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PDEA Recruitment

How to be a PDEA agent?
Recruitment Qualifications
1. Must be a college graduate
2. Must be 21 to 35 years old
3. Must be at least 5'2" for men and 5' for women
4. Must have passed any of the following:
      a. Bar Exam
      b. Board Exam
      c. Civil Service Professional Exam
5. Must be physically fit
6. Must be of good moral character
7. Must be computer literate

For those who are below 5'2" for men or 5' for women may still apply provided they submit photocopy of height waiver from NCIP. (National Commission on Indigenous People)

        Related: How To Become A NBI Agent

How will you know if PDEA is in the process of recruitment?
Check the PDEA Website and in the right side of the web page is an icon saying Now Hiring. Click that link to know the details.

Qualified applicants are required to submit an application letter addressed to the PDEA Chief.

Application must be accompanied by the ff: documents
1. Two Sets of Personal Data Sheet, completely filled up
2. Transcript of Records (Original/ Authenticated)
3. Diploma (Original/ Authenticated)
4. CSC Eligibility/ PRC Board Rating
5. NSO Birth Certificate
6. Barangay Clearance
7. Police Clearance
8. NBI Clearance
9. Metropolitan Trial Court Clearance
10.Prosecutor’s Clearance
11.Regional Trial Court Clearance
12.Affidavit of Undertaking of Non-Pending Case
13.Drug Test Result (One-month prior to application)

Qualified applicants are eligible to take the Qualifying Examination (QE)

PDEA Agent Application Form is available at all PDEA national and regional offices.

PDEA Online Application
Email your application at pdea_ahrs1@yahoo.com.ph

Note: Source of this info. is the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency website at this link.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency applicants are also required to undergo the following process
   1. Neuro Psychological Test
   2. Medical Examination
   3. Agility Test
   4. Background Investigation
   5. Panel Interview

        Related; PDEA Academy

Some Facts about PDEA
1. That recruits are required to complete 6 months of training.
2. That the lowest ranking PDEA agent or the entry level position is called Intelligence Officer 1.
3. That the PDEA Academy is located in Silang, Cavite.
4. That Intelligence Officer 1 has a salary grade 11. Salary Grade 11 at present is more or less Php 14,000 (may no longer be current) 
5. That the present Director General of PDEA is Isidro Lapena. (as of july 2017). This info. may not be current. (now Wilkins Villanueva)

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