In peace time, no one can be allowed to serve under foreign status:
· If he is not at least seventeen years old and less than forty years old;
· If he is not able to prove his and for the unemancipated minor, the consent of the legal representative;
· If he has not the skills required for the exercise of the function.
In the absence of validated identification documents, the commanding general of the Foreign Legion may, by delegation from the Minister of Defense, authorize the subscription of a contract under declared identity.