Philippine Coast Guard recruitment 2020

Philippine Coast Guard is a uniformed service tasked primarily to perform maritime enforcement, search and rescue, and maritime safety and security. If you want to join the PCG either as a PCG Officer or PCG non-Officer, read the qualifications below.

Philippine Coast Guard Qualifications (Commisionship/Officer)

  • A natural-born citizen of the Philippines with good moral character.
  • 21-24 years old on the date of examination.
  • Single
  • Minimum height of 5’0″ for male and female.
  • Baccalaureate degree holder
  • with Professional Civil Service Eligibility with a rating of 82% and above or with PRC license,
  • Physically and Mentally qualified.
  • Has passed the PCG Aptitude Battery Test for Commisionship.

Philippine Coast Guard Qualifications (Enlistment/ Non-Officer)

  • Natural Born Filipino Citizen with good moral character.
  • 18-26 years old on the day of Examination.
  • Single.
  • Minimum Height of 5’0″.
  • Physically and mentally qualified under the existing regulation of the Coast Guard Service.
  • College Graduate or has earned at least 72 units in only one course as reflected in the Transcript of Records or
  • Senior High School Graduate provided that he/she has completed the TESDA courses (6 months or longer) relevant to PCG mandates as endorsed by the respective SECOMCAP.
  • Has passed the PCG Aptitude Battery Test.

The following TESDA courses are prioritized for the enlistment:

  • Auto Engine Rebuilding, Automotive Servicing, Automotive Electrical Assembly
  • Automotive Mechanical Assembly, Automotive Wiring Harness Assembly Computer Programming
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer System Servicing
  • Computer Hardware Servicing
  • Driving
  • Electrical Installation and Maintenance
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Marine Electricity


  • Receive above Standard Salary.
  • Ensured lifetime and Stable Job.
  • Opportunity to serve the country as Philippine Coast Guard.
  • Enjoy Government benefits, discounts and privileges.
  • Chance to Study abroad for specialization.
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Philippine Coast Guard Examination 2020

The Philippine Coast Guard will conduct the PCG Aptitude Battery Test (PCGABT) at the Coast Guard District-Southern Visayas on March 14, 2020 (Saturday).

The assessment, submission of requirements and initial interview will start on March 10-13, 2020 at Coast Guard District-Southern Visayas, San Patricio Blvd, Puno Banago, Bacolod City.

For inquiries, please contact CGDSV Operations numbers and look for Recruitment Personnel: Globe: 0917 631 2749 / Smart: 0998 585 8103.

Philippine Coast Guard Requirements

The following are the PCG requirements applicants need to prepare:

  • Accomplished PCGABT application Form. You can download it here.
  • Personal Information Sheet (download here).
  • Photocopy of Transcript of Records (Authenticated by the School).
  • Photocopy of College Diploma for commisionship or enlistment/ Senior Highschool Diploma or TESDA certificate for enlistment.
  • PSA Birth Certificate.

Take the original copies of the requirements mentioned above to be presented upon submission of application on the purpose of verification. Make sure you have the complete requirements to avoid disqualification.

Application Process for PCG

  1. Meet the qualifications. Check if you are qualified for the position you are applying to (Officer or non-officer). This will save you both the hassle and time.
  2. Submit the initial requirements. Submit the requirements mentioned above to the nearest PCG district to schedule your PCGABT.
  3. Take the PCG Aptitude Battery Test. On the day of the PCGABT, applicants should wear a white shirt, maong pants, white socks, and rubber shoes. Moreover, applicants are expected to have proper hair cut and clean nails.
  4. Take the Physical Fitness Test. After passing the exam, applicants shall proceed to their respective PCG district to take the PFT.
  5. Medical, Dental, and Neurological Exam. Applicants shall shoulder the expense of their medical exam. However, for the dental and Neurological, the PCG medical team will conduct it.
  6. Undergo Final deliberation. Applicants who passed all the phases above will need to undergo final deliberation. The PCG 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.
  7. Oathtaking Ceremonies. Successful applicants will be informed about the details of the oathtaking ceremony.
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PCG Districts

Visit the Coast Guard Districts near you for inquiries and application procedures.

