Fire Officer Exam (FOE) 2022 Online Application, Schedule, Requirements

MANILA, Philippines – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announces the schedule of online application for the Fire Officer Exam (FOE) 2022 through CSC Examination Announcement No. 1, series of 2022.

Applications will be on first-come-first-serve basis and shall be close anytime before the deadline if the CSC Regional/Field office already reached the target number of applicants.

FOE aims to establish a Roster of Eligibles (RoE) from which certification and appointment to second level ranks in the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and other functionality related positions shall be made, provided the eligibilities meet the qualifications and other requirement of the positions.

Here is the schedule and deadline of application for 2022 Fire Officer Exam (FOE), Penology Officer Exam (POE), courtesy of CSC.

Date of ExamStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
October 23, 2022August 18, 2022September 1, 2022

FOE 2022 Qualifications

Here are the specific qualifications for the Fire Officer Exam as posted by CSC (extracted from the FOE 2018 guidelines). All applicants must strictly meet these qualifications in order to qualify.

  1. Must be Filipino citizen;
  2. Must be 21 to 35 years old at the date/time of filing of application;
  3. Must be of good moral character;
  4. Must be mentally and physically fit;
  5. Must have 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;
  6. Must have not been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian positions in the government; 
  7. Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized institution of learning;

Take note of the following additional reminders

  • Age requirement shall be waived for incumbent employees of the BFP and former employees of BFP provided their applications are endorsed by BFP and they can meet the the minimum service requirement pursuant to existing laws.
  • Approval of applications may be recalled any time upon discovery of applicant’s disqualification, for which the examination fees paid shall be forfeited.
  • Applicants holding dual citizenship under R.A. 9225 may apply for and take the examination upon presentation of original and photocopy of Certification of Retention/Re-acquisition of Philippine Citizenship from the Bureau of Immigration, and meeting of all the other admission and application requirements for the examination.
  • Applicants with pending administrative and/or criminal cases may take the examination and shall be conferred the eligibility if they successfully pass the same. However, this is without prejudice to the outcome of their pending cases. If they are found guilty, their eligibility shall be forfeited based on the penalties stated in the decision and on Section 57 (a) of the 2017 Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service.

FOE 2022 Online Application

It is expected that the CSC regional offices will release the links where to apply online. Keep tuning in. We will keep you informed at this section.

Application Requirements

Below are the specific requirements the applicant must comply:

  1. APPLICATION FORM: Fully accomplished application form (CS Form No. 100, Revised 2016). Download the form here. The ‘Signature’ and the ‘Right Thumb mark’ as per CSC shall be left blank as this will be accomplished in the presence of CSC representative/ processor. 
  2. ID PICTURES: Four (4) pieces of ID photos printed in good quality photo paper, Passport size, colored with white background, with handwritten name tag showing the signature over printed full  name format. In the photo studio, just tell that the photo is to be used for Civil Service application, they already know the specifications. Meanwhile, here are the detailed specifications:
    • Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
    • Philippine passport picture size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.78” x 1.38”)
    • Colored, with white background and printed on good quality photo paper
    • Must be 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)
    • Must be in bare face (with no eyeglasses, colored contact lens, or any accessories that may cover the facial features (facial features not computer enhanced)
    • Must show the left and right ears
    • Must be taken in full-face view directly facing the camera, with neutral facial expression and both eyes open
    • Must have 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. ID – Original and photocopy of any of the following ID Cards, which is preferably valid. All other ID’s not included in below list shall not be accepted.
    • Driver’s license/ Temporary Driver’s license/ Student Driver’s Permit;
    • Passport;
    • PRC License ID;
    • SSS ID;
    • GSIS ID;
    • Voter’s ID;
    • BIR/Taxpayer’s ID;
    • Philhealth ID
    • Postal ID;
    • Current company ID;
    • Current School ID;
    • Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate;
    • Barangay ID;
    • NBI Clearance;
    • Seaman’s Book;
    • HDMF Transaction ID;
    • PWD ID;
    • Solo Parent ID;
    • Senior Citizen ID;
    • Alient Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACR I-CARD);
    • CSC Eligibility Card
  4. EXAMINATION FEE: 700 pesos

