2019 LET Requirements for Filing: Requirements, Deadline, Schedule

The Licensure Exam for Teachers is required for everyone aspiring to teach in the Philippine public school system. The exam is given twice every year on the months of March and September. Before you can take the exam, you first need to apply for the exam, submit the necessary documents and pay the examination fee. The LET requirements for filing is different for first time test-takers and retakers.

If you wish to take the exam, follow these filing instructions:

Who can take the LET?

  • As prescribed by RA No. 7836 as amended by RA 9293, a citizen of the Philippines or an alien whose country has reciprocity with the Philippines can apply.
  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old
  • The applicant is of good moral character and good moral reputation with moral values, has not been convicted by final judgment by court for an offense involving moral turpitude.

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Filing Process and Requirements:

a. Check the Next Exam Date and the application Date Range

The exams are usually scheduled in the months of March and September. The Application date range is usually two months long. It usually starts 4 months before the next exam (May, November) and ends at around two months before the exam (January, July).

  • Next Exam: March 24, 2019
  • Start of filing/application date: October 11, 2018
  • Filing/application Deadline: January 23, 2019

Related: LET Coverage for March 2019

b. Prepare for the Online Application

If you are within the date range of the application, you can start with the online application.

You will need the following information:

  • Email Address
  • Mobile Number
  • Digital ID Picture saved in the computer (in jpg format, 2×2 photo with white background, collared attire, less than 6 months old)
  • Cedula (Community Tax Certificate or CTC)
  • Other Personal Information (Name, Address, School Graduated, Graduation date, etc.)

c. LET Online Application

1) Go to this page:  Licensure Examination Online Application Page

Related: Review for the LET with the LETPasser Professional Education Reviewer

Important (Updated – December 2018):

  • Please take note that the website is sometimes down due to the high volume of traffic. For best results, please try signing up between 12 midnight to 7 AM 
  • Please be informed that the previous user accounts from www.prc-online.com are no longer active. Register a new account at online.prc.gov.ph.

2) Fill in the required information to sign up

3) Accept the Terms of Service and click the “Sign Up Now Button”

If you have already registered in the past, you can just click the “Sign In” tab show this form:

PRC Sign In

After typing your email address and password, click the “Sign In” button to start.

d. Log in to complete your personal information details and add a photo

In this part, you will need the following:

  • Personal information
  • Cedula
  • The photo indicated above

After logging in, add your personal information:

PRC Online Registration Form - Personal Information - LET exam Registration for Filing

The Personal Information you need includes:

  1. Name (First, Middle and Last)
  2. Suffix (Mr, Miss, etc)
  3. Gender
  4. Single
  5. Citizenship
  6. Birthdate
  7. Birthplace
  8. Family Background (Mother’s, Father’s or Spouse’s Name)
  9. Employment Status
  10. Community Tax Certificate Details (Cedula Number, Place and Date Issued)

When the information fields are complete, click the “Save Information” button at hte bottom of the screen.

PRC Online Registration Form - Save Information - LET exam Registration for Filing

To complete the process, confirm the information you have entered. Check the spelling of your name because this can no longer be changed in the future:

Confirm Personal Information

Add your Photo
You will be able to add a photo to your PRC profile in the following page. Make sure that you already have a digital copy of 2×2 photo with white background in your PC. You should also be in a collared attire in the photo. If you are wearing glasses in the photo, the photo will not be accepted.Those with long hair should also make sure that their ears are visible in the photo.

PRC Online Registration Form - Add a valid photo - LET exam Registration for Filing

Additional Tip: Many applicants make the mistake of printing passport-sized photos. Photos of this size will not be accepted by the software. You can scan your image and have it cropped into a square photo to make it look like a 2×2 photo.

e. Schedule an appointment to the Local PRC Office

To schedule a visit to your local PRC office, go back to your profile and click on the “Select Transaction” Button. This can be found in the sidebar on the upper right side of the screen:

By clicking on the “Select Transaction” button, you will open a pop-up with multiple tabs. Click on the Examination Tab as seen below:

After filling up the required information, click on the “Proceed” button in the bottom right part of the popup.

PRC Filing Choose Exam LET

Another popup will show where in you will be able to choose a PRC office location, a date of transaction and your preferred payment method:

Select a PRC Office and schedule

f. Make the Payment to your chosen payment option

After following the instructions above, a reference number will be assigned to your transaction. Take note of this reference number because you will need it when making the payment to your preferred payment option.

The available payment options are:

As of June 2018, the following payment options are no longer available:

  • Bayad Center
  • Multipay
  • 7-eleven
  • ECpay

Land Bank Online Payment is the only available option. Through this payment option, you can pay using your ATM card and GCash. PRC does state that there will be more payment options on the way:

Click on the Land Bank option above. This will complete the application process. In the left side of your screen, you will see a “Select Transaction” tab. Click on it to get your reference number. You will need you reference number to pay the P900 fee in the nearest Land Bank branch.

You can check if your payment went through in the same page. Remember to keep the copy of your receipt from the Land Bank transaction as proof of your payment.

After payment, you will need to proceed to the PRC office you’ve chosen in the date stated in your application:

g. Printing your application form

After making the payment, you should return to your PRC-online account to check payment has been processed. You can do this by going to the Existing Transactions tab next to your Profile tab when logged in.

This is also where you can access your application form for printing:

let requirements print application form

let requirements print application form

You can then print this file and bring it to the PRC office with the other requirements.

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h. Proceed to the nearest PRC Regional Office for the processing of your application

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

LET Requirements For Filing For First Time Test Takers:

1. Original and Photocopy of Transcript of Records (TOR) with:

  • Special Order (SO)
  • date of graduation
  • seal of the school
  • scanned picture
  • remarks “For Board Examination Purposes Only” (CHED recognition and permit to operate for graduates of new schools / programs)

2. Original and Photocopies of Authenticated Birth Certificate (NSO)/ PSA Marriage Contract for female applicants

3. Receipt of Examination Fee of 900 pesos (Paid through your selected payment option)

4. Cedula (Photocopy)

5. PRC Number (From the Information Section of the PRC Office) 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Removal

Basic Education Teachers (Elementary): BSEED or its equivalent

Secondary Education Teachers(High School):

A bachelor’s degree in education or its equivalent with a major and minor and the degrees which shall be considered equivalent must have to take at least 18 units in Professional Education, or a bachelor’s degree in arts and sciences with at least ten units in professional education.

LET Requirements for filing PRC Application filing process for LET

Pre-school Teachers:

A bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (BECED) or its equivalent

For Teachers in vocational and two-year technical courses:

A bachelor’s degree in the field of specialization or its equivalent
At least 18 units in professional education

LET REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING FOR REPEATERS

1. Original and Photocopy of Transcript of Records (TOR) with

  • Special Order (SO)
  • date of graduation
  • seal of the school
  • scanned picture
  • remarks “For Board Examination Purposes Only” (CHED recognition and permit to operate for graduates of new schools / programs)

(Res. 2004-200, s’04) (CHED recognition / permit to operate for graduates of new schools / programs)

2. Original and Photocopies of Authenticated Birth Certificate (NSO)

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Source: Philippine Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)