PRC: July 2021 Environmental Planners Licensure Exam was moved to July 2022

Manila, Philippines– The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced that the July 2021 Environmental Planners Licensure Examination will be rescheduled to July 2022 pursuant to Resolution No. 1362 (s. 2021).

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July 27 & 28, 2021July 2022

Quoting from the resolution,

with the continuous increase of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and imposition of the strict quarantine status, the Professional Regulatory Board of Environmental Planning (Board) received a letter from Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners, the APO for Environmental Planners, appealing to reschedule the EPLE in order to safeguard the health and wellness of the examinees

“taking into consideration the health and safety of all examinees, examination personnel, and the Board who all are senior citizens and one of them is a three-time cancer survivor and the difficulty in meeting administrative and logistical requirements in the preparation for EPLE, the Board proposes to postpone the July 2021 EPLE and reschedule the same to July 2022 anticipating for better circumstances by then,” PRC added.

EPLE is classified as a small-scale licensure examination, the profession’s stakeholders, such as Accredited Professional Organization (APO)/Accredited Integrated Professional Organization, Academe, and/or Sector may recommend its cancellation or postponement.

Here is the copy of the resolution from the Professional Regulation Commission:

Res Envi 2021-1362(1) by ジョナタン アピゴ

Most of the exams were re-scheduled on the third and fourth quarter of 2021 but no assurance if these will still pursue due to community quarantines due to COVID-19.

Contact PRC

Should you have concerns related to the Environmental Planner Licensure Examination, you may also reach the Professional Regulation Commission at the following contact details:

PRC Licensure Exam Division: [email protected] / [email protected]
Facebook: @professionalregulationcommission
Twitter: @PRC_main


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  • Jesse bereber May 15, 2022 @ 12:30

    Can the registered nurse take the environmental planning examination?

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