Additional Requirements (if applicable)

  • For applicants without date of birth in their ID cards – Original and Photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), or the Local Civil Registry printed in Security Paper.
  • 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
  • For incumbent employees of BFP, availing of the waiver on age requirement – Certification of Employment issued by the authorized agency official
  • For former employees of BFP, availing of the waiver on age requirement – Application Endorsement by the authorized BFP official with a statement certifying that the applicant can meet the minimum service requirement based on existing laws

Height Requirements

There is no height requirement for male and female in applying for the Fire Officer Exam 2022.

Bar, Board, Honor Graduates CSC Eligibility

Bar examination passers given by the Supreme Court of the Philippines are automatically granted with Civil Service Eligibility. Board Exam passers given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) are also automatically granted with CSC eligibility under Republic Act No. 1080.

Honor Graduates may opt not to apply also since they are already eligible and may be granted with Honor Graduate Eligibility under P.D. 907.

Though the following are already CSC eligibles, they can always opt to take CSE if they like.

Passers of Civil Service Exam Professional Level and Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO) may opt not to take the exams as well.

SEE ALSO: Complete list of Civil Service Eligibilities

How to apply for FOE 2022? Where to file?

FOE applicant must communicate/coordinate with the CSC RO or with any CSC RO’s Field Offices where they intend to take the examination regarding the mode of filing of application and the corresponding procedures. Complete directory of these offices can be found at CSC official website.

FOE 2022 Exam Coverage

The October 2022 Fire Officer Exams covered the following topics:

  • General Ability (25%): Verbal, Analytical and Numerical
  • Fire Suppression (30%)
    • Pre-Fire Planning; 
    • Firefighting Techniques and Procedures; 
    • Tools, Equipment and Apparatus
  • Fire Safety and Prevention (20%): 
    • Fire Code of the Philippines; 
    • Fire Safety Related Codes, NFPA Laws and other BFP Issuances (Building Code, Electrical Code); 
    • BFP Citizens Charter, SOP/MCs on Fire Safety Inspection
  • Fire Investigation (15%)
    • The Law on Arson in the Philippines (RPC); 
      • Constitutional Rights of the Accused
      • Prima Facie Evidence of Arson
      • Rules of Court
    • Procedures and Techniques; 
      • Identification, Preservation and Handling of Evidence
      • Other Related Procedure and Techniques
    • SOP’s in Fire and Arson Investigation
  • Administrative Matters (10%)
    • RA 6975, 9263 & 9592 and its IRR; 
    • CSC Rules and Regulations and Qualification Standards; 
    • BFP Memo Circulars and SOP’s on Administrative Matters

Passing Grade

The FOE exams has 160 items, 150 for test proper while 10 items for Examinee Descriptive Questions (EDQ), pertaining to personal data of examinees. The exams will start from 8:00 A.M. to 11:05 AM or 3 hours and 5 minutes.

The applicant is advised by the Commission to come at the examination center one hour before the test proper.

The examinee shall obtain 80.00% general rating to pass the examination.

Venues of FOE

Fire Officer exams on October 2022 are expected to be held at the following testing centers.

  • Region 1 – San Fernando City, La Union
  • Region 2 – Tuguegarao City
  • Region 3 – San Fernando City, Pampanga
  • Region 4 – Batangas City
  • Region 5 – Legazpi City
  • Region 6 – Iloilo City
  • Region 7 – Cebu City
  • Region 8 – Tacloban City
  • Region 9 – Zamboanga City
  • Region 10 – Cagayan de Oro City
  • Region 11 – Davao City
  • Region 12 – Koronadal City/ General Santos City
  • National Capital Region (NCR) – Quezon City
  • Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) – Baguio City
  • CARAGA – Butuan City
  • BARMM – Cotabato City

FOE October 2022 Room Assignments

The complete list of room/school assignments for October 2022 Fire Officer Exams will be released few weeks before the exams. We will keep everyone posted as soon as CSC officially releases the lists.

