- granted under Executive Order (EO) No. 132, s. 1948 and EO No. 790 dated April 3, 1982.
WHO ARE QUALIFIED FOR THE GRANT OF VPRE
Any of the following individuals, in the alternative, is qualified to avail of the VPRE:
a. The veteran himself/herself; or
b. The veteran’s spouse; or
c. Any one of the veteran’s children.
APPROPRIATENESS OF VPRE
The appropriateness of the VPRE depends on the kind/level of examination to which the VPR is applied.
DATE OF EFFECTIVITY OF VPRE
The date of effectivity of the VPRE shall be the date of approval of an application by the CSC Regional Office.
PERIOD OF FILING OF APPLICATION FOR VPRE
Filing of applications for the grant of VPRE is continuous.
a. Under the VPR, ten (10) points are added to the failed examination rating (which is not lower than 70) of a veteran, his/her spouse, or any one of his/her children to pass the examination.
b. For purposes of the VPR grant, a veteran is defined pursuant to CSC Memorandum Circular No. 8, s. 2006, as follows:
“a ‘veteran’ shall include any person who has served in the regularly constituted Armed Forces of World War II or in the non-regularly organized unit in the Philippines during World War II and whose services are duly recognized by the Government.”
c. The VPR may be applied to the failed rating of the following examinations:
c1. Career Service Professional
c2. Career Service SubProfessional
c3. Fire Officer
c4. Penology Officer
d. The following are disqualified from availing of the VPR grant:
- Veterans not falling within the definition of a “veteran” for purposes of the VPR grant; and
- Relative/s of the veteran other than the spouse and children.
e. Once the VPRE has been granted either to the veteran, or his/her spouse, or any of his/her children, the other family members would be disqualified to avail of the same grant.
General Documentary Requirements
1. Properly accomplished Application Form (CS Form 101-B, Revised Dec. 2011)
2. Three (3) pieces of identical I.D. pictures taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application with specifications, as follows:
a. Passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm)
b. Printed on quality photo paper;
c. In white background;
d. In standard close-up shot (from shoulder level up with the head and face occupying at least 80% of the picture and with the name tag positioned at approximately 1” below the chin);
e. In bare face (without eye glasses/colored contact lens, or any accessory that may cover facial features; facial features not computer-enhanced);
f. Showing left and right ears; and
g. With full name tag:
- The name tag must legibly show the applicant’s signature over complete printed name in the format First Name-Middle Initial-Last Name-Extension Name (if any); and
- The name tag should not be computerized, meaning, the applicant should have his/her picture taken while holding his/her written name tag.
3. Original and photocopy of any of the following I.D. cards, which must be valid (not expired) upon filing of application, and bears the applicant’s complete name, picture and signature, and the issuing officer’s name and signature:
a. Current Office/Company I.D.
b. School I.D (must be duly validated for the current school year)
c. GSIS UMID
d. SSS I.D.
e. Passport (with signature of the applicant)
f. Driver’s License
g. PRC License
h. BIR/TIN I.D. (ATM type/laminated card with picture type)
i. Police Clearance (with picture)
j. Voter’s I.D.
k. PhilHealth I.D. (ATM type)
l. Postal I.D.
m. Barangay I.D.
Note: Any other I.D. card NOT included in the above list shall NOT be accepted. Alumni, association, membership, and health I.D.s, including ATM cards, shall NOT be accepted.
4. Original and photocopy of Birth Certificate of the applicant authenticated/issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO);
Note: In case where the NSO-issued Birth Certificate is not legible, or the NSO has duly issued a Negative Certification of Birth (NSO CRS Form No. 1) printed in NSO security form, the applicant shall, in addition, be required to submit the original and photocopy of his/her Birth Certificate that is authenticated/issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR).
5. For female married applicants, original and photocopy of Marriage Certificate authenticated/issued by the NSO;
Note: In case where the NSO-issued Marriage Certificate is not legible, the applicant shall, in addition, be required to submit the original and photocopy of his/her Marriage Certificate that is authenticated/issued by the Local Civil Registrar (LCR).
6. Certification executed by the applicant that he/she has no pending administrative and/or criminal case before any court/authorized body, and that he/she has never been found guilty/convicted of any administrative offense and/or crime, using the prescribed CSC SPEL Form 1, April 2012; and
7. If filing of the application is through a representative:
a. Authorization letter executed by the applicant; and
b. Original and photocopy of at least one (1) valid I.D. card of the representative as listed under Item no. 3 hereof.
