LIST: PRC offices operating under work-from-home arrangement due to MECQ

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Sunday said work-from-home (WFH) or skeletal workforce arrangement will continue to implement in all areas under the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ).

"This is pursuant to Inter-Agency Task Force Resolution No. 37 dated 15 May 2020, placing high-risk provinces and cities under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and transitioning high-risk provinces and cities under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ)," PRC said.
PRC offices operating under work-from-home arrangement due to ECQ

The following offices of PRC will continue to implement a work-from-home arrangement, and a skeleton workforce whenever appropriate, until May 31, 2020:

List of affected PRC offices:
  • Region VII (PRC Cebu, Robinsons Galleria Cebu, SM OSSCO)
  • Region III (PRC Pampanga, OSSCO Clark, OSSCO Palayan)
For the above PRC offices, the new schedule in the accommodation of previously set appointments shall be posted at the PRC website and social media accounts prior to the resumption of frontline operations.

In compliance of the required opening of mall-based government frontline services during MECQ, the following PRC Service Centers will open and resume frontline services under skeleton workforce beginning May 18, 2020.
  • Robinsons Place Manila
  • RobinsonsGalleria Ortigas
  • Robinsons Place Las Piñas
  • Robinsons Novaliches
  • Robinsons Starmills(San Fernando, Pampanga)
  • Robinsons Sta. Rosa(Sta. Rosa, Laguna)
For the above PRC Service Centers, the following processes in the accommodation of transactions shall be implemented:

For PRC Robinsons Place Manila, Robinsons Galleria Ortigas, Robinsons Place Las Piñas, RobinsonsNovaliches,Robinsons Starmillsand Robinsons Sta. Rosa, the following processes shall be implemented:

1. The only services to be offered are the following:
  • Renewal of Professional Identification Card (PIC)
  • Application for licensure examination
2. Only CONFIRMED APPOINTMENTS (PAID) for the renewal of PICs and application for examination, affected by the ECQ will be accommodated on a weekly basis during the MECQ.

3. Transactions may only be made at the set appointment venues in accordance with the following schedule:

Renewal   of PRC ID, Application for Examination March 16 – March 20 May 18– May 22
March 23 – March 27 May 25 – May 29
March 30 – April 3 June 1 – June 5
April 6 – April 8 June 8 – June 11
April 13 – April 17 June 15 – June 19
April 20 – April 24 June 22 – June 26
April 27 – April 30 June 29-July 3
May 4 – May 8 July 6 – July 10
May 11 – May 15 July 13 – July 17

4. Transactions under the new appointment schedule should be made on the same day of the week as in the original schedule. (Example: if the original appointment schedule falls on a Tuesday, transaction shall be made also on a Tuesday within the new appointment week.

5. For the NCR applicants, those whose transaction/ appointments were set at the PRC Service Centers in PICC or POEA, may be accommodated in any Service Centers within NCR, in accordance with the new appointment schedule. In the same manner that for Region III applicants, those whose transaction/appointments were set at PRC San Fernando, Clark OSSCO or Palayan OSSCO may be accommodated at Robinsons Starmills, in accordance with the new appointment schedule.

6. In the case of non-appearance during the new schedule, the same shall be accommodated on the following day/s. Priority, however, will be given to transactions falling on the said date.

7. Applicants for examination will submit their application documents through drop boxes provided in the Service Centers. Notice of Admission (NOA) will be issued electronically via email.

8. For the safety of all personnel and clients, PRC will also be strictly implementing all applicable precautionary measures and health protocols arising from the Covid-19 pandemic under PRC Memo Order No. 24( alongside with those implemented by the mall administration. The public is advised to strictly observe said precautions and health protocols.

PRC offices operating under work-from-home arrangement due to ECQ
PRC offices operating under work-from-home arrangement due to ECQ
PRC offices operating under work-from-home arrangement due to ECQ

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