HEIGHT REQUIREMENT WAIVER

Who may apply?

The waiver of the height requirement may be granted to those who belong to the indigenous groups duly certified by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) or by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF).

What is the minimum height requirement of the applicant?

The minimum height requirement for applicants who belong to the indigenous groups shall be 1.52 meters for male and 1.45 meters for female.

What are the documentary requirements?

The applicant shall submit an application letter addressed to the Regional Director together with the following documents:
  • Certificate of Confirmation duly issued by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) or by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF);
  • Birth Certificate in security paper or certified copy of the birth certificate issued by the Local Civil Registrar authenticated by the Philippine Statistics Authority;
  • Personal Data Sheet;
  • Information Sheet showing the applicant’s membership in a cultural community; and
  • Four 2×2 pictures with white background and name tag.

What are the fees collected during filing?

A processing fee of one hundred pesos (₱100.00)  shall be charged for this service.

Process Matrix

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