ROOM ASSIGNMENTS: December 2021 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam (CPALE)

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Accountancy releases the list of room assignments for the December 2021 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam (CPALE) few days before the exams.

The December 2021 CPA licensure exams will be conducted on December 16-18, 2021 at PRC testing centers located in Metro Manila. The Dec. 2021 CPALE are for those NCR examinees originally scheduled to take last October 2021 but later postponed.

The Board of Accountancy is headed by its Chairman, Noe G. Quiñanola, Vice-Chairman, Marko Romeo L. Fuentes and its members, Gloria T. Baysa, Samuel B. Padilla, Arlyn Juanita S. Villanueva, Thelma S. Ciudadano and Gervacio I. Piatorz.

Room Assignments for December2021 CPA Board Exams

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 December 2021 Certified Public Accountant licensure exams.

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. Negative result of the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test taken from three (3) to five (5) days prior to the scheduled examination or Certificate of Quarantine for fourteen (14) days or its equivalent signed by any of the following:
    • Any licensed Physician (government or private physician)
    • Municipal Health Officer, Provincial Health Officer or City Health Officer
    • Barangay Officer visiting the examinee’s residence attesting that he/she has been in quarantine for 14 days;
  9. Informed Consent Form and Health Declaration Form
  10. Face mask preferably N95 and Face Shield (to be worn at all times)
  11. 70% ethyl alcohol for regular hand disinfection
  12. Pre-packed meal/snacks and drinks

PRC said that examinees shall submit the Post Examination Health Surveillance Form to the concerned Regional Office 14 days after the conduct of exams.

What if I failed to take the exams?

In the event that the examinee failed to take the exams due to below reasons, examinee will be allowed to take on the next schedule subject to the following requirements:

  • Health Related Reasons: The examinee must submit a letter to the commission or respective board with notarized Medical Certificate as attachment
  • Travel Restriction Reasons: The examinee must submit a letter to the commission or respective board with Official letter or restriction from the concerned LGU

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.

2021 CPA Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of the 2021-2022 CPA licensure exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
October 10-12, 2021NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaMay 25, 2021August 25, 2021
December 16-18, 2021NCR
May 22-24, 2022NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and ZamboangaJanuary 7, 2022April 7, 2022
October 14-16, 2022NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and ZamboangaMay 30, 2022August 30, 2022

References

  • PRC Memorandum No. 68 series of 2020 issued on November 6, 2020 entitled “Updated standard guidelines on the strict health protocols to observe in the conduct of licensure examinations during the covid-19 pandemic.
  • Program for CPALE/ Accountancy board exam for December 2021 from PRC

Questions?

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

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13 comments… add one
  • Rose Vacalares Rillon Dec 11, 2021 @ 19:06

    May I request for my Room Assignment? Wala po ako sa list. Nag email na po ako sainyo to prove na may Notice of Admission po ako. Thank you.

    • Anonymous Dec 11, 2021 @ 19:30

      Ung kapatid ko din wala sa list.

      • Anonymous Dec 11, 2021 @ 19:41

        Yung Kapatid ko din wala. Bakit po kaya?

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2021 @ 20:18

    Wala din po ang pangalan ko sa list ng room assigned

  • Valdez, Ernest Nicol Dec 11, 2021 @ 20:52

    Paano po kaya yun nag-send naman po ako sa survey before November 25 bakit po wala ako sa list ng room assignment?
    complete namn po requirements ko.
    nag email na po ako with attachments

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2021 @ 20:59

    NOT LISTED? WHY?

  • Dominick Apalisok Dec 11, 2021 @ 21:21

    My name is not included in the list

  • Venjovi Pondevida Dec 12, 2021 @ 9:55

    Hello, I already sent an email with a copy of my NOA and my examination details for the DEC 2021 CPALE. Kindly reply with my room assignment. Thank you.

  • BEA NATALIA NABOA BARTOLOME Dec 13, 2021 @ 11:45

    Hello po, My name wasn’t included in the initial list. Where can I call po to address this matter? Thank you po.

  • Angelo Louis L. Hizon Dec 13, 2021 @ 19:58

    Magandang araw, gusto ko lang po malaman kung meron pa bagong listahan ibibigay kasi wala po pangalan ng ate ko sa board examinees.

  • Czarina Corrales Dec 13, 2021 @ 21:06

    Hello po sana nmn po mapost na ung final list today or sa tuesday =( dalawang buwan d man lng mapolish ng ayos listing?

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2021 @ 6:20

    Follow up po sa additional list especially po sa mga nagpunta sa office niyo. Sana po lumabas na today.

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2021 @ 11:33

    11:30am na po today until now wala pa rin ung list ng mga room ng ibang examineers. Baka po magahol 5:30am bukas dapat nandon na sa place ng examination. Pa complete na po. Naghihintay mga examineers. Give us feedbacks

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