The Nurse Deployment Project 2014 (NDP) of the Department of Health (DOH) has opened its applications starting November 4 for interested nurse applicants. Updates about the application, selection and recruitment process and schedules will be posted here.

Note: Not all regions were able to send in their guidelines for the project thus most regions have blanked out or limited details. We are trying our best to provide as much complete info as possible. If you have any info or sources, please tip us via the comments section below.

Nurse Deployment Project 2014

Main article: Nurse Deployment Project 2014

The Nurse Deployment Project (2014) is a successor of the RNheals program that aims to give employment opportunities to the growing number of unemployed nurses in the country. The project intends to improve the local health systems and support the Philippine’s attainment of Universal Health Care. Nurses employed in the project will be given a salary of Php 18,594 monthly and benefits of a regular DOH employee.


  • Official and validated license from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
  • Willing to undergo recruitment and selection process of the CHDs.
  • Physically and mentally fit. A medical certificate is required.

Application requirements

The following documentary requirements are needed but additional requirements may be needed by the different CHDs. If you are to apply, be sure to have these:

  • Application form (downloadable here)
  • Letter of Application addressed to the CHD director
  • PRC License Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • Updated resume
  • Photocopy of certificates of trainings or seminars attended
  • Additional requirements may be needed, please check per region.

How to Apply

The following is an overview on how to apply. If you are unsure, please contact your local Centers for Health Development (CHDs).

  1. Have the qualifications above including the needed requirements
  2. Submit your credentials to your CHDs
  3. Undergo the recruitment and selection process
  4. Take the written examination

National Capital Region

The NCR is composed of the following local government units Caloocan, Las Pinas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Manila, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Paranaque, Pasay, Pasig, Pateros, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig and Valenzuela.

Cordillera Administrative Region

The CAR is composed of Abra, Apayao, Baguio, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, and Mountain Province.

Region 1: Ilocos Region

The Ilocos region covers La Union, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, and Pangasinan. Interested applicants can now submit their applications on Region 1 CHDs.


  • Application form
  • Resume
  • Photocopy of certificates of trainings or seminars attended

Submit the following at:

  • La Union: Department of Health Regional Office I, Parian, San Fernando City, La Union
  • Ilocos Norte: Provincial DOH Office – Ilocos Norte in Laoag City
  • Ilocos Sur: Provincial DOH Office – Ilocos Sur in Vigan City
  • La Union: Provincial DOH Office – La Union in San Fernando City at 4th Floor Nisce Bldg.
  • Pangasinan: Provincial DOH Office – Pangasinan in Dagupan City at People’s Astrodome


Deadline of submission is until December 4, 2013 (Wednesday) at 5:00 PM.

Written Examination

Written exam will be given in the four provinces of Region 1 on December 7, 2013 at 7:30 AM to 12:00 NN. Applicants are required to bring a black or blue pen and their PRC licence card (for applicants whose licenses are yet to be released by the PRC, bring claim stub and at least 2 valid IDs)

Venue of Written Exams

  • Ilocos Sur – Bantay East and West Central School
  • La Union – La Union National High School
  • Ilocos Norte – Divine Word College of Laoag
  • Pangasinan -Dagupan City National High School

Region 2: Cagayan Valley

Region 2 covers the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino and Santiago.

Region 3: Central Luzon

Although no complete details are given, applications in Region 3 are ongoing. The CHD 3 website shows a link to the requirements.


  • Accomplished application form for Nurse Deployment Project.
  • Application letter addressed to the director of the CHD where you’d want to apply.
  • Updated resume
  • Photocopy of valid PRC license
  • Barangay certification
  • Medical certificate
  • Additional requirement may be needed


Not mentioned.

Region 4A: Calabarzon

Batanes, Cavite, Laguna, Lucena, Quezon and Rizal provinces makes up the Region 4A. Applications are closed since November 8. Submission of applications have ended last November 11, 2013,


  • Registered Nurse with valid PRC license card
  • Proficient in oral and written communication
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Hardworking, efficient, patient and organized
  • Can work with minimum supervision
  • Preferably NON-smoker
  • Willing to travel to Region 4a and work beyond office hours


  • Application Letter addressed to Director IV, Nestor F Santiago, MD, MPHC, MHSA, CESO III
  • Resume/Personal Data sheet with 1 picture (Download Personal Data Sheet)
  • Photocopy of diploma/Transcript of Record
  • Photocopy of PRC ID/Board Rating exam result
  • Photocopies of Certificate of Employment or trainings attended if any

Written Exam

Written exams were held last November 21, 2013.