Health Declaration Form

As part of the COVID-19 health protocols, examinees shall be required to accomplish a Health Declaration Form (HDF), which will be available at CSC official website.

Examinees are advised to pre-accomplished the HDF prior to the examination day. The temperature reading will be written only upon going through thermal scanning at the main entrance of the school/testing venue.

Examination Day

On examination day, be sure to take not of the following

  • No face-mask and face shield, no entry
  • No ID Card/document, no exam
  • Be at the testing venue not later than 6:30 AM
  • Observe physical distancing
  • Wear proper attire on examination day, preferably white T-shirts/tops. Sleeveless shirt/blouse, shorts/short pants, tokong pants, ripped jeans and slippers are not allowed.
  • Examinees are not allowed to bring cellular phones, gadgets, smartphones, smart watches, pens and glasses with built-in camera, books and other forms of printed materials and other similar items.
  • Bringing the test booklet outside of examination room is strictly prohibited.

Things to bring

Don’t forget to bring the following on examination day

  • ID Card – preferably the same ID presented during application
  • Black ball pens
  • Health Declaration Form
  • Personal Alcohol/Sanitizer

Release of Results

CSC targeted to release the official results and list of passers for FOE October 2022 on December 3, 2022.

CSC advised examinees to directly coordinate with CSC Regional Office for other concerns like verification of examinee number, and other examination result related matters.

Fire Officer Eligibility

Shall the examinee passed the Fire Officer Exams, Civil Service Commission will confer to the passer the Fire Officer Eligibility. It is the second level eligibility, which is specific and appropriate for appointment to second level ranks in the fire protection service and functionality

Questions

Do you have questions about FOE 2022? Tell us at the comment section below.

To keep updated on the announcements on October 2022 Fire Officer Exams (FOE), we advise our visitors to bookmark this page, visit CSC official website, follow us at our social media pages via Facebook and Twitter or join the members discussions at our Facebook Group.

85 comments… add one
  • Hydie P.Epo Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:41

    What is the minimum height required for BFP’s applicants?

    Thank you.

    • Ruth Yankin Jul 3, 2022 @ 12:02

      Saan po ba tayo pwding mag apply sa exam? Salamat sa maka sagot.

      • huzaynmalik Jul 5, 2022 @ 18:06

        naka list na po ang venue or lugar na pwedeng puntahan para makapag exam.

        • Reymart calinsag Aug 18, 2022 @ 7:58

          Kaylangan po ba pumunta sa pinaka malapit na CSC Office to apply? FO1

      • Rosalina S. Ricablanca Jul 6, 2022 @ 2:44

        Maam/Sir graduate po a qng vocational course at i am the stenographer of the year 2021-2013. Pwd po ba ako mkapag exam ? Kaht na 2 years lng po ang natapos ko pero now nag aaral po aq ulit coming 2 ndyear next sem? Thank u

        • Anonymous Aug 15, 2022 @ 19:51

          No sir

    • Michel Hebreo Jul 3, 2022 @ 14:53

      For PRC ID holder what are the steps and requirements for applications?thank you po in advance sa sasagot

      • Loyd Manalo Jul 3, 2022 @ 16:59

        Passers of Civil Service Exam Professional Level and Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO) may opt not to take the exams as well.

        • Rea Jul 3, 2022 @ 19:39

          Hi, paano po ba at san pwede mag apply sa BFP? CCS Prof passer po. Thank you.

      • Jessie Michael Jul 5, 2022 @ 22:38

        If you are cs pro or board passer ka, ano next step para makapasok ka sa bfp. Salamat po

    • John A. Visca Jul 3, 2022 @ 20:31

      How to apply poh, Registered Electrical Engineer poh.

