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Requirements of Civil Service Exam

This article will give you the requirements of Civil Service Exam. This is according to the official announcement of Civil Service Commission in their website.

All applicants must strictly meet the following qualification  as requirements of Civil Service Exam:

  • Filipino citizen;
  • At least 18 years old on the date of filing of application;
  • Of good moral character;
  • Has not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude, or disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness, or addiction to drugs;
  • Has not been dishonorably discharged from military service, or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government; and
  • Has not taken the same level of Career Service Examination, regardless of mode, within the last three months before the date of examination

What are the requirements of Civil Service Exam?

1. Fully accomplished Application Form (CS Form No. 100, Revised September 2016).

Note: The spaces for “Signature of Applicant” and “Right Thumbmark” on the Application Form should be left blank. These shall be accomplished in the presence of the CSC processor.

2. Four (4) pieces of identical I.D. pictures with specifications, as follows:

  • Passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  • Colored, with white background
  • Taken within three (3) months prior to filing of application
  • Printed on good quality photo paper
  • In standard close-up shot (from shoulder level up with the head and face occupying at least 80% of the picture and with the name tag positioned at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin)
  • In bare face (with no eyeglasses, colored contact lens, or any accessories that may cover the facial features; facial features not computer enhanced)
  • Showing left and right ears
  • Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
  • With neutral facial expression, and both eyes open
  • With HANDWRITTEN (not computer-generated) name tag legibly showing SIGNATURE OVER PRINTED FULL NAME in the format: First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any



3. Original and photocopy of any of the following I.D. cards

And these IDs must be valid (not expired upon filing of application):

  • Driver’s License;
  • Passport;PRC License;
  • SSS I.D.;
  • GSIS I.D. (UMID);
  • Voter’s I.D.;
  • BIR I.D. (ATM type/TIN card type with picture);
  • PhilHealth I.D. (must, at the least, contain the holder’s name, clear picture, signature and PhilHealth number);
  • Company/Office I.D.;
  • School I.D. (validated for the current school year/semester/trimester);
  • Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate (with picture);
  • Postal I.D.;
  • Barangay I.D.; or
  • NBI Clearance

Note: All other I.D. cards not included in the above list shall NOT be accepted.

4. For applicants without date of birth in their I.D. card/s, original and photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA, formerly National Statistics Office), or the Local Civil Registry (LCR) printed on Security Paper (SecPa).

5. For applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225, original and photocopy of Certification of Retention/Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship issued by the Bureau of Immigration.

6. Examination fee of Five Hundred Pesos (Php 500.00).



  1. Jayvee Jayvee January 24, 2018

    Hi, san pwede mag file ng application. From Pasig here!

  2. Alicia Alicia March 17, 2018

    How can i apply for the exam on august?

  3. louie loie louie loie March 21, 2018

    kailangan po ba college level lang ang pwede makapag-exam?un po ba high school graduate pwede din kumuha ng sub pro?tnx

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | March 29, 2018

      Pwede po kahit hindi nakapag-college. As long as 18 years old pataas. Pro or SubPro ang pwede ninyo itake.

  4. generose Valdeztamon generose Valdeztamon March 22, 2018

    Hi san po registration dto sa Quezon City ?thank u

  5. Cherry Mae Pasaje Cherry Mae Pasaje March 29, 2018

    Hello po. Good eve. Saan po registration d2 sa Omoc City, Leyte po. Thank you.

  6. Soledad comadizo Soledad comadizo April 4, 2018

    San po mag exam gusto ko pong pakuhanin ang 2 kong pamangkin..1 is a high sch grad and the other is senior high grad..anu pi requirements..tnx po

  7. linnzi linnzi April 6, 2018

    Hello po may tanong lang po, what if hindi nakapasa ng Civil service examination pwede Pa po bang magtake ulit?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Yes pwede po. Unlimited ang pagtake ng exam.

  8. cheryl bustero cheryl bustero April 8, 2018

    saan po ang office sa cagayan or davao na pwedi apply-an?