Region 4B: Mimaropa

Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Puerto Princesa, and Romblon are the provinces of Region 4B.

Region 5: Bicol

The Bicol region consist of the following provinces: Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate, Naga, and Sorsogon. Deadline for applications will be on November 29, 2013.


  • Application letter
  • Application form
  • Resume

Address the letter to:

CHD for BICOL (Region V)
Legaspi City

Region 6: Western Visayas

The Western Visayas region consists of Aklan, Antique, Bacolod, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, Iloilo City, Negros Occidental. Application period is from November 26 to 29, 2013 or until slots are filled.

Applicants must apply online using the DOH CHD 6 website (which is down as of the moment). More updates soon.


  • Application form (downloadable here)
  • Letter of Application addressed to the CHD director
  • PRC License Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • Updated resume
  • Photocopy of certificates of trainings or seminars attended
  • Additional requirements may be needed, please check per region.

Region 7: Central Visayas

Region 7 covers the provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor. Nurses will be deployed in identified 964 areas in Region 7. Application process is now ongoing. The DOH will deploy the following number of nurses in Region 7: 387 for Cebu, 329 nurses for Bohol, 214 for Negros Oriental and 34 in Siquijor.


  • Application form
  • PRC License Card (Original and Photocopy)

Submit the requirements above on the following DOH offices:

  • For Cebu: Department of Health Regional Office 7 at Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City
  • For Bohol: Department of Health Provincial Office at Clarin St. Tagbilaran City
  • For Negros Oriental and Siquijor: Department of Health Provincial Office at NOPH Compound Dumaguete City


Deadline of submission will be on November 29, 2013 (Friday).

Qualifying Exam

Examinations are scheduled on December 16 to 18, 2013.


  • Applicants may take the exam on either dates above posted.
  • Only those who submitted the official application form will be eligible for the examination.
  • Applicants must come in a smart casual attire
  • Applicants must bring their PRC license card, a black pen, and calculator

Here are the schedules per province:


  • Date: December 17 and 18, 2013 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
  • Time: 8:00 to 10:00 AM; 10:00 to 12:00 NN; 1:00 to 3:00 PM; 3:00 to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: Sarrosa Int’l Hotel, Barangay Kasambangan Cebu City

Negros Oriental & Siquijor

  • Date: December 16 and 17, 2013 (Monday & Tuesday)
  • Time: 8:00 AM
  • Venue: Plaza Maria luisa Suite Inn, Dumaguete City


  • Date: December 16 and 17, 2013
  • Time: 8:00 to 10:00 AM; 10:00 to 12:00 NN; 1:00 to 3:00 PM; 3:00 to 5:00 PM
  • Venue: DAO Diamond Hotel, Tagbilaran City

Region 8: Eastern Visayas

The Eastern Visayas composed of Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Ormoc, Samar, Southern Leyte, and Tacloban.

Region 9: Zamboanga Peninsula

Isabela City, Zamboanga City, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay comprises the region 9.

Region 10: Northern Mindanao

Region 10 covers Northern Mindanao, Camiguin, Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental and Misamis Occidental. Applications are ongoing as of November 4, 2013. Written examination and venue will be announced later.


All requirements should be in a long-sized bond paper.

  • Application letter
  • Resume
  • PRC Board Rating
  • PRC License Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • Accomplished Personal Data Sheet
  • Current PNA member for 2013 (Photocopy of ID)
  • Training and work experiences with attached certificates
  • No plans of going abroad for two (2) years

Application letters addressed to:

Director IV
Center for Health Development Northern Mindanao

Submit the applications to the following:

  • Camiguin: PHTL, Mambajao
  • Bukidnon, PHTL, Malaybalay City
  • Lanao del Norte: PHTL, Tubod
  • Misamis Occidental: PHTL, Oroquieta City
  • Misamis Oriental: DOH-CHD 10, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City

Written Examination

Written examination is scheduled on November 30, 2013 at 8:00 AM. Applicants are required to wear white uniform and bring their PRC License Card and a black ballpen.


