The 117th anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service promises a month of activities for civil servants. 

This year’s theme is: 

Tugon sa Hamon ng Pagbabago: Malasakit ng Lingkod Bayani 

As a continuing challenge to public servants, this year’s activities are meant to remind us of manifesting malasakit in public service. 

The following are the activities and files for download: 

1. 100% display of Anniversary Banner in all government offices’ facade

All government agencies are encouraged to post the official anniversary tarpaulin on conspicuous areas in their respective offices. The design template and specifications may be downloaded below: 

For government agencies:

Sample tarpaulin

PSD file

Size: 8x6 feet

For CSC Regional and Field Offices:

Sample tarpaulin

PSD file

Sample poster

PSD file

Size: 18x24 inches


2. R.A.C.E. to Serve Fun Run

Date: September 3, 2017
Venue: Please coordinate with the CSC Regional Office near you 

Please stand by for the race route and guidelines to be released nearer the date of the fun run to be held at the Quirino Grandstand.

 3. Honor Awards Program (HAP) Rites for the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers

Date: To be determined
Venue: Malacañan Palace
Coordinator: Honor Awards Program Secretariat (Public Assistance and Information Office, CSC Central Office)
Contact Information: 02-9317997 

The awards rites is the culmination of the annual search for outstanding public officials and employees. The awards, as provided by law, are conferred by the President of the Republic of the Philippines. Heads of government agencies, especially those with 2017 national winners, will be attending the awards rites. 

There are three award categories: the Presidential Lingkod Bayan award for groups and individuals with outstanding contributions with nationwide impact, the Dangal ng Bayan award for individuals consistently demonstrating exemplary behaviour, and the CSC Pagasa award for groups and individuals whose contributions benefited a department or office.

With its core purpose of gawing lingkod bayani ang bawat kawani, the CSC continues to recognize exemplary civil servants and their outstanding contributions to national development.

 4. Government Choral Competition (GCC)

Grand finals: Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila
Date and time: September 20, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Coordinator: CSC Regional Office No. 4
Director Fernando O. Mendoza (02-9264450) 

The Government Choral Competition has served as a venue for celebrating Filipino arts and culture, and introducing original Filipino compositions to the audience. The competition also showcases the talent of public servants from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

A choir can have a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 30 members, inclusive of one conductor and one accompanist. All singers must belong to one agency only and must be regular employees included in the agency’s plantilla of personnel regardless of status of appointment, including appointive and elective officials. However, the conductor and accompanist need not be employees of the government. 

Deadline for submission of entries (audio-visual recording of performances) is JUNE 9, 2017. Please click here for the registration forms and complete guidelines.

5. Special Treats for Government Employees

Coordinator: Office for Finance and Assets Management (CSC Central Office)
Mr. Sam V. Manglicmot (02-9317990 and 02-9318179) 

Special treats will be provided to government employees as a gesture of appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Discount packages and freebies from selected government and private companies will be available for civil servants nationwide.

In connection with the celebration of the 117th PCSA, all government employees can enjoy perks and treats from the following:

1. SM Advantage    

- Government employees can purchase SMAC Express kits for only PHP100.
- Promo duration is from July 15 to September 15, 2017.
- SMAC Express kits can be purchased at any branch of the SM Store, nationwide.
- To avail the discount, government employee must present his/her government employment ID during the purchase.
- Each government employee will only be allowed to purchase one (1) SMAC kit per day.
- Cashier to scan the barcode to apply the Php 50.00 discount during purchase at SMAC kit.
- Regular processing of card personalization will be followed.


All Civil Servants who are able to show their official government agency ID and SM Advantage Card can avail of the following discounts:


10% discount on regular-priced items for a minimum purchase of two-thousand pesos (PHP2,000) for Civil Servants who present their proof of eligibility and are also SM Advantage/SM Prestige cardholders.  Offer is extended to BDO Rewards/Mom/Primo/SM Stationary/Body Shop loyalty cardholders. 

b) Promotion Duration and Scope

Promo: September 22-24, 2017 (Friday to Sunday)

All fifty-nine (59) SM Stores, nationwide

c) Supporting Provisions

- Standard discount exclusions apply (i.e. excluded are items from Snacks Exchange, Camera Shop, chemicals, toiletries, diapers pharmacy, small appliances, business machines and other promo items.  Products from the SM STORE’s Customer Service Counter are excluded from the minimum PHP2,000 single-receipt purchase requirement.

