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).
- OEC is valid for sixty (60) days from the date of issue or until the expiration of the work permit, whichever comes first;
- For BM Online applications, you may visit the URL address/site of the online OEC and instructional video on the procedure for registration at www.bmonline.ph.
- POEA Memorandum Circular No. 06, s2016 - GUIDELINES ON OEC EXEMPTION
- Gabay sa Exemption sa Pagkuha ng OEC (click image below)