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.

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3 months ago

Paano po pattern ng letter

3 months ago

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

3 months ago

Good day Sir/Mam

Pwede po ba makahingi ng Pattern –for Application letter ?

Thank you and Godbless!

Melvin Pagulayan
Melvin Pagulayan
4 months ago

Criminoly graduate poh pede poh b agent

Ryan joseph padayao
Ryan joseph padayao
3 months ago

Ok lang po ba to follow ang cert. Of eligibility? Kakapasa ko palang po kasi ng CLE

Jerold Eno Barbin
Jerold Eno Barbin
7 months ago

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

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