Navy SEAL Photo. Start Building Your SEAL Package by Answering the Dive Medical Screening Questionnaires


  • By NSW Assessment Team
    Posted May 13, 2016
    Last updated July 18, 2018
    Updated the NAVMED P-117 (CHANGE 164)
    References Up-to-date

The most up to date documents needed for Navy SEAL BUD/S (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL) training.

Documents produced by:

  1. Naval Special Warfare Command
  2. Department of Defense
  3. Department of the Navy

PDF - NAVPERS 1200-6

U.S. Military Diving Medical Screening Questionnaire.

PDF - NAVPERS 1306-92

Special Programs Screening Questionnaire.

PDF - DD2807-1

Report of Medical History. The information collected on this form is used to assist Department of Defense (DoD) physicians in making determinations as to acceptability of applicants for military service and verifies disqualifying medical condition(s) noted on the prescreening form (DD 2807-2). An additional collection of information using this form occurs when a Medical Evaluation Board is convened to determine the medical fitness of a current member and if separation is warranted.


Medical requirements for the physical exam and standards for enlistment, commission, and special duty. This document covers everything from waivers to how good your eyes need to be.

PDF - NAVPERS 1336-3 Special Request CHIT (SRC)

Special Request CHIT. This form allows you to make known your desire to become a SEAL. The information provided assists the Navy in determing your eligibility for SEAL training and approving or disapproving the special consideration being requested.

PDF - MILPERSMAN 1220-300 Special Operator (SO)

Describes the:

  1. Purpose of the SO rating
  2. Rating description
  3. Suitability for assignment
  4. Rating designation
  5. NEC codes
  6. Recruit, non-SO qualified NAVETS, and OSVETS accessions
  7. Rating conversion entry requirements
  8. Applying for rating conversion
  9. Rating conversion screening requirements
  10. Rating conversion screening process
  11. Transfer to SO "A" school
  12. Disenrollment from SO "A" school
  13. Change of rating
  14. Forced conversion
  15. Supervisory status
  16. Periodic requalification


Defining the physical standards and hazardous duties of the NSW/SO service member. Section 15-105 Special Operations Duty. Included in the section are combat swimmer diving and basic free-fall parachute duties covered by the physical standards that are outlined.

Standards include disqualification of accession applicants with a history of drug and steroid abuse as well as necessity for freedom from chronic diseases that might deteriorate when in isolated non-medically supported environments, psychotropic medication use, and the option of waiver for operators who require prosthetic appliances.