Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)

Filipino workers abroad who are leaving for Philippines for a vacation and are returning to the same employer can be issued an Overseas Employment Certificate or OEC. The OEC holder shall be exempted from the payment of the Philippine travel tax amounting to P1,600.00 and the Airport Terminal Fee of P550.00.

OEC applicants must accomplish an OFW Information Sheet (download form), and present the following:

  • Passport with a valid Work Permit
  • Valid Employment Contract verified by the POLO-KL / Stamp Registered by POEA
  • Proof of OWWA membership and Philhealth coverage,
  • Payment of RM10.00 for OEC and RM100.00 for OWWA
*The OEC is valid for sixty (60) days from the date of issue or until the expiration of the work permit, whichever comes first.