July 31, 2013
PTCFOR Application Procedure
Letter of request addressed to Chief, PNP (Attention: Chief, PTCFOR)
Proof of documents showing that the applicant is under actual threat or his/her life is imminentdanger
List of professionals who are considered to be in imminent danger due to the nature of their profession, occupation or business (RA 10591) who, by the nature of their businessor undertaking, are exposed to the high risk of being targets of criminal elements:
Members of the Philippine bar
Accredited Media Practitioners
Rabbis and Imams
Physicians and Nurses
Engineers and Businessmen
Photocopy of expired permit (for renewal)
DI (Directorate for Intelligence) Clearance (R2 for provincial applicants)
Neuropsychiatric Test administered by the PNP Crime Laboratory and Neuro-psychiatric testtaken by the PNP General Hospital
Gun Safety Seminar with pictures during the seminar and actual proficiency test (firing)
The PTCFOR secretariat also requires that the application must be in a white folder with proper tabbing,a recent 2x2 photo and another passport size photo plus the mandatory fingerprinting. Photographingwill be done at PTCFOR secretariat office.
Senior Supt. Reuben Theodore Sindac, Chief Police Information Officer, said the main feature of the newprocess is that all the applicants have to personally submit their biometric fingerprint specimen andphotograph as mandatory requirements. Photocopied application forms will no longer be honored, thisis part of the stricter measures. So applicants should secure a copy of the application form only after allthe requirements are complied with.After the evaluation of the requirements and the application form, Sindac said the applicants will besubjected to fingerprinting process at the PNP Crime Laboratory at Camp Crame and in some regionalpolice camps in the provinces, as well as the taking of photos. Certain amount will be paid by theapplicants as payment for the fingerprinting and taking of the photos, but the PNP would not disclosethem yet.