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Pursuing a professional career in the Philippines shouldn’t be difficult, especially for licensed individuals. Applying for a licensure examination, renewing a professional license, and even verification of examinations are now made easy with PRC online registration. 

Like other government agencies in the Philippines, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has made several services available online through the Licensure Examination and Registration Information System (LERIS). This way, professionals can transact more quickly and conveniently with the PRC at any time.

Through the PRC LERIS online application, you can do your initial PRC online registration for issuing of a license or PRC ID, submit your PRC board exam application, or even get your PRC online renewal appointment rescheduled. Here’s a quick guide to help you transact through the PRC online website minus the hassle.

📌How to Register for PRC Online Account

The first of your PRC online application steps is registering for an account. To find out how to apply for PRC online, read the procedures below. 

PRC Requirements for Online Registration

  • Active email address
  • Mobile number
  • Valid ID
  • Personal information, including education, date of graduation and employment details
  • Recent 2×2 ID photo (in JPG format and plain white background, with the applicant wearing decent attire with a collar)

PRC Online Registration Steps

  1. Visit the PRC LERIS website and sign up for a new account at online.prc.gov.ph[1].
  2. From the sign-up page, click Register.
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3. Read the terms of service on the right side of the page. From there, you’ll see information on privacy password protection, obligations when registering, forfeiture of fees, and consequences for violations. When you’re done, scroll down and click the I Agree button.

4. Enter your personal details (under the Registration tab) as indicated in your Notice of Admission (NOA) or PRC ID.

PRC online registration - notice of admission/professional identification card

5. Enter your email address and password (at least six characters consisting of numbers, letters, and special characters). Type your password again to confirm it.

6. Review your details. Check the box next to “I’m not a robot,” and click the Register button. Note that any wrong information provided may result in expulsion by the PRC. A new pop-out will appear containing all information provided for your review. Confirm everything by clicking the Agree/Confirm button.

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7. Log in to your account. Under the Sign In tab, enter your email address and password. Check the box next to “I’m not a robot,” and click the Sign In button.

8. Upon signing in, a notification on advisories will appear. Click OK.  

9. Another prompt on appointment slots will appear. Click Proceed. 

10. Provide your details. Click the Profile tab on the left side of the page and input your personal information, contact details, family background, and data on your education, employment, and a valid ID. The fields with red asterisk should not be blank. When you’re done, click the Save Information button.

11. Upload your photo. Read the photo requirements and click the Proceed button. Click the Choose File button to choose the photo to upload. Lastly, click the Upload Image button.

Now that your PRC online registration or LERIS online application is complete, you’re ready to perform any online transaction available at the PRC LERIS. Read more about them below.

📌PRC Appointment and Online Exam Application Steps

Use the PRC online application system to set an an appointment and apply for a PRC licensure examination.

How to Apply for Board Exam in PRC 

1. Sign in to your PRC online account.

2. Click the Select Transaction button on the right side.

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3. Click the Examination tab.

4. Choose the name, type, date, and place of examination.

5. Click the Proceed button.

6. Set your PRC online appointment by choosing your preferred PRC regional office. The system will give you an appointment date and time.
If you’re okay with the schedule, click the Proceed button. But if you’d like to change the schedule, click the Reschedule button, choose a new appointment date, state your reason for the reschedule, and click the Confirm button.

7. Your transaction summary will appear on the screen. Click the Submit button to save the transaction.

8. Choose a payment channel and click the Submit button.

9. Review your transaction details and payment summary. Tick the small box underneath to agree to the Terms and Conditions.

10. Enter your payment details then click Submit.

11. Select the OK button to confirm your payment.

12. Print your payment confirmation slip.

13. Then click the Existing Transaction button on the left side and then print your accomplished PRC Exam Application Form.

14. Affix your signature on the form.

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Once you’re done with your PRC online application, go to your chosen PRC regional office or service center on your scheduled appointment and submit your printed application form and other licensure exam requirements.

Check the PRC website for the list of licensure examination requirements[2] according to your profession.

📌PRC Online Application for Initial Registration Steps

It’s easy to get a professional identification card (also called the PRC ID) for the first time if you do it online.

