How To Renew Your PRC License

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GOOD NEWS, NURSES!

You can now renew your PRC license online. For more information and step-by-step process, please visit this link: How to Renew PRC License Online.

Thank you!

And it’s that time of the year again, whether we are actively practicing or not, it is our obligation and part of our duty as a Registered Nurse to renew our PRC license every 3 years. Our license is the only proof that we are capable and competent to practice our profession here in Philippines. I renewed mine last February 2 and after 2 weeks, I got my license. Surprisingly, they didn’t get my old license. Honestly, renewing can be an inconvenience especially if you have to file a leave of absence just to renew your license.

What you need to prepare

Here are the things you must bring in order to have a hassle-free transaction with PRC.

1. Duly accomplished PRC Renewal form.
2. Passport sized ID photo. Photo should be a close-up shot in white background with complete name tag.
3. Photo copy of recent PRC license (front and back).
4. Old PRC license card for verification. If lost, the applicant shall submit notarized Affidavit of Loss with photocopy of any valid ID (with picture and signature).
5. P450 for renewal fee.

In case of lost professional ID card which is still current, the applicant shall submit a notarized Affidavit of Loss.
In case of destroyed professional ID card, the applicant shall surrender the destroyed card.

Process of Renewal

1. Fill-out your PRC Renewal Form and paste your passport size picture on the intended box. You may get your Renewal Form from the Information Window, the one near the entrance. Use a black pen and write in PRINT.


Renewal form can be downloaded from their official website prc.gov.ph or here.

2. Submit duly accomplish Renewal Form to Window 17.
3. Wait for your name to be called at Window 19. Personnel will give you a printed renewal application form.
4. Pay the renewal fee of P450.00 to the cashier at Windows 33, 34 or 35.
5. Claim your professional license as scheduled in your claim stub. Waiting period is 1-2 weeks and remember that claiming of ID is from 8:00am to 4:00pm only. Submit your claim stub to Window 25 and wait your name to be called at Window 30. If you are sending another person to claim your professional license, make sure that person has an Authorization Letter and a photocopy of valid ID of authorized representative.

Tips

1. Be early. The line can get crazy.
2. Dress properly. (No slippers, shorts, sando, plunging neckline dress, spaghetti straps and strapless dresses and other unprofessional-looking attires)
3. As of to date, there is no more Fast ID and door-to-door delivery service.
4. Bring your own glue and a good black ballpen.
5. Bring your all your requirements.
6. You can now renew your license via select SM malls if you do’t want to brave the crowds and the heat of the main PRC headquarters. There are small additional fees such as P50 for the processing fee and P80 if you want to have your ID shipped to your residence directly. I heard it takes longer before you get your ID (around 2-3 months) so I think it’s better to go the main office if you need the license ASAP.

I hope this post can help you in a way. If you have further question or suggestions feel free to leave a message below.

References: Renewal of Professional ID

Article by Gracey

I’m a Registered nurse and working in Emergency Room department. I’m a lover of rain, mountains, and moody oceans. This blog is about my lifestyle and personal thoughts.

This Article Has 317 Comments
  1. Sherina says:

    Can I ask for the website where I can register to renew my nurse license?

  2. shy says:

    Helo mam gracey,ask ko lang po if ilang days ba antayin bago magsend ang prc ng email para sa activation po ng account ng applicant?or pede napo dumerecho mag fill up online khit ala pa email ng prc?trinay ko po kc magfill up na khit ala pa activation..ntapos ko nmn po gang sa payment pero nag aalangan po ako magbayad coz ala ako narecev na email muna for activation?by the way march 2018 pa po expiration id ko..nid po reply nyo..thanks 🙂

  3. Rona Jane says:

    pwede na ba magrenew kahit sa feb 2018 pa mageexpire ung lic ko and pwede ba magchange name narin para sabay due to marraige?

  4. Luz says:

    Hi pwd ko na kaya irenew license ko july 2018 pa expired?.

  5. Sarah joy says:

    Hi, pwede na ba ako magrenew kahit july 2018 pa ang expiration nung akin? Thanks

  6. Roxy says:

    Hello po. Ask ko lang if pwede pa rin mag renew ng license even if di ko napa practice ang nursing after graduating? My license expired pa last 2013, i also got married so napalitan po last name ko syempre can it be updated? Thank you.

  7. Krish says:

    Hi miss gracey, nagrenew ako ng license via online last january at ang appointment date ko ay feb 10 pero di ako nakapunta at hanggang ngaun di ko pa din nakukuha pero nabayadan ko na sya…makukuha ko pa kaya yung lic ko?

  8. Mary Ann B. Ijares says:

    hi maam pwede ko na po ba irenew yung license ko na nasa june 2018 pa ang expiration ?pls. answer po.

  9. tina says:

    Hi miss gracey! My licensed expired last nov 2013 pa just wanna ask if pwedi ku p sya iparenew. Thank you!

  10. Lois says:

    hi miss grace,can i renew my license on november.2017? it will expire on February 2018..

  11. Maricris says:

    Hi po..pwd pa po ba mag renew kahit wala pa CPD units? July 2017 po expiration ng ID ko.thanks

  12. Cha says:

    Hello Ms. Gracey, same procedure po ba eto for those living outside the country? Mine expired 2013, but I need to renew it now because BON here in California is asking for it. Alam nyo po ba ano requirements for representative? maraming maraming salamat po.

  13. Meriam says:

    Helo po, ask ko lang po, expiration ng license ko po on wed april 5. If masesettle ko payment before sya maexpire, ok lang po ba na piliin ko 2 weeks after bago ko sya iclaim sa central office? Magpepenalty pa po ba ako? Slamat.

  14. Kristel says:

    Kung nawala yung license need pa ba ng affidavit of loss kahit expired n?

  15. FREDELINE G. ALFONSO says:

    Is it possible po makapagrenew po ng prc license not going to PRC main office po? I am a BS in Nursing.
    Thank you very much.

  16. elizabeth says:

    Hi Ms. Grace, implemented na po ba and cpd points inorder to renew our license?.If incase implemented ilang points and can we provide the points from the country where we r working. Thanks po.

  17. virginia f. apolinario says:

    how much will i pay for 7 years non-renewal of prc i.d for accountancy. i wish to renew again

  18. virginia f. apolinario says:

    how much will i pay for 7 years non-renewal of prc i.d for accountancy. i wish to renew again. this is my first time to ask

  19. virginia f. apolinario says:

    ung renewal fee ba ay 450.00 regardless of profession pero iba ang penalty

  20. Grail says:

    May additional charges b pag last 2015 pa expired license ko?

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