational 7 days a week. However, it is not available when system maintenance is scheduled from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. U.S. Central Time Tuesday through Saturday and from 6 p.m. Wednesday to 2 a.m. Thursday. If you attempt to register during these times, once you are redirected to the government website you will need to bookmark the landing page and try to register later.

    How Can I Look up my Existing Registration Number and Order a Duplicate Registration Card?

    Click Here to look up a man's military draft registration number using his last name, social security number and date of birth. You may then order a replacement draft registration card. $25 automated service fee*.

    What should I do if I have moved?

    If you're a young man, age 18 through 25, the law requires you to file an address change notification within 10 days. Click here to file a change of address notice online. $25 automated service fee*.

    Living outside the USA? Click Here to change your foreign address*.



    *NOTICE/TERMS & CONDITIONS:

    The United States Government does not charge a fee for men ages 18 through 25 to register for the draft or file a change of address as required by federal law, look up an existing registration number, or order a replacement registration card. Young men may contact the U.S. Selective Service directly to register, file a change of address, look up an existing registration number, or order a replacement registration card without paying a fee. TheDraft.us/MilitaryDraftRegistration.com is a private, third-party service that, for your convenience, charges a third party identification/automated service fee up to $25 to assist men in registering with the Selective Service System online by connecting you to the U.S. Government's OFFICIAL secure website (please bookmark the landing page/add to favorites for future reference).The information you provide on the registration form is protected as it travels to Selective Service over the internet. Our fees are charged for the use of our automated online consulting service, which includes a download copy of "A Young Man's Guide to Registering for the Draft" and email support, website bandwidth costs, and advertising & marketing expenses; a percentage of proceeds from this site are earmarked to support a non-profit veterans advocacy group. This service is not endorsed by or affiliated with any United States government agency or the United States military. We are not a law firm and we do not provide legal advice. By using this website, you agree to hold JPL Enterprises International, Inc., DBA On-line Registration, MilitaryDraftRegistration.com, TheDraft.us and its owners, agents and employees harmless and free from any and all litigation that may arise from the use of this website. All sales are final. Once an order is placed, this service instantly redirects registrants to the applicable United States Government's official online military draft registration website registration submission/change page or search tool. Except the subscription service after a 12 month initial service period as referenced below, there are therefore no refunds or cancellations possible. You understand and agree that your military draft registration is not final until and unless you (1) personally complete the official United States Government online registration form or alternate paper form; and (2) receive official written registration confirmation from the United States Government. "Draft Watch" is a quarterly email alert/early draft implementation warning program billed monthly. If you opt in for Draft Watch, we will alert you by email if and when Congress implements or intends to implement a military draft. You will be charged an initial fee of $0.01. Thereafter, monthly fee charged to your credit card is $2.50. You may cancel Draft Watch anytime after 12 months by writing to support (at) on-lineregistration.us. In the event you opt not to particpate in Draft Watch, our service fee to assist with registration is $25. Or, you may elect to receive Draft Watch payable at the rate of $2.50/month and pay the $25 fee for automated registration assistance without being obligated to a minimum 12 month subscription.

    Site Last Updated: 10/28/2016

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    ONCE YOU SUBMIT YOUR ORDER THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR CANCELLATIONS.

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