How to File PRC ID Online for New Board Passers

  1. Sign in to your PRC online account.
  2. Click the Select Transaction button on the right side.
  3. Click the Initial Registration tab.
  4. Choose your profession. Options include: 
  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineer
  • Agriculturist
  • Air Cond and Refrigeration Specialist
  • Architect
  • Certified
    • Mill Foreman
    • Mine Foreman
    • Mechanic
    • Public Accountant
    • Quarry Foreman
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical Technician
  • Chemist
  • Chinese Druggist
  • Civil Engineer
  • Criminologist
  • Customs Broker
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Technologist
  • Dentist
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics Technician
  • Environmental Planner
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Professional Electrical Engineer
  • Professional Teacher
  • Social Worker

5. Enter your application number as indicated in your NOA (Notice of Admissions) or licensure exam application form.

6. Click the Proceed button.

7. Set an appointment by choosing your preferred PRC regional office. The system will give you an appointment date and time. If you’re okay with the schedule, click the Proceed button. But if you’d like to change the schedule, click the Reschedule button, choose a new appointment date, state your reason for the reschedule, and click the Confirm button.

8. Your transaction summary will appear on the screen. Click the Submit button to save the transaction.

9. Choose a payment channel and click Submit.

10. Review your transaction details and payment summary. Tick the small box underneath to agree to the Terms and Conditions.

11. Enter your ATM account number and Joint Account Indicator (the two-digit number at the lower right corner of your ATM card).

12. Select your ATM PIN on the PIN pad.

13. After that, click Submit.

14. Choose the OK button to confirm your payment.

15. Click the Print button to print your payment confirmation slip.

16. Then, click the Existing Transaction button on the left side. Print your accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal.

17. Affix your signature on the form.

A few reminders ✅

On your scheduled appointment, submit your printed oath form and the following requirements to your chosen PRC regional office or service center:

  • Community Tax Certificate (cedula)
  • Two documentary stamps
  • Two passport-size photos in white background and with a full name tag

Initial registration applicants are also required to attend the oath-taking ceremony before claiming their PRC ID card and Certificate of Registration on the same day.

Read more: Steps to Getting a PRC ID: Online Registration and Renewal

📌Steps for Online Application for PRC ID Renewal

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Registered professionals in the Philippines can apply online for the renewal of their PRC IDs. The PRC renewal reschedule is on or before the professional’s birth month every three years, and as early as 10 months before its expiration date.

Before renewing your PRC ID, make sure to comply first with the requirements of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) law[3].

How to Apply for PRC Renewal Online

  1. Sign in to your PRC online account.
  2. Click the Select Transaction button on the right side.
  3. Click the Renewal tab.
  4. Choose your profession.
  5. Enter your PRC license number.
  6. Click the Proceed button.
  7. Set a PRC appointment schedule by choosing your preferred PRC regional office, and then the system will give you an appointment date and time. If you’re okay with the schedule, click the Proceed button. But if you’d like to change the schedule, click the Reschedule button, choose a new appointment date, state your reason for the reschedule, and click the Confirm button.
  8. Your transaction summary will appear on the screen. Click the Submit button to save the transaction.
  9. Choose a payment channel and click Submit.
  10. Review your transaction details and payment summary. Tick the small box underneath to agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  11. Enter your payment details then click the Submit button.
  12. Click the OK button to confirm payment.
  13. Choose the Print button to print your payment confirmation slip.
  14. Then, click the Existing Transaction button on the left side. Click the Print Document button to print your accomplished PRC ID renewal application form.
  15. Affix your signature on the form.

To claim your renewed PRC ID card, go to your chosen PRC regional office or service center on your appointment schedule. Submit your printed PRC ID renewal application form and one passport-size photo in white background with a name tag.

📌PRC Online Application for Certifications of Board Rating and Passing

Since March 2019, the PRC has been accepting online applications for the authentication or Certification of Board Rating and Passing through the LERIS site.

How to File for Certificate of Board Rating and Passing Online

PRC online registration - How to File for Certificate of Board Rating and Passing Online

1. Sign in to your PRC online account.

2. Click the Select Transaction button on the right side.

3. Click the Certifications tab.

4. Choose your certificate and profession. Your options include the following:

  • Certificate of
    • Passing
    • Good Standing
    • Rating
  • Stateboard Verification
  • Authentication
    • Certificate of Registration/ Board Rating / Good Standing / Passing
    • Professional Identification Card

5. Enter the quantity or number of copies you’d like to request.

6. Click the Proceed button.

7. Set an appointment by choosing your preferred PRC regional office. The system will give you an appointment date and time.

8. If you’re okay with the schedule, click the Proceed button. But if you’d like to change the schedule, click the Reschedule button, choose a new appointment date, state your reason for the reschedule, and click the Confirm button.

9. Your transaction summary will appear on the screen. Click the Submit button to save the transaction.

10. Review your transaction details and payment summary. Tick the small box underneath to agree to the Terms and Conditions.

