MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has postponed the last day of the scheduled of Veterinarian Licensure Exam in Manila/ National Capital Region (NCR) due to recently imposed Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and 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 latter will be re-scheduled to an appropriate date.
Meanwhile, the conduct of Veterinarian board exam at other testing locations including PRC-Baguio, PRC-Cebu, PRC-Koronadal, PRC-Legaspi, and PRC-Tuguegarao will proceed as scheduled.
The August 2021 Veterinarian licensure exam was administered on August 4-6, 2021 by the Board of Veterinary Medicine headed by its Chairman, Dr. Ma. Elizabeth D. Callanta and its member Dr. Maximino M. Montenegro.
Several board exams scheduled on first and second quarter of 2021 were cancelled and re-scheduled (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.
2021 Veterinarian Licensure Exam Schedule
Shown below is the schedule for 2021 Veterinarian board exams including the opening and deadline of processing.
|Schedule||Location||Dates of Application|
|February 2-4, 2021||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao and Tuguegarao||November 3, 2020 to January 5, 2021|
|August 4-6, 2021||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Legazpi and Tuguegarao||May 4 to July 19, 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 Veterinarian Licensure Examinations for 2021 including the updated dates of online processing, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.