PRC postpones August 2020 scheduled board exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced today the postponement/cancellation of August 2020 scheduled board exams due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

PRC mentioned the following reasons on their decision to postpone the exams:
  • government imposed restrictions
  • other unforeseeable circumstances because of extended community quarantines
  • ensure the health and safety of PRC examinees, Professional Regulatory Boards (PRBs) and examination personnel

The administration of the following scheduled August 2020 licensure examinations is hereby POSTPONED:
  • Sanitary Engineers Licensure Examination (August 4-6, 2020)
  • Mining Engineers Licensure Examination (August 4-6, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Physical and Occupational Therapists (August 8-9, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Veterinarians (August 11-13, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Nutritionists and Dietitians (August 16-17, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Guidance Counselors (August 19-20, 2020)
  • Licensure Examination for Mechanical Engineers and Certified Plant Mechanics (August 22-23, 2020)
  • Social Workers Licensure Examination (August 25-27, 2020)
  • August 30-31, 2020 Medical Technologists Licensure Examination
New dates of postponed August 2020 board exams

PRC said that new schedule of these licensure examinations will be posted on the PRC website and PRC social media accounts.

UPDATE2021 PRC board exam schedule

For further concerns and queries, you may contact the Licensure Office through their email at and

June 26 UpdatePostponed June, July and August 2020 board exam rescheduled in 2021

Since March, all scheduled licensure exams were postponed as a precautionary measure of the government to prevent spread of contagious COVID-19.

Just recently, PRC announced new dates of March-June 2020 board exams, which were set from end August to last quarter of the year.


Stay tuned here for more updates on postponed August 2020 board exam.
PRC postpones August 2020 scheduled board exams

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