PNP SAF Online Application: Recruitment Process And Requirements

Here's good news for those who wish to enter the police force of the Philippines. You can now apply online if you want to become a new member of the Special Action Force (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP). The national police force has a website called the PNP Online Recruitment Application System (PNP ORAS) which allows you to register and fill up the application form.

Before anything else, you should make sure that you are qualified to apply before you visit the website and fill up the registration and application form.

According to the PNP, here are the minimum requirements to make you a qualified applicant for the PNP SAF:
1. A citizen of the Republic of the Philippines;
2. A person of good moral character;
3. Must have passed the psychiatric, psychological, drug and physical tests that are administered by the PNP;
4. Must possess a formal baccalaureate degree from a recognized learning institution;
5. Must be eligible;
- PNP Entrance (NAPOLCOM)
- RA No. 1080 (Bar and Board Examinations)
- PD No. 907 (CS eligibility to College Honor Graduates)
6. Must not have been dishonorably discharged from military employment or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government;
7. Must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
8. Must be at least one meter and sixty-two centimeters (1.62m) in height for male and one meter and fifty-seven centimeters (1.57m);
9. Must weight not more or less than five kilograms (5kg) from the standard weight Corresponding to his/her weight, age, and sex; and
10. Must not be less than twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age.

And here are the documents you need in filing your application:
a. Civil Service Personal Data Sheet (Revised 2005)
b. NSO-authenticated Birth Certificate;
c. Authenticated Certificate of Eligibility;
d. 2 pcs. 2x2 black and white picture with name tag, 1 bust-size picture, and 1 whole body picture;
e. Authenticated Transcript of Records/Diploma;
f. Local Clearances such as Barangay, Police, RTC/MTC and NBI;
g. Medical Certificate (examinations to be administered by the PNP)
h. Fingerprint and Handwriting Specimen (NAPOLCOM)

Now, if you meet the requirements and you have the documents mentioned above, then you are ready for your PNP SAF online application. But before you proceed, you should make an email account first. You are going to need an email address to register and activate your account. If you don't have an email address, you should create one with Gmail right now. It's free and it only take a few minutes to create one. Go now and create an email account with Gmail.

Are you done with Gmail? Yes? Then you are ready.
1. Visit
2. Click on the button that says "Join Now".
3. Fill up the registration form. Don't forget to input your email address because that's where the PNP will send your username and password for your account.
4. Open your email account, go to your inbox, and look for the email sent by the PNP.
5. Copy the username and password sent to you then click on the activation link.
6. Log into your PNP ORAS account using the username and password sent to you.
7. Click on the "Home" tab to view your application status.
8. Click on the "Application Form" tab to fill up your application.
9. Fill up all the necessary information.
10. That's it. If you've followed all of the steps above, all you need to do now is wait for a message or confirmation regarding your application.

Note: Keep in mind that you can always view the status of your application by logging into your account and clicking on the "Home" tab.