|Sunday, 14 December 2008|
The POEA is an attached agency of DOLE that manages overseas employment.
All Filipinos leaving the country to work abroad, including name-hired or government-hired workers have to go through POEA for registration and secure exit permits/passes.
A worker who found overseas work or an overseas employer without the assistance of a recruitment agency.
The general rule is there is a ban on direct hires. No principal or employer may hire a Filipino worker for overseas employment except through the boards and entities authorized by the Secretary of Labor and Employment.
Procedures for Hiring Filipino Workers
A prospective employer interested to hire Filipino workers may choose from the official list of licensed employment agencies available a the nearest POLO, Philippine Embassy or Consulate in their country or at the POEA website. The employer may also write the POEA for agency referral assistance.
An employer who has identified a Philippine agent which will source his/her manpower requirement must submit the recruitment documents to the nearest POLO at the Philippine Embassy/Consulate for verification and authentication. This process ascertains the existence of the company or project and the need for Filipino manpower.
For landbased principals, they should submit
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