PRC License ID Renewal Online now Available in 9 easy steps

MANILA, Philippines - Don't have enough time to renew your professional ID card (PIC) due to old system's tedious and manual process? It's now over as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) finally announced a new system for the online renewal of PRC license card.

Online renewal of PRC license card now available

The PRC online system called "Licensure Examination and Registration Information System" or LERIS is a new portal developed to enhance the process and avoid long waiting time. Instead of the usual 'assessment-scanning-processing-payment-issuance' process, the new hassle-free services involve online registration and payment and 'processing-issuance of card' at the PRC office.

Here's the step-by-step guide to renew your professional ID online:

1. If you already have an account, sign-in at Otherwise, register here.

PRC online services portal

2. Membership confirmation will be emailed. Complete your registration by clicking ACTIVATE ACCOUNT. Then, sign-in to your account.


3. Update your personal data, family background, contact details, employment information and other required information on PRC Online website. One done, SAVE INFORMATION. In a pop-up window, confirm if the information about your name is correct.

prc online personal data

prc online personal data

4. Click on SELECT TRANSACTION at the right side column. Keep in mind of the reminders about the acceptable photo by PRC.

acceptable photo PRC

5. Close the reminder and a new window will pop-up. Select RENEWAL. Choose Profession from the dropdown and enter your PRC License Number. The system will validate the data and proceed to the next page for the preferred date and time of pick up and payment.

Renewal PRC

Notes: For some professions, you will need to present additional requirement as prescribed by respective Boards:

additional requirement ece renewal
  • Architects – photocopy of valid UAP Membership ID/ Certification of Good Standing.
  • Customs Broker – Certification of Good Standing from CCBI
  • Electronics Engineer (ECE)/ Prof. Electronics Engineer – IECEP Certification of Good Standing
  • Geodetic Engineer – photocopy of valid G.E.P. Membership ID/ Certification of Good Standing
  • Guidance and Counseling – valid Certificate of PGCA Membership and annual payment receipt.
  • Mechanical Engineer / Prof. Mechanical Engineer – Certification of Good Standing from Phil. Society of Mechanical Engineers holding office at Don Lorenzo Building, P. Paredes Street, Sampaloc, Manila and its duly accredited Chapters
  • Prof. Agricultural Engineer – photocopy of PSAE Membership ID / Certification of Good Standing.
  • Prof. Electrical Engineer / Registered Electrical Engineer/ Registered Master Electrician – IIEE Membership ID/ Certification of Good Standing

Additional Requirements for female married professional with request for Change of Name (CON) and Change of Status (COS) due to marriage:
  • Duly accomplished Petition Form for CON/COS and one (1) documentary stamp
  • Original copy of Marriage Certificate issued by NSO in security paper
  • Petition fee – Php225.00

6. Select your preferred regional office and schedule to get your renewed ID. To pay renewal fees, you have at least 4 options:

pay renewal fees PRC ONLINE

a. Over the counter - Pay cash over the counter to any banks like BDO, Metrobank, BPI, Landbank, RCBC, Chinabank, Eastwest Bank, Union Bank, Security Bank, PNB and other banks.

b. Pay via online banking ( BDO Internet Banking, BPI Express Online, Chinabank Online, Metrobank Direct, RCBC Access one, Unionbank EON/Internet Banking and UCBP Connect).

c. Mobile payment - available mobile payment is thru GCash. To buy load, just dial *143# for free using Globe mobile.

d. Bayad Center - Partners include LBC, Robinsons, eBiz, Petnet, Walter Mart, MailMore, Palawan Pawnshop, Villarica Pawnshop and more. You can also pay at SM (Megamall, North EDSA, Manila).

7. Proceed to your preferred payment method. A window will pop-up with your reference number (please take note of this) and the amount you have to pay for the renewal. Settle the fees before the deadline stated in the instruction from your chosen mode of payment.

Payment process renewal PRC

8. For whatever reason, you also have the option to CANCEL your existing transaction. This can be found under EXISTING TRANSACTIONS tab next to PROFILE.

Payment process renewal PRC

9. Visit PRC branch on selected date and time. Go to PROCESSING section first to verify your appointment. Don't forget to bring your payment receipt, copy of reference number stated on PRC Online dashboard. You may also bring other documents like birth certificate, old PRC license and other valid IDs to avoid hassle.

Note: If you're not available to claim your license, duly authorized representative can act on your behalf.
  • PRC-registered professional acting as representatives may transact with PRC upon presentation of Authorization Letter and his/her professional ID.
  • Representatives filing the application and claiming the professional ID in behalf of the professional must present Special Power of Attorney and valid identification of the professional and the representative.

If you have other concerns and clarifications, you may contact PRC through the following:
  • Central Office / General Inquiries: (02) 310 0026
  • Renewal Of Professional ID: (02) 736 2248 (02) 310 2009
  • Application for Examination: (02) 736 2252 (02) 735 1443
  • Application for Registration & Licensing without Examination: (02) 735 1533
  • Board Rating / Board Passing/ License Verification (CGFNS, Texas, Canada, etc.): (02) 310 2020
  • Initial Registration: (02) 310 1027

UPDATE: PRC advised that starting April 13, 2016, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line.

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