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!

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:


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

STEP 1: Meet the qualifications


Officers:
  • A natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  • Of Good Moral Character;
  • 21-24 years old;
  • Single;
  • At least 5’0″ in height (for male and female);
  • Graduate of four-year course;
  • With Professional Civil Service Eligibility (rating of 82% and above); or
  • With PRC license;
  • Physically and mentally fit; and
  • Has passed the PCG Aptitude Battery Test (PCGABT).

READ: March & August 2020 Civil Service Exam (CSE-PPT) Schedule and Requirements



Non-Officers
  • A natural-born citizen of the Philippines;
  • Of good moral character;
  • Single;
  • 18-26 years old;
  • At least 5’0″ in height (for male and female);
  • Has earned at least 72 units; or
  • Senior high school graduate provided that he/she has completed TESDA courses;
  • Physically and mentally fit; and
  • Has passed the PCG Aptitude Battery Test (PCGABT).

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STEP 2: Submit initial requirements


Submit the following documents to the nearest PCG district to schedule your PCG Aptitude Battery Test (ABT):

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


PCG DISTRICTS:

Office for Human Resource Management (CG-1)
National Headquarters, Philippine Coast Guard
139 25th Street, Port Area, 1018 Manila
Tel# (02) 527-8487 local 6112/6113
Mobile Nos. 0998-585-6378 / 0917-842-4790

Coast Guard District Bicol (CGDBCL)
Government Center Site, Rawis, Legaspi City
0998-585-6438 / 0917-842-6820
cgd.bicol@yahoo.com

Coast Guard District Central Visayas (CGDCV)
Arellano Boulevard, Cebu City 6000
0998-585-8301 / 0917-842-7102
viscom_opns@yahoo.com

Coast Guard District Eastern Visayas (CGDEV)
Ebony Street, Port Area City, Leyte
0998-585-8320 / 0917-842-7656
cgdev@coastguard.gov.ph

Coast Guard District Northern Mindanao (CGDNM)
1280 Corrales Extension, Macabalan, Cagayan De Oro City
0917-842-8196 / 0998-585-6239
cgdnm@coastguard.gov.ph

Coast Guard District Northwestern Luzon (CGDNWLZN)
Poro Point, San Fernando City, La Union
0998-585-8578 / 0917-808-8412 / (072) 700-4474
cgdnwlzn@coastguard.gov.ph

Coast Guard District Palawan (CGDPAL)
Brgy. Liwanag Port Area, Puerto Princesa City
0917-816-1072 / 0998-585-8465
cgdpal@coastguard.gov.ph

Coast Guard District Southeastern Mindanao (CGDSEM)
KM 11 Sasa, Davao City
0998-585-8479 / 0917-831-3197
cgdsem@coastguard.gov.ph/ coastguardsem@yahoo.com

Coast Guard District Southern Tagalog (CGDSTL)
PPA Compound, Brgy. Sta Clara, Batangas
0917-842-6633 / 0998-585-5845
cgsdtl.operation@coastguard.gov.ph /
cgdstl.actioncenter@coastguard.gov.ph /
hcgdstl_opn@yahoo.com

Coast Guard District Southern Visayas (CGDSV)
San Patricio Blvd, Brgy Banago, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
0998-585-8103
cgd.sv@coastguard.gov.ph

Coast Guard District Southwestern Mindanao (CGDSWM)
Naval Station, Romulo Espaldon, Bagong Calarian, Zamboanga City
0917-842-8446 / 0998-585-7972
hcgdswm@yahoo.com

Coast Guard District Western Visayas (CGDWV)
Zone 2, Bo. Obrero, Iloilo City
0998-585-7956 / 0917-842-8447
cgdwv@coastguard.gov.ph





Step 3: 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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Step 4: 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


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Step 5: 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.


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Step 6: 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.


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Step 7: 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)

SEE ALSO: List of Government Job Vacancies


Source: PCG


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

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