ROOM ASSIGNMENT – October 2022 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam (CPALE)

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Accountancy will release the list of room assignments for the October 2022 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam (CPALE) few days before the exams.

The October 2022 CPA licensure exams will be conducted on October 14-16, 2022 at PRC testing centers located in NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.

The Board of Accountancy is headed by its Chairman, Noe G. Quiñanola, Vice-Chairman, Samuel B. Padilla and its members, Thelma S. Ciudadano, Gervacio I. Piator, Maria Teresita Z. Dimaculangan and Rosalinda D. Evangelista.

Room Assignments for October 2022 CPALE

Examinees are advised to verify the room assignments to the links below or through the notices and announcements to be posted at the PRC official website.

Here is the list of room assignments for the October 2022 Certified Public Accountant licensure exams.

  • Manila
  • Baguio
  • Cagayan de Oro
  • Cebu
  • Davao
  • Iloilo
  • Koronadal
  • Legaspi
  • Lucena
  • Pagadian
  • Pampanga
  • Rosales
  • Tacloban
  • Tuguegarao
  • Zamboanga

Examinees shall report before 5:30 in the morning on the said date because late comers will not be admitted.

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What to bring on the day of exams?

Here are the things to bring during the examination proper:

  1. Notice of Admission
  2. Official Receipt
  3. One (1) piece of metered-stamped window mailing envelope
  4. Two (2) or more pencils (NO. 2)
  5. Ball pens (black ink only)
  6. One (1) piece long brown envelope
  7. One (1) piece long transparent/plastic envelope (for keeping your valuables and other allowed items)
  8. Health Forms (Pursuant to Memorandum No. 68, series of 2020)
  9. Negative RT-PCR Test Results, if applicable, or Certificate of Quarantine or Certificate or copy of the Complete Vaccination Card for fully vaccinated examinees to the submitted to the proctor on the examination day.

What to wear on examination day?

Here are the specified dress codes from PRC:

  • For male examinees, white polo shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark); decent pants or slacks
  • For female examinees, white blouse or shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark); decent pants or slacks

Allowed and not allowed

  • Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials containing coded information or formulas are not allowed.
  • Only basic calculators are allowed. A basic calculator is one which only contains the keys for the basic functions (+, -, x and /). It may also have the memory keys (M+, M-, MR and MC). Calculators with TAX functions are also allowed.
  • Apple, Samsung and other smart watches, cellular phones, ear plugs, transmitters, portable computers, Bluetooth and other electronic devices which may be used for communication purposes are prohibited.
  • Bags of any kind are not allowed.

Board exams during the COVID-19 pandemic

The following precautionary health and safety guidelines shall be observed at all times during the conduct of the PRC licensure exams:

  • Wearing of face mask and face shield. Examinees are also required to bring alcohol-based sanitizers.
  • Examination personnel shall be provided with face mask, face shield and latex gloves.
  • Observe physical distancing by maintaining 1-meter distance from one another.
  • Body temperature will be checked using thermal scanner prior to entry at examination premises. Those with fever, colds or cough are not allowed to take the exams. Their payment will not be forfeited and can be used in the next licensure exam.
  • Examinees are advised to bring their food as they will not be allowed to exit the examination room during break time and lunch time.
  • Examinees shall sanitize before entering the examination room, after using the rest room and before distribution of test questionnaires.

PRC added that they will not be responsible of any lost personal belongings.

CPALE 2022 Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of the 2022 Accountancy licensure exams:

Date of ExamStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
May 22, 23 & 24, 2022January 7, 2022April 7, 2022
October 14, 15 & 16, 2022May 30, 2022August 30, 2022

References

  • Program for CPALE/ Accountancy board exam for October 2022 from PRC

Questions?

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

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