An Eagle Scout board of review may occur, without special approval, up to 24 months after a Scout’s 18th birthday. 

See “Boards of Review Must be Granted When Requirements are Met,”

To hold a board beyond 24 months after the 18th birthday, the candidate, the candidate’s parent or guardian, the unit leader, or a unit committee member must submit a Belated Rank Application ( See item #3 below.


For more detailed information, see See Guide to Advancement Section 1. 

Guide to Advancement can be found here