    • Adrian Aboganda D. Jul 3, 2022 @ 22:29

      Ma’am / sir may link poba sa pagkuha nga health declaration form. Maraming salamat po

    • Anonymous Jul 4, 2022 @ 11:38

      There is no height requirement for male and female in applying for the Fire Officer Exam 2022.

      • Ana mae Jul 5, 2022 @ 11:34

        BEFORE taking the exam . You should be a civil service passers??

      • KEEEMEE Aug 15, 2022 @ 23:43

        MAY GENDER REQUIREMENT PO BA?

      • Anonymous Aug 16, 2022 @ 12:43

        Saan po pwede mag apply sir, may branch po dtu na pwede mag apply sir . Thank you

    • Anonymous Jul 24, 2022 @ 18:49

      5:’4 for boys
      5’2 for girls I thought

  • Mae Ann Garcia Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:47

    Is it okay to take the exam even if the examiner only got 72 units??

  • Anonymous Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:51

    Kaylangan pa po ba nga height waiver to apply for application on taking the exam?

  • Efren John Jallorina Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:56

    Im already a Civil Service Exam Professional passer, what is the next step for applying as FO since I have an option not to take the exam .

    • Merlin cabugwason Jul 3, 2022 @ 12:43

      How about tattoo? Bawal po ba? Thank you sa reply.

  • Reylan Palazon Jul 3, 2022 @ 12:08

    Kapag pumasa po ba dito sa exam ng FOE ito na po ba ang eligibility nya kahit di na kailangan ang PRC license or passer bg CSE?salamat po

    • Bonen Dairo Jul 3, 2022 @ 12:17

      I am Registered Electrical Engineer and Master Electrician. I want to ask if what would be the processess in applying for Fire officer? Thank you

      • Anonymous Jul 3, 2022 @ 13:23

        RME here idol .

        • Adrian Aboganda D. Jul 3, 2022 @ 22:33

          Ma’am / sir may link poba sa pagkuha nga health declaration form. Maraming salamat po

          • Edd Barreth E Eder Jul 5, 2022 @ 16:32

            May online booking parin ba bago makapag file ng exam sa FOE?

  • Aiza Gilbas Guray Jul 3, 2022 @ 12:31

    Need po ba talaga online registration for filing an application.?? Or baka naman po pwedeng direct/walk in mag’file in csc main office.??

    • Shaif mahari Aug 15, 2022 @ 20:25

      Hello po My PRC License po ako nid padin ba magtake ng Exam? Thank you sa reply

  • Michael Sahagun Jul 3, 2022 @ 15:11

    Hi mam/sir,
    I’m Registered Electrical Engineer..may I ask on how to apply FO.
    Thanks

  • Christopher mortega Jul 3, 2022 @ 15:24

    Kapag po ba graduate sa maritime school at Hindi makapag b.s pwidi mag take ng exam

  • Anonymous Jul 3, 2022 @ 16:46

    ASA ta pwede makakuha ug HEALTH DECLARATION FORM
    Thanks sa makatubag?

  • Romeo masillones Jul 3, 2022 @ 17:04

    Saan pwde mag apply ?

  • Nikki Parangan Jul 3, 2022 @ 17:55

    Pwede po b may tattoo?

  • Lawrence lato Jul 3, 2022 @ 18:22

    Saan po. Makakakuha. Health declaration form.?
    Sana ma sagot poh

  • Jemma Luna Jul 3, 2022 @ 18:52

    Saan po ba tayo pwding mag apply sa exam? Salamat sa maka sagot.

  • Rosalie Jul 3, 2022 @ 18:58

    Hi ma’am/sir,
    Kapag Board passer for Teacher na po anung sunod gawin po? Thanks sa pag sagot.

  • Msarao Jul 3, 2022 @ 19:00

    When is the next hiring for BFP?

  • Juna Mae Campos Caño Jul 3, 2022 @ 19:45

    Good day! Paano po ba mag apply po? Salamat.

