English grammar questions, answered by Alan
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Which is the best way to express passive voice in ingles with the construction want to?
It is wanted to + infinitive
It is wanted to be +past participle
Thank you in advance
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Both are theoretically possible, but unnatural.
"You are required to (be/do)" is more idiomatic.