Official Fire Officer Examination (FOE) 2023-2024 | Schedule and Requirements
We are pleased to inform you about Fire Officer Examination (FOE) 2023-2024 | Schedule and Requirements
WHO ARE QUALIFIED TO TAKE IT?
All applicants must STRICTLY meet the following qualification requirements:
- Must be a Filipino citizen;
- Must be 21 to 35 years old at the date/time of filing of application;
- Must be of good moral character;
- Must be mentally and physically fit;
- 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;
- Must not have been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian positions in the government; and
- Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized institution of learning.
- 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.
- b)Approval of applications may be recalled at any time upon discovery of the applicant’s disqualification, for which the examination fees paid shall be forfeited.
- c)Applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225 (Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003) may apply for and take the examination upon presentation of the original, and submission of a copy of, Certification of Retention/Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration, and meeting of all the other admission and application requirements for the examination.
- d)Applicants with pending administrative and/or criminal cases may take the examination and shall be conferred eligibility if they successfully pass the same. However, this is without prejudice to the outcome of their pending cases. If they are found guilty, their eligibility shall be forfeited based on the penalties stated in the decision and on Section 57 (a) of the 2017 Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service.
- e)The Bar examination given by the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the Board examinations (requiring completion of at least a bachelor’s degree) given by the Professional Regulation Commission are declared civil service examinations under Republic Act (RA) No. 1080. Accordingly, and under CSC Resolution No. 90-1212, the passers are automatically considered civil service eligibles. Thus, they may opt not to take the corresponding examination anymore.
Also, the following individuals may opt not to take the examination anymore:
> Passers of civil service eligibility examinations, as follows:
– Career Service Examination (Professional level)
– Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO)
> Grantees of eligibilities under special laws and CSC issuances, as follows:
– Honor Graduate Eligibility under P.D. 907
– Scientific and Technological Specialist Eligibility under P.D. 997
– Sanggunian Member Eligibility (Second level) under RA No. 10156
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