HOW TO JOIN THE PCG | Qualification, Requirements and Recruitment Process


Looking for a stable job in government sector? Join the PCG team. Be a PCG Officer or
PCG Non-Officer!
 

SEE ALSO: List of Government Job Vacancies

 

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is an agency attached to the Department of Transportation (DoTr) of the Philippines mandated and responsible to perform maritime search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, maritime safety, marine environmental protection and maritime security. 

 

Interested applicants are advised to submit their application at their respective PCG District Offices. Check out the recruitment details below, courtesy of PCG:


Here is the general step-by-step guide for aspiring Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Officers and Non-officers!

STEP 1: Meet the qualifications

For Commisionship


𝐀. 𝐆𝐄𝐍𝐄𝐑𝐀𝐋 𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄 𝐎𝐅𝐅𝐈𝐂𝐄𝐑𝐒 (𝐆𝐋𝐎)
  • A natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  • Of Good Moral Character;
  • Physically and mentally fit;
  • Single;
  • Minimum entry height of 5’0″ (152.4 cm) for both male and female;
  • Baccalaureate Degree holder;
  • With Professional Civil Service Eligibility or PRC license, Marina License for Officers, Pilot License issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) or any equivalence as maybe determined and approved by the Command;
  • Atleast twenty-one (21) but not more than twenty-eight (28) years of age at the date of appointment in the PCG Service. For applicants coming from the ranks, no age limit will apply but the fitness of the applicant to undergo training shall be determined by the Coast Guard Medical Service.
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𝐁. 𝐓𝐄𝐂𝐇𝐍𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐋 𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄 𝐎𝐅𝐅𝐈𝐂𝐄𝐑𝐒 (𝐓𝐋𝐎):

𝐁.𝟏 𝐓𝐎 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐆 𝐋𝐢𝐞𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐮𝐩𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩
(Lawyers, Medical Doctors, Dentists, Veterinarians and Chaplain) Natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  1. Natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  2. Of good moral character;
  3. Physically and mentally qualified under the existing regulations for PCG Service;
  4. Single or Married (except for Priests);
  5. Minimum entry height of 5'0" (152.4 cm) for both male and female;
  6. Bar or Board Passer in their respective fields of profession;
  7. At least twenty-six (26) but not more than thirty-six (36) years of age upon appointment;

 

𝐁.𝟐 𝐓𝐎 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐨𝐟 𝐂𝐆 𝐄𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐮𝐩𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩
(Nurses, Medical Technologists, Psychologists, Physical Therapist and other professions considered by the Command as Technical)

  1. Natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  2. Of good moral character;
  3. Physically and mentally qualified under the existing regulations for PCG Service;
  4. Single;
  5. Minimum entry height of 5'0" (152.4 cm) for both male and female;
  6. Board Passer in their respective fields of profession;
  7. At least twenty-one (21) but not more than twenty-eight (28) years of age upon appointment.

 

𝐈𝐈. 𝐄𝐍𝐋𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐌𝐄𝐍𝐓 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐍𝐨𝐧-𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫
  1. Natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  2. Of good moral character;
  3. Physically and mentally qualified under the existing regulations for PCG Service;
  4. Single;
  5. Minimum entry height of 5'0" (152.4 cm) for both male and female;
  6. College graduate or has earned at least seventy-two (72) units in college in only one (1) course as reflected in the Transcript of Records (TOR);
  7. With Sub Professional Civil Service Eligibility / second level eligibility or higher; or with TESDA National Certificate (NCII);
  8. At least eighteen (18) but not more than twenty-eight (28) years of age at the date of appointment in the PCG Service.

