Thursday, April 16, 2015

How to Join the Philippine Navy? Requirements - Pay, Benefits and Privileges

Aspiring to serve and defend our territory against external threat or conflict with other countries then, join the country’s most elite forces, the Philippine Navy.

The Philippine Navy is a highly specialized service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and one of the three uniformed services of the Republic of the Philippines. It has an estimated of 24,000 active personnel and operates 101 ships in active service.


Its main mission is to organize, train, equip, maintain, develop and deploy forces for prompt and sustained naval and maritime operations in support of the Unified Commands in the accomplishment of the AFP mission.

To help you step close to your dreams of joining the Philippine Navy below are the initial requirements, qualifications guide, recruitment procedures and information about benefits, pay and benefits.


Philippine Navy photo via ThePinoyWeekly

Standard qualifications:

FOR NAVAL OFFICERS CANDIDATE COURSE (NOCC)
- Must be a natural born Filipino citizen and of good moral character

- Must be between 21-28 years old

- Single

- Graduate of a 4year baccalaureate degree preferably technical courses

- Height of at least 5 feet for both males and females

- Must not have any pending civil and criminal case

- Physically and mentally fit for training

- Must pass the AFPATB, IQ and SWE exams


FOR BASIC SEAMAN COURSE (BSC)
- Must be a natural born Filipino citizen and of good moral character

- Must be between 18-23 years old

- Single

- Holder of at least 72 units or graduate of a 2-year vocational course preferably technical courses

- Height of at least 5 feet for both males and females

- Must not have any pending civil and criminal case

- Physically and mentally fit for training

- Must pass the AFPATB, IQ and SWE exams

Pay and Allowances

- NOCC Basic Pay of P27,445. for Officers in the rank of Probationary Ensign/ Probationary 2LT, additional monthly allowance of P5,660.00 and other allowances and benefits.

- BSC Basic Pay of P11,265.00 for Enlisted Personnel as Candidate Soldier, additional monthly allowance of P5,660.00 and other allowances and benefits.

- Longevity Pay - 10% of the current monthly base pay compounded for every five years of active military service.

- Cash gifts and bonuses


Benefits and Privileges
- Meal Allowance

- Housing Facilities

- Clothing Allowance

- Free medical and dental services (including dependents)

- Financial assistance (in terms of salary loans, policy loans, business loands, and housing loans thru AFPSLAI, RSBS, PNSLAI, MBAI, and Pag-ibig Fund)

- Insurance through AFPMBAI, SGTI and AFPGIC

- Scholarship grants to qualified dependents

- Local/Foreign Schooling (for qualified personnel in the active military service)

- Disability pension

- Commutation of accumulated leave


Application Procedures:
To apply visit the Philippine recruitment office in Bonifacio Naval Station, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City for the schedules of exams in Manila and Cavite area.

Or catch the Philippine Navy Mobile Recruitment to visit your area and have the entrance exam. For more info read: 2015 Philippine Navy Examination Schedules

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Procurement and Evaluation Branch

Naval Station Jose Francisco

Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City

Phone Numbers: +632-774-7083 and +632-774-7084

Mobile Number: +63921-783-9871

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