To Be admitted, soldiers had To:
1. Be a veteran of at least Three campaigns (four from 1802, Two In 1804).
2. have Been rewarded for Bravery or having Been wounded.
3. Be an active-duty soldier.
4. Be at least 180cm (5ft 11In) To join The grenadiers and 170cm (5ft 7In) for The chasseurs – lowered To 176 cm (5ft 9In) and 167cm (5ft 6In) In 1804.
5. have outstanding Behaviour.