  • Alen Jul 3, 2022 @ 19:52

    if FOE passer po ba. pwede pa mag exam nito?

  • Niño Vic Rivas Jul 3, 2022 @ 19:59

    Gusto ko lang po i clarify if tama po ba pagkakaintindi ko. If makakapasa po nitong FOE exam dinapo kailangan ng CSC eligibility para makapag apply bilang fire officer?

    • Mae angellete A. Acevedo Jul 7, 2022 @ 10:38

      Good morning Po ma’am/sir 4th year college na po Ako, pwde Po ba Ako mag take na csc,? Or mo take Ng exam Ng fire?

  • Carlito P. Acibar Jr. Jul 3, 2022 @ 20:53

    Hello po…How to apply po sa BFP…I have a degree of Engineering tech. Major in Electrical…..Salamat po..😇😊

  • [email protected] Jul 3, 2022 @ 22:31

    Ma’am/ sir may link poba sa pagkuha na health declaration form. Salamat po.

  • Nurhaliza K, Jumahali Jul 4, 2022 @ 0:28

    Hello po
    How to apply po sa BFP? I have a degree of bachelor of elementary education.

  • Nurhaliza K, Jumahali Jul 4, 2022 @ 0:32

    Hello Po How to apply BFP ?

  • manny sacoco Jul 4, 2022 @ 7:04

    Interested po sir..kahit college level pwede po ba?

  • Joylyn padilla Jul 4, 2022 @ 9:10

    Hello po criminology board passer po. San po ba mag aaply may link na po ba.. thank you..

  • Arnel Jul 4, 2022 @ 13:30

    Hello po, Philosophy graduate po, saan po pwede mg aply? Salamat.. very interested po.

  • Llena-Ann Palattao Jul 4, 2022 @ 14:00

    Good day po Saan po Mag papasa ng application? May link na po ba ? Salamat po

  • Llena Palattao Jul 4, 2022 @ 14:02

    Good day po Saan po Mag papasa ng application? May link na po ba ?

    Salamat po. Hope you will consider this message.

    • Rina Mae Donghit Jul 4, 2022 @ 16:45

      Hello po . Good day ma’am /Sir. Paano po mag apply po. Degree holder na po ako . . Saan po link para for application form. Sana po mapansin. Thankyou and Godbless😇

  • Vanneza S. Paghasian Jul 4, 2022 @ 22:10

    Me too I want to exam in BFP sana mabigyang pansin sa comment ko PO into .. Ang mabigay kag god 🙏 malaking papasalamat PO Sakin f ito mabigay ikw napo bahal Lord sa laaht2x 🙏🙏😇

  • ralph valerio Jul 5, 2022 @ 11:41

    pwede po ba mag apply Graduate po ako ng Architecture? tank you po

  • mark angelo villarta Jul 5, 2022 @ 14:16

    sir Need papo ba magpa medical bago mag exam ?

  • Ali-john Bazer HR. Jul 5, 2022 @ 15:24

    How to apply

  • Anonymous Jul 5, 2022 @ 15:38

    Dapat po ba CSC passer lng po pwedi mgtake nang exam nang FOE ?

  • Stephen Kim L. Camara Jul 5, 2022 @ 18:27

    Paano po ba mag apply? May eligibility na po ako sa PRC. CRIMINOLOGIST passers po ako.

  • Terceño Niño Robert Tarle Jul 5, 2022 @ 18:29

    pwed po ba mag exam kahit hindi pa nag exam ng civil service exam?

  • Stephen Kim L. Camara Jul 5, 2022 @ 18:30

    Paano po ba mag apply? May eligibility na po ako sa CRIMINOLOGIST.

  • Galos,Carl Stephen D. Jul 5, 2022 @ 21:44

    goodevening sir/ maam . tanong lang po . totoo po bang wala nang height requirement pag mag aaply po ng BFP? maraming salamat po.

