Philippine Coast Guard is Now Hiring Officers. Apply Now!

PCG Hiring 2021– Do you think you have what it takes to save lives, catch pirates and smugglers, and guard the country’s 36,289-km coastline? Then you are ready for a job in the Philippine Coast Guard. Here is your chance to receive an above-standard salary, allowances, free medical and dental services, and job security. Likewise, you’ll enjoy government benefits and privileges while serving our beloved country.

If you are really interested to apply for commissionship and enlistment in the Philippine Coast Guard this 2021, please read on.

PCG Hiring Updates 2021

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is looking for qualified individuals who want to be part of the PCG Officers Corps and is now accepting online applications from 02 to 06 December 2021. To register online, fill out the form at

For other inquiries, you may contact HEADQUARTERS COAST GUARD HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICE thru mobile numbers: 0915-096-6183 / 0961-987-7519 or email at


To apply to the Philippine Coast Guard as an officer or as enlisted personnel, a candidate must possess these qualifications:

PCG Officer (Commissionship)

  • Preferably male, but female applicants are also welcomed
  • He or she must be a natural-born citizen of the Philippines.
  • Must have a Good Moral Character
  • He/she must be single.
  • Must be 21-28 years old on the date of examination
  • Minimum entry height of 5’0″ (for male and female)
  • Holder of a baccalaureate degree
  • With Professional Civil Service Eligibility (rating of 82% and above) or with PRC license
  • Physically and mentally qualified under the existing regulation for Coast Guard Services
  • Must pass the PCG Aptitude Battery Test or PCGABT for commissionship

PCG Non-Officer (Enlistment)

  • A natural-born citizen of the Philippines
  • Of good moral character
  • 18-26 years old on the day of examination
  • Single
  • Must be at least 5’0″ in height (for male and female)
  • College graduate or has earned at least 72 units in only one (1) course as reflected in the Transcript of Records
  • Senior high school graduate provided that he/she has completed TESDA courses (6 months or longer) relevant to PCG mandates as endorsed by the respective SECOMCAP
  • Has passed the PCG Aptitude Battery Test

For Enlistment applicants, the following are the TESDA courses to be considered:

  • 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

Documentary Requirements

Here are the initial requirements if you want to take the PCG Aptitude Battery Test this 2021:

The original copies of the above-mentioned documents must be presented upon submission of application requirements for verification purposes. Applicants with incomplete requirements will not be allowed to take the examination.  On the day of the PCGABT, wear white plain polo shirt for commissionship/white plain round-neck shirt for enlistment, maong pants, rubber shoes, and with the proper haircut. Keep in mind that calculators and cellphones are not allowed during the exam.


The entry-level salary for a commissioned officer with a rank of Ensign is P51,000/month while the entry-level salary for enlisted personnel with a rank of Apprentice is P37,000 monthly. Aside from the monthly salary, they are entitled to free medical and dental services and avail of free housing facilities. What are you waiting for? Apply now!

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1 month ago


Jonathan S. Paule
Jonathan S. Paule
1 month ago

Good day to all.

It is possible to join philippine coast guard i am master mariner from international merchant vessel. thanks

Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez
10 months ago

Good day Sir/Madam,

Is it possible for a Merchant Marine, International experience, 4 years as Captain in Cargo vessel to join in Philippine Coastguard.

Thank you.

11 months ago

I’m Alh Janne Mandal
28 yrs. Of age
Graduation of associate course of Cruiseline Service with 98 unit.
Have a non-prof Civil Service
Pwd po pa ba aq mka apply?
Thank you and God bless ❣️

Jefferson P. Donggon
Jefferson P. Donggon
11 months ago

I’m Jefferson P. Donggon
Pwdi po ba kahit naka 72 units?