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NOAA Corps


Thank you for your interest in joining the NOAA Corps! We currently offer two application cycles for a new recruit at our Basic Officer Training Classes and one application for an inter-service transfer (IST). The IST process is strictly for active duty commissioned aviators in the rank of O-1 to O-4 with under twelve years of active duty time served. 

To begin a new application or to update your existing application, please log into the NOAA Corps E-Recruit System.

NOAA Corps Recruiting Unit
NOAA Commissioned Personnel Center
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (800) 299-6622 (Toll Free)



  • The application window for BOTC 143 is now live!
  • The application window for IST 10012 is now live!

Applicants may begin their application by visiting the online NOAA Corps E-Recruit System. The application deadline for BOTC 143 is 12 May 2023 and for IST 10012 is 17 March 2023.

Recruiting Events*

The NOAA Corps Recruiting Branch is currently building out its Spring 2023 recruitment schedule. Please check back soon for more details. 

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