PDEA is now Hiring New Agents for 2020: Apply Now!

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the lead agency in the campaign against illegal drugs, is in need of qualified applicants to fill its plantilla positions for Intelligence Officer 1. You can submit your application folder not later than February 24, 2020. Do you have what it takes to become an intelligence officer and be a front liner in the war against illegal drugs? Check out the details below.

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Battle-ready PDEA Agents with their new IWI Tavor bullpup assault rifles. Photo: PDEA Cares Facebook Page

PDEA Exam Schedule

Here are the schedules and venues of the PDEA qualifying and Neuro-Psychological Examinations for Drug Enforcement Officers Basic Course Class 2020-19. Applicants who missed to submit their application on February 24, will be entertained as “Walk-In Applicants” at the exam venue. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications posted below will be entertain.

Baguio CityNEAP Covered Court, DepED- CAR Complex
Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet
February 29, 2020
6:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Davao CityDavao CPO Covered Court, Camp Capt.
Domingo E. Leonor, San Pedro St.,
Davao City
NCRSan Francisco High School, Misamis St.,
Bago Bantay, Quezon City
March 1, 2020
6:00 AM- 5:00 PM
CebuAbellana National High School, Osmeña
Blvd., Cebu City


Interested applicants must possess the following qualifications to become a PDEA agent:

  • You must be willing to undergo rigid training and be assigned anywhere in the Philippines.
  • Must be 21 to 35 years old;
  • Not less than 5′ 2″ in height for men and 5’0 for women (for under height applicants, present a photocopy of height waiver  from NCIP);
  • Must be a baccalaureate degree holder from a government-recognized institution;
  • And with a career service professional eligibility, a PRC board passer, or qualified by the Civil Service Commission under special laws (PD 907). The NAPOLCOM, Fire Officer and Penology Officer Eligibilities are not accepted.

Qualified applicants shall take qualifying exams and neuropsychological evaluation exam and undergo a six -month Drug Enforcement Officers Basic Course at the PDEA Academy in Silang, Cavite.

Documentary Requirements

Here are the documents you must submit when filing your application:

  • Application letter addressed to the Director-General of the PDEA;
  • A fully-accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS)- CS Form 212 Revised 2017. Your mobile number/s and email address/es must be duly indicated in your PDS;
  • An NSO or PSA- issued birth certificate;
  • Photocopy of your college diploma and transcript of records;
  • Photocopy of the Certificate of Eligibility or Report of Rating.

Where and How to Apply

You can submit your application folder to the nearest PDEA Regional Office or send it through express couriers to this address:

Personal Delivery:

PDEA Academy Liaison Office/ Clinic
PDEA National Office
NIA Northside Road, National Government Center
Brgy. Pinyahan, Quezon City

Courier Service:

PDEA Academy
Camp General Marianao Castañeda (PNPA)
Tartaria, Silang, Cavite

You may also opt to send it via email at pdeadeo1711@yahooo.com. For any inquiry, contact the PDEA Academy at the following numbers:

  • PLDT – (02) 897-5437
  • SMART – 0918-535-4378
  • Globe – 0905-351-2527

PDEA Agent Salary

After passing the qualifying exam, neuro-psychiatric exam, interviews and undergoing a six-month comprehensive training program at the PDEA Academy in Silang, Cavite, you will be appointed as an Intelligence Officer 1. It is an entry-level position with Salary Grade 11 or about ₱ 20,754 based on the Salary Standardization Law of 2015.

37 thoughts on “PDEA is now Hiring New Agents for 2020: Apply Now!”

  1. Good afternoon ma’am/sir; ask ko Lang po Sana Yung email address ayaw po kasing mag send sa inilagay nio email. Salamat po☺️☺️

  2. what kind of folder and color folder are submitted in region office for applying for the position of intelligence officer??

  3. Hello po!.sir dina po ba open mag-apply ngayon?.kahapon ko lang po nakita ung pinost niyo sa munisipyo po namin..qualified po ako para magapply..gusto ko po sana makapasok sa field ng career like this..pangarap ko na po mula nagkaisip ako..graduated po ako ng Two-Year Information Technology at Bachelor in Elementary Education..nakapasa na po ako board noong 2015 pa po..natry ko na po nag-apply pnp at bfp pero wala swerte..baka sa ibang field ako nakatadhana..diko po kayang igive-up pangarap ko.

  4. Sir nkapagpasa n po ako ng requirements last year peru hindi po aku nkapag exam important matter po kailangan po bang mag pasa ulit para mk pag exam ulit.salamat

  5. Pwde po b mag apply kahit 38 n po ako pero dati po ako nsa military sa scout ranger regiment tested na po ako sa jungle and urban warfare 9 yrs in service my background din ako sa CQB

  6. Sir I wanted to join your team,college grad po ako,pwede ba mg apply kahit wlang legit doc,at ska wlang civil service passer, sayang yung height q na 5’7….anu dapat gawin

      • Hindi po. The Barangay official eligibility is only equivalent to 1st level eligibility (sub-professional). Ang kailangan dito 2nd level eligibility (CS-Professional Level, RA 1080) . x

  7. Sana po mapili ako ng presidente kahit undergraduate ako basta pdea member po ako kahit driver or jailer po or casing officer or survaillance.basta po maging member ako ng pdea.proud po ako sa pdea dahil nakasama po nila ko ilan beses sa operation namin sa pnp.sana po mapili ako.

  8. Maam/Sir gusto ko ho maging part ng pdea.government employee po ako marami po ako hearing about drug dahil dati po ako nakaasign sa SAID-SOTG PNP at nakarating na po ako sa pdea about sa coplan oplan bato-balani.sana po mapili ako 2nd year college lang po ako.sana mabasa ng pangulo gusto ko maging company member ng pdea pangarap ko ho kasi yon nalot saksi ako sa operation namin talagang kawawa ang tao nasa impluwensya ng drugs.mahilig ho ako mag monitoring and survaillance.nagbounty hunter din ho ako nun ng maasign ako sa warrant section.please pdea and chief pdea.

  9. Sir/ma’am..pwede po b ako mg apply kaso po two years graduate LNG ako ng computer programming at 39 years old n po ako…gusto ko po tlaga msugpo ang drugs khit maging buhay ko p kapalit kysa maraming tao ang malunon s drugs..

  10. Good day Sir/Maam may hiring ba kayo this year PDEA agent willing po ako mag PDEA agent graduate po ako ng BS MARINE TRANSPORTATION

    • pwede ba mag apply ang may tattoo, di naman visible if im wearing shirt or sando.
      sana may makasagot, kase kahit anong inquire ko sa pdea academy hotline walang sumasagot, well in fact tumatawag ako sa kanila for so many times na pero kinacancel lang nila mga calls ko.
      nagbigay pa ng contact numbers di mo rin naman makontak.


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