SCHEDULE: 2021 Registered Electrical Engineer (REE), Registered Master Electrician (RME) Board Exam, Application

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has postponed the April 2021 Registered Electrical Engineer (REELE) and Registered Master Electrician (RMELE) which were originally scheduled on April 20-21, 2021 and April 22, 2021, respectively, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latter has been re-scheduled on September 5-6, 2021 and September 7, 2021. Refer to the table below for the dates of application.

The 2021 licensure exams for aspiring Electrical Engineers and Master Electricians will be held at PRC testing centers located at the National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

SEE ALSO: REE-RME RESULTS (September 2021 Registered Electrical Engineer, Registered Master Electrician Board Exam Passers)

To quote from the PRC official announcement,

Due to the unpredictable circumstances and continued restrictions brought by the extended community quarantines and to ensure the health and safety of all examinees and examination personnel, the Professional Regulation Commission, after thorough consultation with relevant stakeholders, informs the public that the April 20-21, 2021 Registered Electrical Engineers Licensure Examination (REELE) and April 22, 2021 Registered Master Electricians Licensure Examination  (RMELE) have been rescheduled to September 5-6, 2021 and September 7, 2021 respectively.

Source: PRC

2021 REE-RME Licensure Exam Schedule

ProgramNew SchedOpening of ApplicationDeadline of Application
Registered Electrical Engineer (REE)September 5-6, 2021June 4, 2021August 4, 2021
Registered Master Electrician (RME)September 7, 2021June 4, 2021August 6, 2021

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

On November 2020, PRC has released the schedule of board exams for the year 2021 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.

Online Application Portal

Applicants must refer to this page to apply:

What to bring on examination day?

  • Notice of Admission
  • Official Receipt
  • Two or more pencils (No. 2)
  • Ball pens with black ink only
  • One (1) piece long brown envelope
  • One (1) piece long transparent/plastic envelope (for keeping your valuables
  • and other allowed items)
  • Health Forms (Pursuant to Memorandum No. 68, series of 2020)
  • Negative RT-PCR Test Results, if applicable, or Certificate of Quarantine (Pursuant to Resolution No. 21, series of 2020)

RT-PCR Testing

Per Memorandum No. 68 series of 2020, entitled “Updated Guidelines on the Strict Health Protocols to be Observed in the Conduct of Licensure Exams during the COVID-19 Pandemic”, examinees and examination personnel who fall under the following groups shall undergo the mandatory Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) testing from any of the Department of Health (DOH) accredited facilities three to five (3-5) days before the examination date/s:

1.1. Suspect cases; or
1.2. Individuals with relevant history of travel and exposure (or contact), whether symptomatic or asymptomatic; and
1.3. Health care workers with possible exposure, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic.

The following exposures should have happened two (2) days before or within fourteen (14) days from onset of symptoms of a confirmed or probable case:

1.3.1. Face-to-face contact with a confirmed case within one (1) meter and for more than fifteen (15) minutes;
1.3.2. Direct physical contact with a confirmed case;
1.3.3. Direct care for a patient with probable or confirmed COVID-19 disease without using proper personal protective equipment.

In this case, examinees and examination personnel shall be required to submit the result of their RT-PCR tests.

Only those examinees with negative results shall be allowed to take the examination.

However, if an examinee or examination personnel does not fall in the above-mentioned conditions, he/she may undergo a 14-day quarantine period wherein he/she is asymptomatic for at least 14 days prior to the scheduled examination date/s, provided that he/she has no close contact or exposure to the aforementioned cases, he/she shall be allowed to take/assist the examination in the absence of RT-PCR test. A Certificate of Quarantine or its equivalent signed by any of the following shall be submitted instead:

2.1. Any licensed Physician (government or private physician);
2.2. Municipal Health Officer, Provincial Health Officer or City Health Officer;
2.3. Barangay Officer visiting the examinee’s residence attesting that he/she has been in quarantine for 14 days.

3. Examinees coming from other countries should be able to quarantine for 14 days or provide a negative RT-PCR test result whichever is shorter.

4. All examination personnel including the PNP/PRC Security Officers assigned in the Confidential Printing Room (CPR) and those assigned to transport and secure the test materials in various testing venues shall undergo the RT-PCR test to assure their safety as well as to those involved in the administration of examination. Only those mentioned personnel with negative RT-PCR result and Certificate of Quarantine shall be allowed to assist/administer the same.

