Congratulations! The Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, through the Admissions Office, hereby publishes the first 12 qualified applicants who shall join the Probationary/Orientation Period on 01-31 July 2019.


  1. All qualified applicants from different parts of the country MUST report to the PMMA Admissions Office in San Narciso, Zambales for enrollment on June 03 until June 28, 2019.
  2. All qualified applicants MUST bring the following documents required by the Registrar’s Office for enrollment purposes:

Note: No enrollment for incomplete requirements

        • Senior High School DepEd Form 138
        • Senior High School Students Permanent Records DepEd 137-SHS (submit if issued, if not school to school request)
        • Honorable Dismissal or Certificate of Transfer Credentials (with college background)
        • NBI Clearance
        • Birth Certificate: Original Copy secured from Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
        • Certificate of No Marriage (Cenomar, original copy)
        • Certificate of Good Moral Character from Barangay
        • Five (5) Copies of 2 x 2 Pictures
        • Signed Parental Consent Form ( Form to be secured from  PMMA Admissions Office)

For more information about the enrollment requirements, please call the Registrar’s Office at 047-913-43-96 local 101 / 047-913-2290.

3. Php 10,000.00- Down payment for One Month Orientation.

4. All enrolled applicants are expected to report at the PMMA Main Gate on 01 July 2019 at 0600H in khaki pants with garrison belt and buckles (silver), plain white-t-shirt (printed withsurname), athletic shoes (white, high-cut), black socks and Php 2,000.00 pesos to cover any incidental expenses during the training.


        1. For those applicants with PENDING STATUS, please call the PMMA Dental and PMMA Medical Unit   during office hours ( Monday- Friday, 8 am- 5 pm) at the following numbers:
        • PMMA Medical Unit(047)913-4396 loc.193
          • 09397856755
          • 09272531862
        • PMMA Dental Unit
          • 09397856822
          • 09272531826


        • ALL PENDING APPLICANTS please call the PMMA Dental and PMMA Medical Unit from Monday- Friday from Monday- 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
        • ALL PENDING APPLICANTS shall proceed to the nearest DOH Hospitals for the compliance of the additional Diagnostic tests.
        • Deadline for the submission of the compliance diagnostic tests is on MAY 15, 2019.
        • ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS (Medical and Dental) are hereby directed to call the PMMA ADMISSIONS OFFICE for Probationary Period Instructions/ Briefing from Monday–Friday only from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
        • APPLICANTS NOT ON THE LIST ARE DISQUALIFIED, you may call the PMMA Dental and PMMA Medical Unit on June 03-15, 2019 to verify your grounds for disqualification.



The Board of Trustees of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy formally announces the opening of the Search for PMMA President

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Not less than thirty-five (35) years old and not more than sixty-one (61) years at the time of application. Sixty-one (61) years old shall mean from actual date of birth and not a day older beyond 61 years old.
  2. A natural-born Filipino citizen
  3. Must be a master mariner and preferably with a graduate degree obtained from a CHED-recognized higher education institution.
  4. Must have administrative experience in managing a higher education institution or in maritime industry for at least three (3) years.
  5. Must not have been convicted of any administrative offense or of any crime involving moral turpitude

An applicant who does not meet any one of the abovementioned minimum qualifications and cannot submit pertinent supporting documentary evidences for these minimum qualifications on the set deadline shall be disqualified from the Search Process.

Documentary Requirements

1. Formal Application Letter addressed to:

Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
C.P. Garcia, UP Campus
Diliman, Quezon City

2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae, signed under oath (personal data, educational qualifications, work experience including organizational chart of the institution showing the candidate's position, research outputs and publications, extension activities, experience in resource generation, awards and certificates, conferences attended)

3. Certified true copy of documents in support of the data stated in the Curriculum Vitae. The HR Officer of the organization where the applicant comes from may certify to the authenticity of the documents provided that the original is presented to him/her for comparison.

4. Proposed Vision, Mission and Development Goals for PMMA in not more than five (5) pages.

5. Certificates/Clearances from the following government agencies, obtained not more than three (3) months from the date of filing of application, indicating that the applicant has not been convicted of any administrative or criminal offense:

1. Sandiganbayan
2. Civil Service Commission (CSC)
3. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)
4. Municipal /Regional Trial Court
5. Ombudsman (for government employees)
6. Institution/Company where applicant is presently employed

6. PSA (NSO)-authenticated Birth Certificate

7. Medical Certificate of Physical Fitness issued by a physician from a DOH-accredited health institution but not the same institution where the applicant is presently employed. Letterhead of hospital or clinic must indicate DOH accreditation number.

