Navy Recruiting

Unofficial Processing Training: Reserve Officer DCO package

  1. Find a Reserve Officer Recruiter before starting a package or Digital Brochure



***This checklist is intended to be a guide. Refer to the specific program authorization to ensure a completed DCO kit***

ATTENTION All NAVTALACQGRU’s: Documents should be attached in the current officer processing system.


002     [] Application Processing and Summary Record (NAVCRUIT 1131/238) (REV 10-2019)
004     [] Birth Certificate or [] DD Form 372 Request Verification of Birth (REV 07-2020) if original birth certificate unavailable.
006     [] Evidence of U.S. Citizenship.
008     [] Social Security Card issued by Social Security Administration (SSA) or DD Form 214 or Report of Separation and Record of Service for prior Army or NGB Form 22 National Guard Report of Separation and Service. (Note 008).
015     [] SF 86 (REV 11-2016) signed and dated by the applicant within the past 6 months. Submit to OPM at the time of physical. (Note 015)
018     [] Resume/Curriculum Vitae signed and dated by the applicant
023     [] Application Checklist (REV 03-2022)
025     []     [] Verify DISS status in Personalized Recruiting for Immediate and Delayed Enlistment Modernization (PRIDE MOD II). (Scheduled, Opened, Closed, or Adjudicated). (Required for SEAL, CEC, EDO, AEDO, AMDO)


019     [] DD Form 370 Request for Reference (REV 04-2021) (Note 019)
103     []     [] NAVCRUITC 1131/5 (REV 03-2021) Professional Community Interviews (Note 103)
    []     [] Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Interview Appraisal (Information Warfare Community (IWC) Applicants only)
    []     [] NAVPERS 1070/613 Mobilization Agreement, and Letter of Understanding for 18X5 Officer Applicants. (IWC Applicants only)
172     []     [] NAVPERS 1070/884 Photograph (REV03-2019), full-length (Example), 5×7 or 8×10 (SEAL only)
173     []     [] NAVCRUIT 1131/229 Letter of Understanding for 1465 Officer Applicants (Engineering Duty Officer (EDO))
174     []     [] NAVPERS 1070/613 for Supply Applicants (Supply Applicants only)
175     []     [] SEAL Team 17 or 18 Command Endorsement (Sample) (SEAL only)
    []     [] 1070/613 Prior Commission Officer (Prior Commissioned Officers only)
176     []     [] Professional Engineer License or Engineer in Training Certificate is required for CEC applicants with an Engineering Technology degree.
177     []     [] Copy of all licenses for SSO applicants.
179     []     [] IW Region OIC Pre-Screen MOR for (1805, 1815, 1825, 1835) applicants.
180     []     [] Letter or Certificate of good standing to practice law from licensing authority for JAG (2505) applicants.


009     []     [] Submit all DD 214s (Prior active service only). Reserve discharge documents (Enlisted 1076/615, Officer Discharge Letter).
010     []     [] Fitness Reports/Evaluations if prior service. (Note 010)
024     []     [] Commanding officer’s recommendation for all drilling reserve applicants.
111     []     [] Annual Statement of Service History (ASOSH) Point Capture for those with reserve time and/or unaccounted time.


005     []     [] []??? NAVCRUIT 1131/14 Change of Name Statement (REV 10-2014) Provide a copy of court documents/marriage license.
007     []     [] NAVCRUIT 5211/1 Disclosure of SSN Privacy Act Statement (REV 10-2010)
014     []     [] NAVCRUIT 1070/613 Statement of Understanding for Security Investigation (REV. 08-2012)
016     []     [] DD Form 369 Police Record Checks (REV 04-2019) if applicable.
021     []     [] NAVPERS 1740/6 Family Care Plan Certificate REV (02-2022) must include if single parent or dual military as applicable.
022     []    [] NAVCRUIT 1130/104 United States Navy Tattoo Screening Certificates (REV 8-2023) are only required if the applicant has a tattoo(s).
026     []    [] NAVPERS 1070/613 Tattoo/Body Art/Mutilation/Body Marking Warning (REV 05-2016)
105     []    [] NAVCRUIT 1131/54 Maximum Age Statement of Understanding (REV 06-2011) for applicants age 41 or older.
    []    [] NAVCRUIT 1130/120 U. S. Navy Aberrant Behavior Screening Certificate (REV 01-2022)
    []    [] NAVPERS 1070/613 COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for all Military and Reserve (REV 08-2012)
    []    [] NAVPERS 1070/613 Accommodation of Religious Practices (REV 08-2012)


178     [] N33/PW/PQW Letter (Waiver Process)


003     [] Copies of Official Transcripts include all front and reverse sides for each college attended. (Note 003)


900     []     [] All required NAVCRUITCOM Mandatory Determinations are completed and attached.
910     []     [] All required NAVTALACQGRU Commanding Command Alcohol, Drug or Civil Waivers approved and attached.
920     []     [] All required NAVCRUITCOM Alcohol, Drug or Civil Waivers approved and attached.
930     []     [] Required RE-Code Waiver approved and attached.


