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

Looking for a stable job in government sector? Join the fire service! Be a Fire Officer!

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is an agency of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) responsible for implementing national policies related to Firefighting and fire prevention as well as implementation of the Fire Code of the Philippines (Republic Act 9514). It is in charge of the administration and management of municipal and city fire and emergency services nationwide.
Interested applicants are advised to submit their application folder to their respective BFP Regional Offices. Check out the recruitment details below, courtesy of BFP:

Qualification Standards for  Fire Officer 1

No person shall be appointed as uniformed personnel of the BFP unless he/she possesses the following qualifications:
  • Open to all male and female Filipino citizen not less that twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age;
  • A person of good moral character;
  • Bachelor's degree holder;
  • Must have passed the psychiatric / psychological, drug and physical tests;
  • Must possess the Second Level Eligibility;
  • Must not have been dishonorably discharged or dismissed for case from previous employment;
  • Must be at least 1.57 meter height for male and and 1.52 meter for female;
  • Must weigh no more or less than 5 kilograms from the standard weight corresponding to his/her height, age and sex;


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Second Level Eligibility (any of the following)

  • Career Service Professional (Civil Service Commission);
  • Presidential Decree No. 907 (Honor Graduates - Civil Service Commission);
  • Career Service Fire Officer Exam (CS FOE - Civil Service Commission);
  • Republic Act 1080 (Board and Bar Exams - Professional Regulatory Commission);
  • Officer-in-Charge Navigational Watch / Engineering Watch (Marina)

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Documentary Requirements

Please be reminded that after your initial registration, you should proceed to your nearest BFP Fire Station, or BFP Regional Office or their respective FB pages to be acquainted with the documentary requirements for submission. All the stages of processing will be done at the concerned Regional Office.



How to Apply

Applicants must register to the following link before proceeding to any stage of processing:
Then kindly coordinate with the Recruitment and Selection Section, BFP National Headquarters, Agham Road, Quezon City, NCR or with the nearest BFP REGIONAL OFFICE regarding the PROCEDURE (HOW TO APPLY) for the recruitment and selection.

NOTE: A complete directory of BFP Regional Offices nationwide is available at the BFP website or through this link:

For more information, you may contact:

Recruitment and Selection Section


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

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Coverage of Qualifying Written Examination

  • General Information / Current Events – 30%
  • Vocabulary – 15%
  • Synonyms – 15%
  • Grammar and Correct Usage –10%
  • Analogy – 10%
  • Reading Comprehension – 10%
  • Mathematics –10%



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  1. Pwede po ba mag apply kahit d complete set ang ngipin? Salamat sa sasagot.

  2. wala na ba talaga chance mag apply kung 31 kana next year?kakalungkot naman

  3. ,how to apply im fire brigade volunteer ma'am/ sir,,

  4. Good day kailan po yung exam ma'am/sir?

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  6. 5'1 po ako. Need pa po ba height waiver? Diba po approved na po yung lowering minimum height requirement from 5'2 to 5'0 for female applicant?

  7. How to.apply for examination yr.2022. thanks.

  8. Pwede po ba mag apply this year 2022 kahit medyo malabo yung mata po? Sana may makasagot.

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