The PNP Promotional Examination is open to all Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and Police Non-Commissioned Officers who lack the appropriate eligibility for promotion to the next higher rank.

To get an appointment schedule for application filing, the NAPOLCOM utilizes the On-Line Examination Application Scheduling System (OLEASS) for the scheduling of the filing of applications. The applicant shall log-in on the NAPOLCOM website at and clicks on the On- Line Examination Application Scheduling System. After logging in, he/she is required to fill out the mandatory fields.

A Confirmation message will appear if the registration is successful. The applicant must print the confirmation letter which will be presented to the NAPOLCOM Regional Office on his/her scheduled filing date.

The period of online application scheduling shall be announced through The OLEASS uses the first letter of the applicant's family name in the scheduling of online application.

After a successful registration with OLEASS, the applicant should file his/her application in person at the Regional Office on the scheduled date. Applications received through mail or courier service shall not be processed.

To file an application, every applicant shall bring the following:

    • Printout of the Confirmation Letter with the corresponding reference number confirming the appointment.
    • Two recent and identical 1x1 ID pictures with white background and complete name tag (indicate the Rank before the First, Middle and Lst Names)
    • Printout of the Confirmation Letter with the corresponding reference number confirming the appointment
    • One legal-sized window envelope with Twenty One Pesos (₱21.00) worth of mailing stamps
    • Certified true copy of latest Attested Appointment, Plantilla Appointment or PNP Absorption Order
    • Certificate of Eligibility/Certification issued by the NAPOLCOM Central Office, CSC Certificate of Eligibility or PRC Board Certificate
    • One (1) Government issued ID with signature.

The applicant shall pay the examination fee of:

    • ₱400.00 for PO 4th Class Examination
    • ₱450.00 for PO 3rd Class Examination
    • ₱500.00 for PO 2nd Class Examination
    • ₱600.00 for PO 1st Class Examination

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