006     []     [] Renunciation of Foreign Citizenship (if applicable). See CRUITMANOFF 020201 for guidance.
012     []     [] DD 368 Conditional Release (REV 08-2011) (Note 012)
025     []     [] Verify DISS status in PRIDE MOD II.
171     [] NAVPERS 1200/1 Ready Reserve Transfer Request Service Agreement (RRA) signed with “wet” signature.
Name of Person Completing Checklist (Required for initial submission)


Signature/Date of Person Completing Checklist (Required for initial submission)


OPO/OACR Signature/Date (Required for checklist completion)



003         Refer to program authorizations for specific academic or degree requirements for each program. Unless otherwise noted in program authorizations, only submit transcripts that reflect the required degree(s) or advanced degree(s). Hardcopy transcripts must be sent directly to NAVTALACQGRU or TALACQONBDCTR personnel. Electronic transcripts must be printed in presence of NAVTALACQGRU or TALACQONBDCTR personnel. All transcripts must be signed and dated by NAVTALACQGRU or TALACQONBDCTR personnel to be a true copy.

008          Copies shall be annotated “Reproduced for Reference Purposes Only” written or typed in a conspicuous location.

010          Fitness Reports/Evaluations – Submit last five years of AC or RC FITREPs/EVALs plus any derogatory information. Refer to program authorization for program specific or additional requirements. If not available, a handwritten statement from the applicant detailing the reason must be submitted.

012          Conditional release will be required along with final documents (FINDOCs) upon selection. Applicants who are members of other services must have the DD-368 approved by the applicable branch of service and it cannot expire within 90 days of submission as a FINDOC to allow for adequate processing time.

015          If the applicant has a current Tier 3/Tier 3R (<10 yrs old) or Tier 5 (<5 yrs old) in JPAS, with not break in service >2 yrs, a new SF-86 must be completed. Include a copy of the new SF-86 with the completed application. Note: the SF-86 will not be transmitted to OPM in NASIS unless requested from higher authority. If applicant had a >2 year break in federal service since adjudication of their Tier 3/Tier 3R or Tier 5, a new 5 SF-86 must be submitted to OPM via EQIP.

019          One employment reference is required. When an employment reference is not possible, i.e., no work history, then submit a character reference. References may be submitted on either the DD-370 form or on company letterhead. Keep in mind that submitting more than one reference is highly encouraged. Please review the respective Program Authorization for any additional requirements.

103          Please refer to program authorizations for specific requirements. All DCO programs, except SSO, require a minimum of one interview from SELRES, FTS, or active duty officers within the same designator. No interviews from retired officers will be accepted. All interviews have a one-year currency to the board convening date.

(a)    SEAL requires three interviews from NSW officers, O-4 and above.

(b)   HR requires ONLY two interviews by HR officers O-5 and above.

(c)    PAO requires at least two interviews, one from a SELRES PAO at the O5 or O6 rank and the second interview from any PAO at the O4 through O6 rank.

(d)   SSO does not require interviews.

(e)    IWC programs Professional Community Interviews (1805, 1815, 1825, 1835) require a minimum of three interviews from IWC or Space Cadre Officers in paygrade O4 or above or CWO4/5. At least two interviews must be from IWC 18XX officers, with at least one coming from the applicant’s first-choice designator.

(f)    SUPPLY requires at least two interviews, one from a Reserve component (SELRES or FTS) Supply officer at the O5 or O6 rank and the second interview from any Supply officer at the O4 through O6 rank.

(g)   CEC requires two interviews from CEC officers O4 and above. One interview may come from the O3 accessions officer.

(h)   JAG requires one interview from a Reserve component O6 JAG officer.

General DCO Notes:

FINDOCS SECTION: If the applicant is Professionally Recommended Yes (PRO-Y), the following documents are required within 60 days prior to issuance of the final selection (FINSEL) letter:

a. (006) Renunciation of Foreign Citizenship (if applicable). See CRUITMANOFF 020201 for guidance.

b. (012) DD-368 (if applicable). Cannot expire within 90 days of submission.

c. (171) Ready Reserve Agreement (RRA) must contain Naval Reserve Center, Unit Name, RUIC, and RBSC, then put IAP. Proof of billet assignment is required for suppressed billets.

2. If the applicant has prior service as a Navy Officer, request a status check from PERS-911C. Upload a reply e-mail with the kit.

3. Although the newly commissioned DCO may have signed his/her oath and Ready Reserve Agreement (RRA), they are not authorized to drill until PERS-911C has approved the RRA. Newly commissioned DCOs may report to their first drill weekend when NAVCRUITCOM HQ has uploaded the approved RRA into the current officer processing system.

Rev. Mar 2022

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