Philippine Air Force Exam 2020 Schedule, Qualifications

Are you keen on serving our country by being part of the military? It is an honor and at the same time a great privilege to be a part Military Defense of the Philippines. The Philippine Airforce is one of the branches of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. It is also known as Hukbong Himpapawid since it focuses on aerial services.

If you wish to work for the PAF, you need to accomplish the first step of the recruitment process as well as undergo rigorous training. The PAF conducts the pre-entry exam for PAF Officer Candidate Course (PAFOCC) for aspiring Officers and Basic Military Training (BMT) for the Candidate Soldier Course.

Philippine Airforce Exam 2020 Schedule

Update: August 4, 2020

The Philippine Air Force announces the resumption of the registration for the PAF Entrance Examination. Click the update by clicking the Read Now below.

Update: March 14, 2020

On the official Facebook page of the PAF, they announce that the processing of applicants and conduct of nationwide qualifying examination for Philippine Air Force Officer Candidate and Candidate Soldier is TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED effective (13 March 2020) due to the threat of COVID-19. This is also in compliance with the announcement of the Commander-in-Chief, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to avoid mass gathering.

The Philippine Airforce Exam Schedule 2020 is out. The PAF will be accepting applicants for PAF Officer Candidate Course (PAFOCC) Class 2021 and Candidate Soldier (CS) for Basic Military Training (BMT) Class 2020 Bravo starting March 2, 2020, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Weekdays only). Applicants may process their applications at the Examination Centers listed below or at the designated Processing Centers:

TOG 1, Loakan Airport, Baguio CityMarch 03-05, 2020
TOG 5, Legaspi City, Albay March 08-10, 2020
TOG 2, Cauayan City, Isabela March 13-15, 2020
Clark Airbase, Mabalakat City, Pampanga March 18-20, 2020
TOWWEST Antonio Bautista Air Base, PPC, Palawan March 18-20, 2020
Col Jesus Villamor Airbase, Pasay CityMarch 04-31, 2020
(except Sundays)
560th ABG BGen Benito N Ebuen Airbase, Lapu-Lapu City March 03-05, 2020
TOG 6, Dingle, Iloilo March 08-10, 2020
TOG 6 TACP, Camp Alfredo Montelibano, Bacolod City March 13-15, 2020
TOG 8, Tacloban City March 18-20, 2020
528th DAST, Negros Oriental State University Main Campus II, Dumaguete City March 23-25, 2020
TOG 12, datu Odin Sinsuat, Cotabato City March 03-05, 2020
TOG 11 Old Airport Sasa, Davao City March 08-10, 2020
TOS Rajah Buayan Air Station, General Santos City March 13-15, 2020
530th ABG Edwin Andrews Airbase, Zamboanga City March 23-25, 2020
TOG 10 Cagayan De Oro City March 28-30, 2020


PAFPMCCol. Jesus Villamor Airbase, Pasay City 09495906803/ 09664617913/
Local 8500/6034
AETDCFernando Airbase, Lipa City09163038784
530th ABGEdwin Andrews Airbase, Zamboanga City09267292574 / Local 6238
560th ABGBGen Benito N Ebuen Airbase, Lapu-lapu City09777414229 / 09212722288
600th ABGAir Force City, Clark Airbase, Pampanga09177051266 Local 6301
TOWWESTAntonio Bautista Airbase, Puerto Prinsesa(048) 433-3991 / 09061495379 / Local 4141

Note: OC and CS applicants may process their applications at the above-mentioned EXAMINATION CENTERS.

  • OC applicants who will pass the written examinations and who will be included in the list of qualified applicants to be processed will be notified to report at PAFPMC, Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City through SMS and mobile phone call for their PFT.
  • CS applicants who will pass the written examinations and who will be included in the list of qualified applicants to be processed will be notified to report at their respective Processing Centers thru SMS and mobile phone call for their PFT.
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Qualifications for Philippine Air Force Candidate Soldier(PAF CS):

These are the following qualifications to be able to join the PAF Candidate Soldier.

