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Receiving vaccinations can slow down the joining process.

When you join the Royal Navy, you will require certain vaccinations. It will greatly speed up the joining process if you have already had the following childhood vaccinations:

  • MMR 1 and 2
  • Meningitis ACWY and Meningitis B
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio
  • The BCG Tuberculosis vaccine
  •  HPV Vaccine (for females only)
  • Screening for Rubella if you are working in medicine or healthcare

You will also require the following service vaccinations:

  • Yellow fever
  • Typhoid
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Anthrax

It would also be advisable if you know your blood group upon joining. 


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