The NPO is one of the three (3) Recognized Government Printers (per GPPB) tasked to safeguard the sanctity of government standard accountable and non-accountable forms used in the collection of taxes, fees, and other charges due to the state in the course of government transactions.

The NPO plays an important role in the conduct of national and local elections as it is deputized by the Comelec to print the official ballots and other election paraphernalia.

NPO renders printing services for the President’s press kits.


Per Executive Order No. 285 dated July 25, 1987; and as amended by E.O 378 the National Printing Office (NPO) is mandated to continue to provide printing services to government agencies and instrumentalities as mandated by law. However it shall no longer enjoy exclusive jurisdiction over the printing services requirements of the government over standard forms. Provided that the printing of accountable forms and sensitive high quality / volume printing requirements shall only be undertaken by recognized government printers which include the National Printing Office.

It shall also continue to provide printing of Official Ballots and Election Paraphernalia which could be shared with Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas, upon the discretion of the Commission on Election consistent with the provision of the Election Code of 1987.

The Office may also accept other government printing jobs, including government Publications, but not in an exclusive basis. The Office will also undertake the printing need of the Presidential Communications Operations Office and the Office of the President.


A. To modernize and develop ways to improve the quality of printing through modernization of printing facilities, upgrading printing equipment and updating work design and manpower capabilities.

B. To formulate pricing that is commensurate to the high standard of quality and service that we provide.

C. To support the information dissemination programs of government agencies by providing their printing needs.

D. To satisfy the demand for and provide fast distribution of standard and accountable forms to our clients; and

E. To efficiently safeguard the security and sanctity of the Bureau’s mandated functions.


In compliance with the mandated functions our goals and objectives are:

1. To provide efficiently all the printing need of government standar and accountable forms of our requisitioners from both local and national government offices as well as government-owned and controlled corporations.

2. To help the development programs of the national government thru communication campaign materials

3. To support the printing need of the Office of the President.