  9. joie joie April 10, 2018

    sa anong size ng papel po pedi e print ung form..?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Long bond paper.

      • Topee Topee September 25, 2019

        Ano po ba ang mga possible questions sa civil service exam.thanks

  10. Kristine Anne Bachinicha Kristine Anne Bachinicha April 10, 2018

    Hello po. Ask ko lang po. What if wala po valid ID? Is voters certificate okay?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Voter’s ID po pwede.

  11. Jennifer De Guzman Jennifer De Guzman April 11, 2018

    Pd po b mgfile ako kht nndto ako abroad (UAE)

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Bawal po.

  12. Princess Dianne Navarro Princess Dianne Navarro April 14, 2018

    Hi paano po ako mgpa register?exam for august.tnx

  13. Connie longno Connie longno April 24, 2018

    Good day
    Pwd po bah mkaaplly online ng cs

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | May 3, 2018

      No online application po.

  14. Anne Cruz Anne Cruz April 29, 2018

    Pwede po ba magtake ng cse kahit board passer na po?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | May 3, 2018

      It’s up to you. Pwede naman po.

  15. Cristina Franco Cristina Franco April 30, 2018

    Ask ko lng po San po dto sa Laguna pwede mag register at kumuha ng application form thank u sa sasagot

  16. mark lester mark lester May 2, 2018

    where is the nearest csc branch to file here at makati city?

  17. Jessie f gonzales jr Jessie f gonzales jr May 2, 2018

    Hi po saan po registration from mabalacat city pampanga po slamat

  18. vanessa vanessa May 2, 2018

    pwede pong subprof tas saka na ulit mag prof?:

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | May 3, 2018

      Yes. Pwedeng pwede na kumuha muna ng Sub Professional bago mag-Professional.

  19. Anjanette Anjanette May 7, 2018

    Hi, san po pwede mag file ng application. From Imus,City Cavite here!

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | May 16, 2018

      CSC Field Office – Cavite Provincial Capitol Compound
      Trece Martires City, Cavite 4109

  20. Jeyn lee Jeyn lee May 12, 2018

    Hi,pwede po makahingi ng form sa cavite?

      • Lynette taborada Lynette taborada August 24, 2019

        Hi po,kailan po ung next exam ng subpro at pro? San po pwede mg file dito sa tacloban?kailan po pwede mg file? Thank you po

    • Ryle Ryle August 28, 2019

      Pwede ho ba magtake ng Pro exam kahit undercollege grad po natapos?

  21. Ezer Ezer May 17, 2018

    how many ID’s are needed?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Only 1. Kapag may birthdate na nakalagay sa ID, no need na ng birth cert.

  22. Marlotte saludar Marlotte saludar May 19, 2018

    Kahit po ba ALS graduate lang pwede mag take ng exam? And san po pwede magpa-register here sa Manila? Thank you in advance.

  23. Marian Marian May 19, 2018

    Saan po pwede mag-file ng application form dito sa Masbate City?

  24. Mika Cruz Mika Cruz May 19, 2018

    Ask ko lang po, nag exam po ako last March 18, 2018 CS Professional po. Can I apply again this August?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Yes po. You can apply.

  25. Kath Valenzuela Kath Valenzuela May 20, 2018

    san po ako pwede mag pasa ng requirements or register for csc? qc area po

  26. Angelie Angelie May 21, 2018

    Ano po ba difference ng sub pro and pro? Pwedeng pro agad kunin kahit di pa tapos ng college?

  27. jhing martinez jhing martinez May 21, 2018

    hi po kapag may prc liscense kelangan pa din kumuha ng exam?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Pwede pa naman.

  28. Claudine Veronica Claudine Veronica May 22, 2018

    Hi good day! Paano po process nung sa COMEX? Thank you God bless. ??

  29. Janiene Balbuema Janiene Balbuema May 23, 2018

    Can I file application and take cse sa Quezon city kahit hindi ako taga.QC? Thanks

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | May 30, 2018

      YES. Pero sa QC po ang magiging venue mo ng exam.

