Philippine Navy Exam 2019 Schedule, Venue and Requirements

Is becoming a part of the Philippine Navy your lifelong dream? If you have what it takes to become a sailor and defend the Philippine seas, make that dream come true by joining the Navy this 2019! Interested? Please read on to know the requirements and the process of how to join the Philippine Navy as a Naval Officer or Candidate Soldier.

To beef up its force against terrorists and lawless elements, the Philippine Navy announced that they are needing additional officers and enlisted personnel this 2019. They are inviting qualified individuals, especially technical experts in mechatronics, instrumentation and control and other technical skills to submit their application and have a chance to join the Navy.

Philippine Navy Personnel in from of a Tarlac-class LPD

Philippine Navy Exam Schedule

Starting September 24, 2018, all applicants are required to register online and generate an examination number before applying for the exam. To apply for the examination, follow the application procedure below:

1. Register thru the AFPSAT E-Portal and generate your examination number.

2. Bring the following to the Recruitment, Testing and Holding Office, Bonifacio Naval Station, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City or any Naval Forces Recruitment Centers for screening:

  • Printed out AFPSAT Registration Form
  • Original Transcript of Records/Form 137
  • Original College Diploma/Senior High School Diploma
  • Original PSA Birth Certificate
  • Valid ID
  • 2×2 ID Picture with white background

3. Present your examination permit with examination number during your AFPSAT schedule.

Alternatively, you can also apply through e-mail. Register thru the AFPSAT Portal, scan the above-mentioned documents then send your application at

UPDATED MAY 22, 2019: 

There will be a mobile recruitment for Naval Officer Candidate Course (NOCC) and Basic Seaman Course (BSC) on 03-14 June 2019 at Naval Forces Central,  Naval Base Rafael Ramos, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu.

Following are the schedules:

  • 03-05 June 2019 – AFPSAT/IQ/Neuro-Psychological Exam
  • 05-09 June 2019 – Neuro-Psychological Interviews
  • 10-14 June 2019  – Medical Exams
  • 15-16  June 2019 – Physical Fitness Test

For more information, please contact them at mobile numbers 0933-821-0707/ 0917-830-9411 or email them at

Requirements and Qualifications

Successful examinees may opt to take the Naval Officer Candidate Course or the Basic Seaman Course depending on their qualifications. To qualify for a position in the Philippine Navy, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a natural-born Filipino citizen and of good moral character.
  • The applicant must have a barefoot height of not less than 152.4 centimeters or 5.0′ for both male and female.*
  • You must be single and with no child to support.
  • Must not have any pending civil/criminal case.
  • Must have complete four front (anterior teeth) and at least three molars (back teeth) on both upper and lower jaws.
  • Physically and mentally fit and willing to undergo rigorous military training
  • Strictly No Tattoo!

*Indigenous people or member must submit certification from the National Commission on Indigenous People Main Office.


For those applicants who wish to become a commissioned officer in  the Philippine Navy, you must possess the following requirements and qualifications in addition to the above-mentioned criteria:

  • You must be a bachelor’s degree holder from a government-recognized institution (preferably technical courses like engineering courses, naval architecture, and the likes,).
  • The aspiring officer must be 21 years old but not more than 29 years old on August 1 of any given recruitment year.
  • He or she must pass the AFP Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT) with a raw score of 98 or higher, IQ and Special Written Examination (SWE).


For individuals who want to take the Basic Seaman Course, he or she must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must have at least 72 units in college (preferably technical courses) or Technical Education and Skills Development Authority National Certificate II (TESDA NC II) preferably with skills in electronics, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, welding, aircraft maintenance or heavy equipment operation.
  • The candidate must be at least 18 yrs old and not a day older than 26 yrs old upon convening date.
  • He or she must pass the AFP Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT) and IQ examination.

Interested applicants must submit the following documentary requirements:

  1. A fully-accomplished application form (this form is available from the Naval HQ)
  2. Original and photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate.
  3. Original and photocopy of Transcript of Records
  4. Photocopy and original copy of college diploma (for NOCC)
  5. 2×2 colored ID picture with white background.

