How to enlist in the French Foreign Legion

To enlist in the French Foreign legion, you have to go to France to pass selection tests.

In order to enter in the French territory, you have to do a tourist visa request at CAPAGO office which is the France’s local partner in South Africa for visa applications.

Among the documentation required by CAPAGO for the visa application is an official letter from the Defense Mission in Pretoria which will serve as a proof of your interest for the French Foreign Legion.

In order to receive your letter, send us an email at the following address: In this email, please specify all the followings personal details:

  • Name
  • Surname
  • Date of birth
  • ID number
  • Passport number
  • Physical address
  • Cellphone number

The letter will be sent to you in return.

For more information, please contact us at the following number: +27 12 425 1630.

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publie le 06/10/2015

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