  • Must be a citizen of the Philippines
  • Single and no legal obligation to support a child or children
  • K to 12 graduates or have at least 72 units of college course from an institution recognized by the government
  • Age not less than 18 years but not more than 26 years upon appointment as Candidate Soldier (CS). No age waiver will be granted for the purpose of regular enlistment in the AFP
  • Minimum entry height requirement of 152.4 cm (5 feet) for both male and female applicants/candidates for Major Services. Provided, however, that the Major Services Commanders shall prescribe their own height requirement depending on the different occupational utilization of the individual with the condition that it shall not be below the minimum height requirement of 152.4 cm
  • Must be physically and mentally fit for military training and services and of good moral character and habits.

Qualifications for Philippine Air Force Officer Candidate (PAFOC):

These are the following qualifications for PAF Officer Candidate.

  • Male or Female natural-born citizen of the Republic of the Philippines
  • Educational Attainment: Must be a baccalaureate degree holder
  • Height: 5’0 for both male and female (Indigenous People/Member should submit certification from National Commission on Indigenous People Main Office)
  • Age: 21 to 29 Years Old upon admission for training.
  • Single and no legal obligation to support a child or children
  • Physically and mentally fit for military training and with good moral character.
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If you are qualified, you need to know how to apply for the examination to be able to proceed to the next step of recruitment. .

Initial Requirements

  • PSA Issued Birth Certificate (Original and Authenticated Copy)
  • Transcript of Records (Original and Authenticated Copy)
  • Diploma (Original and Authenticated Copy)
  • 2 pcs latest 2×2 Id picture with white Background
  • Certification from the School Registrar (if the applicant is graduating student)
  • Photocopy of AFP Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT) Individual Result Form (IRF)(Only for applicants who previously passed the AFPSAT with valid IRF until March 31, 2020)

How to apply?

  1. Prepare your initial requirements stated above.
  2. Fill up the Application Form which can be downloaded below.
  3. Go to the examination centers or processing center near you and submit your Form along with your requirements.

NOTE: Original copies shall only be presented during the screening process and shall not be submitted. All submitted documents shall become PAFPMC property.

Application form for PAFOC CL-2021 and BMT- 2020B

Application Form for PAFOC … by NTG on Scribd

Download it here

Wear a white polo shirt, pants, and any closed shoes on the examination day. All applicants will undergo a limited physical examination prior to the examination. They will check for the following physical features/deformities:

  • Tattoos;
  • Ear or facial piercing for males;
  • Multiple ear/facial piercings for females;
  • Crossed eyes;
  • bow-leggedness / knocked-knee
  • Crooked arm(s)
  • Lacking finger(s)
  • Cleft lip and cleft palate

Exam Results

You can check for the results of your examination on the Philippine Air Force Official Website. You can also call the PAF mobile number at 0966-461-7913 and 0949-590-6803.

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Physical and Medical Examinations

After you passed the written examination, you’ll also need to undergo the Physical Fitness Test which. This includes push-ups, sit-ups, and 3.2km run.

  • Candidate Soldier applicants passed the written examinations and who will be included in the qualified applicants to be processed will be notified to report at their designated PAF Military Treatment Facility for their Physical Fitness Test (PFT).
  • Officer Candidate applicants who will pass the written examinations will be notified to report at PAFPMC, Col Jesus Villamor Airbase Pasay City for the Physical Fitness Test.

Minimum Requirement for Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

For MALEBelow 21 Years Old22 – 26 Years Old27 – 28 Years Old
Push Up (2 minutes)31 reps30 reps28 reps
Sit Up (2 minutes)37 reps36 reps35 reps
3.2 KM Run18:14 mins18:44 mins20:14 mins
For FEMALEBelow 21 Years Old22 – 26 Years Old27 – 28 Years Old
Push Up (2 minutes)13 reps11 reps9 reps
Sit Up (2 minutes)24 reps23 reps22 reps
3.2 KM Run20:14 mins21:14 mins22:59 mins

Benefits and Salary

  • Billeting and housing Privileges
  • Insurance and Health Care Benefits
  • Chance to become a Military Pilot
  • Opportunities for Career enhancements
  • Opportunities for Graduate Studies both local and abroad
  • Job Security

For Your Information:

There are two qualifying exams both for the Philippine Air Force Officer Candidate Course (PAFOCC) and BMT (Candidate Soldier), These are the AFPSAT and PAFGCT.

