(Nov 2019) ROOM ASSIGNMENT: Customs Broker Licensure Exam


Are you taking the Customs Broker Licensure Exam this November 20-21, 2019? Make sure to check your Room Assignment below which has been provided by the PRC (Professional Regulation Commission), so that you’ll know where to go and where to take the Customs Broker board exam!


UPDATE (November 2019): The official room assignments for those taking the Customs Broker Licensure Exam are NOW RELEASED! Scroll below to see which exam venues already include the note “Now Available!”. This means room assignments in these venues are ready for viewing. If the PDF file is not yet displayed, the PRC is still finalizing the room assignment but it will be uploaded very soon. Kindly refresh the page or visit this page again later to see if the update has been posted.

Also check out below some useful and practical Customs Broker exam tips we prepared for you to help you pass the exam this year! Good luck, future Customs Broker!


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Before you take the Board Exam, be informed about the following important details — including exam schedule, dress code, and what you can and cannot bring during exam day. All these are official instructions sourced from the PRC.

Customs Broker Licensure Exam Schedule (Nov 2019)

On the first day of the board exam, be present at the venue before 6:30 AM so you can check your room and seat number. Take note that examinees who will come in late will NOT be admitted to the exam room so don’t be late, otherwise, you might not be able to take the board exam!

Here’s the schedule and exam topics in the upcoming Nov 2019 Customs Broker board exam released by the PRC.

November 20, 2019 (Wednesday)

  • 7:00 AM – 7:45 AM – General Instructions & Filling-out of forms
  • 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Customs Laws, Rules, Regulations, Ethics, and Customs Broker Practices
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Customs Documentations, Clearance, and Procedures

November 21, 2019 (Thursday)

  • 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Tariff Laws, Rules, Regulations, and International Trade
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Classification and Practical Computations

Customs Broker Licensure Exam Dress Code

Please note that all examinees are REQUIRED to wear the following attire during board exam days:

Males – White polo shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark); Decent pants or slacks.

Females – White blouse or shirt with collar (without any seal, logo, or mark); Decent pants, slacks or skirt. Pony-tailed long hair.

What to Bring During Customs Broker Exam

Make sure to bring the following items with you during exam day:

  • Notice of Admission (NOA)
  • Official Receipt (OR)
  • Two (2) or more Pencils (No. 2)
  • One (1) piece long brown envelope
  • One (1) piece long transparent plastic envelope (for safekeeping of valuables and other allowed items)
  • Calculator with these features only: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometric function, logarithm, and x^y
  • Food – all examinees are required to bring with them snacks or meals placed inside a transparent plastic bag. No other person, including the proctors or room watchers, shall be allowed to give or distribute food to any examinee while the board exam is in progress.

NOTE: During the exam, candidates are not allowed to borrow anything or to communicate with other people taking the exam. Examinees are also not allowed to leave the room, so with regard to using the CR, make sure you go to the restroom right before taking the exam.

Prohibited Items During Customs Broker Licensure Exam

Take note that the following items are NOT ALLOWED to be brought inside the exam room:

  1. Books, notes, review materials, and other printed materials containing coded data / information / formula;
  2. Programmable calculators;
  3. Cellphones, mobile phones, ear plugs, transmitters, portable computers, smart watches, Bluetooth and other electronic gadgets or devices which may be used for communication purposes;
  4. Bags of any kind (ladies bag, shoulder bags, attache case, backpacks, etc.);
  5. Other examination aids not stated on this program.

ROOM ASSIGNMENT- Customs Broker Licensure Exam 2019

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PRC Room Assignments: Customs Broker Exam (Nov 2019)

If you see a “Now Available!” note beside the exam venue, it means the PRC already released the list for that province or city and you may now view the room assignment. If it is not yet available, the PRC is still finalizing the school and classroom details. We will update this post once the official Room Assignments are released.

Here are additional useful tips we suggest you follow before the exam.

1. You’ll notice that even in just one school, several buildings and classrooms will be used as testing centers. To make sure that you proceed to the correct location, write down and take note of the exact Building, Classroom, and Seat Number assigned to you.

2. Before the day of the board exam, find out the address of the school or venue where you’ll be taking the exam. Research the actual location using Google Maps or a guide map to determine how to get there.

3. Better yet, try visiting the venue a few days before the board exam! Doing so will help you discover the best transportation or routes to take. If you simulate going to the venue beforehand, you’ll also have an idea how long it will take you to reach the exam center from your place. This allows you to change your transportation plans, if needed.

4. On the day of the exam, don’t be late! According to the PRC, examinees who will be late will NOT BE ALLOWED to take the board exam. We suggest you arrive at the exam venue at least one (1) hour before the start of the exam. This gives you enough time to locate the building, classroom, and seat number assigned to you.

What happens if you did not show up or weren’t able to take the boards? The answer is in this article: I registered but I did not take the board exam.


