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Philippine Air Force Recruitment 2022 | Qualifications, Application, Requirements, Dates

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) (Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Initially formed as part of the Philippine Army (Philippine Army Air Corps), the PAF is responsible for both defending the Philippine airspace, and conducting aerial operations throughout the Philippines, such as close air support operations, combat air patrols, aerial reconnaissance missions, airlift operations, helicopter tactical operations and aerial humanitarian operations. The PAF is headquartered at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay, and is headed by the Chief of the Air Force, who also serves as the branch’s highest-raking military officer.

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The Philippine Air Force will be accepting applicants for PAF Officer Candidate Course (PAFOCC) Class 2023 and Special Enlistment (SE) CY-2022 starting 17 March 2022 at the following Processing Centers posted below with the scheduled examination date.


– Natural born citizen of the Republic of the Philippines– Natural born citizen of the Republic of the Philippines
– Single, never been married and no legal obligation to support a child or children– Single or Married
– Height of at least 152.4 cm (5ft.) for both male and female (Minority below the minimum height requirement must secure from NCIP)– Height of at least 152.4 cm (5ft.) for both male and female (Minority below the minimum height requirement must secure from NCIP)
– Physically and mentally fit for military training– Physically and mentally fit for military training
– With good moral character– With good moral character
– At least 20 years old but not a day older than 25 years old upon admission for training– Not less than 18 years but not more than 35 years of age upon enlistment
– Must be a Baccalaureate Degree holder– Has completed 12 years of basic education under K-12 Program or has earned at least 72 units in a collegiate course from an educational institution recognized by the Government

Application Process

  1. Download the application form (…/paf-application-form-cy-2022) then print or obtain one from the nearest Processing/Examination Center near you.
  2. Fill-out the form electronically or by writing legibly your details. If you opt to fill-out electronically, make sure that you affix your signature using a ball pen or sign pen, preferably blue or black.
  3. Prepare the following requirements:
    • PSA Issued Birth Certificate (Original and Photocopy)
    • Transcript of Records for College level and Form 137 for Senior High School Graduates (Original and Authenticated from School Registrar)
    • Certification from the School Registrar (If the Applicant is a graduating student)
    • Diploma (Original and Authenticated from School Registrar)
    • 2 pcs latest 2×2 ID picture in white background- NCIP Certification (if applicable)


  • Competitive Pay and Allowances
  • Insurance and Healthcare Benefits
  • Billeting and Housing Privileges
  • Job Security
  • Leadership and other skills training
  • An opportunity to lead in the Air Force
  • A chance to become a Pilot of the Air Force – (for Officers)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement


  1. Applicants who previously passed the Armed Forces of the Philippines Service Aptitude Test (AFPSAT) taken from any branch of service such as Philippine Army and Philippine Navy, shall bring the original and photocopy of their valid Individual Report Form (IRF) and shall only take the PAF General Classification Test (PAFGCT) .
  2. For applicants who have not taken the AFPSAT yet, visit (ARO Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao AFPSAT Schedule & Registration 2022) and register.

Exemption in taking the Qualifying Exam

  1. Special Enlistment Applicants with PRC/CSC license are exempted to take the Philippine Air Force General Classification Test (PAFGCT) and are no longer required to register to AFPSAT E-PORTAL but shall submit in folder the fully accomplished PAF application form, all the aforementioned initial requirements and PRC/CSC rating and PRC ID (must be valid and not expired) at the nearest processing centers.
  2. Applicants who are Licensed Criminologist shall submit the following for them to be exempted from taking the examinations:
    • Fully Accomplished PAF Application Form (must be processed by PAF Processing Center and have undergone the limited physical exam)
    • Transcript of Records and Diploma
    • PSA issued Birth Certificate
    • Criminologist Licensure Examination rating form PRC
    • PRC ID (must be valid and not expired)
    • Certification of Government Services (if applicable)
    • Certificate of Work Experience related to Criminology (if applicable)
    • Seminars/trainings, if any ( must be related to the practice of Criminology, must bear the full name of the owner)
    • Awards/recognition, if any (must be related to the practice of Criminology, must bear the full name of the owner.)

PAF Processing Centers

TOG 1, Loakan Airport, Baguio City28 – 31 March 2022
Clark Air BAse, Mabalacat City, Pampanga03 – 06 April 2022
TOG 2, Cauayan City, Isabela09 – 12 April 2022
TOG 5, Legazpi City, Albay19 – 22 April 2022
TOWWEST, ABAB Puerto Princesa City19 – 22 April 2022
Basa Air BAse, Floridablanca, Pampanga25 – 28 April 2022
AETDC, Fernando Air Base, Lipa City17 – 21 May 2022
Col Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City23 – 30 May 2022
560th ABG, BGBNEAB, Lapu-lapu City28 – 31 March 2022
TOG 6, Dingle, Iloilo03 – 06 April 2022
TOG 6 TACP, Camp Alfredo Montelibano, Bacolod City09 – 12 April 2022
TOG 8, Tacloban City19 – 22 April 2022
Negros Oriental State University, Main Campus II, Dumaguete City28 – 28 April 2022
TOG 12, Datu Udin Sinsuat, Cotabato City28 – 31 March 2022
TOG 11, Sasa, Davao City03 – 06 April 2022
TOS Rajah Buayan, General Santos City09 – 12 April 2022
TOG 10, Cagayan de Oro City25 – 28 April 2022
530th ABG, EAAB, Zamboanga City03 – 07 May 2022

Notice from PAF Human Resource Management

Due to technical difficulties that the AFPSAT e-Portal has been experiencing right now, please be informed that all PAFOCC and Special Enlistment applicants are no longer required to register online (

Applicants may proceed to the nearest PAF Processing Center to submit their application form together with their requirements.

Philippine Air Force Human Resource Management Center
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