26September2016

Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)

ISSUANCE OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATE (OEC)

All departing OFWs, whether new hires or Balik Manggagawa are required to secure an Overseas Employment Certificates (OECs) which shall serve as exit clearance and as exemption from payment of travel tax and airport terminal fee.

Workers-on-Leave or Balik Manggagawa may secure their OECs either at the POLO before leaving the worksite country or at POEA and other authorized offices before departure.

 

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR OEC ISSUANCE

A. Duly accomplished OFW Information Sheet;

B. Valid Passport;

C. Valid work visa/employment pass or any equivalent document;

D. Valid verified employment contract;

E. Proof of valid membership to PAG-IBIG Home Development (this requirement is applicable if there is a Pag-IBIG collecting officer in the post pursuant to RA 9679).