Application Requirements to Join the BFP

The date of the Examination will be on June 21, 2020.

The objective of the exam is to establish a Register of Eligibles (RoE) from which certification and appointment to second level ranks in the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and other functionally related positions shall be made, provided the eligibles meet the qualifications and other requirements of the positions.

If you want to be part of BFP, you need to be qualified to take the Exam.

Here are the qualifications:

All applicants MUST STRICTLY MEET the following qualification requirements:
1. Filipino citizen ;
2. Must be 21 to 35 years old at the date/time of filing of application;
3. Must be of good moral character ;
4. Must be mentally and physically fit;
5. Must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or of disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness or addiction to drugs;
6. Must not have been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian positions in the government
7. Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized institution of learning.
8. No height requirement for this exam but once you apply as a Fire Officer they have a requirement of 1.62 meters or 5’4″ in height for male and 1.57 meters or 5’2″ for the female in order to qualify.

The following eligibilities may opt not to take the exam:
Those who possess the following eligibility may choose not to take the exam and apply directly as Fire Officer I.

Board and Bar Passer

▶Passers of Civil Service Examination (Professional) and
▶Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO).
Grantees of eligibilities under special laws and issuances:
▶Honor Graduate Eligibility (P.D. 907)
▶Scientific and Technological Specialist Eligibility (P.D 997)
▶Sanggunian Member Eligibility Second-level (R.A No. 10156)

NOTE a) Age requirement shall be waived for incumbent employees of the BFP.

Age requirement shall also be waived for former BFP employees, provided their applications are endorsed by the BFP and provided further that they can meet the minimum service requirement pursuant to existing laws.

Disclaimer: The information below is from the Examination last year. The civil service commission will give the details one week prior to the application period.


1. Fully accomplished APPLICATION FORM, CS Form No 100, Revised 2016

2. Four pieces of identical I.D Passport Sized Picture, white background and taken within 3 months before the filing of the application.

3. Original and photocopy of any of the following valid IDs.

    Valid ID accepted:
a. Driver's License
b. Passport
c. PRC License
g. Philhealth ID
h. Company ID
i. Police Clearance Certificate with Picture
j. School ID
k. Postal ID
l. Voter's ID
m. Barangay ID
n. NBI Clearance

4. Php700.00 examination fee.

NOTE: You must submit all the required documents personally at the CSC Regional Office or in any CSC Field Offices. Please visit the official website of the CSC for more details.

In one of the posts of Bumbero Knows on social media, there is already a memo from Region 8 stating the guidelines, requirements, and application process in their region. Take note that this does not mean to cover all other regions but atleast it could give you a hint on how to apply.

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  1. Pag public school teacher na pwede pa din po magapply?

  2. Where to pass the requirements po?

  3. kapag po ba board passer na po tapos kulang po sa height ay pwede po bang mag apply?

    1. basahin pong mabuti ang qualification list na nasa itaas.

  4. Gud day! Does it really require an age limit and a minimum height? D po b kpag government employees dpat po ung capability nlng dpat at kung eligible nmn bk po pwede n? 0

  5. Pag public school teacher na po ba pwd pa mag apply?

  6. Good day!. San po ba isubmit yung requirements?

  7. Di po ba pwedi ipilit yung hight ko only 5'2.75 male po .huhu

  8. Pwede pa ba exam kahit 32 years oldkana

    1. Basahin pong mabuti yung qualification list na nasa itaas.

  9. Bakit laging may age limit, hnd ba pwedeng hanggang 45ang age limit? Basta qualified nmn may trainings din nmn dun malalaman if kaya pa naman diba? Im38 already late n aq nagcollege kaya sana wala nlng age limit

  10. Brother kopo sana kaya lng di po nkapasa sa exam for criminologist hnd npo sya nagretake dhil overage npo sya for pnp. Pede po b sya dto?

  11. Im interested to apply im license teacher im 34 years of age my height is 5,2 where i can pass my application sir im from villaba leyte.

  12. Sir I’m interested where can I pass my application.

  13. I’m 34 years old sir I’m interested to apply I’m license professional teacher and my height is 5,2 from region 8 sir where I belong.

  14. Good day. Saan po pwede mag submit ng application?

  15. Good day saan po at paano mag apply. Qualified po ako sana mapansin niyo tong comment ko. Godbless

  16. Good day saan po pwede mag apply.? sa Region 11 po

  17. Wla pa po akong eligibility..pwede pa rin ba aqng mgtake ng exam?

  18. hi.. im going 37 this march.. but i am physically fit. ive got outdoor activites like mountaineering and fun run.. soon i will be able to obtain my masters degree. is age limit really relevant to this kind of work.. hope theres an exception.. tnx

  19. kailan po ang deadline ng pag pass ng application

  20. Criminologist po ako 31 years old pwede po ba mag apply for FO1?

  21. 21-35 ang nasa article pero yung nasa memo 21-30 lang.

  22. i have prof. license but not qualified for height requirement :(


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