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PCG Recruitment Process 2022-2023 | Qualification & Requirements

Official PCG Recruitment Process 2022-2023 | Qualification & Requirements

We are pleased to inform you about PCG Recruitment Process 2022-2023 | Qualification & Requirements

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:

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

STEP 1: Meet the qualifications

  • 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).
  • 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).

STEP 2: Submit initial requirements

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


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
Coast Guard District Central Visayas (CGDCV)
Arellano Boulevard, Cebu City 6000
0998-585-8301 / 0917-842-7102
Coast Guard District Eastern Visayas (CGDEV)
Ebony Street, Port Area City, Leyte
0998-585-8320 / 0917-842-7656
Coast Guard District Northern Mindanao (CGDNM)
1280 Corrales Extension, Macabalan, Cagayan De Oro City
0917-842-8196 / 0998-585-6239
Coast Guard District Northwestern Luzon (CGDNWLZN)
Poro Point, San Fernando City, La Union
0998-585-8578 / 0917-808-8412 / (072) 700-4474
Coast Guard District Palawan (CGDPAL)
Brgy. Liwanag Port Area, Puerto Princesa City
0917-816-1072 / 0998-585-8465
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 /
Coast Guard District Southern Visayas (CGDSV)
San Patricio Blvd, Brgy Banago, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
Coast Guard District Southwestern Mindanao (CGDSWM)
Naval Station, Romulo Espaldon, Bagong Calarian, Zamboanga City
0917-842-8446 / 0998-585-7972
Coast Guard District Western Visayas (CGDWV)
Zone 2, Bo. Obrero, Iloilo City
0998-585-7956 / 0917-842-8447

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.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

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

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)


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