PNP is Hiring 17,000 Police Officers this 2020

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is hiring thousands of new police officers as the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) authorized the recruitment of 17,000 cops for the 2020 Recruitment Program.

The PNP advised all prospective applicants to make ready with their clearances, certifications and other documentary requirements to facilitate speedier processing of applications when the recruitment will eventually commence in the coming weeks.


Interested individuals must strictly meet the following qualifications:

1. A citizen of the Philippines;

2. A person of good moral character;

3. Must have passed the psychiatric/psychological, drug and physical tests to be administered by the PNP;

4. Must possess a formal baccalaureate degree from a recognized learning institution;

5. Must have any of the following basic eligibility requirements:
  • PNP Entrance (NAPOLCOM)
  • RA No. 1080 (Bar and Board Examinations)
  • PD No. 907 (CS eligibility to College Honor Graduates)

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6. Must not have been dishonorably discharged from military employment or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government;

7. Must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;

8. Must be at least one meter and sixty-two centimeters (1.62m) in height for male and one meter and fifty-seven centimeters (1.57m);

9. Must weigh not more or less than five kilograms (5kg) from the standard weight corresponding to his/her weight, age, and sex; and

10. Must not be less than twenty-one (21) or more than thirty (30) years of age.

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Successful candidates will be appointed to the initial rank of Police Patrolman with a gross monthly salary of P29,668.00 with other mandated allowances and benefits.

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How to Apply

Applications for recruitment may only be filed thru the PNP Online Recruitment Application System (ORAS) portal at or, a web-based and central recruitment application system.