The Application Process
Applying to the Peace Corps is simpler, faster and more personalized than ever before. You can browse job openings that are currently available and complete your application online in about an hour.
Watch a quick video about the application process.
Fill out the online application.
Less than 1 hour
Health History Form
Provide your health history so we can match you with countries that can support your medical needs.
Within 2 business days
Browse current openings and pick where you want to serve and what you want to do.
As soon as possible
Give the Peace Corps an idea of your work style and the environment in which you excel.
After you submit your choices
Talk to a Peace Corps placement officer about your skills and interests.
Prior to your “know by” date
Receive and respond to your invitation to serve. Congratulations!
Between 2–6 months
Get the final OK from the Peace Corps Medical Office to serve abroad.
Begins upon invitation
Embark on your Peace Corps service assignment, starting with training in the U.S.
The sooner you apply, the sooner you could be accepted as a Peace Corps Volunteer! Submit your application today.
Last updated Oct 30 2014