11. Enter your payment details then click the Submit button.

12. Click the OK button to confirm payment.

13. Select the Submit button.

14. Choose the OK button to confirm your payment.

15. Click the Print button to print your payment confirmation slip.

16. Choose the Existing Transaction button on the left side. Print your Order of Payment form and claim slip.

Claim your Certificate of Board Rating and Passing on your appointment date and time. Go to your chosen PRC regional office or service center and submit your printed Order of Payment form and claim slip.

📌Other PRC Online Services

Aside from PRC online registration, renewal, and exam application, there are other services you can avail through LERIS:

PRC ID Replacement

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Misplacing or losing your ID is unavoidable. And in case your valid PRC ID is lost or misplaced, you can log in to your PRC online account and follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your PRC online account.
  2. Click Select Transaction on the upper right hand portion of your screen.
  3. Choose Duplicate from one of the tabs. 
  4. Select your profession from the drop-down menu.
  5. Input your PRC License Number.
  6. Click Proceed. 
  7. Set an appointment by choosing your preferred PRC regional office. The system will give you an appointment date and time. If you’re okay with the schedule, click the Proceed button. But if you want to change the schedule, click the Reschedule button, choose a new appointment date, state your reason for the reschedule, and click the Confirm button.
  8. Your transaction summary will appear on the screen. Click the Submit button to save the transaction.
  9. Review your transaction details and payment summary. Tick the small box underneath to agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  10. Enter your payment details then click the Submit button.
  11. Click the OK button to confirm your payment.
  12. Click the Print button to print your payment confirmation slip.
  13. Choose the Existing Transaction button on the left side. Then click the Print Document button to print your Order of Payment form and claim slip.

Claim your new PRC ID on your appointment date and time. Go to your chosen PRC regional office or service center and submit your printed Order of Payment form and claim slip. You’ll also need to present an Affidavit of Loss and another valid government-issued ID when claiming. 

Online Oath Taking

The PRC also offered an online oath-taking[4] to facilitate the conduct of virtual oath-taking during emergencies and public health crises. Here are the steps to booking an E-oath taking appointment:

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  1. Log in to your PRC online account. 
  2. Click the Select Transaction button on the upper right hand corner of your screen, 
  3. Choose a profession and then input the Notice of Admission application number
  4. Next, choose your preferred PRC regional office then click next. The system will then automatically generate the earliest applicable date for your oath-taking. 
  5. Confirm and then click Submit Application.
  6. A pop-up message will appear confirming your application with the details of your transaction. 
  7. Choose the Click to Go Back option and you’ll be redirected to the Existing Transaction Page. Here you’ll see your transaction details. You can also have a printed copy of the Oath Form from your PRC online transaction. 

Registration as ASEAN Professional Engineer

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In 2021, PRC also started providing the opportunity for engineers to apply for registration online as ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineers (ACPE)[5]. Although applicants are encouraged to contact the PRC Recognition Qualification Division before booking online, you may try to follow these steps to begin your online application for registration:

  1. Log in to your PRC online account. 
  2. Click the Select Transaction button on the upper right hand corner of your screen.
  3. Choose the ASEAN Professional option from the tabs and a profession from the drop-down menu which includes:
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Geodetic Engineer
  • Naval Architect and Marine Engineer
  • Professional Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer / Mechanical Engineer
  • Registered Electrical Engineer
  • Sanitary Engineer
  1. Enter your PRC License number then click Proceed.
  2. Choose your preferred PRC regional office then click Next. The system will then automatically generate the earliest applicable date for your oath-taking. 
  3. Confirm and then click the Submit Application option.
  4. A pop-up message will appear confirming your application with the details of your transaction. 
  5. Click to Go Back and you’ll be redirected to the Existing Transaction Page. Here you’ll see your transaction details. You can also have a printed copy of the transaction by clicking Print Document. 

Aside from ASEAN registration, you may also apply for a Conferment online. For more information, you may send an email to qrd2@prc.gov.ph or prcmra2@gmail.com.

Note that you may be asked to upload all documentary requirements in one PDF file to process your online application.

Application for Accreditation

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Real estate agents[6] and medical representatives can also apply for accreditation online. Here are the steps to applying for accreditation online.

1. Log in to your PRC online account. 

2. Click the Select Transaction button on the upper right hand corner of your screen.

3. Choose the Application for Accreditation option from the tabs and a profession from the drop-down menu which includes:

  • Real Estate Salesperson
  • Medical Representative

4. Choose Application then click Proceed.

5. Choose your preferred PRC regional office then click Next. The system will then automatically generate the earliest applicable date for your oath-taking. 

