LIST: March, April 2020 board exam cancelled due to coronavirus

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced today the cancellation of scheduled board exam in March and April 2020 to help combat the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
LIST: March, April 2020 board exam postponed due to coronavirus

Among the affected board exam are the Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET), the remaining exams for Physician (PLE), electronics and electrical engineering board exam, pharmacist and midwife licensure exams.

This is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 922 dated March 8, 2020 declaring a state of public health emergency throughout the country, and the recommendations of the Department of Health (DOH) and Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) to prohibit mass gatherings, and to further ensure the safety of the examinees and employees of the PRC.

The conduct of the following licensure examinations/assessments is hereby CANCELLED:
  • Qualifying Assessment for Foreign Medical Professionals (March 14, 2020)
  • Physician Licensure Examination (March 15-16, 2020)
  • Medical Technologists Licensure Examination (March 18-19, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (March 29, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Electronic Engineers and Electronic Technicians (April1-3, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Midwives (April 5-6, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Registered Electrical Engineers and Registered Master Electricians (April 14-16, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Pharmacists (April 26-27, 2020)
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) also postponed the conduct of March 15, 2020 civil service exam or Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) following the order of the president.


"Announcement on the new schedules of the affected licensure examinations will be posted on the PRC website and/or PRC social media accounts," the professional regulating body said.


  1. In this enhance community quarantine are we still allowed to renew our prc license? Is prc open for renewal?

  2. Tuloy po ba yung NLE board exam this may 31- june 1 po?? Posible po ba na ma postpone??

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