The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is the branch of the Philippine government tasked to look after the enforcement and administration of immigration, citizenship, alien admission, as well as registration laws that are in line with the law.
Currently, the Bureau of Immigration is hiring 100 Immigration Officers with a starting monthly salary of P20,754.00.
Take note that these are Plantilla Positions. Meaning, these positions are permanent positions; these employees are “organic,” meaning, they won’t be removed from the post unless they’ve been ruled out by the court.
What does an Immigration Officer do?
For you to fully understand if you want this position, you must know the main role and responsibilities of an Immigration Officer.
In simple terms, Immigration Officers in the Philippines are the people you speak to whenever you’re leaving the country. They take charge in analyzing and checking petitions of people entering the country; they’re also tasked and expected to watch over Filipinos who are leaving the country.
Immigration Officer Qualifications and Requirements
Being an Immigration Officer would require certain skills, achievements, and qualifications to be met. Without further ado, here are the qualifications in becoming an Immigration Officer:
- Education requirement: Must have any bachelor’s degree
- Training requirement: No Training Required
- Experience requirement: No Experience Required
- Eligibility: 2nd Level (or any of the following)
- Bar Exam Passer
- Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) License Holder
- Civil Service Exam Passer
- Place of Assignment: Immigration Regulation Division (IRD) or the Ports Operation Division (POD)
Now that you know all qualifications that are required to be met, here are the documentary requirements interested applicants need to submit for their application:
- Application Letter (indicating the position)
- Duly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS)
- Recent passport-sized photo (white background, with collar)
- Photocopy of the Transcript of Records (ToR)
- Performance rating in the latest rating period (if an incumbent government employee)
- Photocopy of the Certificate of Eligibility or the Rating or the License
NOTE: All of these documents should be kept and organized in a long brown envelope. The application letter must be attached to this documentation.
If you’re in any way interested that the Bureau of Immigration is hiring 100 Immigration Officers, then make sure that you’re qualified. When you’re sure, compile all of the required documentation needed.
Compile all required documentation
Applications with incomplete requirements will neither be entertained nor accepted. So, before you go and apply, make sure that your documents are complete.
Send it either through email or courier
Once all documents are complete, the next step in answering the BI’s call of hiring 100 Immigration Officers is to send the documents and the application letter to them.
All interested applicants are given the ease of application because it can be sent either via courier or via email.
If you’re going to send it via courier, you need to have it sent to:
Thelma DG Guiritan, Acting Chief of Personnel Section
Bureau of Immigration Head Office,
Magallanes Dr., Intramuros, Manila
1002, Metro Manila
Otherwise, the application (plus all documents) needs to be sent via these email addresses:
How much salary does an Immigration Officer have?
If you’re interested that the Bureau of Immigration is hiring 100 Immigration Officers, why you’re interested could be because of the benefits of being a public sector employee; or it could be because of the salary.
Entry-level or Immigration Officer I employees are entitled to receive a monthly salary amounting to P20,754.00. This falls under Salary Grade (SG) 11. For an entry-level job, it’s not bad. In fact, it’s quite an amount most people won’t even expect.
If you’re interested in the hiring of 100 Immigration Officers, you better do it quickly. The Bureau of Immigration is accepting applications only up until November 28th, 2019.
Applications submitted after that deadline will no longer be accepted. So, be sure to complete all requirements and submit your application on or before November 28 to avoid forfeiture of your application.
Have you been looking forward to being a part of the Philippine government? Did you ever aspire to be a part of the Immigration Bureau? If so, then this post is perfect for you!
The Bureau of Immigration is hiring 100 Immigration Officers to join their team. Many points-of-entry and exit are going to be established in the country soon; that’s why there’s a widespread “need” for Immigration Officers.