  30. Marie Marie May 29, 2018

    Yung nga requirements po ba long or short po yung copy? Thanks po?

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | May 30, 2018


  31. Gibo Gibo June 5, 2018

    hello, Goodafternoon Mam/Sir Valid id po ba yung student license? thank you po

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Yes. Driver’s License na student ok yun.

  32. Gibo Gibo June 5, 2018

    Good Am. Ask ko lang po about dun sa barangay ID, Yung barangay ID po ba e yung Barangay Clearance? Thanks Po.

    • Civil Service Exam Admin Civil Service Exam Admin Post author | June 7, 2018

      Magkaiba iyon. Tanong po kayo sa Brgy Hall ninyo.

  33. Disseirie Disseirie June 5, 2018

    How about po sa mga grumaduate ng may latin honor? Di na po di ba mag tatake ng exam? Paano po yung process? Thank you

  34. Jaret Jaret May 22, 2019

    saan po pwede mag file ng application pag taga san mateo, rizal po

  35. Luzviminda G. Barayang Luzviminda G. Barayang May 24, 2019

    saan po pwede magfile Ng application dito s Laguna? at saan po magbayad Ng examination fee?. thank you.

  36. sherylann sherylann May 27, 2019

    good day po…first timer po on taking csc exam..ano po ba ung sub prof and prof? same lang din po ba requirements dun?

  37. Peyt Peyt May 27, 2019

    Hello po. Pwede po bang ibang tao ang mag file? Example,mother ko po. Thankyou.

  38. Jobell De La Cuadra Jobell De La Cuadra May 30, 2019

    Instead of Voter’s ID, is Voter’s Certification with certIfied true copy allowed?

  39. Myra Miranda Myra Miranda June 10, 2019

    Reqired po ba ang kopya ng grades o diploma pag nag exam sa Civil Service?

  40. Kath Kath June 25, 2019

    Hello po.. pwede po ba mag exam sa comex kahit ofw? If pwede po pano po pag process? Please reply. Thanks a lot.

  41. anamay anamay June 28, 2019

    kelan po ulit next filling po ma’am?

  42. Cherry Cherry September 17, 2019

    San po pwede mag apply taga tuguegarao po

  43. john john September 17, 2019

    pwed po ba mag take kahit married na ?

  44. Macristy tuazon Macristy tuazon September 18, 2019

    Good day po. Panu po makapagtake ng etnrance exam para po sa civil service exam

    Thank u po.

  45. Fharn Fharn September 18, 2019

    Hi. Paano po of nakahijab sa ID? Pwede lang po?

  46. Alexis Alexis September 19, 2019


  47. Richelle C.Madreo Richelle C.Madreo September 20, 2019

    Good day mam/sir,san po pwede pumill up ng form for CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION.Thank you.

  48. JOE JOE September 21, 2019

    Pwede po ba mag. Exam ang LET Passer.

  49. Charmie Charmie September 22, 2019

    4 ID passport size, 2 valid IDs original and photocopy then 500 pesos? Is that the requirements all i need to submit? Where i can get the application form?

  50. jesalyn jesalyn September 22, 2019

    Saan po ako pwede maka exam CSE..

  51. Karen Mae I.Tuyac Karen Mae I.Tuyac September 24, 2019

    San po ba pwede magfile para makatake ng exam dito sa dumaguete city?

  52. Maribel alcazar Maribel alcazar September 24, 2019

    San po pwd mag inquire agoncillo batangas po .

  53. Rowena Casaba Rowena Casaba September 27, 2019

    I read the comment above na bawal ang abroad to file and it was last year. Until now bawal pa po ba? Can i file and submit mg form thru scanner with an authorization letter. Yung kapatid ko ang magprocess.Gusto ko sana kukuha ng exam dahil ang uwi ko is exactly the month of the exam but the filing months are december and Juanuary. I feel bad.

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