APPLY NOW! BUCOR is Hiring Corrections Officer 1 for its 2022 Recruitment Cycle (Nationwide)


The Bureau of Corrections is now accepting applications for Corrections Officer 1 for its 2022 Recruitment Cycle (nationwide).

Join the BuCor team. Become a proud Uniformed Officer. Become a caring Uniformed Reformer. Become a Corrections Officer 1 personnel!

Read the details below:

General qualifications for appointment to Corrections Officer 1

No person shall be appointed as uniformed personnel of the BuCor unless he/she possesses the following minimum qualifications:
  • A Citizen of the Republic of the Philippines;
  • A Person of good moral character;
  • Must have passed the psychiatric/psychological, drug and physical test for the purpose of determining his/her physical and mental health;
  • Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized learning institution;
  • Must possess the appropriate civil service eligibility;
  • Must not have been dishonorably discharged of dismissal for cause from previous employment;
  • Must not have been convicted by final judgement of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude; and
  • Must be at least one meter and fifty-seven centimeters (1.57) m. in height for male, and one meter and fifty-two centimeters (1.52) m. for female: provided, that a waiver for height  and age requirement/s may be granted to applicants belonging to the cultural communities
* The age limit for applicants for Corrections Officer I as per R. A. 10575 or "The Bureau of Corrections Act of 2013" is forty (40) years old. However, those above thirty-six (36) years of age will have to sign a waiver agreeing that they may not be able to qualify for the full retirement benefits afforded to a Uniformed Officer of BuCor.


Prior to submission of folders, applicants must secure the following:

1. BIR Number
2. PAG-IBIG Number
3. Philhealth Number

Documentary Requirements

Corrections Officer Applicants: Long White Folder, Corrections Technical Officer Applicants: Long Brown Folder, Non-Uniformed Personnel Applicants: Long Yellow Folder

1. Folder 1 (Tabbed):

a. Letter of Intent

b. Three (3) duly accomplished and notarized original copies of the Personal Data Sheet (PDS, CSC Form 212) with attached Work Experience Sheet

c. Two (2) Authenticated Certificates of Eligibility with Original Receipt (OR)
*For PRC eligibilities, Certificate of Board Rating must be submitted

d. One (1) authenticated copy of Transcript of Records (TOR)

e.  One (1) authenticated copy of School Certification/Diploma

f. One (1) original PSA Birth Certificate with OR

g. One (1) original PSA Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

h. One (1) original PSA Birth Certificate of Child with OR (if applicable)

i. One (1) original copy of valid NBI Clearance

j. One (1) original copy of valid Local Police Clearance

k. Two (2) latest IPCR ratings for fromer/active government employees

l. NCIP or NCMF certification for applicants who do not meet the height requirement

2. Folder 2 (Tabbed)

aOne (1) duly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS, CSC Form 212)

b. One (1) original copy of valid NBI Clearance

c. One (1) valid PNP D.I. Clearance

d.  One (1) Photocopy of Local Police Clearance

e.  One (1) original Barangay Clearance
f. One (1) original RTC, MTC & Prosecution Clearance 
g. One (1) PSA Birth Certificate
h. One (1) original PSA Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

i. One (1) authenticated copy of Certification/Diploma
j. Original Certificate of Employment

k. Passport (if any)
l. Original & Notarized waiver to undergo B.I.
m. Sketch of house/residence from landmarks

n. 2 pcs. of latest 2x2 pictures

NOTE: Directorate for Intelligence Clearance is no longer required upon submission of your pertinent documents (Folder 2, tabbed C). 


Applicant Updating Stub

Provide two (2) copies of this Stub for:
(1) to be attached in front of the FOLDER 1 and 
(1) for personal copy to which applicants must carry throughout recruitment processes and will be signed by the Recruitment personnel only.
Paper size : 74 x 210 mm

BUCOR Background Investigation Authorization/waiver

Guide  to Filling Up the Personal Data Sheet

Sample copy of PRC Authenticated Certificate of Eligibility with Original Receipt


Corrections Officer 1 will receive a  basic monthly salary of P29,668 upon oathtaking.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants must submit all the necessary documents in any of the following units:
    •  BuCor National Headquarters' Human Resource Division (Muntinlupa City)
    • Correctional Institution for Women (Mandaluyong City)
    • Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (Puerto Princesa, Palawan)
    • Leyte Regional Prison (Abuyog, Leyte)
    • Davao Prison and Penal Farm (Panabo City, Davao del Norte)
    • San Ramon Prison and Penal Farm (Zamboanga City)
    • Sablayan Prison & Penal Farm ( Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro)

    For further details and instructions regarding the Bureau of Corrections recruitment, please stay updated on BuCor HRD Recruitment Facebook Page or you may contact the Human Resource Division at (02)8850-0062 or (02)8659-0832.

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    1. Where is the training location and also the examination will be held?

    2. Location is in Dapecol, Davnor po

    3. Wala po bang malapit sa bicol region na pwede pag submitan?

    4. Acceptable po ba eligibility ung civil service exam passer for for fire officer

      1. Hi Sir, for passing requirments pa po ba kayo?

    5. Meron Po bang pwede pagsubmitan dito sa cavite

    6. hello po kailan po ang last submission ng requirements

    7. Walk in na po ba to??? Oh may online pa ?

    8. Hiring po b ngayong 2023? Thank you