 

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Requirements


  1.  Application Form
  2. PSA Birth Certificate
  3. NBI Clearance
  4. Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR)
  5. Diploma for Commissionship applicants (if any for Enlistment Applicants)
  6. Transcript of Records (TOR)
  7. Certificate of Eligibility
  8. Colored Full Body Picture (4R) White Polo shirt, maong pants and rubber shoes with all ten fingers visible.
  9. Put it in a white long folder (Commisionship)
  10. Put it in a brown long folder (Enlistment)

 

SEE ALSO: FORMS: PCG Application & Processing Form, Personal Information Sheet, Personal History Statement & PFT Waiver

Benefits and Privileges

 

  • Receive above standard salary
  • Meal and clothing allowance
  • Free medical and dental services
  • Financial assistance (In terms of Salary Loans, Housing Loans through PCGSLAI, MBAI, PAGIBIG Fund)
  • Ensured lifetime and stable job
  • Opportunity to serve the country

 

Reminders


  • The application form is NOT FOR SALE
  • No reservation fee is required
  • Incomplete information or requirements will not be processed
  • Erasures, alternations, and insertion must be initialed by the application support person
  • Application forms are also available at: https://coastguard.gov.ph/index.php/downloads

 

How To Apply



Interested applicants are advised to submit their application/requirements at:
 

LUZON ADDRESS
  • HRMU National Capital Region - Central Luzon- Muelle, Dela Industria Farola Compound, Binondo, Manila
  • HRMU Southern Tagalog - Brgy, Sta Clara, Batangas
  • HRMU Northeastern Luzon - 3A Caritan, Highway, Caritan Centro, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
  • HRMU Northwestern Luzon - Poro, Point, San Fernando City, La Union
  • HRMU Palawan - Port Area, Brgy, Liwanag Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
  • HRMU Bicol - Regional Government Center, Rawis, Legaspi City, Albay

VISAYAS
  • HRMU Central Visayas - Pier 3 Arellano Blvd. Cebu City 6000
  • HRMU Eastern Visayas - District 15, Lopez laena Street, Ormoc City, Leyte 6541
  • HRMU Western Visayas - Zone 2, Bo. Qbrere, Iloilo City

MINDANAO
  • HRMU Southwestern Mindanao - UZ Campus, Upper Cabatangan, Zamboanga City
  • HRMU Southeastern Mindanao - Port of Davao, KM 10 Sasa, Davao City
  • HRMU Northern Mindanao - 1280 Corrales Extension, Macabalan, Cagayan De Oro City
  • HRMU Southern Mindanao - Makar Wharf, Brgy. Labangal, General Santos City
  • HRMU Northeastern Mindanao - 3rd Elr. RDG., San Nicolas St. Cor. Magallanes St., Surigao, City 8400
  • HRMU Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Ports Management Authority,No.10 Rajah Tabunaway Blvd., Cotabato City



Period of Application



June 5, 2023 to  June 20, 2023






Take the Aptitude Battery Test


Prepare well for the PCG ABT. On the day of the exam, applicants should wear the following:

  • white shirt
  • maong pants
  • white socks
  • rubber shoes.

NOTE: Applicants are also expected to have proper hair cut and clean nails.

 

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Take the Physical Fitness Test (PFT)


After passing the PCG ABT, applicants shall proceed to their respective PCG district to take the Physical Fitness Test (PFT).

Hence, while waiting for the result of the exam, applicants are encouraged to prepare physically to pass the PFT.

Photo from PCG official website





Take the medical, dental and neurological exams


Applicants shall shoulder the expense of their medical exam to be conducted by the prescribed medical center of the PCG District.




Undergo final deliberation


Applicants who will pass the ABT, PFT, Medical, Dental and Neurological exams shall then undergo the final deliberation.

The recruitment board members will determine who among the applicants are qualified to take the Coast Guard Officer's Course (CGOC) or Coast Guardman's  Course (CGMC) training.


Join the oath taking ceremony of PCG Trainees


Successful applicants will be informed about the details of the oath  taking ceremony.

