Philippine Coast Guard Hiring Updates (2021)

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.

PCGABT Schedule 2021

The Philippine Coast Guard targets to recruit 5,500 additional commissioned officers and enlisted personnel this 2021. Of the number, 4,000 personnel would be deployed to various PCG offices while the rest will be assigned to the Bureau of Customs. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, the PCG recruitment for 2021 still remains suspended until further notice. The schedule for its resumption is yet to be finalized. Please stay tuned for more updates.


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

PCG Officer (Commissionship)

  • 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 21-24 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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vina rose sguisa
vina rose sguisa
4 hours ago

Good day

mam sana po mag submit nag application form po

Carl lewis Cadiente Aventurado

Good day po.

Sana pa yung age limit mabago at ma adjust po. Kasi gaya po namin na 4 year course hindi napo pwede mag apply dahil lagpas na sa bracket ng age requirements…. Gusto din po naming mag serbisyo sa bayan.

12 days ago

Sir, sana taasan ng isang taon ang age limit niyo kasi wala na pong gagraduate ng 21 or 22 yrsold sa college sa panibagong curriculum system which is kto12 sana ma address niyo itong concern, salamat

Jhanna Rollan
Jhanna Rollan
12 days ago

Kailan po ang exam? Saan po iheheld ang exam?

John patrick magbata
John patrick magbata
13 days ago

Honored po v ung indigenous kc 28 na po ako ngayon gusto ko po mag apply sa cost gourd.. graduate po ako ng criminology