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NOAA Corps


Thank you for your interest in joining the NOAA Corps! Whether you are interested in joining as a new recruit or as an inter-service transfer (IST), the IST process is strictly for active duty commissioned officer in the rank of O-1 to O-4.

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)
Fax: (301) 713-4140



  • The application window for BOTC 139, which will begin January 2022, is now open. The application deadline for this cycle is May 15, 2021 in order to qualify for an interview. These are scheduled only after a candidate's complete application package is received. All interviews must be completed no later than  June 24, 2021.

Applicants may begin their application by visiting the online NOAA Corps E-Recruit System.

Recruiting Events*

Find us at your local college or university during one of these career fairs:

Fall 2020









* All recruiting events are virtual unless otherwise noted.

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