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1. What is the basic salary if I join the Police Force as a ​Police Officer ?
2. I am keen to join as a Police Officer, how do I apply?
3. What are the minimum physical requirements for joining the Royal Brunei Police Force?
4. What is a certificate of Good Conduct?
5. How can I apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct ?
6. Can I apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct on behalf of others ?
7. How much do I have to pay ?
8. Police Permit - Do I need to apply for this permit ?
9. What are commonly held activities that require a permit ?
10. What is punishment for holding an assembly or procession without a permit ?


1. What is the basic salary if I join the Police Force as a Police Officer ?
 
Salary Structure
The entry salaries of our officers depend on their educational qualifications.
 
Rank
 
Salary Scale and Privileges
Educational qualifications
Additional Requirements
Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police
PD13   
B$2,570 to B$2,855 + allowances.
 
Degree holders will receive the following additional allowances
Ø  Ordinary degree  -  $300
Ø  Degree with honours  -  $500
Ø  Master  -  $700
 
Possesses a Bachelor degree, minimum 2nd class lower honours or other relevant qualifications recognised by Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council, Ministry of Education.  Possessing higher qualification will be an advantage.
Male and Female Bruneian Nationality
 
Age between 20 and 35 years.
Cadet Inspector
PD10
B$2,110 to B$2,180
Possesses Ordinary degree or
3rd class honours degree
Male and Female Bruneian Nationality
 
Age between 20 and 35 years.
 
Cadet Inspector
PD 10
B$1,970 to B$2,110
Possesses Higher National Diploma (HND) or other relevant qualifications recognised by Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council.
 
Male and Female Bruneian Nationality
 
Age between 18 and 26 years.
 
Police Constable
PD1
B$580  + B$300 (Elaun Catuan)
 
After six months
PD2 :                                                   $625 + allowances such as:
  • Kurnia Khas - B$100
  • Elaun P - B$100
  • Elaun Khas Polis - B$200
  • Elaun Sarahidup - B$170
 
 
Applicant possess at least:
 
Ø A minimum of 2 credits at GCE ‘O’ Level including Bahasa Melayu and English subjects, or
 
Ø Pre-National Diploma certificate in a relevant field or any equivalent qualification which is accredited by the Government of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam in an appropriate field, or
 
Ø  a higher academic qualification is an advantage.
Male and Female Bruneian Nationality
 
Age between 18 and 28 years.
Additional Police Officer
(Polis Tambahan)
PD.2 
$625.00 + $570.00 (allowances)
Applicant possess at least 1 credit at ‘Ordinary’ Certificate of Education,
 
Male applicants whom are Bruneian Nationality or Brunei Permanent Residents.
 
Age between 18 and 35 years.
 
 
2. I am keen to join as a Police Officer, how do I apply?
 
 ​​​​    -  Application forms can be download from the Royal Brunei Police Force website at www.police.gov.bn or obtained at the Recruitment Unit, Police
        Training Centre, Police Headquarters, Gadong
.


    -  Completed forms for Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police and Cadet Inspector should be returned to Head of Training, Department of    
       General Administration and Finance, Royal Brunei Police Headquarters, Gadong.
 
  1.     -  Completed forms for Police Constable and Additional Police Officer should be returned to Recruitment Unit, Police Training Centre, Police 
  2.        Headquarters, Gadong.

  3.     -  Serving government officers should submit their applications through their respective Head of Department.

  4.     -  For further inquiries or information, please contact 2423901 extension 536/179/228/250.

 
  • 3. What are the minimum physical requirements for joining the Royal Brunei Police Force?
  •  
  •     -  Male applicant - Not less than 1.7 metre (5 feet 6 inches) in height and weighs not exceeding 60 kg;
  •     -  Female applicant - Not less than 1.64 metre (5 feet 4 inches) in height and weighs not exceeding 55 kg.


    4. What is a certificate of Good Conduct?
  •  
  •     Certificate of Good Conduct is issued to a Brunei national or a permanent resident or any foreign nationals who had previously been employed
  •     and had resided in Brunei Darussalam to certify that the named person has no criminal record during his stay in Brunei Darussalam. 


5. How can I apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct?
 
    To apply for a certificate of Good Conduct, the applicant is required to fill in a CRF1 form (which can be downloaded from the RBPF Website or
    obtained from the Criminal Record Unit Office, Police Headquarters Building, Gadong) along with a copy of the applicant's passport, Identity
    card, Payment Receipt, Letter on Behalf, Scholarship Letter from Government, NBI Form 5 [Philippines Nationals], FIPS [Singapore Nationals],
    IIFF [Canadian Nationals], Police 199 [Bruneians].
 
 
6. Can I apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct on behalf of others ? 
 
   You can submit an application on behalf of others if you are able to provide all the necessary documents required as above. Submission in person
    is between 8.30 am to 12.00 noon and 1.30pm to 3.00pm for Monday to Thursday and 8.30 am to 12.00 noon for Saturday.


7. How much do I have to pay? 
  
    The processing fee is B$50.00 (Brunei Dollars Fifty only).


8. Police Permit - Do I need to apply for this permit? 
 
    Any person who wishes to organise or convene a meeting or a procession in a public place shall first (and not less than 7 days from the date of
    the intended meeting or procession) make an application for a permit in that behalf to the Commissioner of Police – Under Section 9 (1) Public
    Order  Act Cap 148.
 
 
9. What are commonly held activities that require a permit? 
  
    The following is a list of commonly held activities that require a permit:   
        (a) religious assembly;
        (b) festival procession;
        (c) religious procession and
        (d) public talks.

 
10. What is punishment for holding an assembly or procession without a permit?
 
      Any person who takes part in organising, convening or directing any unlawful group; or continues to take part in any unlawful group which has
      been ordered under section 11(2)(b) of the Public Order Act Cap 148 to disperse, shall be guilty of an offence: Penalty, imprisonment for 3 years
      and a fine of $5,000.