Bureau of Corrections

Republic of the Philippines



Philippine Standard Time

Tuesday 28 May 2024


Minimum Qualifications

  1. A citizen of the Republic of the Philippines;
  2. A person of good moral character;
  3. Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized learning institution;
  4. Must possess the appropriate civil service eligibility;
  5. Must not have been dishonorably discharged or dismissed for cause from previous employment;
  6. Must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
  7. *Must not be less than twenty-one (21) or not more than forty (40) years of age; and
  8. Must be at least one meter and sixty-two centimeters (1.62) m. in height for male, and one meter and fifty-seven (1.57) m. for female: Provided, that a waiver issued by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) for height and age requirement/s is granted to applicants belonging to the cultural communities.

* The age limit as per R.A. 10575 or “The Bureau of Corrections Act of 2013” is forty (40) years old, however, those above thirty-six (36) years of age will have to sign a waiver agreeing that they may not be able to qualify for the full retirement benefits afforded to a uniformed officer of BuCor.

Requirements for Submission

Corrections Officer Applicants – Long White Folder
Corrections Technical Officer Applicants – Long Brown Folder
Non-Uniformed Personnel Applicants – Long Yellow Folder


a. Letter of Intent
b. Five (5) Original Notarized Original Copies of Duly Accomplished CSC Form 212 Revised 2017 (Personal Data Sheet, refer to Guide to Filling Out the PDS)
c. Two (2) Copies of AUTHENTICATED Certification of Eligibility (CSC, PRC) and its Official Receipt
d. Authenticated Copy of Transcript of Records and Authenticated Certification from the School or CHED
e. Original PSA Birth Certificate (Original Receipt to be presented)
f. Original PSA Marriage Certificate (If applicable)
g. Original PSA Birth Certificate of Children (If applicable)
h. One (1) Valid Original NBI Clearance
i. One (1) Valid PNP Directorate for Intelligence (D.I.) Clearance (From Camp Crame)


a. Duly/Properly Accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) must be notarized (Pleased refer to Guide to Filling Out the Personal Data Sheet)
b. Original copies of clearances from the following agencies
          1. One (1) NBI Clearance
          2. One (1) PNP Directorate for Intelligence (D.I.) Clearance
          3. One (1) Local Police Clearance
          4. One (1) Barangay Clearance
          5. One (1) RTC, MTC, Prosecution Clearance
c. PSA Birth Certificate*
d. PSA Marriage Certificate (If Married)*
e. Education Certificates*
f. Certificate of Employment (If previously employed)*
g. Passport (If any)*
h. Notarized waiver/authority to allow the agency to undergo B.I.
i. Sketch of house/residence from landmarks
j. Two (2) pieces of latest colored 2×2 pictures (Not Photoshopped)

* Requirements form c to g may be submitted as photocopies


a. Twelve (12) Photocopies of the original Personal Data Sheet (PDS)


a. Notarized and Duly Accomplished CSC Form 212 (Revised 2017)
b. AUTHENTICATED Certification of Eligibility (CSC, PRC)

*Only folders 1. and 2. are to be initially submitted for the pooling, folders 3. and 4. are to be submitted at a later announced date, subsequent to the results of the Agility Examinations