PRO9 Recruitment Guidelines

By authority of: 


Police Chief Superintendent


The Philippine National Police (PNP) envisions to evolve into a highly-professional, dynamic and motivated organization working in partnership with a responsive community towards the attainment of a safe place to live, work, invest and do business. Therefore, there has never been a better time for you to join the Philippine National Police and be proud to be part of one of the many noble professional organization . 

In order to insure the quality of personnel entering the police service and strengthen the foundation of the police organization, a standard procedure for recruitment and selection of PNP uniformed personnel is hereby established: 

General Qualification for Appointment

No person shall be appointed as non-officer of the PNP unless he/she possesses the following minimum qualifications: 

* A citizen of the Philippines;

* A person of good moral conduct;

* Must have passed the psychiatric/psychological, drug and physical tests to be administered by the PNP or by any NAPOLCOM accredited government hospital for the purpose of determining physical and mental health;

* Must possess a formal baccalaureate degree from a recognized institution of learning;

* Must be eligible in accordance with the standards set by NAPOLCOM;

* Must not have been dishonourably discharged from military employment or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government;

* Must not be convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;

* Must be at least one meter and sixty-two centimetres (1.62 m) in height for male and one meter and fifty-seven centimetres (1.57 m) for female;

* Must weigh not more or less than five kilograms (5 kgs) from the standard weight corresponding to his or her height, age, and sex; and

* For new applicants, must not be less than twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age: except for the last qualification, the above-enumerated qualifications shall be continuing in character and an absence of any one of them at any given time shall be a ground for separation or retirement from the service: Provided, That PNP members who are already in the service upon the effectivity of RA 8551 shall be given at least two (2) years to obtain the minimum education qualification and one (1) year to satisfy the weight requirement. 

Eligibility Requirements:

* CSP Career Service Professional

* PO1 NAPOLCOM Entrance Exam

* RA 1080 (Bar and Board Examination)

* PD 907

* PD 997 (Conferring Civil Service Eligibilities on Scientific and Technological Specialist on the Basis of their Qualifications and the Requirements of Public Service)

All documents submitted must be authenticated by appropriate authorities. Waivers for age, height and weight are also allowed and available to those belonging to the cultural minorities as provided for under RA 6975 as amended by RA 8551.  

Note: Please wait for further announcement regarding the next batch of police recruitment.