PRC sets in-person oathtaking of new optometrists

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Wednesday, Nov. 15 the date and venue for the in-person mass oathtaking ceremony for new optometrists.

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In a Facebook post, PRC said the oathtaking ceremony will be on Dec. 4 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City, on Dec. 11 in Cebu City, and on Dec. 13 in Davao City.

To participate in the face-to-face oathtaking event, attendees must complete the pre-registration process on the PRC website ( before noon on the oathtaking day.

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Participants are required to print the oath form, which includes a generated QR code, to confirm their attendance.

Attendees must also bring their vaccination card.

For those unable to attend the in-person oathtaking ceremony, arrangements can be made for a special appointment, or an online ceremony option will be made available.

Details about the online ceremony will be posted once the schedule is confirmed, PRC said.

It added that newly inducted optometrists must complete their initial registration by making an online appointment on the official PRC website following the oath-taking ceremony.