The Presidential Security Group or PSG is an agency assigned to provide security to both the President and Vice President of the Philippines as well as their immediate families. The main station of the PSG is at the Malacanang Palace and they were also tasked to accompany the chief executive on both overseas and domestic trips.
Presently, the Presidential Security Group is composed of both civilian agents and those from the Armed Forces. Aside from the main duties of the PSG to protect the heads of the state and their families, they also support other government agencies such as assisting the PNP and AFP to implement anti-organized crime undertakings.
They ensure that the transportation and other facilities used by the President and Vice President is functioning properly and securely.
The agency is consisting of various organic units including the following:
- Presidential guards
- Presidential escorts
- Headquarters and Headquarters Service Batallion
- K9 unit/Special Reaction Unit
- Security Batallion
- Presidential Intelligence Company
- PSG Station Hospital
- PSG Dental Dispensary
- PSG Training School
If you want to become one of the protectors of the President and Vice President of the Philippines and their immediate families, here’s how to qualify:
Presidential Security Group Qualifications:
- Male or Female
- A bonafide Filipino citizen
- College graduate, has TESDA certificate or with minimum 72 units
- 18 to 26 years, mentally and physically fit
- Female height is 5’6” and 5’8” for male
- With excellent pleasing personality
Presidential Security Group Requirements
- 2 pcs. 2×2 photo with white background
- Photocopy of NSO birth certificate
- 1 pc. Full body picture with white background
Presidential Security Group Benefits and salary
Being a member of the PSG gives you the opportunity to join the elite forces of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Aside from the most-promising salary and compensation, a member of the PSG can also receive great retirement benefits.
For more details, you can visit the official website of the PSG or visit their office at PSG Headquarters, Malacanang Palace, Manila.