Specific Documentary Requirements
1. Original and photocopy of Birth Certificate of the Veteran (NSO or LCR authenticated);
2. Original and photocopy of Marriage Contract of the Veteran (NSO or LCR authenticated);
3. Affidavit of Waiver to be executed by the veteran only if still alive; or Joint Affidavit of Waiver by the veteran’s surviving spouse and other children, if the veteran is deceased;
4. Original and photocopy of Death Certificate of the veteran, if deceased;
Note: The requirement for Death Certificate also includes that of the veteran’s spouse and/or any child, if deceased.
5. Official Transcript of Record of the applicant (authenticated copy);
6. Original and Photocopy of the Report of Rating in the CS examination where the VPR shall be applied; and
7. Verification Slip of the applicant’s examination result/rating issued by CSC-IRMO/CSC Regional Office concerned.
- Original/authenticated copy and photocopy of the following (if the applicant’s name has been changed, or has discrepancy with the name of the veteran):
* Order/Resolution/Decision issued by the CSC, or the Court on the correction of name of the applicant; and
* Affidavit/s used/presented to support the CSC/Court order on the correction of name of the applicant (may be executed by the applicant, or other disinterested parties); and
- Other documents as may be deemed necessary upon evaluation of the VPR application.
WHERE TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR VPRE
Properly accomplished CS Form 101-B (Revised, Dec. 2011), together with the pictures and other documentary requirements, must be submitted to the CSC Regional Office/Field Office concerned.
MODES OF FILING OF APPLICATION FOR VPRE
A. By the Applicant in Person;
This mode of filing an application involves the applicant himself/herself going to the CSC Regional Office concerned, or to any of its Field Offices, to personally submit his/her application and documentary requirements. This is the most recommended mode of application filing, as this will allow interview of the applicant as to his/her qualifications and other circumstances relevant to his/her application for eligibility grant.
B. Through Representative;
This mode involves a representative of the applicant going to the CSC Regional Office concerned, or to any of its Field Offices, to submit the application and documentary requirements.
Filing of application through a representative shall require the submission of the following additional documents:
- Authorization Letter executed by the applicant; and
- Original and photocopy of at least one (1) valid I.D. card of the representative.
Note: While filing of application may be coursed through a representative, the applicant shall be required to appear personally before the CSC for the proper issuance and acceptance of the Certificate of Eligibility, should the application be approved. Representative/s shall not be allowed to receive the Certificate of Eligibility on behalf of the applicant-grantee.
C. Through Conduit CSC Regional Office (RO); and
This mode involves applicants who have moved to or are presently based in another region that is far-off from the authorized CSC Regional Office (RO) having jurisdiction over their cases.
In this instance, an applicant concerned, or his/her representative, may file the application to the CSCRO nearest the applicant’s present place of residence or work. Said CSCRO shall act as conduit between the applicant and the authorized CSCRO in facilitating acceptance of the application, and release of the corresponding Certificate of Eligibility (COE) should the application for eligibility grant be approved.
This mode of application filing takes time, considering that communications between the conduit CSCRO and the authorized CSCRO are dispatched at least via registered mail.
D. Through Mail
This mode involves the applicant sending his/her application and documentary requirements (including originals) to the CSC Regional Office concerned through either registered mail, or courier. This mode takes time in view of anticipated exchange of communications.
Delays and lost of documents through the negligence of the courier is beyond the control of the CSC Regional Office concerned.
SCHEDULE OF FEES
The schedule of fees for the grant of VPRE, which covers two (2) stages, is, as follows:
Stages of the Grant
Title of Fee
Amount of Fee
When to be Paid
Upon filing of application
Only upon approval of
Applications filed at the CSC Field Office shall be charged only the Evaluation Fee considering that the applications will be forwarded to the CSC Regional Office (RO) for review and final evaluation, and processing of Certificate of Eligibility.
Applications filed through Conduit CSC Regional/Field Office or through Mail (registered mail, or courier) should enclose a Postal Money Order borne in the name of the CSC Regional Office concerned in the amount of Php200.00 representing payment for the Evaluation Fee.