MANILA: Customs Broker Exam Room Assignment (Nov 2019) – Now Available!

Here are the venues to be used as testing centers in MANILA during the November 2019 Customs Broker Licensure Exam.

      • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (Address: E. MENDIOLA ST., SAMPALOC, MANILA)
      • FAMILY CLINIC INC. COLLEGES (Address: A. H. LACSON ST., SAMPALOC, MANILA)
      • GEN. M. HIZON ELEM. SCHOOL (Address: JOSE ABAD SANTOS AVENUE, TONDO, MANILA)
      • PERPETUAL HELP COLLEGE-MANILA (Address: V. CONCEPCION ST., SAMPALOC, MANILA)
      • PHILIPPINE MARITIME INSTITUTE (Address: ROOSEVELT, QUEZON CITY)
      • PHILIPPINE WOMEN’S UNIVERSITY (Address: TAFT AVENUE, MALATE, MANILA)
      • PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION (Address: P. PAREDES ST., SAMPALOC, MANILA)
      • ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE (Address: E. RODRIGUEZ SR. AVENUE, QUEZON CITY)
      • ST. JUDE COLLEGE (Address: DON QUIJOTE ST., SAMPALOC, MANILA)

To view your exact room assignment, please wait a few seconds for the PDF file below to load completely. If the file won’t display properly, simply refresh or reload this page. Sometimes it takes two or three page refreshes to completely load the Room Assignments PDF file.

If you find any errors in the spelling of your name, school, date of birth, or application number, please contact the Application Division of the PRC office nearest you to request a correction of these errors. Alternatively, on the exam day itself, you may approach the proctors or room watchers to request to rectify the errors.


CEBU: Customs Broker Exam Room Assignment (Nov 2019) – Now Available! 

Here is the school to be used as testing center in CEBU during the November 2019 Customs Broker Licensure Exam.

      • BENEDICTO COLLEGE (CEBU CITY CAMPUS) (Address: DON BERNARDO BENEDICTO ST. RECLAMATION CEBU CITY (BESIDE ROBINSONS GALLERIA CEBU))

To view your exact room assignment, please wait a few seconds for the PDF file below to load completely. If the file won’t display properly, simply refresh or reload this page. Sometimes it takes two or three page refreshes to completely load the Room Assignments PDF file.

If you find any errors in the spelling of your name, school, date of birth, or application number, please contact the Application Division of the PRC office nearest you to request a correction of these errors. Alternatively, on the exam day itself, you may approach the proctors or room watchers to request to rectify the errors.


DAVAO: Customs Broker Exam Room Assignment (Nov 2019) – Now Available! 

Here is the school to be used as testing center in DAVAO during the November 2019 Customs Broker Licensure Exam.

      • ATENEO DE DAVAO UNIVERSITY – DOTTERWEICH BUILDING (Address : ROXAS STREET, DAVAO CITY)

To view your exact room assignment, please wait a few seconds for the PDF file below to load completely. If the file won’t display properly, simply refresh or reload this page. Sometimes it takes two or three page refreshes to completely load the Room Assignments PDF file.

If you find any errors in the spelling of your name, school, date of birth, or application number, please contact the Application Division of the PRC office nearest you to request a correction of these errors. Alternatively, on the exam day itself, you may approach the proctors or room watchers to request to rectify the errors.


Customs Broker Licensure Exam Requirements by PRC

According to the PRC rules, to be eligible to take the Customs Broker Licensure exam, applicants are required to comply with and to submit the following requirements.

  1. Graduate of a BS Customs Administration program in a CHED-recognized educational institution
  2. Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Office (PSA), formerly NSO
  3. Marriage Contract, for married female applicants, issued by the Philippine Statistics Office (PSA), formerly NSO
  4. Transcript of Records with scanned picture and Remarks “For Board Examination Purposes”
  5. Valid NBI Clearance
  6. Proof of Completion of “Refresher Course” (for those who failed the Customs Broker Licensure exam two times)

Take note that those who previously took the exam and were given a “Conditional” or “Removal” score, they must take the Customs Broker board exam again within two (2) years from the date of examination.

Required exam fee is P900.00 for first-time takers and P450.00 for conditional / removal examinees.


Prayer for Customs Broker Licensure Exam Takers

Seek divine refuge and inspiration in this prayer below in preparation for your board exam.

“Almighty Father,

Guide me and be with me as I take this exam

Inspire me to be calm, clever, and confident.

Help me concentrate and clear my mind

Remove my anxiety and relieve me of stress.

Grant me the wisdom to remember what I studied

And discernment to know the answers that are right.

Provide me strength to pass this challenge

Help me conquer this once-in-a-lifetime exam.

I lay down before you my nerves and fears

Endow me peace and warm my heart.

I pray for my success in this exam

All for the glory of Your name.

Amen.”


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