8. Results of neuro-psychiatric examination conducted by a physician from a DOH-accredited health institution but not the same institution where the applicant is presently employed. Results should be signed by a neuropsychiatric doctor. Letterhead of clinic/hospital must indicate DOH accreditation number. The test results shall also include a statement indicating the purpose for which the test is taken, e.g. "this test was taken in connection with the applicant's application for the position of President of PMMA."
The Search Committee reserves the right to verify the results of the examination.

9. Duly accomplished CSC Form 212 made under oath.
The Search Committee for President reserves the right to validate and verify the authenticity of documents submitted and the right to accept or reject any document that it deems to be questionable.

Interested applicants must submit one (1) set of original and six (6) certified photocopies of the aforementioned documents on or before April 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (Philippine Standard Time) either to:

Philippine Merchant Marine Academy
San Narciso, Zambales
Attention: Ms. Evangeline Esteban-De Guia, Board Secretary


Philippine Merchant Marine Academy
Commission on Higher Education
HEDC Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue
UP Diliman, Quezon City
Attention: Mr. Albert Añosa, SCP Secretariat

The results of the PMMA Neuro-Psychological Examination shall be announced on the same day of the applicant's preferred Neuro-Psychological examination schedule. Hence, those who will successfully pass the Neuro-Psychological Examination are hereby advised to report the following day for their PRE-MEDICAL and LABORATORY EXAMINATION at the following clinic of their choice.

a. SCHEDULE & LOCATION MAP OF VENUE - Click here to view

1. What to bring during the date of  PRE-MEDICAL (Height, Weight, Ishihara, Snellens) and Laboratory  Examination

  • Any valid identification - Driver’s License/Recent School I.D./Passport/NBI Clearance. (Submit photocopy of your I.D. to the service providers. NO I.D., NO EXAM)
  • Black ballpen
  • Applicant’s routing slip and Receipt for PRE-MEDICAL (to be given and paid at Neuro-Psychological Examination Venue) before she/he proceed at the ACCREDITED CLINIC.
  • Two (2) pcs. 2x2 COLORED PICTURES WITH NAME TAG (White background)

a. Reminders

  • Applicant’s with-out routing slip and receipt will not be entertained at the clinic for PRE-MEDICAL.
  • YOU HAVE TO PASS THE PRE-MEDICAL you can proceed to the DENTAL EXAMINATION. If qualified that applicant can continue  to the LABORATORY EXAMINATION.
  • Applicants must wear a PLAIN WHITE T-SHIRT with or w/out collar (Sleeveless Shirt, Short pants and slippers are not allowed).
  • Applicants must be at the clinic at 6:00-7:00am or earlier.
  • Pre-Medical and Laboratory examinations will take about 1-2 days.
  • Parents are STRICTLY PROHIBITED inside the Clinic.
  • Applicants are only allowed to take the examinations ONCE.
  • Violation of these policies will be a ground for an applicant’s disqualification.

b.   Location map of Health Facility

  • Manila-  Physicians Diagnostic Services Center Hi-Precision Diagnostic
  • ILOILO CITY - Physicians Diagnostic Services Center
  • DAVAO CITY - Hi-Precision Diagnostic                          


Once an applicant has qualified/passed the medical screening, he/she should report to the Admissions Office and submit the following documents to the PMMA Registrar’s Office starting June 03, 2019 until June 28, 2019:

  • Senior High School Students Permanent Record DepEd 137-SHS
  • Senior High School DepEd Form 138
  • Honorable Dismissal or Certificate of Transfer Credentials
  • Official Transcript of records for those with college background
  • Birth Certificate: Original Copy secured from Philippine Statistics Authority( PSA)
  • NBI Clearance from place of residence
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character from Barangay
  • Five (5) Copies of 2x2 Pictures ( with nameplate, white background)
  • Signed Parental Consent (Form to be secured from PMMA Admissions Office)

d.   One-month Orientation Period (JULY 01-30, 2019) 

For further inquiries and clarifications, please call the PMMA Admissions Office during office hours (Monday to Friday, 8 am -12 noon, 1pm-5pm) at the following numbers:

  • Direct Line                           ( 047) 913-2239
  • Trunk Line                            (047) 913-4396 loc. 166
  • PMMA Registrar’s Office         ( 047) 913-2290 (047) 913-4396 loc. 101

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