VERIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS AND ISSUANCE OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT CERTIFICATES (OEC) FOR VACATIONING OFWs
For Filipino workers in Australia, Nauru, Vanuatu, Tuvalu and New Caledonia who have started working with the company and are planning to have a vacation or those who are already vacationing in the Philippines who:
Please be advised that you need to process your OEC in the Philippines per POEA Memorandum Circular 02 series of 2019.
POLO will verify employment contract which the worker needs to present to POEA as a requirement when applying for an OEC under Balik Manggagawa (Returning Worker).
Effective 15 May 2019, the following requirements must be submitted for verification of employment documents as a pre-requisite for OEC issuance:
An insurance policy may be submitted in lieu of the addendum provided there is a provision for repatriation and medical evacuation to the Philippines in case of worker's death or severe illness.
The verification fee is AU$18.00 payable to POLO - Philippine Embassy Payment may be made through Australian Money Order (Australia) or a Bank Check / Draft
Please send the foregoing requirements through mail/courier to POLO, Philippine Embassy Canberra-POLO, 1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla ACT 2600, Australia.
For workers who are in New Zealand, Marshal Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Cook Island, French Polynesia, and Niue kindly transact with POLO - Wellington through their e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org