Office for Human Resource Management (CG-1)
National Headquarters, Philippine Coast Guard
56 Pres. Manuel L. Quezon, Lower Bicutan
Taguig 1632
Mobile Nos. 0917-815-6992

Coast Guard District Southwestern Mindanao (CGDSWM)
Naval Station, Romulo Espaldon, Bagong Calarian, Zamboanga City
0917-842-8446 / 0998-585-7972

Coast Guard District Northern Mindanao (CGDNM)
1280 Corrales Extension, Macabalan, Cagayan De Oro City
0917-842-8196 / 0998-585-6239

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 Palawan (CGDPAL)
Brgy. Liwanag Port Area, Puerto Princesa City
0917-816-1072 / 0998-585-8465

Coast Guard District Bicol (CGDBCL)
Government Center Site, Rawis, Legaspi City
0998-585-6438 / 0917-842-6820

Coast Guard District Western Visayas (CGDWV)
Zone 2, Bo. Obrero, Iloilo City
0998-585-7956 / 0917-842-8447

Coast Guard District Southern Visayas (CGDSV)
San Patricio Blvd, Brgy Banago, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental

Coast Guard District Eastern Visayas (CGDEV)
Ebony Street, Port Area City, Leyte
0998-585-8320 / 0917-842-7656

Coast Guard District Central Visayas (CGDCV)
Arellano Boulevard, Cebu City 6000
0998-585-8301 / 0917-842-7102

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 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 /


  1. Want to apply for officer,i have 5 years experience onboard tanker vessel as rating with OIC-NW license complete documents from Marina,im 37 years old,please advice regarding my qualifications for my willingness to served Maritime Security…thanks

  2. I live in Gandara samar i just want to ask if it is okay to give my requirements to the nearest branch of COST guard cause i already message the branch of catbalogan they replied wait for the announcement and until now thiers no announcement came from thier site what we need to do how can we apply thank you

      • Ok lang po ba maam/sir mag pasa nalng kami ng requirements sa malapit na branch ng cost guard whis is CATBALOGAN BRANCH malayo po kasi kung sa LEYTE requirements palang po papasa namin ty

  3. Hi po.. Pwedi po ba mka apply ng Coast Guard? BSCriminology graduate po ako..gusto ko sana mag apply sa inyu.. How to apply po?

  4. Good day! I want to apply PCG I’m asking if where is the nearest PCG office here in Alabang Muntinlupa City.

  5. Paano po kung currently schooling in grade 12 perp 18 years of age na po?


  7. Good afternoon po .. Regarding po sa PSA, pwede bang NSO muna ipasa tapos isuNod ko nlng yung PSA ko po ..

  8. Good day Ma’am /Sir, ask ko lang po sana kung hanggang kelan po last filing for December 14 exam ng PCG po at yung pasahan po for initial requirements para maka take po ng exam.
    Datul, Olsen Canete from Province of Cagayan
    Salamat po.

  9. good day sir/Mam,,please me to ask a question about age waiver,,saan po ito makukuha,,27 years old na po kasi ako,,mag aapply sana ako ng exam fir PCG,,thank you po sa sagot,godbless

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  16. Hi I am a Licensed Professional Teacher, I also earned units on my Masters degree. 23 years old, single. Am I qualified to apply on Philippine Coast Guard? I have read in your qualifications that you are looking for those who have CSE with passing rate of 82% and above or with PRC license. May I know if you are still hiring especially for commissioned officer?

  17. Good Day to Everyone, I want to ask, I’m 27 years old, I want to apply in pcg, is there a chance that I qualify to apply??because I want to serve the country., I’m a graduate of B’s MARINE ENGINEERING, Complete Documents On Hand,

  18. Hi Ask ko lang po kung saan po pwede magpasa ng mga requirements. Taga caloocan po ako. Sa Taguig po ba or North harbour? Tsaka ask ko lanh po kung kailangan poba naka white shirt at blue belt na pag nagpasa ng requirements. Salamat po

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  21. Sir gusto ko po mag appyly sa PCG Cagayan De Oro
    pero 31y.o na po ako
    Available po ba ang AGE WAIVER sa PCG? MARINA BOARD PASSER po

  22. Kaylan kya lalabas result nang entrance exam nang coast guard sa la union

  23. Pwede po mag apply ng coastguard kahit vocational lang po yung tinapos. Fitter machinist po yung course na ginrab ko .

  24. Sir kailan po ang examination dito sa visayas? Im going to take an exam and i completed all the requirements na. Thank you po.

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