CPALE RESULT: October 2021 Accountancy board exam list of passers

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Accountancy released results of October 2021 Certified Public Accountant licensure exam (CPALE) on October 19, 2021 or in five (5) working days after the last day of exam. The complete list of passers, top 10 (topnotchers), top performing schools and performance of schools are available on this page as announced online.

As announced, 361 out of 2,367 (15.25%) passed the exams. The results of examination with respect to five (5) examinees were withheld as per Board Resolution No. 43 dated October 19, 2021.

CPALE was conducted on October 10, 11 and 12 in the cities of Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

Note: CPALE in Manila was postponed and rescheduled to December 16, 17, and 18, 2021 following the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID).

The Board of Accountancy is composed of Noe G. QuiƱanola, Chairman; Thelma S. Ciudadano, Vice Chairman; Gloria T. Baysa, Samuel B. Padilla, Arlyn Juanita S. Villanueva and Gervacio I. Piator, Members.

Roll of Successful Examinees in the

Held on OCTOBER 10, 2021 & FF. DAYS
Released on OCTOBER 19, 2021


From November 16 to November 19, 2021, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:
  • downloaded duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • notice of admission (for identification only)
  • 2 pieces passport sized pictures (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 2 sets of documentary stamps
  • 1 piece short brown envelope
Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date of the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC added.


Visit PRC's "Verification of Rating" service on official website and provide the required information to verify your identity. Note that this will be available in few working days after the release of results.


The 3-day examination covered the following subjects: auditing and management advisory services, taxation and regulatory framework for business transactions, financial accounting and reporting and advanced financial accounting and reporting.

NOTE: The Board of Accountancy has decided that the CPA Examinations shall cover the new and old provisions of certain laws and standards. These include the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion or TRAIN Law, PFRS 9 on" "Financial instruments," and PFRS 15 on "Revenue from Contracts with Customers."


According to PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020, the target release of results of the recent CPA board exam is after six (6) working days or expected on October 20.

In the last CPA board exam before the pandemic (October 2019), PRC announced results in six (6) working days. The agency named 2,075 out of 14,492 (only 14.32%) who passed the grueling exams.

In the May 2019 CPALE, results were released in five (5) working days. PRC named 1,699 out of 10,319 who successfully hurdled the series of tests.

We advise takers to monitor announcement of results starting Monday, October 18 or in 4 working days after the exam. Note that results may be released online ahead or beyond the target without prior notice.

Check out overview of CPA licensure exam in the past exams

Exam Date Total Examinees Total Passers Passing Rate Days before results release
October 2019 14,492 2,075 14.32% 6
May 2019 10,319 1,699 16.46% 5
October 2018 14,358 3,616 25.18% 6
May 2018 9,830 2,843 28.92% 5
October 2017 14,816 4,511 30.45% 10
May 2017 9,645 3,389 35.14% 5
October 2016 14,390 5,249 36.48% 8
May 2016 6,925 2,967 42.84% 5
October 2015 13,317 5,468 41.06% 4
May 2015 5,959 2,132 35.78% 3
October 2014 11,137 4,123 37.02% 3
July 2014 5,540 1,107 19.98% 3


CPALE RESULT: October 2021 Accountancy board exam list of passers

PRC Board News will update this page immediately once the results are out online. You may also monitor release of results on PRC's official website (


  1. sana makapasa ate ko sa CPALE 2021. anong time po release ng CPA board exam results bukas?

  2. good luck sa lahat po. sabi ng tito ko, lalabas na daw po bukas result ng CPA board exam

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