Health Standards for Examinees and Examination Personnel

1. All examinees and examination personnel shall enforce the following precautionary measures among themselves:

  • Observe physical distancing of two (2) meters between examinees. Examinees shall be restricted to their assigned seat;
  • Wear face mask (at least 3-ply surgical mask, preferably N95 mask) and face shield at all times;
  • Bring 70% ethyl alcohol for hand disinfection;
  • Wear latex gloves for exam personnel handling the test questionnaires.

2. Examinee shall submit the duly accomplished Informed Consent (Annex A) and Health Declaration (Annex B) forms with the Notice of Admission (NOA) and the negative RT-PCR test result/Quarantine Certificate to the proctor on the examination day.

Informed Consent and Health Declaration Forms can be downloaded on the PRC official website (;

3. Examinees and examination personnel shall bring their own meals (pre-packed meal/snack and drink) to be eaten during breaks, while being in their assigned seats.

Face masks will only be removed when taking meals or drinks. Windows will be opened to improve ventilation during breaks;

4. Examinees shall bring their own pens, pencils and erasers. Borrowing from seatmate is not allowed to prevent cross-contamination;

5. Talking and loitering are prohibited in the hallways or in the examination room.


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

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14 comments… add one
  • John Perez May 4, 2021 @ 14:27

    Thanks for the updates in new schedule of rme examination.

  • A. C. Jul 20, 2021 @ 11:40

    Is this updated po? I wanted to make sure if the EE board exams will push through this September? I hope PRC-Board of EE will confirm their final decision regarding the exam sooner. Only 2 months left for the examinees to review.

  • Christian A. Jul 23, 2021 @ 11:10

    may i ask if kasali ba dito sa schedule na ito yung mga nag file last April 2020 to april 2021? salamat

  • G Jul 24, 2021 @ 10:24

    May I request for list of examinees for the REE and RME?

  • Concerns Aug 2, 2021 @ 11:34

    sana po mag announce ng mas maaga kung ma-cancel man ang board exam lalo na under ECQ ang manila. Yung iba ay manggagaling pa sa malalayong lugar baka pag nakaluwas na sila ay doon lang mag announce sayang ang pamasahe at pagod.

  • Van villarico Aug 2, 2021 @ 21:14

    Room assignment for RME SEPT. 7 2021 ineed post

  • Arnaldo E.Acebes Aug 5, 2021 @ 8:58

    List of examinees for RME.pls…
    Thanks God Bless

  • Anonymous Aug 5, 2021 @ 17:39

    Master List of examiners ng RME san po kaya pwedeng makita f kasama yung mga na cancel nong last year..salamat po

    • Anonymous Aug 19, 2021 @ 17:29

      Wag po kayong manghingi in advance ng kahit anong list sa website na to. Hindi naman po sila direktang affiliated sa PRC. Shinishare lang nila yung mga post ng official website ng PRC. Pero legit naman na totoo mga sinishare nila kaya wala problema. Pero wag po kayong manghingi in advance ng kahit anong list
      Hindi po sila ang PRC mismo. Pero most likely legit naman ang mga pinopost nila dahil lahat naman ng sinishare nila e galing sa

  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2021 @ 11:18

    Room assignment po dito sa cebu REE saka list of examinees

  • crispo c. yawan Aug 18, 2021 @ 23:47

    Sir madam, May I ask kung kasali ba dito yung mga napostpone nuong september 2020 RME EXAMINATION, and if possible even the master list sir madam.

    • Anonymous Aug 19, 2021 @ 17:32

      Di naman po sila official PRC sir.
      Pero legit naman po pahat ng pinopost nila. Pero wala po kayong makukuhang listahan sa kanila in advance. Sinishare lang naman po nila yung official post ng PRC mula sa
      Maiseshare lang po nila yung list kapag mismong PRC na ang nagpost sa official website nila

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2021 @ 17:33

    Wag po kayong manghingi in advance ng kahit anong list sa website na to. Hindi naman po sila direktang affiliated sa PRC. Shinishare lang nila yung mga post ng official website ng PRC. Pero legit naman na totoo mga sinishare nila kaya wala problema. Pero wag po kayong manghingi in advance ng kahit anong list
    Hindi po sila ang PRC mismo. Pero most likely legit naman ang mga pinopost nila dahil lahat naman ng sinishare nila e galing sa

  • Eliodoro Asis Aug 27, 2021 @ 13:41

    good day po nag regitered po ako RME last march 3,2021 ang exam schedule ko po ay april 16, 2021, maka pag take paba ako ? two times na re schedule due to pandemic. application # 003645, OR# 9240007165

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