For more information about the application process and schedule of examination, you may contact the following:

Navy Personnel Management Center
Bonifacio Naval Station Fort Bonifacio
Taguig City
Phone Number: (02) 815-3420 loc 6137
Mobile Number: (+63) 917-476-3071 / (+63) 919-558-6274

Civil Relations Service- AFP
1110 Santos Avenue, CRSAFP,
Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo,
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel: 911-6001 loc. 5665

107 thoughts on “Philippine Navy Exam 2019 Schedule, Venue and Requirements”

  1. Good day sir, ask lang po sana ako if kailan po ang next schedule for exam for NOCC officers po? Ako po ay college graduate taking up BSMT( bachelor of Science and Marine Transportation) with OIC-NW lisence. I’m 24 years old. Balak ko pong mag exam at ihanda ang kakailanganing requirements for officer. THANKS FOR REPLYING.

  2. Good day ma’am/sir. Applicant po ako kelan po kaya yung malapit na examination this 2019 august applicant po ako pasagot nman po respect salamat po.

  3. good day maam/sir ako po pala c jason peros graduate po ako nang bs marine transportation at naka 1yr apprentice na ako, gusto ko sana sumali sa gropo nang navy . Ano po ang first procedure para mag apply bilang navy? Taga bohol po ako saan po malapit para mag apply? ito po ang no. ko 09750142554 gusto ko po kasi mag navy, maraming salamat po…

  4. sir 27 yrs old na ko high school grad..
    first year college bs_criminology po ang huling pinasukan ko sa school..
    pwede po ba ako sa inlisted personel pumasok?
    salamat po..

  5. Good Afternoon Ma’am / Sir!

    May I inquire on how long will the IQ test take? and will the Neuro Exam Take place immediately after the IQ test?

  6. Good day maam/sir puede po ba ako mag apply kahit under graduate ako ng high school pero may TESDA NCII po ako gosto ko sa mag navy ako nga pala si Milchard S. Silva….salamat

  7. good day sir, ask ko lang po this july po ba e pwede pa din po mag take ng exam for nocc sir? graduate po ako ng bachelor degree this june 18 and 1 month process po kase tor and diploma sir . pwede padin po ba ko makapag apply before august? thank you sir 🙂

  8. Good day sir, may exam pa po ba para sa BSC ngayong july jan sa taguig or albay po.
    Gusto ko po tlaga maging NAVY..

  9. sir/maam good day poh. gusto ko poh sana maka pag exam navy meron ba dito sa davao.? criminology graduate poh ako.tnx

    • Good evening Sir. This is Joey Castillo, a graduate of Bachelor in Elementary Education ( BEED ).
      I am willing to take and get the for navy.
      Please help me to know and the updates for 2019 exam for NAVY. Thank you.

    • Good day po maam/sir .. ask ko lang po if pwede po bang mag apply bilang navy/bsc ang college level pero di umabot ng 72 units pero may nc2 po sa welding..

  10. Good day ma’am/sir, may concern lang po ako. Nakapagprint napo ako ng application form for examination, pero nong last Dec 2018 ko pa po yon naiprint. Valid pa po ba itong form ko po?
    Maraming salamat.

    • magandang araw po ako nga po pala c Harold James Enriquez graduate po ng K12 sa GENERAL ACADEMIC pwedi po bang mag apply ng NAVY at mag hingi den po ako ng advice kung ano po ang pangunahing kailangan upang maka apply ng NAVY maraming salamat po

  11. sir pano po kung pustiso yung 3 front ng ngipin tapos may pasta yung iba. hindi naba acceptable yung ganun, salamat po sa sasagot, god bless

  12. Im 46 yrs old 20yrs as security/ableseaman with oic-nw license on international cruiseships and yacth want to be a philippine navy and serve my country do i have a chance to be part of navy thanks.

    • Up. Pano po kung pustiso na ang up and down teeth pero ta isang pustiso lang? Pwede pa kaya yun? Salamat po sa sasagot.

    • Good day po maam/sir .. ask ko lang po if pwede po bang mag apply bilang navy/bsc ang college level pero di umabot ng 72 units pero may nc2 po sa welding..

  13. Good day poh maam/sir.!
    Tanong ku lang poh maam/sir. Isa poh akong BSMT graduate. Tapos na poh aku sa 3 year academic at tapos na din poh aku mag cadete. Kaso hnd pa poh aku nakapagpa BS.
    Pwd poh bah aku mag take ng NOCC.?