They will also be tasked to prepare the things that they need for the CGOC or CGMC Training

READ: List of Passers of Philippine Coast Guard Aptitude Battery Test (PCGABT)


For Inquiries


For inquiries, please contact with the PCG Recruitment Branch at 0917-815-6992, cghrms@coastguard.gov.ph, or fb.com/pcgrecruitmentbranch or any of the Coast Guard Districts near you. (listed above)




Source: PCG


60 comments:

  1. Goodevening,maam sir I would like to ask if a 28 year old like me and has degree of bachelor of science in fishery education is qualified to take a pcg exam . I am looking towards your response maam sir..

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    1. How to take the exam about PCG in this situation

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    2. Hi ask kulang po May advantage poba kapag graduate ng Marine course willing po ako Maging member ng PCG po. Salamat po

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  2. goodevening poh pwede poh ba 72 units mag apply ?

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  3. Meron pa po buh examination scheddule ngayong 2020

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  4. Kahit anong course po ba mam/sir

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    1. Pwede po b mgapply pag high school graduate lang..hindi senior high

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  5. Good Day Sir Maam!....are you hiring an officer from the PN who want to be a part of ur organization? can i have the list of requirement and procedure needed for the application sir/maam?

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  6. Good Evening Maam/Sir,
    Meron po ba ngayong examination schedule ngayong 2020? Thankyou

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  7. Good afternoon, when your next recruitment and when the exams available? thank you

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  8. Good day po. Tanong ko lang po kung paano po mag exam sa non officer. Kahit link lang po. Salamat po

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    1. Bro pasa ka muna requirements saka ka schedule for exam

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  9. maam owd po bang mag pasok ang 27 yrs.old graduate ng bachelor of science and business administration and bachelor of science and marine enginnering

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    1. Try lang magsubmit maam/sir.
      I'm 27 years old turning 28 na this sept. Last december nagtake ako ng exam, fortunately i passed. Waiting pako sa sched sa pft didto sa region7 kasi nakacancel last march nang dahil sa covid.

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    2. Try lang magsubmit maam/sir.
      I'm 27 years old turning 28 na this sept. Last december nagtake ako ng exam, fortunately i passed. Waiting pako sa sched sa pft didto sa region7 kasi nakacancel last march nang dahil sa covid.

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    3. Try lang magsubmit maam/sir.
      I'm 27 years old turning 28 na this sept. Last december nagtake ako ng exam, fortunately i passed. Waiting pako sa sched sa pft didto sa region7 kasi nakacancel last march nang dahil sa covid.

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    4. Try lang magsubmit maam/sir.
      I'm 27 years old turning 28 na this sept. Last december nagtake ako ng exam, fortunately i passed. Waiting pako sa sched sa pft didto sa region7 kasi nakacancel last march nang dahil sa covid.

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    5. Try lang magsubmit maam/sir.
      I'm 27 years old turning 28 na this sept. Last december nagtake ako ng exam, fortunately i passed. Waiting pako sa sched sa pft didto sa region7 kasi nakacancel last march nang dahil sa covid.

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    6. Try to submit lang maam/sir.
      I'm turning 28 na this september. Nagtake nako sa exam last december, fortunately i passed. Still waiting for the sched para sa pft kasi nakacancel sya last march nang dahil sa covid.

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    7. Ako po ay 26 years old ngayon pwede po ba ako makapasok sa non- officer

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    8. Tanong lg po . saan po mag susubmit nang application form dito sa negros occidental area po? Thanks po

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  10. GOOD AFTERNOON MAAM SIR TANONG KO LANG SAAN BA MAG EXAM AND PANO BA

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  11. May exam po ba ngaung taon?ma'am/sir? Pano po ba mka registered online?

