A teacher is required to renew his/her license every three (3) years. However he/she must have paid his/her annual dues consecutively for those three (3) years for his/her license to be renewed. Other conditions expected before a teachers license is renewed include:

a. Good conduct.

b. Earning of credit units stipulated for professional development in the TRCN Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) Manual.

c. Regular participation in TRCN membership activities.


A teacher who earns higher qualification can change his/her membership grade (e.g. from B to A) by visiting TRCN office to complete a standadized upgrading form. Such a teacher will also pay the difference in the registration fee between the old and new grade.