For the 122nd anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) partnered once again with private organizations/establishments to offer special treats to government workers. 

According to CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles, “The 1.8 million civil servants are our true public service heroes and this is one way of making them feel our appreciation for a job well done and validate their contributions as we collectively recover from the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.”

The SM Store will be holding the Civil Service Day Sale from 23-25 September.

The SM Store will be holding the Civil Service Day Sale from 23-25 September, offering P300 off for a minimum of P3,000 single-receipt purchase upon presentation of SMAC + government employee ID. Discount is valid for both in-store and personal shopper transactions.

Meanwhile, Star City’s treat is extended to a maximum of three family members of government employees. For the whole month of September, they can avail of the Star Pass for a discounted price of P400 instead of P549. The Star Pass is redeemable on the date of purchase only.  Please visit Star City’s website for more information at

For a day of pampering, Dermcare offers a 50% discount on diamond power peel; a 30% discount on other regular-priced services; and a 10% discount on product sets. In addition, RCC Amazing Touch encourages government workers to avail of 20% off on RCC wart, syringoma, and skin tags services; buy 2, get 1 free for all amazing touch products; and 30% off on RCC mole removal services. 

For those into gadgets, Anthony Audio Speaker has discounts in place for certain Genesis and Ezekiel Series bookshelves and floor standers as well as their Bluetooth two-way mini karaoke, Cube 6.5 karaoke, and Cube 8-inches, while Henry’s Cameras is giving away P200 for a minimum online purchase of P1,000. Those interested may use promo code: PCSAXHENRYS.

For eye care, all Ideal Vision Stores nationwide will offer a 20% discount on select regular-priced frames & sunglasses; less than 10% on lens and red tag items; free all Comfort Solution (60ml) for contact lens purchase worth at least P1,000; and free eye exam. For their part, Asian Eye Institute is giving 15% off for comprehensive eye exams and 10% off on optical products, while EyeSite by Asian Eye Institute has a 10% discount on complete eye checkups and 10% off on optical products. 

Ramada Hotel and RedDoorz are offering discounted rates on certain rooms while for FlexiSpot, government workers are entitled to P1,000 off on all products at for a minimum spend of P20,000. To avail, use the code FLEXPCSA.

Government workers are required to present their government agency ID or UMID card, and in the case of SM, the SM Advantage Card, to avail of the discounts. Job Order and Contract of Service workers may also avail of the discounts as long as they are able to present their official government agency ID card.

The full list of partner organizations/establishments offering special treats and availment guidelines is available on the CSC’s website  

The full list of partner organizations/establishments offering special treats and for the guidelines is available on the CSC’s website  

The annual celebration of the Philippine Civil Service Anniversary commemorates the signing of Public Law No. 5 o An Act for the Establishment and Maintenance of an Efficient and Honest Civil Service in the Philippine Islands) on 19 September 1900.

The celebration is also pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 1050, series of 1997 signed by the late President Fidel Valdez Ramos declaring the month of September as the Civil Service Month.

The PCSA has a 10-year overarching theme, Transforming Public Service in the Next Decade: Honing Agile and Future-Ready Servant-Heroes, which reflects the collective experience of the government workforce in the new normal, and in pushing for digital transformation and innovations to uphold public service excellence and continuity.



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