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  12. Hello po maghihire po ba kayo ulit ng mga med tech? Thanks in advance

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  13. May hiring po ba ngayong taon ma'am/sir? At pwede pa pa ba ako Kaka 25 ko Lang at graduate po ako ng BS-Criminology? Thanks oo

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  14. goodafternoon mam/sir taga kawit cavite po ako. san po pwede na ipasa yung application form kung sa taguig ba or sa port area manila nalang? thankyou po

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  15. wiiling to apply po ako .graduate po ako nang computer engineering

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  16. Pwede po ba mag exam kahit dipa graduated? Graduating palang po ako ng college this year yr 2020 to 2021

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  17. GOOD DAY po Kailan Po Yung exam NG PCG?

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  18. Pwedi paba ang 32 years old interesado sana ako

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  19. Good day po.. Kelan napo ulit exam ng PCG? Thankyou

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    1. Ask ko lang ma'am, Hindi na mag eexam kung naka 72 units kana Diba?

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  20. Good day mam/sir im senior highschool graduate valid po ba kahit di nag tesda?

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  21. Good day ma'am, sir kelan po ba ang exam? Region 2 ako

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  22. Good day po. kailan ba exam sa negros oriental or cebu?

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  23. Kelan po uli pwede mag apply dito sa Metro Manila?

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  24. Kelan po pwede mag apply ?from province of cavite .

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  25. Kailan po Ang schedule nag exam this year

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  26. Good morning po . Kailan po exam sa PCG po?

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  27. Good afternoon po sir/ma'am sa non-officer po kailangan pa po ba mgtake ng ABT ng PCG kahit may PRC license at Masteral degree na po?? Turning 26 na po this june 06 2021

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  28. Open po ba kayo sa active military po 10 years in the service....salamat

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  29. Good day Po ask lang Po ako about Po sa lateral entry into Po??military Po ako at in service pa Po nang Philippine marine corp..pwd Po ba akong mag.apply?

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  30. Good Evening Sir/Mam, I just want to ask about devorce status, is there a chance to apply Philippine Coast guard?

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  31. Good afternoon ask lang po okay lang po ba na pag dalawa nalang ang natira sa lower molar teeth pwede parin po ba ito?para makapag apply sa pcg

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  32. Good day mam and sir.pwede po ba mag apply Ng non officers po
    Kahit high school graduate. Ito po Yung Google account ko po revillasjam15@gmail.com thank you po

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  33. Maam/sir. Good Day! May sched. Na poba examinations dto sa tacloban. Ty

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  34. Hallo ma,am/sir pwede po bha mag apply kahit graduate SHH

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  35. Good afternoon maam/sir I would like to ask if I can still apply without taking a 4 years course. I am a Senior High school graduate and I am so welling to serve in Philippines Coast Guard.

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  36. Ask ko lang po. Im 29y/o napo and im a marine engineer. Pwd papo ba mag age waiver? If ever meron man po. Kagaya sa bfp.

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  37. Good morning po. Pwede po malaman coverage ng exam at minimum-maximum ng pft?

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  38. My filing ba sa bongao tawi-tawi

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  39. Good day poe maam sir pag naka pag 75 unit's po pwde na ba maka apply sa coast guard?

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  40. Hello. Good day. I would like to ask kung meron na po bang update for Region X sa mga bagong aplikante.? Salamat

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  41. sa non officer po ..om
    yan po ba updated age limit po? ..hangang 26 lang po ba..kaka 26 ko lang po kasi pwede pa po ba yun? salamat po

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  42. Good day ma'am/sir, pangarap ko po mag serve sa country natin bilang PCG member. kaso may sira kase ngipin ko.
    wala na po bang pag asa na maging PCG member kung sakaling bumagsak ako sa dental exams?

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  43. Good evening Sir/Maam ask lg po kung meron po ba kayong recruitment or quota ng PCG this year po??...thank.you..

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  44. Good evening ma'am/Sir ask kulang pooooo kung pede ba makapag apply ang isang second year college student of criminology kahit d pa ako college graduate? thank you and God bless.

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  45. maam/sir ? paano po pag sa special enlistment ? seaman po

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  46. Good day mam/sir I would like to ask if 27 years old me has a degree of Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Mapeh are still qualified to take an exam?

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