You can now download the PRC Application Form for Registration without Examination of Real Estate Service (this is in accordance with the provisions of Section 20 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 9646 (RESA Law)…
Please rightclick the link below, then leftclick on “Save File As…” to save a copy of the PDF file to your hard disk:
(File removed, because the deadline for registration without examination has passed.)
If you leftclick on the above link, the PDF file will appear in your web browser window (which may take some time, because the file is large). You can then click on the Print button to print the form.
Please take note that when printing, please use an 8.5″ x 14″ sheet of paper (Legal Size).
Steps in Filing Application for Registration Without Examination
- Fill-up application form together with required documents for pre-evaluation to the Office Secretary, PRBs or of the Asst. Secretary, PRBs (3rd Flr. Main Bldg.) at the PRC Central Office and Regional Offices processing counters.
- To those with DTI Registration or license, proceed to Registration Division for verification of their Registration or license number from DTI and to those who passed the examinations but failed to obtain their license proceed to Records Division. (In the absence of original
document, certification from Registration / Record Division is required).
- Proceed to the cashier for payment of fees. (Ground Flr., Main Bldg.)
- Proceed to the Customer Service Center for metered documentary stamp and notarization. (Ground Flr., Annex Bldg.)
- Submit duly accomplished application form to the Office of the Asst. Secretary ( 3rd Flr).
- Verify status of application at Tel. No. (02) 735-1533.
Documents Required (Real Estate Broker / Appraiser / Consultant
1. Original and Photocopy of NSO Birth Certificate or valid Philippine passport.
2. Original and Photocopy of NSO Marriage Certificate ( for Married Female Only)
3. Original and Photocopy DTI Certificate of Registration / License and / or DTI Identification Card
4. Original DTI Certificate of Rating (for those who passed the examinations but failed to obtain their license).
5. Original NBI Clearance (updated)
6. Original and duly notarized CEP / CPE Certification earned in 2007 to July 30, 2011 accordingly as follows:
- Fifteen (15) CEP / CPE credit units for DTI valid license
- Twenty-Four (24) CEP / CPE credit units for those who failed to renew prior to July 30, 2009
- Fifteen (15) CEP / CPE credit units for those DTI examination passer of 2008-2009 but failed to obtain their license
- Eighteen (18) CEP / CPE credit units for those DTI examination passer of 2007 but failed to obtain their license
- One hundred twenty (120) credit units for those DTI examination passer of 2006 and prior years but failed to obtain their license
7. Original Civil Service Commission Certification of Rating on Real Property Assessing Officers Examination (RPAO passers only). For Gov’t Assesor/ Appraiser
8. Duly Notarized Certification of Appointment Papers and Service Records by the Department of Finance (DOF) or other Government Agencies stating their years of experience on real property appraisal / assessment and have completed at least One Hundred twenty (120) hours of accredited training on real property appraisal and 24 CPE credit units. (Government Appraisers / Assessors Only)
9. Professional Indemnity Insurance / Cash or Surety Bond-renewal every 3 years with a minimum amount of P20,000.00 in favor of Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) / Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) for Real Estate Brokers and Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) only.
For private real estate appraiser. (Bonding company should be in good standing with the Insurance Commission)
10. Four (4) colored passport size pictures with white background and complete nametag.
11. Original and Photocopy of Community tax Certificate (CTC).
Here is Section 20 of the RESA Law IRR:
SEC. 20. Registration Without Examination. – Upon application and payment of the required fees, the following shall be registered, and shall be issued by the Board and the Commission a certificate of registration and a professional identification card without taking the prescribed examination:
(a) Those who, on the date of the effectivity of R.A. No. 9646 or as of 31 July 2009, are already licensed as real estate brokers, real estate appraisers or real estate consultants by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) by virtue of Ministry Order No. 39, as amended; Provided, That they are in active practice as real estate brokers, real estate appraisers and real estate consultants, and have undertaken relevant Continuing Professional Education (CPE) or Continuing Education Program (CEP) to the satisfaction of the Board; Provided, further, That the following practitioners shall be allowed to register:
- Any holder of a valid DTI license who has earned fifteen (15) Continuing Education Program (CEP) or CPE credit units;
- Those who failed to renew their DTI License prior to 30 July 2009 but who have earned twenty-four (24) CEP credit units from accredited service providers as per M.O. 39 or CPE credit units from CPE Council Accredited Provider from 2007 to July 30, 2011;
- Those who had passed the 2009 & 2008 licensure examinations given by the DTI but who had failed to obtain their license upon the effectivity of the R.A. No. 9646 and who have earned fifteen (15) CEP or CPE credit units;
- Those who had passed the 2007 licensure examinations given by the DTI but who had failed to obtain their license upon the effectivity of the R.A. No. 9646 and who have earned eighteen (18) CEP or CPE credit units;
- Those who had passed the DTI licensure examinations in 2006 and prior years but who had failed to obtain their license upon the effectivity of R.A. No. 9646 and who have earned one hundred twenty (120) CEP or CPE credit units;
Provided finally, That real estate practitioners falling under the above-described categories who fail to comply with the necessary CPE requirements within two (2) years after the effectivity of R.A. No. 9646, on or before 30 July 2011, shall be required to take the Board licensure examination for real estate service practitioners.
(b) Assessors and appraisers who, on the date of the effectivity of R.A. No. 9646 or as of 30 July 2009, hold permanent appointments and are performing actual appraisal and assessment functions for the last five (5) years, have passed the Real Property Assessing Officer (RPAO) examination conducted and administered by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) in coordination with the Department of Finance (DOF), and have undertaken relevant CPE to the satisfaction of the Board; and
(c) Assessors and appraisers who, on the date of the effectivity of R.A. No. 9646 or as of 30 July 2009, hold permanent appointments and have at least ten (10) years actual experience in real property appraisal or assessment and have completed at least one hundred twenty (120) hours of accredited training on real property appraisal conducted by national or international appraisal organizations or institutions/entities duly certified by the Department of Finance (DOF) or other pertinent national government agencies or Government Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCC) as the case may be, recognized by the Board and relevant CPE to the satisfaction of the Board.
Those falling under categories (b) and (c) shall register with the Board after they shall have complied with the requirements for registration as real estate appraisers, and have completed twenty four (24) CPE credit units. Provided, That those seeking to be licensed to a new credential level shall be required to take the pertinent Board licensure examination for real estate practitioners.
Those so exempt under the aforementioned categories shall file their application within two (2) years from the effectivity of Republic Act No. 9646 or until 30 July 2011, Provided, That the renewal of the professional identification card is subject to the provisions of Section 17, Art. III of R.A. No. 9646.
An applicant for registration without examination must submit the following documents:
- Original and photocopy of Certificate of Live Birth / Birth Certificate (NSO), or valid Philippine passport, or any other proof of citizenship;
- Original and photocopy of Certificate of Registration (COR) and / or Professional Identification Card (PIC) or DTI Licenses;
- DTI Certification of Rating (for those who passed the examinations but failed to obtain their license),
- Original and photocopy of NBI Clearance,
- Duly notarized CEP/CPE Certification,
- Civil Service Commission Certification, DOF, or any other national government agencies, GOCC Certification (assessors or government appraisers), or any certification of accredited seminar/training provider,
- Appointment papers and service records to prove appraisal or assessment experience (for assessors or government appraisers),
- Original and photocopy of Marriage Certificate / Contract of Marriage (NSO) (if applicable),
- Four (4) passport size colored photos with complete nametag in white background, original and photocopy of community tax certificate (CTC), and surety bond for Real estate brokers and private real estate appraisers.