Philippine Air Force General Classification Test ( PAFGCT) is an exam that you need to take every time you apply. You need to pass both the AFPSAT and PAFGCT in order to qualify for PAFOCC and BMT.

Applicants will be rank according to their scores in both the exam. Individuals with high scores will advance to the next phase of the screening which is the Physical Fitness Test (PFT).

Again, scores from the PFT and the qualifying exams will be the basis for the entry to the nest phase. The passing score of PAFOCC Applicants for AFPSAT is 71 out of 150 and PAFGCT is 60 out of 120 while for the CS Applicants the passing score for AFPSAT is 48 out of 150 and PAFGCT is 42 out of 120.

For Licensed Criminologists, they have two (2) options:
1. Not take the qualifying exams and submit the requirements intended for them. Applicants must pass the Limited Physical Exam in order to be considered.

A. Fully accomplished PAF Application Form
B. Authenticated Photocopy of TOR
C. Authenticated Photocopy of Diploma
D. Authenticated Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate
E. Authenticated Photocopy of Criminologist Licensure Examination Rating
F. Authenticated Photocopy of PRC ID (must be VALID and not expired)
G. Certification of Government Service (if applicable)
H. Seminar/ Trainings (must be related to the full practice of Criminology. Must bear the full name of the owner)
I. Awards/ Recognitions (must be related to the full practice of Criminology. Must bear the full name of the owner)
Note: All the requirements from A to I (1 copy each) shall be fastened in a one (1) WHITE FOLDER WITH BLUE TABBINGS for PAFOCC Applicants and GREEN FOLDER WITH BLUE TABBINGS for CS Applicants.

2. Take the qualifying exams and undergo regular processing.

There is a limited quota for licensed criminologist since PAF also requires other skills. That is why it is highly competitive.

171 thoughts on “Philippine Air Force Exam 2020 Schedule, Qualifications”

  1. From davao po ako, i would like to ask if kapag mag mapapasa po yong exam isang venue lang po ba talaga gaganapin yong physical exam which was mentioned dito po?

    1. Just today, pumunta ako sa PAF dto sa Gensan sa may Rajah Buayan, ipapasa ko na sana yung Requirements pero hindi nila tinanggap kasi wala paraw pong fix na date of examination as of now . tumawag ako sa number na binigay dun sa taas ganun din yung feedback saking, for approval pa daw yung schedule for PAF applicants.

    2. Yahden Sulayman Jr

      Ma’am/Sir may result na po sa exam TOG 12 po ako naka exam dapat po makita namin ang result last may15 po kaso may covid po wala pa po bagong update. Thank you.

  2. Dear Sir,
    Good morning, my daughter is very much interested to join the Philippine Air Force , she is second year college -second is she allowed to take the exam eventhough not yet finish her second year college because she wants to take the exam this March 2020 schedule. Please i need your advice.
    Thank you
    Mrs. Marivic Hermoso

      1. James niño daño

        Hi po mga sir, I’m james niño daño i’m willing to join the philippine airforcr in mactan air base in lapu-lapu city and how to join kindly guide me sir?

        1. Good day po
          Ask po ako saan pwede makakuha ng examination form sa bacolod city? I’m 2nd yr college and I have a 72 units

          Thank you

      1. Rear Feliciano Garilao

        i am fresh graduate BSHRM this April,I am 31yrs.old,i want to join the or air force
        it should be?thanks

      1. Pero pwede naman po mag walk in habang under maintenance ang website ? And may kota po ba sa mga magtatake ng exam? Thanks .

        1. Hi, fill out the form and prepare your requirements. wear proper attire. tapos mag walk in kayo sa pinakamalapit na unit na nakasaad sa article. thanks

      2. Good day sir kylan po kau mag entrance exam sa tagum city? Kylan po at san? Plzz notic me sir thank u and god bless u

    1. Good evening po😊
      Gusto ko po sana mag exam kaso po ay baka hindi ko po agad makuha ang aking TOR kasi po baka sa April pa po ang graduation namin.
      Sa kadahilanang pagputok po ng bulkang taal.

