How to File or Register for the 2023 Civil Service Exams

The CSC (Civil Service Commission) announced the schedules for the 2023 civil service exams for the CSE-PPT (Career Service Examination, Pen and Paper Test) for the Professional and Sub-Professional levels.

Weโ€™ve prepared this guide to provide you with more information in how to file or register if youโ€™re interested in taking this exam.

Take note of these schedules (but this can vary by area or close early if the target number of applicants is reached before the deadline):

1. March 26, 2023 (CSE-PPT) Exam

Application Period: December 22, 2022- January 25, 2023 (Monday to Friday only)

2. August 13, 2023 (CSE-PPT) Exam

Application Period: May 15, 2023- June 14, 2023

3. Special application period for unrefunded examinees (canceled March 15, 2022, CSE-PPT): from December 14-21, 2022, for the March 26, 2023, CSE-PPT schedule)

Application forms are not for sale.

File or Register for the 2023 Civil Service Exams

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1. Create an account using

IMPORTANT: An applicant should only have ONE ACCOUNT and it must be linked to an active email address.

2. Activate your application through email by clicking on the confirmation/activation message.

3. Log in to using your new login credentials.

4. Edit your profile (system requirement).

IMPORTANT: Double-check that you entered the correct data on the form before clicking โ€œUpdate Profileโ€.

5. Choose the testing center chosen level of the exam on the dashboard.

TIP: You can see all the available slots for every testing center.

6. Enter the required details on the CS Form No. 100. (Download Application Form no. 100 For (CSE) Civil Service Examinationย (Revised Sept. 2016)

7. Scan all the required documents and save it as a .jpeg file (must NOT exceed 5MB).

IMPORTANT: Ensure you attach the correct file using the specific link because errors can result in the disapproval of your application.

8. Choose your preferred Regional Office or Field Office for the personal appearance, then upload the required documents before clicking SUBMIT.

9. Check the status of your application (should be โ€œSUBMITTEDโ€) to see if you were able to successfully upload the documents.

10. Once your application is approved, youโ€™ll receive an email with your OCSEAS account (online civil service examination application system). At this point, the status will change to โ€œFOR PAYMENT.โ€

11. Choose your preferred date for the personal appearance and payment of your exam application (must be within two (2) days the application is evaluated).

Failure to do this can mean forfeiture of your slot.

12. Be at your preferred Regional Office or field office on your scheduled appointment.

Below are some important information from CSC regional centers. Weโ€™ll update the article when we get more updates from the other regions.


Region I

๐—ง๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€:

  • ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ด ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—œ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฒ
  • ๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—œ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ
  • ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—™๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ ๐—จ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป
  • ๐—จ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฎ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป
  • ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ป, ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป

๐—ฉ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—™๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด:

  • ๐—–๐—ฆ๐—– ๐—œ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ด ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—œ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ฒ – (077) 670-0357
  • ๐—–๐—ฆ๐—– ๐—œ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—œ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ โ€“ (077) 604-5582
  • ๐—–๐—ฆ๐—– ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ ๐—จ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—™๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ ๐—จ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป โ€“ (072) 700-5763
  • ๐—–๐—ฆ๐—– ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ป, ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป โ€“ (075) 529-9394
  • ๐—–๐—ฆ๐—– ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐—จ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฎ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป โ€“ (075) 523-8338

Region X

CSC Regional Office IX

CSC Regional Office IX (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

CSC FO-Pagadian City (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

CSC FO-Dipolog City (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Region XI: For Davao City, Digos City, Tagum City, and Mati City Testing Centers

Location: Civil Service Commission Regional Office XI,  Ecoland Drive, Matina, Davao City (or another CSC Field Office near you)

Online booking for examination slot:

Walk-in options: some field offices

CSC Regional Office XI – Walk-in (24/7) or online

CSC Davao del Sur Field Office

Online – Other government agencies, private offices, etc.-FULLY BOOKED

CSC Davao de Oro Field Office – Online

CSC Davao del Norte Field Office – FULLY BOOKED (priority to online; walk-in will only be catered if online booked applicants donโ€™t appear on their scheduled time and date)

CSC Davao Oriental Field Office – Walk-in or Online

Contact the Examination Services Division for more information:

  • (GLOBE) 0927-018-0453
  • (SUN) 0923-828-4236
  • (LANDLINE) 082-299-1724/25/27
  • Email: