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Age Waiver

Requested from BFP by L. GELLO-ANI at 11:35 PM on Jan 25, 2023.
Purpose: Application for BFP Officer
Date of Coverage: 01/25/2023 - 01/25/2023
Tracking no: #BFP-542707843572

GELLO-ANI 11:35 PM, Jan 25, 2023


I am Louiella Gello-ani. I recently passed my licensure examination. My birthday is December 5, 1991 and I just turned 31 last year. My age does not meet the qualifications set by BFP. I would like to request a BFP Age Waiver for my application.

Hoping for your response. Thank you.



Morales 09:40 AM, Jan 26, 2023

January 26, 2023


Thank you for your request dated Jan 25, 2023 11:35:00 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Age Waiver.

We received your request on Jan 25, 2023 11:35:00 PM and will respond on or before Feb 15, 2023 11:35:00 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEEJGUC01NDI3MDc4NDM1NzIM, for request with ticket number #BFP-542707843572.

Thank you.


Gretchen Faye Morales
FOI Officer

January 29, 2023



Thank you for your request dated Jan 25, 2023 11:35:00 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Age Waiver.

The processing of application for height/or age waiver is an independent activity. Hence, the same must proceed prior to or without hiring and selection process.

All applicants shall be entertained by the recruiting unit provided that he/she met the Education and Eligibility requirements and have submitted the documentary requirements.

Education: graduated in a Bachelor Degree Course
Eligibility: Second Level Eligibility
a. RA 1080/ Board/ Bar
b. CSC Professional
c. Honor Graduated Eligibility
-The Certificate of Waiver will be issued by the Chief, BFP upon the recommendation of the Regional Personnel Selection Board (RPSB) through board resolution.
-The Certificate of Waiver shall be used or presented to any BFP recruiting unit nationwide. The applicant shall attach the said Certificate of Waiver to their application folder to justify their deficiencies. Absence of the same shall mean outright disqualification of the applicant.
-Applicants shall submit the following requirements to their respective BFP Regional Offices:
a. Original Certificate any of the following:
i. Certificate of Membership from National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP)
ii. Certificate of Membership from National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF)
iii. Professional Drivers Licence with restriction code 2&3 holder
iv. Fire Volunteer
v. PD 907 (Honor Graduates Eligibility)
vi. For previous Government employee, Service Record with skills (PDL 23)
b. Photocopy of two (2) valid IDs;
c. Three (3) pcs of 2x2 ID pictures; and
d. NSO Birth Certificate
-The Regional Emergency Medical Services (REMS) shall measure the actual height of the applicant and issue certificate on the matter.
-The Regional Administrative Officer shall issue certification on the actual age of the applicant based on the birth date appearing on the NSO Birth Certificate. (The birth date on the NSO shall be the same on the two (2) valid IDs presented.)
-The applicant shall claim the Certificate of Waiver signed by the Chief, BFP to the Regional Office he/she applied for.

For the complete contact details of the BFP region you are wishing to apply for, please refer to the following link: https://bfp.gov.ph/bfp-directory/#.YeUA6S3Xe-o.

Sadly, we have no control the processes of the NCIP. May we refer you to their eFOI Dashboard at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests?agency=NCIP

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to DIRECTOR LOUIE S PURACAN, Chief, BFP, at ofcbfp@gmail.com. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Annalee Atienza
FOI Officer

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