          1. Hi po, as of now po wala pa pong announcement ng pagbubukas ng registration kaya di pa po maaccess yung portal

  3. Good evening mam sir….. Pwede po ba walkin kahit d nakapag online register sa afpsat and pafgct ayaw po kc magopen forbidden pllls notice

  4. Good day po. Regarding po sa multiple Ear piercing, disqualified na po ba agad? Di na rin naman po nilalagyan ng hikaw yung butas.

  5. Good day!
    Ask ko lang po if pano po ba mag apply for the exam? When po ba ipasa ang requirements? Upon examination na po ba or we still have to register on the said site? Thank you for the answer in advance. Godbless!

  6. Good Day Maam/Sir.
    kelan po kaya ang open nung site nyo?
    Then ask ko lang po kung valid pa po yung naprint kung Exam permit with Examinee Number nung last July 2019? pending po ksi nkalagay dun sa akin e..
    Thank you po.

  7. Good Day Maam/Sir.
    kelan po ang open ng Site nyo?
    then ask ko na din po kung VALID pa po yung niregister at na Print kong Exam Permit with Examinee number last July 2019 pa po? then ang Application Status ko po ay PENDING pa.

  8. dear sir/maam
    Goodafternoon po ako pala si Ian tyrone sabanal graduate po ako ng aircraft maintenance 2 year course po ask ko lang po sana if pwede po ba akong maging officer candidate? 22 yrs old po. from Panabo City.
    hoping po sa inyung sincere reply

    Ian Tyrone

  9. Dominador Santos Jr

    Pwede po ba iapply yung Afpsat ko sa Phil Navy, pasado po ako pati nadin sa IQ test and PFT nila, pero wala pa kasing schedule for Nuero po last june 2019 pa kasi baka natabunana na, pwede ko po ba iapply sa Airforce? Maraming salamat po 🙂

      1. John Rex Melendres

        Maam/sir licensed civil engineer po ako. Interested po akong mag apply kaso may isang butas taenga ko at almost 3 years na pong di sinusuotan ng earring. Bawal parin po ba?

    1. Nakapasa din ako sa phil navy afpsat nocc last january 2020. itetext daw kame for iq test, pero parang wala na ata.. mas tumagal pa kase ang recruitment dahil sa covid.

  10. shenna marie c. apuya

    i am entering the but it says that Forbidden . how can i go to afpsat portal ?

          1. May tanong lang po mam/sir,if may ear pierce po ang applicant for CS,hindi na po ba sya qualified to take the exam?

        1. Hi, wala pa daw po kasing official schedule for the exam and registration kaya po hindi ma open. wait na lang po tayo for updates.

  11. good pm sir/ma’am
    query lang po about PAFOCS? kung pwede ang Diploma in Electrical Engineering Tech.?? o kaylangan BEET??

  12. Maam/sir ask ko Lang po what if blacklisted ka po sa AFPSAT? Pwedi pa tin bang maka exam?
    Salamat po sana may sumagot 🙏🙏🙏😇😇

  13. gud evening sir /maam , napakaraming email na ginawa q sinubukan ko pong nag rwgister sa websit ng PHILIPPINE airforce, pero bakit,puro unrecognize email at username has already taken ang nag papakita, halos di na makalogin,, ano kaya dapat kung gawin para makapag register ulit ako, gusto ko po kaseng maging isang ganap na philippine airforce para maka hanap ng permanenteng trabaho ..salamat and godbless..

  14. Sir & Maam good day po. Im so interested po, im from Mindanao(Davao) po. Pero nasa Luzon po ako ngayon para sa work po, para maka ipon po para sa pag aaral. Pero sana po ito na yong sagot sa pangarap ko na maging taga pag silbi nang bansa. At reserves nga po pala ako ng AIRFORCE.

  15. Good morning po tanong lang po sana paano po kung nagkaroon kayo ng bali sa kamay nong bata kapa pero maayos naman na po ngayon nagagamit naman po ng maayos yung braso, nakakapust up at pull up naman po ng maayos. Makakapasok po ba ako kung sakali?

