SCHEDULE: 2021 Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist Board Exams, Application

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has postponed the Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist Licensure Exam scheduled on February 7 and 8, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latter has been rescheduled on June 5-6, 2021.

The 2021 licensure exams for aspiring physical therapist and occupational therapist will be held at PRC testing centers located at the National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Pampanga.

To quote from the PRC official announcement,

Due to the continued restrictions being imposed because of the pandemic, and to further secure the health and safety of all examinees and examination personnel, the Professional Regulation Commission informs the public that the February 7-8, 2021 Licensure Examinations for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists have been rescheduled to June 5-6, 2021.

Source: PRC

2021 PT-OT Schedule

ProgramOld SchedNew Sched
Physical Therapist (PT)February 7-8, 2021June 5-6, 2021
Occupational Therapist (OT)February 7-8, 2021June 5-6, 2021

Source: PRC (This table will be immediately updated should there be further changes on board exams postponement/cancellations.)

PRC has released the schedule of board exams for the year 2021 on November 2020 through Resolution No. 1283 Series of 2020. These includes the opening of online processing, deadline of filing, target release of results, among other important announcements.


For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at below contacts:

To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy licensure examinations for 2021 including the updated dates of online processing, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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4 comments… add one
  • Cherelyn D.Bendal Mar 26, 2021 @ 12:25

    Exam for teachers

    • Anonymous Mar 26, 2021 @ 15:23

      It’s already cancelled and re-scheduled on September

  • Ren Mar 27, 2021 @ 10:47

    When is the deadline for applying the board exam of PT and OT?

  • anonymous Apr 4, 2021 @ 20:01

    when is the 2nd batch for pt-ot board exam?

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