The Philippine Navy is recruiting 1170 Sailors and 970 Marines this 2018. Among the general qualifications and requirements for Basic Seaman Course/Marine Basic Course are: Natural born Filipino citizen; Single and no child to support; Must be at least 5 ft height (Sailors) 5ft 4 inches (Marines); Must be at least 72 units in college with certificate or TESDA with at least NCII level or K 12 graduate (preferably technical courses e.g. engineering courses, mechatronics, automechanics, computer programming, and the likes); At least 18 yrs old and not a day older than 26 yrs old upon convening date; and No tattoo.
Among the documentary requirements are diploma or certificate from TESDA, Transcript of records, PSA Birth Certificate, one valid ID and 2 2×2 with white background picture.
In line with this, applications for Sailor will be accepted at Bonifacio Naval Station, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City; while applications for Marines will be accepted at Philippine Marine Corps Recruiting Office, Marine Barracks Rudiardo Brown, Fort Bonifacio.
Moreover, there is also a need for 120 Officers both for the Marines and Sailors.
“We are in need of engineers and other technical courses graduates who can fill up the organizations manning requirements,” said in Philippine Navy Recruitment page.
Sources: https://www.facebook.com/RecruitmentPhilippineNavy/photos/a.1725871044316110.1073741828.1719512144952000/2091297234440154/; https://www.facebook.com/RecruitmentPhilippineNavy/posts/2091941944375683