Meanwhile, you need to be at least a college graduate of a 4-year Bachelor’s Degree before you can take the Professional Civil Service Exam. Passing this test makes you eligible for up to second-level scientific, technical, and professional positions up to Division Chief level.
Aside from those degree qualifications, only the following people can take the Civil Service Exams:
- Filipino citizen
- At least 18 years old on date of application
- With good moral character; no pending case or conviction
- Has not been dishonorably discharged or dismissed from civilian position or military service
- Has not taken any type of Civil Service Exam within the last 3 months before the exam date
Take note that Filipinos with dual citizen can still apply for the exam; but they have to submit a copy of the Certification of Retention/Reacquisition of Philippine Citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration.