General Admissions

Admissions Information

Welcome to the Admission homepage of Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc.
The admissions policies of DMSFI are not predicated upon any consideration whatsoever of race, color, sex, religion or national origin. The aim of DMSFI is to enroll a student body of high ability and diversity that represents an international cross section of poeple.

New Local Students

Step 1

Applicants are required to secure the following prior to enrollment:
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Certified true copy of applicant's transcript of records and diploma (in college);

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Special Order (original copy);

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Certificate of Honorable Dismissal (original copy);

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Certificate of Graduation from the university/college registrar;

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Certificate of good moral character from two college professors;

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Birth Certificate issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO);

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Marriage Contract, if married (duly authenticated by NSO);

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2" x 2" ID picture (colored with white background) - 2 pieces;

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1" x 1" ID picture (colored with white background) - 2 pieces;

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National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) result (original);

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Notarized application for CEA with all the requirements therein including Application Fee payable to DMSFI Cashier's Office; (Application Form available at DMSFI Registrar's Office)

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Medical Report issued by the school physician, which also include:

A. Laboratory examination (DMSFI General Hospital Laboratory):

1. CBC, blood typing, urinalysis and fecalysis;
2. Chest x-ray, PA view;
3. Anti-HBs Antibody titer (for those with history of Hepatitis B vaccination);
4. HBsAg and Anti-HBs Antibdy titers (if without history of Hepatitis B vaccination).

B. Neuro-psychiatric examination

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Application Form Download Here

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Personal History Form Download Here

Step 2

Applicants are required to send their documents to:

Office of the Dean

Davao Medical School Foundation
Medical School Drive, Bajada, Davao City 8000
Philippines

New International Students

Step 1: Initial Evaluation Documents

Foreign students seeking admission to the College of Medicine shall submit the following documents in the order outlined below:
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Completed Application Form and Personal History Statement (can be downloaded in our website: www.dmsf.edu.ph)

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Photocopy of National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) result

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Letter of Reference from two (2) former professors

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Application Fee (non-refundable)

Step 2: Submission of Documents for Initial Evaluation

Foreign applicants are required to send all Step 1 documents to:

Office of the Dean

Davao Medical School Foundation
Medical School Drive, Bajada, Davao City 8000
Philippines

Step 3: Initial Evaluation Results

Submitted documents in item A will be evaluated by the Office of the Dean, after which, the applicant is informed as to the status of his/her application. If applicant is qualified, the school will send to the applicant the following:
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Notice of Acceptance (NOA)*

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Personal History Statement forms for the applicant to fill-up (6 copies)

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Certificate of Eligibility for Admission (CEA) form for the applicant to fill-up (not required for lateral entrants)

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Letter of Reference from two (2) former professors

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Application Fee (non-refundable)

*The Notice of Acceptance should not be construed as the actual enrollment.

Step 4: Submission of Documents to the Office of the Dean

The original documents listed in items Step 1 and Step 2 should be completed and mailed back to the Office of the Dean including the following documents duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (PFSP) in the country of origin:
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Official transcript of records and diploma;

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Notarized Affidavit of Support, including bank statements or notarized notice of grant for institutional scholars to cover applicant's expenses for school dues, accommodation, subsistence and other incidental expenses;

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Photocopy of passport pages where name, photo, birthday, birthplace appear;

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Students Personal History Statement (6 copies) with 2 x 2 recently taken photograph;

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Police Clearance issued by the National Police Authorities in the student's country of origin or residence;

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Birth certificate;

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Letter of Recommendation from two former college professors;

The above-mentioned documents should be completed and mailed back to the Office of the Dean at least 30 days prior to the start of the incoming academic year.

Office of the Dean

Davao Medical School Foundation
Medical School Drive, Bajada, Davao City 8000
Philippines
DMSFI endorses the above documents to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Manila, together with the NOA and CHED-approved CEA for processing. Once approved, the
DFA notifies the Foreign Service Post concerned on the issuance of a student visa. The applicants will now be required to appear in person before the Philippine Foreign
Service Post with consular jurisdiction over the place for interview.

Step 5: Student Visa

After receiving confirmation for all the previous steps, the following documents are required for the issuance of a Student Visa
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Original copy of the school's Notice of Acceptance issued by the Office of the Dean containing a clear impression of the school's official dry seal and addressed to the student;

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Letter from the School Registrar requesting the issuance of a Student Visa 9(f) to the applicant addressed to:

The Director

Visa Division – Office of Consular’ Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs

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Six copies of the original Personal History Statement duly accomplished and signed by the applicant, both in English and his national alphabet, accompanied by personal seal, if any, and containing among others, his/her original left and right thumb prints and a 2" x 2" photograph on plain white background taken not more than six months prior to submission;

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Transcript of Records/Scholastic Records, duly authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate in the applicant's country of origin or legal residence;

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Notarized Affidavit of Support, including bank statements or notarized notice of grant for institutional scholars to cover applicant's expenses for school dues, accommodation, subsistence and other incidental expenses;

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Original copy of the CEA approved by the CHED;

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Visa Application form (FA form no. 2);

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Original copy of the CEA approved by the CHED;

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Visa Application form (FA form no. 2);

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Medical Certificate (FA form no. 11);

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Chest x-ray, laboratory report and clearance certificate for the AIDS antibody (HIV test);

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Police Clearance from the local police authorities where applicant has been permanently residing for the last five years;

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Guarantee coverage of return fare and other incidental expenses;

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Life-size chest x-ray film;

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Unexpired passport

Step 6: Enrollment at DMSFI

Students may now enroll at the DMSFI. The following documents will also be submitted to the Registrar’s Office:
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Student Visa

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Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR) from the Bureau of Immigration issued in Davao City
(issued upon presentation of the student visa);

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Photocopy of the passport

National Medical Admission Test (NMAT)

For NMAT examinees, write or call:

Center for Educational Measurements

6th Floor, Concorde Condominium
Corner Salcedo and Benavides Sts.
Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel. Nos. 818 6129 and 818 6538