How to Renew Your PRC License Online

Did you know that you can apply for the renewal of your PRC license right at the safety of your home? Yes, you can!

As a blogger, I think one of the best news I am able to share to all of you is the availability of online platforms where we can transact with the government safely and conveniently. I am still not confident about the idea of commuting and waiting in long lines in crowded areas to get my errands done that is why I am truly thankful that most government agencies have stepped up and made available certain transactions online. 

So, here it is. To all of you who are PRC license holders and need these licenses renewed anytime soon, you might want to try doing it online.

List of professionals that can renew their PRC licenses online:

  1. Aeronautical Engineer
  2. Agricultural Biosystems Engineer
  3. Agriculturist
  4. Architect
  5. Certified Mine Foreman
  6. Certified Plant Mechanic
  7. Certified Public Accountant
  8. Certified Quarry Foreman
  9. Chemical Engineer
  10. Chemists
  11. Civil Engineer
  12. Criminologist
  13. Customs Broker
  14. Dental Hygienist
  15. Dental Technologist
  16. Dentists
  17. Electronics Engineer
  18. Electronics Technician
  19. Environmental Planner
  20. Fisheries Technologist
  21. Foreign Medical Professional
  22. Forester
  23. Geodetic Engineer
  24. Geologic Aide
  25. Geologist
  26. Guidance Counselors
  27. Interior Designers
  28. Landscape Architect
  29. Librarian
  30. Master Plumber
  31. Mechanical Engineer
  32. Medical Laboratory Technician
  33. Medical Technologist
  34. Metallurgical Engineer
  35. Metallurgical Plant Foreman
  36. Midwife
  37. Mining Engineer
  38. Naval Architect
  39. Nurse
  40. Nutritionist/Dietician
  41. Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapist Technician
  42. Ocular Pharmacologist
  43. Optometrist
  44. Pharmacists
  45. Physical Therapist
  46. Physicians
  47. Professional Electrical Engineer
  48. Professional Electronics Engineer
  49. Professional Mechanical Engineer
  50. Professional Teacher
  51. Psychologist
  52. Psychometrician
  53. Radiologic Technologist
  54. Real Estate Appraiser
  55. Real Estate Broker
  56. Real Estate Consultant
  57. Registered Electrical Engineer
  58. Registered Master Electrician
  59. Respiratory Therapist
  60. Sanitary Engineer
  61. Social Worker
  62. Veterinarian
  63. X-ray Technologist


Your renewed PRC license will be valid for 3 years. These are the fees when renewing licenses:

  • Professions requiring baccalaureate degree: Php 150 per year or Php 450 for three years.
  • Professions requiring non-baccalaureate degree: Php 140 per year or Php 420 for three years.

A surcharge of Php 30 and Php 28 for the two types of degrees respectively shall be applied for renewals made 20 days late after the licensee’s birth month.

How to renew your license online

  1. Log on to
  2. Input your details such as your full name, gender, civil status, birthday, and email address. Make sure you provide a working email address as the verification link and updates from the PRC will be sent to this address.
  3. Once you have successfully created an account, login to your account to complete your profile and other information. Click on “Save Information” when done.
  4. Upload your 2×2 photo by clicking the camera icon. Here are some guidelines to ensure that your uploaded photo meets all the PRC requirements:
    • 2×2 size
    • White background
    • Should have been take no more than 6 months from the upload date.
    • You should be wearing a shirt with collar.
    • You should not be wearing eyeglasses on the photo
    • Your ears should not be covered
    • The photo should not have shadows or highlights.
  5. For the transaction type, choose RENEWAL.
  6. Choose your preferred PRC office where you want to claim your Professional Identification Card and then click on the “Proceed” button.
  7. Choose your preferred payment option:
    • Credit or debit card
    • PayMaya
    • Landbank
    • UCPB
    • PRC-Cashier
  8. After you have made your payment, check into your account again to check that the payment details status has been updated to “Paid”.
  9. Print your documents and keep these until your appointment date.

Bring your printed documents to the PRC office you have chosen; present your documents to the PRC officer when claiming your Professional Identification Card.

You can also have your PIC delivered to your home – a safer and more convenient way to get your PIC, huh?

Drop in again tomorrow for the full instructions on how to have your PIC delivered to you.



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