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 295 Comments
  1. Honey says:

    Hello!

    Can we renew license kahit hindi pa expired ang license?

  2. Mari Carla says:

    Hi mam gracey.. Ma re renew ko ba licence ko without any seminar? Mg e expire po ako ng feb. 2018

    • rodaida says:

      mam october 2018 renewal ng prc license ko..kelan ako pwede renew at kelangan at ilang cpd units? not enough time for me to earn that units coz am working in a public infirmary hosp. here in oriental mindoro and a single mom of three.

  3. kim m. says:

    pwedi po ba ma renew license ko august 2018 pa po mag expire

    • mylene says:

      nakapag renew ka na po ba mam? ako kasi nov. 2018 mag eexpire and i’m planning to renew my license early para di maabutan ng cpd units

    • abby rm says:

      ahm hello po ako august 2017 pa expired kaso nung nagonline ako nung april denied po pero yung iba ko pong classmate 1 year advance b4 expiration na approved ako po kaya maaprove kahit august 2018 pa ko july 2017 na po kasi ang start ng cpd pwede po kaya kahit 1 year and 2 mons advance?

  4. Al says:

    Your article is a big help. I’m glad you are too kind to reply to the comments too.
    Thanks!
    God bless you! ♥

  5. noel says:

    hi po, yung license ko sep. 2018 pa ang expire pwede po ba ako renew sa ngayon?

  6. Rachell says:

    Hi ask ko lang if pano kapag change name and renew yung gagawin ko? Kasi ngtry ako sa online tpos eto yung error ko: Request denied. For further verification, please proceed to the nearest PRC office. Ginamit ko yung married name na sa pgregister online. Salamat.

  7. Mary-nhel Magudang Ulep says:

    Pwede k n po b irenew licensed ko kahit sa january 2018 o ang expiration

  8. Lourdes Espanol says:

    Hi. Pwede ba mag renew directly sa PRC or dapat talaga online na? I tried renewing online kaya lang a message appears saying “Request denied. For further verification, please proceed to the nearest PRC office.” I don’t know what’s wrong. Thank you.

  9. mona says:

    hello mam puede n ba ako magrenew ngaun kahit sept 2018 pa ang expiration?tnx po

  10. Vinz says:

    pwede na poba magrenew ng license ngayong 2017 kahit july 2018 pa ang expiration date ko?

  11. Vinz says:

    pwede na po bang magrenew kahit july 2018 pa ang expirartion date ko?

  12. Sheena says:

    Need pa ba ng cpe units prior to renewing? Thank you

  13. mary rose mostoles says:

    Pwede na ba irenew ung license na mageexpire fe 2018?or kailangan pa kumuha ng CPD units?

  14. mary rose mostoles says:

    Pwede na ba irenew ung license na mageexpire feb 2018?or kailangan pa kumuha ng CPD units?

  15. kamille says:

    What if nagkamali po ng type ang birthdate? How long it take to release na prc card.. at saan po kayang department ako ppunta? Thanks

  16. Cherry Ann marasigan says:

    Pwede n Po ba ako renew ,August 2018 pa expiration?

  17. Cherry Ann marasigan says:

    Expiration Po august 2018,pwede n Po b renew.?

  18. Jay says:

    Mam can I renew my license even if how many years have passed? let’s say my nursing license expired in 2010, then I will renew it this year 2017. Is it possible?

  19. Jay ann says:

    Hi mam gracey, pwedi ko po bang ma renew ang license q this may kahit 2018 pa ang xpiry date.. Need pa po ba nh cpd unit? Thanx mam

  20. jonas says:

    hi. need help! bakit kaya request denied yung lumalabas pag nagtatransact ako? reply please….

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