  • KERWIN M. JUMAWAN Jul 6, 2022 @ 12:36

    Pwede bah po ba mag Online application? Saan po pwede maka send ng Online ?

  • Saniel Jul 6, 2022 @ 15:47

    Ask Lang po, can I take the exam? Graduating student po ako this year, Hindi papo naka take Ng Civil Service Exam? Am I eligible to take the exam?

    Thank you po and godblessed.

  • Reynel John P. Deala Jul 6, 2022 @ 16:27

    Good afternoon, i’m very interested to apply us BFP. I am 4 years graduate of Business Administration.

  • Anonymous Jul 6, 2022 @ 20:01

    Hello. Since this is an online application, where can I submit the application form for this exam?

  • Genelyn Tubada Jul 6, 2022 @ 20:41

    Saan isend Ang Resume didto lang Po vah sa comment?

  • Eraine Obseña Jul 6, 2022 @ 20:53

    If fresh graduate ka po At hindi board passer pero Cum Laude pwede po bang mag apply?

  • Anonymous Jul 6, 2022 @ 20:58

    saan po dito sa Zamboanga city ang application ng FOE?

  • Christian D. Jul 7, 2022 @ 13:24

    Good day, after po macomplete ang requirements for application for examination saan po ito ipapasa?
    Ipapasa po ba ito pag mag eexam na doon sa pageexaman?
    Thank you po

  • Lovely Jonel Gelig Pag-usara Jul 7, 2022 @ 18:30

    Good day, is there already a link for online application? If so, where to check. Thank you

  • Paul Kerwin Wangka Jul 8, 2022 @ 17:34

    May available na po ba na link for online appointment?

  • Manilyn M.Neri Jul 8, 2022 @ 19:50

    May walk-in application po ba sa Cabanatuan city thank you po

  • James Francis juliano Jul 11, 2022 @ 15:48

    Saan ko po ba I pasa Yung dinownload ko na Application for Civil Service Examination? Or dadalin ko na Lang po sa San Fernando sa araw po Ng examination? Salamat

  • Hamzah Grande Jul 11, 2022 @ 20:48

    When po mag start ang filling?

  • Marvin King Pareñas Jul 13, 2022 @ 11:20

    saan po pwede makakuha nang form??

  • Anonymous Aug 2, 2022 @ 9:47

    hellow po gud morning po saan po exact location of filling sa dito NCR?? thank you

  • Juliet Aug 4, 2022 @ 15:22

    Hello po, pwede po bang mag exam sa Region 5 kahit sa Region 6 po ako nagpasa ng application form?
    Salamat po sa sasagot.

  • Billy Aug 14, 2022 @ 18:54

    good day my question is
    1st step is Mag online application ? and next is walk in file na po ba ?
    and do i need Age Waiver …im 31 mag 32 po this august 20 …

    THANKS SA SAGOT

  • ARCHIE CADAVES REQUEZ Aug 15, 2022 @ 19:39

    Pwidi na po bah di mag exam ang may eligibility po?at kung ok na po pwidi na po bah magpasa nang requirements ang may eligibility na po like board passer po?at sa tulad ko po na mag 36 na po this coming september 26 makahabol pa po bah ako salamat po.

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2022 @ 20:09

    Ilang vaid I.D po ba dapat? Salamat at pwede ab ang sss na hindi pa sya I.D?

  • Jaster Serognas Aug 18, 2022 @ 14:09

    Pwede magtanong regarding sa online application? may direct-link po ba ma’am/sir ?
    thank you.

  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2022 @ 16:29

    Sir/mam sir pwede po ba ako makapag file ng FOE kahit 2 yrs grad po ako at ongoing ang study ko as bs criminology at ako po ay nsa 4th yr level n po?applicable n po ba ako?

  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2022 @ 19:04

    meron po ba kayong link para online filing? thank you!

  • Jason lolor galonia Aug 19, 2022 @ 1:04

    My slot paba sa FOE ma’am /sir??

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