- In the purchase of good and services which are on promotional discount, the senior citizen can avail of the promotional discount or the discount provided under Expanded Senior Citizens Act 2010, whichever is higher.

Guide on Civil Service Personnel ID validation:

1. Physical elements of ID

a. ID card (plastic or laminated)
b. Fields should not be handwritten

2. ID should have the following fields/information:

a. Name of government office/agency
b. Government office/logo
c. Name of civil service personnel
d. Picture of civil service personnel
e. Government office address
f. Position in government office
g. Authorized signature
h. Employee number (optional)
i. Validity (i.e. expiry date)

3. Other considerations:

a. Please note that fields 1-4 are minimum requirements for validation.
b. Name on the SM Advantage Card, SM Prestige Card, MOM Card, Primo Card, SM Stationery Card, Body Shop loyalty card, and Government Office ID or GSIS ID should be the same.
c. SM reserves the right to provide a list of exempted items from the 10% discount during the tie-up.

 3. STAR CITY    

Star City Special Treat for all government employees.  Details of promo offer.

- All government employees who are able to show their official ID or GSIS ID are eligible to avail.
- Eligible government employee is entitled to three (3) family members that can avail of the PHP280 Ride-all-you-can ticket.  Published rate is PHP450/RYC ticket.

 Duration      : 

- September 01-03, 2017
- September 08-10, 2017
- September 15-30, 2017

For more details please visit  or call 832-3249 and 833-44-84.


All government employees are entitled to the following discount and privileges offered by Dermcare, Professional Skin, Hair & Spa (all branches).

- Fifty Percent (50%) discount on Dermcare Diamond Power Peel Treatment.  Original price is PHP900.
- Thirty Percent (30%) discount on Dermcare regular services.
- Ten Percent (10%) discount on product sets.
- Duration:   September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.
- Just present government office ID/GSIS UMID.

 5. RAMADA HOTEL, Manila    

a. Special room rates:

Room Type

Bed Type


Published Rates

Special Rate


Queen & Twin

23 sqm


PHP3,300 net


King & Twin

27 sqm


PHP3,600 net


King & Twin

33 sqm


PHP4,000 net



48 sqm


PHP4,800 net

- Rates are inclusive of 5% service charge, 12% VAT, 1.5% local tax
- Valid for single or double occupancy
- Extra person charge is PHP1,000 per person, inclusive of single bed and buffet breakfast


- Ramada Mornings buffet breakfast at Five Spice Asian Bistro
- Two (2) bottles of water, replenished daily
- High speed wireless internet access in room and public areas
- Scheduled shuttle service to and from SM Mall of Asia on 1000H and 1500H

b. 10% discount on any purchase from Five Spice Asian Bistro and News Café and Bakery

Terms and conditions:

1. The above mentioned perks is only applicable to Civil Servants only.

2. Civil Servant must present his/her valid government ID with the following information:

a) Name of Government Office/Agency
b) Government Office/Logo
c) Name of Civil Service Personnel
d) Picture of Civil Service Personnel
e) Government Office Address
f) Position in Government Office
g) Authorized Signatory
h) Employee Number
i) Validity

3.    Promo is valid from September 1 to October 31, 2017.

4.     Promo is applicable only at Ramada Manila Ongpin cor. Quintin Parades Sts. Binondo, Manila.

5.     Not to be in conjunction with other promos.

  6. HOTEL H20     

Manila Ocean Park Complex, Luneta, Manila

Government employees have a privilege for the following discounts.