  14. Good day poh maam/sir.!
    Tanong ku lang poh. Natapos ku poh ang pagiging seaman. Kaso hnd pa poh aku nakapagpa BS.
    Pwd poh bah aku mag take ng NOCC.?

  15. good evening sir/ma’am ask ko lang po kung qualified pa po sainyo ang engineering.apply po sana ako.thanks


  17. Good day mga sir
    Ask ko Lang pano palitan Yung naifile na registration Kasi nagfile ako for NOCC e nagbago isip ko magBSC nalang muna. Paano po Kaya iyon?

  18. Good day ma’am/ sir na accomplish ko na po yung registration form para apfsat po last August 28 2018 at nai bigay ko na po lahat ng requirements and sabi po nila na mag tetext and call po sila but hangang ngayon po eh wala pa po akong na receive.

  19. good afternoon po! first time ko po mag try to apply for Navy,, but im stuck on Step 1, register thru AFPSAT E-portal… may error po sa portal,, insisting account already exist daw kahit na first time lang po ako nag register ng account…
    please help po with this problem

  20. Hi good day! Ask lang po sana ako if ever po ba pasado ka sa AFPSAT exam pero nung nag exam ka ay sa ARMY pero pasado ka sa rating for ENLISTMENT or COMMISSION qualified po ba mag apply sa NAVY or AIR FORCE kahit na sa ARMY yung AFPSAT result nang exam mo? Paki sagot po salamat 🙂 GOD BLESS

  21. Sir pwede po bang mag take ng exam kahit tapos lang ng Senior High School?
    Sir nabunot na po ung 2nd molar teeth ko pwede po bang magpakabit ng artificial? at kapag nagpakabit ng artificial pwede pa po ba ako maging part ng PH Navy

  22. may tanong lang po aq regarding sa Online Registration form. kasi nong nilagay q na ang mobile number q tama naman pero ang nkalagay na sa Form q nung na pdf file na is random Numbers na cya… system error po ba yun oh sa database ba ay yung na input namin na number mismo namin?

  23. Sir pwedi po ba mag exam kahit wla ako diploma kasi dipa po ako nkapa bs. Graduate pi ako ng marine engineering 3ys po kilangan kopo 1onboard training para makapa bs sa skul para mkuha kopo yung diploma ko na bs marine engineering..

  24. paano po yung mga magti-take na po ng I.Q test? magreregister pa din po ba?
    may schedule po ba ng exam for I.Q test this month?

  25. Sir/ maam,
    Kung tapos na po mgregister sa application form .. iitext ka po nila kung kailan ka mgeexam? Kaci po d po kinuha ang application form ko at meron akong pirmit noong september 19 2018.. anu po ang dapat gawin. Thank you po.

  26. Maam/Sir….ask ko lang po kung kailan po ba ulit ang exam pagkatapos ng ngayong july?may exam po ba this coming month or before matapos yung 2018?salamat po at god bless

  27. Bsmt graduate po ako and OIC merchant navy officer po ako 39 yrs old pwede po ba ako mag active sa navy po thanks po

  28. sir pwede po bang pumasok sa navy ? yun kasi yung rotc namin ee.? pangarap ko po talaga yung navy.

  29. Good evening po sir/maam. Civil Engineering graduate po ako. Ask ko lang po yung about sa pagiging commissioned officer. Kelan po kaya ang exam this 2018? Thank you.

  30. Good day po maam/sir im graduate marine engineering and licence oic-ew i want to join the navy but i have son can i still join thank you po ..

  31. Good Day Ma’am/ Sir!
    I have already Passed the AFPSAT. I took the Examination in other branch which is in PAF at EAAB Zamboanga City. I am a Graduate in the course BEED.

    I have something to ask for confirmation. How about having an artificial teeth in upper part which is in front , Di naba ako Qualify to apply ?. Thank You and God Bless

    • Hello po maam/sir. Kailan po yung next na exam? pwede po bang mag take ng exam kung NC II lang po meron ang kapatid ko, Housekeeping po. Gusto nya po mag navy.
      salamat po sa sagot.

  32. Hello sir/madam my recruitment po ba dto sa cagayan de oro?
    AFPSAT passer po ako last 2017 at gusto ko po sana mag join sa navy. Thank you po

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