      1. Nakagawa na po ako ng account sa portal, tapos kulang po ako sa requirement kaya napending. Ngayon complete na. Di naman ako makapasok po sa portal. Error ganun

  16. Justine Darell S.Mallari

    good day ma’am and sir how to apply in PAF?
    binasa ko naman po yung step by step pero d po ako makapasok sa registration

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    1. hi accordingly not pa maacess ang portal kasi hindi pa nagsisimula ang registration. wait na lang po tayo for updates. thanks

  18. GOOD DAY PO☺️
    Gusto ko po sana mag exam kaso po baka po hindi ko po agad makuha ang TOR ko kasi po ay baka sa April pa po ang graduation namin sa kadahilanang pagputok ng bulkang taal.
    Salamat 😊

  19. Jockeymass C. Camitoc

    Goodafternoon ,Gusto ko maging PAF o mag take ng exam,kaso lang taga Davao po ako pero nandito ako sa Luzon area pwede po ba dito nalang ako mag exam for Philippine Airforce.

  20. Domingo Cabalen Patenio

    Goodmorning po Sir/Ma’am nais ko lang pong mag tanung ako po Reservece po hangang ngayun po di ko pa nakukuha yung I.D. Ko po.

  21. Ask lang po sa pagfile po ba for examination kelangan po ba normal na agad yung BMI.. hindi pa po kasi normal ang BMI hnd pa pumasok ng normal medyo mataas pa.

    1. Hi, not pa daw po kasi open ang registration kaya po hindi pa nagwowork, wait po tayo sa update ng PAF at sa schedule of exam

    1. Hi, you can check the website of PAF and their facebook page, we will update here as well kung may verified and official date na. thanks

    1. Hi sir, hindi po maacess ang site o ang portal kasi po not pa open ang registration, wait na lang po tayo for updates ng official schedule and registration

  22. Kent jeffer P. Sanchez

    Good morning sir and maam☺️
    Ako nga po pala si Kent Jeffer P. Sanchez. Graduating po ako ng Grade 12 sir. Gustong gusto kopo talaga ang mag exam sir sa Air Force pwedi po kaya sir?. Salamat☺️😇

  23. Hi po what if hindi po umabot ng 5 flat ang height pwede parin po ba kaming sumubok sa exam?I really want to be an airforce po but ang height ko po ka ay 4’9 lng

  24. Hi my nephew is trying to access in your portal bymur unavle to. 1 if our friend in the paf said the system is down.Is there any way to apply walk in in person?He is in Bacolod. He is finishing his BSIT in May and will have his Civil Service exam in March.He is asking as well if he can take exam for officers or it will be the exam for soldiers?waiting for your kind advice.thank you.

    1. HI maam, as of now kasi wala pang official schedule ng exam and registration, kaya not pa po ma access ang portal. Wait na lang po tayo po sa announcement

  25. John P. Alfafara Jr.

    Dear Sir/Maam,
    Good Day po apply po sana ako , please update po pag may schedule na ng exam..thankyou po..God Bless po..

    1. HI, lets wait po sa announcement ng PAF when ang opening ng portal. kasi wala pa daw pong sched kaya not pa din available ang portal

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  27. May tanong lang po mam/sir,if may ear pierce po ang applicant for CS,hindi na po ba sya qualified to take the exam?

  28. Good morning po, I completed almost 4 years po sa college. Isang sem nalang po graduate na sana ako kaso nagkaron po ng financial problem kaya di ko po natapos. Ngayon, ayaw po akong bigyan ng school ng earned units at TOR ko dahil may balance pa po ako sa school. Ano po pwedeng gawin , pwede po bang i follow up nalang ang TOR once po na makabayad ako sa balance sa school? Sayang po kasi. Interestes po to take the exam this march. Hoping for a reply. Thank you

  29. Hi po maam /sir magtatanong lang po ako kung pwdi pa pong mag file ng PAF sa monday ? Mag exam po sa zamboanga city , Salamat po

  30. Goodam/pm Sir i would like to ask a question and a clarification dapat po ba t kami dumaan sa marine or we can go and apply directly to the airforce because i graduated as an BS AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY just needed a clarification Sir/Maam

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