Good news to all professionals with license cards due for renewal this lockdown period! Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that you may do so once the community quarantine is lifted.
PRC announced in its official website that the validity of expiring Professional Identification Cards (PICs) or license cards are extended. Here’s the announcement:
“Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 922 dated 8 March 2020 declaring a State of Public Health Emergency throughout the Philippines, the Enhanced Community Quarantine imposed over the entire Luzon, and the declared Local Community Quarantine by some of the Local Government Units in the Visayas and Mindanao regions, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) informs the public that, the validity of the Professional Identification Cards (PICs) of all professionals expiring during the period of community quarantine is extended until the lifting of the community quarantine period.
“Further, please be advised that after the lapse of the extension period, all concerned professionals shall file their applications online for PIC renewal within thirty (30) days therefrom without accruing any surcharges/penalties.
“Meanwhile, all professionals with confirmed renewal appointments within the Enhanced Community Quarantine period will be accommodated upon resumption of operations or upon the lifting of the quarantine period.
“Kindly check the PRC website and social media accounts for further announcements.”