August 2021 Social Worker Licensure Exam is NOT postponed/cancelled

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that the August 2021 Social Worker Licensure Exam (SWLE) is not postponed/cancelled and will proceed as scheduled.

To quote,

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) informs the public that the August 24, 25, & 26, 2021 Social Workers Licensure Examination (SWLE) shall proceed as scheduled in the following testing venues: NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Koronadal, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban and Tuguegarao.

All examinees are reminded to strictly adhere to the minimum health standards set by the Department of Health and Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

SEE ALSO: SWLE RESULTS (August 2021 Social Worker Board Exam Passers)

PRC has recently postponed the licensure exams for August 2021 in the National Capital Region (NCR) including those of Mining Engineering, Veterinary Medicine and Mechanical Engineering pursuant to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) Resolution No. 130-A (s. 2021) and PRC Resolution No. 1392 (s. 2021).

The board exam for social workers is scheduled on August 24-26, 2021 at above-stated locations.

Several board exams scheduled on first quarter of 2021 were cancelled and re-scheduled to third and fourth quarter (see below) due to COVID-19 pandemic. However, there were also licensure exams that pushed through following a strict health and safety protocols imposed by the commission. Among are the board exams for Medical Technologists/ MTLE, Social Workers, Veterinarians and Physicians/ PLE.

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2021 Social Work Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2021 social worker board exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
February 10, 11 & 12, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaNovember 10, 2020January 11, 2021
August 24, 25 & 26, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Koronadal, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 24, 2021August 3, 2021

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

Questions?

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 Social Worker board exams/ SWLE for 2021 and 2022 including the updated dates of online processing, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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11 comments… add one
  • Anonymous Aug 6, 2021 @ 13:53

    Including KORONADAL CITY MA’AM/SIR?

  • Sarah Jane C. Abayon Aug 6, 2021 @ 16:43

    Hello po ma’am /Sir.. pati rin po ba sa Koronadal City?

  • Normando David Aug 6, 2021 @ 23:36

    Mam/Sir, postponed din po ba ang SWLE sa Baguio City this coming August 2021?9

  • Normando David Aug 6, 2021 @ 23:37

    Mam/Sir, postponed din po ba ang SWLE sa Baguio City this coming August 2021?9

  • Anonymous Aug 7, 2021 @ 2:36

    Hello po postpone dn po ba ang Exam sa Cebu

  • Anonymous Aug 7, 2021 @ 8:27

    Final na po ba ito? I mean wala na pong maipopostponed? Only the NCR? So mean po ba tuloy parin ang Board Exam this year 2021 po???

  • Saima Aug 9, 2021 @ 8:05

    Sa cdo po kaya,postooned na rin po ba?

  • Saima Aug 9, 2021 @ 8:06

    How about Cagayan po ba tuloy pa rin ba ang SWLE ?

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2021 @ 21:15

    Post poned na ang sa medtech pero sa SWLE hindi. Mas okay na ipost poned na lahat

    • Anonymous Aug 19, 2021 @ 20:17

      Sana nmn ma postponed ang SWLE sa CDO . marami na kasing kumakalat na delta variant. magkasunod ang MED TECH AT SWLE pero bakit di pina postponed ang SWLE?

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2021 @ 20:26

    GO FOR POSTPONEMENT of SWLE !!!!

    #for our own safety.

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