Application Procedure

  • Interested applicant who wishes to take the Entrance Examination should apply in person or through mail to the Admissions Office, PMMA Complex, San Narciso, Zambales. Applicants by mail must fill-up the Application Form (requires Acrobat Reader) and mail it to:

Philippine Merchant Marine Academy
San Narciso, Zambales

  • Only true and correct entries are accepted; any false information will be aground for disqualification.
  • Applicants must choose his/her preferred testing center from the list of Testing Center.
  • FILING OF APPLICATION. Applicants have two (2) options to file their application:
    • Personal – right after the last entrance examination up to September (the following year) at PMMA Zambales only
    • Mail – right after the last entrance examination up to August 31 only (the following year)
    • Three (3) copies of recent 2×2 colored pictures with name tag, front view; white background;
    • 2 self-addressed long white mailing envelopes with P40.00 worth of mailing stamp per envelope for mailing of Test Permit and Examination Result.
    • Certification from School Principal that applicant is currently enrolled as Grade 12, Photocopy of Senior High School Diploma or Form 138/Photocopy of Diploma for College levels, Photocopy of Registration form and certificate of grades true copy, for college graduate, transcript of records. 
    • Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate. (Baptismal and Hospital Birth Certificate not honored)
    • Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) to be submitted upon enrollment as probationary midshipmen-women)


  • Incomplete filing requirements will not be processed.
  • Application forms are available at all testing centers nationwide or can be downloaded from our website.