PNP Lateral Entry Program for Technical Officers

The PNP Lateral Entry Program for Technical Officers is now open for applications. There are about 224 unfilled quota from the last year’s program. Deadline for submission of documentary requirements is until April 13, 2018. Written Competitive Examination (WCE) will be on April 22, 2018 (Sunday).

PNP Lateral Entry Program Vacancies

  • Legal Officer (53 positions)
  • Medical Officer (23 positions)
  • Medico Legal Officer (13 positions)
  • Pastor (4 positions)
  • Priest (17 positions)
  • Dental Officer (38 positions)
  • Psychologist (5 positions)
  • Psychometrician (43 positions)
  • Information Technology Officer (18 positions)
  • Forensic Chemical Officer (10 positions)

PNP Lateral Entry Vacancies

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Trunkline for PNP Lateral Entry Program Inquiries

You may now contact the Technical Service Officers where you plan to apply. For more information, you may contact the following trunkline numbers:

Medico Legal Officer and Forensic Chemical Officer

  • 723-0401 Local 4406 or 4426
  • Look for PCINSP SERRANO (Contact 0917-811-1358)

Priest and Pastor

  • 723-0401 Local 3020
  • Look for PCINSP CHY or NUP EAQUIVAS (Contact: 722-0945 or 571-4963)

Medical Officer

  • 723-0401 Local 3627
  • Look for PCINSP BER or PO2 NOBLE

Psychologist and Psychometrician

  • 723-0401 Local 5454
  • Look for PO1 DOBLAS or NUP DE LEON (Contact: 0955-596-0036)

Dental Officer

  • 723-0401 Local 4504
  • Look for PSUPT DAMASO or PCINSP SUCGANG (Contact: 721-8585)

Legal Officer

  • 723-0401 Local 3517 or 3617
  • Look for PSUPT BUDONG

General Qualifications to Apply for PNP Lateral Entry Program

  1. A citizen of the Philippines;
  2. A person of good moral character;
  3. Must have passed the psychiatric/psychological, drug and physical test to be administered by the PNP;
  4. Must possess a formal baccalaureate degree from a recognized learning institution;
  5. Must be eligible which acquired from the following:
    • NAPOLCOM PNP Entrance
    • License Criminologist (R.A . No. 6506)
    • Career Service Professional Examination
    • Bar and Board Examinations of Baccalaureate Degree (R.A. 1080)
    • Civil Service Eligibility to College Honor Graduates (PD. No. 907)
  6.  Must have not 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 1.62m in height for male and 1.57m for female;
  9. Must weight not more or less than 5kg from the standard weight Corresponding to his/her weight, age and sex; and
  10. Must not be less than 21 nor more than 30 years of age.

Note: (A) The age, height, and weight requirements for initial appointment in the PNP may be waived only when the number of qualified applicants falls below the approved quota after the final committee deliberation of the recruiting unit; and (B) An applicant shall be considered to be 21 years of age on his/her 21st birthday and shall be considered more than 30 years of age on his/her 31st birthday.

Mandatory Requirements for Civilian Applicants

  • Civil Service PS (Form No. 2017) with the latest ID picture (“A”)
  • NSO Birth Certificate (“B”)
  • College Diploma/Transcript of Records (“C”)
  • Eligibility(“D”)
  • Training (“E”)
  • Passport-Size Picture (“F”)
    • Taken within six (6) months in white background with name tag (computer-generated picture is prohibited)
  • Undertaking of Non-Pending Case (“G”)

If you are planning to apply to the PNP Lateral Entry Program, kindly contact the respective trunkline for more information. You can also visit the Recruitment and Selection Division –  Directorate for Personnel and Records Management (RSD-DPRM) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) at DPRM Annex Building, Recruitment and Selection Division, Camp Crame, Quezon City, Philippines 1110.

Source: RSD DPRM FB Post (March 22/26, 2018) and


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  1. I am a registered nurse since 2010, i want to apply as police nurse. Do i have to take the napolcom exam first to have eligibility then apply for lateral entry? Thank you.

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