6. Confirm and then click Submit Application.

7. A pop-up message will appear confirming your application with the details of your transaction. 

8. Click to Go Back and you’ll be redirected to the Existing Transaction Page. Here you’ll see your transaction details. You can also have a printed copy of the transaction by clicking Print Document.

You may need to contact PRC for the updated requirements for accreditation, although the following documents are initially required to process your application as Real Estate Salesperson:

For Real Estate Salesperson with No DTI / HLURB Registration

  • Original and Photocopy of 
    • NSO Certificate of Live Birth / Birth Certificate
    • NSO Marriage Certificate / Contract (for Married female only)
  • Original and Notarized Certification of twelve (12) credit units on Real Estate Brokerage
  • Valid and original NBI Clearance 
  • Original and Notarized Certificate of Educational Attainment on the Completion of at least two (2) years of College

For Real Estate Salesperson with DTI / HLURB Registration

  • Original and Photocopy of NSO Certificate of Live Birth / Birth Certificate
  • NSO Marriage Certificate / Contract (for Married female only)
  • Original and Notarized Certificate of Educational Attainment (at least H.S. Diploma)
  • DTI / HLURB Certificate of Registration as Salesperson (Original and Photocopy)
  • Original and Notarized Certification of at least 120 hours of training and seminar to be issued by the Employer or Provider
  • Valid and Original NBI Clearance
  • Original and Notarized Certification of DTI Licensed Estate Broker or HLURB Registered Real Estate Developer

For Real Estate Salesperson with at Least Three (3) years of Active Practice

  • Original and Photocopy of NSO Birth Certificate and NSO Marriage Certificate / Contract (for Married female only)
  • Valid and Original NBI Clearance
  • Original and Notarized Certification of Supervising Real Estate Broker or HLURB registered Real Estate Developer
  • Certificate of Educational Attainment (Original and Notarized, at least H.S. Diploma)
  • Notarized Certification of at least 120 hours of training and seminar to be issued by the Employer or Provider

📌Where to Pay PRC Online Services

Professionals who apply online via LERIS should pay only to one of the following PRC-authorized payment channels:

  • LANDBANK Link.BizPortal[7] using any of these payment options: Land Bank ATM card, ATM or debit card of a Bancnet member-bank[8], or GCash
  • Over-the-counter deposit at any UCPB branch (payment validation within two to three working days)
  • PRC cashier (at the appointed place and schedule only)
  • Credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or JCB)
  • PayMaya

📌Reminders When Using PRC Online Services

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Screenshot of the PRC website

1. Set Your Appointment Date in Advance

The PRC has a No Same-Day Appointment policy, which means you’re not allowed to set an appointment on the same day as your online transaction.

2. Beware of Fixers

PRC online appointment slots are free of charge. Never deal with anyone claiming to be a PRC official or have connections with the agency and offering assistance for PRC transactions in exchange for a fee.

3. Email the PRC for Questions or Concerns

Sometimes, the PRC customer hotlines are unavailable. You may reach the PRC’s Information and Communication Technology Service through prc.helpdesk2@gmail.com if you have any questions or need help with your PRC online registration, particularly about online transactions, PRC account password reset, or Land Bank payments.

4. Be Aware of Online Traffic

The PRC online registration system is accessed by a lot of individuals each day. There will be instances when you’ll be automatically logged out of the system. You may need to access the site during off-peak hours or else log in and start the process all over again just to finish your transaction. 

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📌PRC Online FAQs

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1. How do you cancel your appointment in PRC?

If you want to know how to cancel your appointment in PRC, just log in to your account and you should find a Cancel button on the transaction. Note: you can only cancel your appointment if you have not settled your payment yet. 

2. How do you reschedule a PRC renewal appointment? 

Let’s say you booked a renewal appointment. But on the day of your renewal, something urgent came up and you can’t make your appointment. You need to cancel the booked appointment first in order to reschedule. However, slots are not always guaranteed, and you may need to wait for weeks, or even months, for the next schedule. So make sure that your decision is final before you reschedule. 

3. Can you walk in for a PRC renewal?

No, PRC renewal walk-in is not allowed. This is why you need to fill out the online PRC renewal form and make an online appointment. 

4. Where can you file your LET exam online application?

Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) can also be applied for on the PRC online registration website or LERIS. Just create an account, log in, key in the required information and go to the licensure examination online application page.

5. Is the PRC online registration free?

Yes, it’s free to create an account and use the services.

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Final Thoughts

Dealing with over-the-counter government transactions can take several hours of your day. Take advantage of the LERIS Professional Regulation Commission’s available online services at the PRC website to save you time and money.

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