Law No. 212-2018
created the Board of Postsecondary Institutions(JIP) attached to the Department of State and transferred to said Board and theSecretary of State faculties and responsibilities previously attended by theCouncil of Education of Puerto Rico with respect to registration of privatebasic educational institutions and the licensing of post-secondary educationalinstitutions that operate in Puerto Rico.
In the Department of State, the Office of Registration and Licensing of Educational Institutions (ORLIE) is in charge of supporting the Secretary and the Board in the fulfillment of the duties and functions that the Law entrusted to them. This Office is in charge, among others, of the following functions and services: