No more height requirement for aspiring cops: Napolcom


Posted at Jan 19 2018 05:55 PM

Aspiring policemen no longer need to reach a certain height requirement to enter the force, the National Police Commission (Napolcom) said Friday.

In a statement, Napolcom Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao said the height requirement has been removed starting with the April 22 police examinations.

“Starting with the April 22, 2018 police examinations, there shall be no height requirement for the Philippine National Police (PNP) entrance exam applicants as long as they are bachelor’s degree holder and not more than 30 years old,” the statement read.

Applicants were previously required a height of 1.57 meters for female and 1.62 meters for male.

The Napolcom has also introduced its online examination application scheduling system on its websites: and for the nationwide Philippine National Police entrance and promotional examinations.

Application is open from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2 for the PNP entrance exam, Feb. 5 to 9 for the police officers exam, and Feb. 12 to 16 for those applying for the positions of Senior Police Officer, Inspector, and Superintendent.