Room Type


Special Rate



With Breakfast Buffet and Hotbed Treatment for 2

Park View Room


PHP4,575 net

Aqua Room


PHP5,033 net

Bayview Room


PHP5,490 net                              


The following items are extended on complimentary basis:

- Breakfast buffet at Makan Makan Asian Food Village
- Hotbed Treatment for two in Zenyu Eco Spa
- Welcome amenities (2 bottles of water, 2 cans of soft drinks, nuts, and cookies)
- High speed internet access
- Local calls
- English newspaper
- Use of Outdoor Jet Pool Facility + Fitness Center
- Parking space (one per room) on a “first come, first served” basis

Terms and Conditions:

- Selling period is from June 15, 2017 up to September 30, 2017 only.
- Stay period is from September 1 – December 5, 2017 only.
- Special discount is valid to ALL government employees upon presenting a government office issued ID or GSIS UMID Card only.
- Advanced reservation is required and room categories are subject to availability.
- No cancellation policy will be accepted but re-booking is allowed thru the stay period only.
- Hotel accommodation must be booked and reserved thru Business Development Executive.
- Walk-in transactions are allowed but subject to room availability.
- The CSC special rate is not valid in conjunction with any other promotional offers.
- Hotel accommodation is transferable and can be given as a gift to family and friends provided the user will submit a letter of Authorization (LOA) from the owner of the discount privilege to use the same and a photocopy of the government ID or GSIS ID of the owner.

7. Manila Ocean Park   

Regalo sa Serbisyo Package 1PHP450

- Oceanarium
- Shark and Rays Dry Encounter
- Symphony Evening Show
- Sea Lion Show
- Barnyard with Bird House
- Fish Spa
- World of Creepy Crawlies

Regalo Serbisyo Package 2PHP600

- Oceanarium
- Shark and Rays
- Symphony Evening Show
- Seal Lion Show
- Jellies Exhibit
- Birds of Prey Kingdom
- Trails to Antartica (Penguin & Christmas Village)
- All Star Bird Show
- World of Creepy Crawlies

Terms and Conditions:

1. Promo is valid for all government employees defined under Corporate Sales
2. Selling period is from June 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Not valid for redemption from Decembers 18 to January 9, 2018. Block off dates will apply for ticket selling.
3. Government employees should present valid government agency ID and/or GSIS UMID
4. Maximum of 10 tickets per government employee.
5. Rates can be applied to family days, group tours, seminars, conferences and conventions booked by government agencies defined under corporate Sales.
6. Tickets purchase is on cash or credit card only.
7. Unused attraction tickets of the promo will not be subject to any cash refund.
8. Promo should not be valid in conjunction with any other promo or discount.
9. Tickets purchased are valid within the promo period only.

 8. Great Image     

Promo duration:  September 1 to December 24, 2017

1. 20% discount on print collections (maximum of 3 collections)
2. 20% discount on Glamblocks
3. 20% discount on Glambooks
4. 10% discount on Go Grand Combo (enlargement with frame)
5. 10% discount on Glam Grande (Canvas with box-type frame)
6. 5% discount on Special Events Packages

Terms and Conditions:

1. Company ID must be presented before availing of the discounted packages
2. No ID, no discount policy will apply.

For more information, please contact Great Image at:

17 Brooklyn Immaculate Concepcion
Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines 1109
Trunkline +632 7226622/ 7224748

 9. Posh Nails    

Government employees can avail a 30% discount in the OPI themed Service. Themed Service is a flavoured special scrub with lotion and mask. Scents are as follows:

  • Pineapple Papaya
  • Lemon Tonic
  • Tropical Citrus
  • Cucumber

Government employees should present their Government Office ID and or GSIS UMID to any Posh Nails hand and foot spa to avail the discount privilege. For the other details please visit

 10. INKRITE    

Product Description

Discount Rate

Where Available

Printer repair (parts/service)


All Branches

Toner cartridge compatible


All Branches

Bulk ink


All Branches

Inkjet cartridge refill


All Branches

Laserjet Cartridge Refill


All Branches

CISS printer Conversion


All Branches


For more information, please contact the Public Assistance and Information Office (telephone no. 02-9314180, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and TEXTCSC at 0917-8398272), or the nearest CSC regional or field office. You may also visit the CSC website at [click on the 2017 PCSA thumbnail on the rightmost panel of the homepage].