The iGovPhil Project officially adopts the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) as the accessibility standard for all its related web development and services. WCAG 2.0 is also an international standard, ISO 40500. This certifies it as a stable and referenceable technical standard.

WCAG 2.0 contains 12 guidelines organized under 4 principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR for short). There are testable success criteria for each guideline. Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: A, AA, or AAA. A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is available at:

All iGovPhil Project services and content are currently moving towards WCAG Level A compliance. Work is being done to make the system fully compliant with this level.

Combination keys used for each browser:
  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • Safari for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
Shortcut Keys Combination Activation:
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): View the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Search page.
  • Press ESC or CLICK the close the button to close this dialog box.
Extension of the Suspension of Face-to-Face Hearings and Mediation Conferences

Following the declaration of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine in the National Capital Region (NCR) and the provinces of Abra, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Quirino, Rizal, and Santiago City in Isabela and the Amended Omnibus Guidelines on the Implementation of Community Quarantine in the Philippines, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) – Office of Legal Service informs the public that the suspension of face-to-face hearings and mediation conferences for all administrative cases pending before the Professional Regulatory Boards is extended until April 30, 2021 or until affected areas have been placed under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ).

To ensure minimal disruption of work operations in the Office of the Legal Services, the following shall be implemented:

  • Administrative cases with face-to-face hearings and mediation conference already scheduled from April 22 to 30, 2021 shall be postponed to a later date with due notice to the parties concerned.
  • The hearing officers are directed to dispose of cases ready for resolution during the period of suspension of hearings.
  • The time for the physical filing and service of pleadings and motions during this period is SUSPENDED and shall resume seven (7) calendar days counted from the first day of the imposition of the GCQ.
  • In lieu of the suspension of face-to-face hearings and mediation conferences, Videoconference/Virtual Hearings shall be conducted.

For the full text of the guidelines on the conduct of hearings and administrative proceedings via videoconferencing, please click this link:

For further queries and concerns, you may reach the Office of the Legal Service in the email addresses provided in this link: and



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