  • Bukidnon: Bukidnon State University, Malaybalay City
  • Camiguin: Misamis Oriental, General Comprehensive High School, Cagayan de Oro City
  • Lanao del Norte: Lanao Del Norte National High School, Baroy, Lanao del Norte
  • Misamis Occidental: Jimenez Elementary School, Misamis Occidental
  • Misamis Oriental: Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School Cagayan de Oro City

Region 11: Davao

Compostela Valley, Davao City, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental and Davao Occidental comprises the Davao Region.


Region 12 covers provinces South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City. The applications have started early November and are still open for application.


  • Application letter
  • Resume
  • PRC License Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • Barangay certification

Written Examination

Written exam for NDP applicants for CY 2014 will be on November 28, 2013 (Thursday) at 9:00 AM at the following venues:

  1. Cotabato City: no final venue yet
  2. South Cotabato: South Cotabato Provincial Gym, Koronadal City
  3. Sarangani: Training Center, 3rd Floor, National Building, Capitol, Alabel
  4. General Santos City: City Health Office Conference Room, Gen. Santos City. You are required to come in your WHITE UNIFORM.
  5. Sultan Kudarat: Kalawag 2 Barangay Gym, Isulan
  6. Cotabato Province:
    • First District + Banisilan: Midsayap Pilot Elementary School
    • Second & Third District + Kidapawan City: Rooftop, Provincial Capital, Amas, Kidapawan


  • Registration at 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM.
  • Briefing at 8:45 to 9:00 AM
  • Bring your PRC License Card and ballpens.
  • Observe the proper dress code. Shorts/Mini-skirts, Sleeveless, see-thru blouses/shirts, slippers strictly not allowed. 


Deadline of application is on November 25, 2013 (Monday).


Composed of five (5) provinces: Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Dinagat Islands; and six (6) cities namely: Butuan City, Surigao City, Cabadbaran City. Bayugan City, Bislig City & Tandag City.

Application Period: November 25 – December 6, 2013 at  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The info below is courtesy of Ms. Lucy Tagudin, Nurse Coordinator for CHD Caraga.


  • Application Letter (see list of CHDs here.)
  • Updated PRC card
  • Resume
  • Certificate/s of Trainings or Trainings Attended
  • Note: May add other requirements after passing the 2nd level screening.

Letters addressed to:

OIC – Director IV
DOH-Center for Health Development Caraga
Butuan City

Levels of Screening of Applicants:

  1. First Level – Document Review
  2. Second Level – Examination
  3. Third Level – Interview

Nurse applicants are required to observe the proper dress code.

Application documents can be submitted at

1. Provincial Health Team Offices

  • Agusan del Sur @ Patin-ay, Prosperidad, ADS
  • Surigao del Sur @ Adela Sera Ty Compound, Tandag, SDS
  • Surigao del Norte @ Caraga Regional Hospital Compound, Surigao City
  • PDI @ PHT Office, CRH Surigao City
  • Agusan del Norte must be directly submitted to DOH-CHD Caraga
  • (All Application Documents must be forwarded to DOH-CHD Caraga, Butuan City)

2. Direct to DOH – CHD Caraga, Pizarro St., Narra Road, Butuan City


Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi are parts of the ARMM. A total of 746 slots were opened in ARMM. The schedule for screening will start this January 21 until February.

BASILAN 86 JANUARY 29 TO 30, 2014
SULU 121 FEBRUARY 3 TO 4, 2014
LANAO DEL SUR 253 JANUARY 18, TO 19, 2014

See also


  1. Department of Health CHD 1. Nurse Deployment Project 2014 and RHMPP.
  2. Department of Health CHD 1. NURSE DEPLOYMENT PROJECT UPDATE No. 3
  3. Department of Health CHD 7. Nurse Deployment Project 2014.
  4. RNheals DOH 12 Batch 3. Advisor to Nurse Deployment Project 2014.
  5. Margallo, J. (2013, November 25). Region 6: Nurse Deployment Project 2014.
  6. Yee, K. (2013, November 12). Advisory No. 7 Application for RNheals Batch 5.
  7. Yee, K. (2013, November 14). RN Heals Batch 5Venue for Examination