In line with the new online registration system in place starting July 18, 2012, professionals renewing their professional identification cards (PICs) are advised of the following revised procedures:
RENEWAL AT PRC CENTRAL AND REGIONAL OFFICES
Professional or duly authorized representative must secure and accomplish a renewal form from the Registration Division and submit one (1) passport size picture with nametag and in white background.
Professional pays to cashier the renewal fee upon securing his/her printed renewal application. The schedule for claiming the PIC is printed on the lower portion of the printed form.
On the scheduled date, the professional or his/her duly authorized representative must present claim stub to the Registration Division. He/she shall also present the Official Receipt showing payment of the renewal fee and sign an acknowledgment of receipt of the PIC. When the PIC is claimed by a representative, the said representative must also present together with the official receipt a *letter of authority or **Special Power of Attorney from the professional.
RENEWAL AT SM MALLS
Professional fills out renewal form at Business Center of any SM Mall.
He/she pays assessed fee for renewal, photo fee, convenience fee and/or courier service fee, the latter if he/she desires to have the PIC sent through courier to his/her address. Please note that the photo fee, convenience and/or courier fee are payments to SM Mart, Inc. and do not form part of PRC’s fees.
A professional not availing himself of courier service must claim the PICs on the date indicated in the claim stub. When the PIC is claimed by a representative, the said representative must also present together with the official receipt, a *letter of authority or **Special Power of Attorney from the professional.
For more information, please visit the PRC website, www.prc.gov.ph.