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POEA Direct Hiring Requirements and Process: Name Hire Procedures

Updated on March 9, 2015

Processing Employment Documents to Work Overseas

Finding an overseas job without the assistance of a recruitment agency is called a direct hire or name hire.

Some of the benefits of finding work this way are:

  • No placement fees to a recruitment agency.
  • Direct contact with your employer. You are in touch with them from the beginning.
  • A feeling of fulfillment. You negotiate it all to your own satisfaction.
  • Fewer complications.
  • A learning experience you can share with others.

The following is my advice, based upon my experience, about how to successfully complete a direct hire application.

What You Need for a Direct Hire

Many Filipinos find work abroad in this manner, but they must complete certain steps in order to avoid problems.

  • Before you do anything else, make sure you have your visa and working permit.
  • Depending upon the type of job you will be doing, you are required to process your employment documents and other permits with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).
  • After you have completed these steps, you will be a registered Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) with the benefits of being a member of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration.

Note that there are different procedures for skilled workers and household workers. The differences are detailed below.

Requirements for Professional and Skilled Workers

When you go to the POEA, be sure to bring a black ballpoint pen and money to pay fees. Professional workers in any field must also bring an original and two photocopies of the following valid documents to the POEA office:

  • passport (picture page and last page)
  • employment contract
  • working visa
  • money for fee processing
  • 2X2 photos of yourself
  • PDOS certificate (this will be issued in the POEA)
  • medical certificate (except for Canada, Australia, and New Zealand)

Household Service Worker Requirements

When you go to the POEA, be sure to bring a black ballpoint pen and money to pay fees. Household employees of all types must also bring the original and photocopies of the following documents to the POEA office:

  • passport (picture page and last page)
  • employment contract
  • working visa
  • money for fee processing
  • 2X2 photos of yourself
  • request for exemption from the direct hiring policy issued by the POLO/Labor Attache, as applicable
  • TESDA NC II for HSW (except for Canada and ex-overseas HSW)
  • workers heading to Taiwan need a COC from TESDA
  • workers heading for the Middle East, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Israel and China workers need an OWWA certificate on language and culture orientation
  • family driver Middle East workers must have personal accident insurance and motor vehicle insurance verified by the POLO/Labor Attache
  • PDOS certificate (this will be issued in the POEA)
  • medical certificate (except for Canada, Australia, New Zealand)

Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar

Attend your Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) at the scheduled time. All OFWs are required to have a PDOS certificate. It is very important to attend and the seminar will provide information about the country where you will live and work. Keep your PDOS certificate and have it photocopied.

Medical Examination Requirement

Have your medical exam done in any accredited medical clinic. The POEA usually provides a list of accredited clinics. Once you have completed the exam with a bill of good health, it means you are fit to work. Keep your original medical certificate and have it photocopied. You will need them at the next step.

Final Approval and Issuance of Order of Payment

Submit your evaluated documents together with your PDOS certificate and medical certificate. Once you are approved, they will give you an OP (order of payment) which you will pay.

Release of Papers and Documents

Go to window eight in the central office, or the releasing area, for the release of your original papers. Make sure you receive your passport and PDOS certificate.

Proceed to window one for your assessment of payment.

Payment of Processing Fees

Go to Window J and pay all required fees. These will include your POEA processing fee, OWWA and Philhealth.

After paying you will receive an E-receipt or Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC), which will serve as your OFW travel exit clearance at the immigration counters in the airport. Keep it, because you will use it in the airport for free travel tax, airport terminal fee, and reduced travel tax for dependents.

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      rashberry 44 hours ago

      hello guys,

      good aftie to everyone... maybe 2 years ago i applying as factory worker in taiwan but sad to say ....all agency bound to taiwan did not accept late register thats why i really really disappointed to hear that and totally depressed.... im not the only one who are late register and wants to work in taiwan for the benefits of their family but how we can help our family...,i have a lot of experienced in a korean firm eelctronics company for almost a year.... HOPING That i can work in taiwan please help if anyone can help me.. Godbless everyone

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      Mark abseta 8 weeks ago

      Do I need to take the tesda training for household?because I graduated as an HRM and has a work experience in housekeeping..and some certificates with regards to household...just asking..need answer asap..thanks

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      Helen Lagnason Pada 2 months ago

      I understand the rules and all explanations

      Thanks .

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      Pearlvienhans 2 months ago

      Direct hiring for us a ofw I great but,...lots of us disire that.,hoping that have a real person to talk about this. That will not cheat.

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      Aurora 3 months ago

      I'm a direct hire in Singapore. I have employer already they are my employer for almost 9 years as a domistic helper. I have a singapore visa already. My IPA expire this coming December 5,2017. I process my papers here in POEA Davao City. How many days i need to wait to realese the approval of my papers? thank you so much. GOD BLESS

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      Nathan 5 months ago

      I have the original signed contract from my employer in NZ. How will I have it POLO Certified here in Manila? Or does it have to be POLO Certified in the Consulate in NZ? Please advise. thank you.

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      Eufenia Atienza 5 months ago

      Is it necessary to have agency in the Philippine to process the papers in POEA? As of now my husband have complete documents, the medical result already done, employment visa chop on his passport, the only thing he is waiting is the documents verified & chop by the Philippine embassy in Brunei. My problem now they don't want to process the document because they insist to have agency in the Philippine which is hindrances for the Filipino Workers who want to work abroad. Is there any other way to proceed it without any stamp by the Philippine Embassy in Brunei?

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      Jeraldine Rasonable 6 months ago

      How to get the COE for direct hire in korea?

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      jofs 7 months ago

      Is it necessary that the work contract must be red ribbon where the job offer is

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      Bhem 8 months ago

      @joemart martin. We qre facing the same problem. What did you do so far?

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      joemart martin 8 months ago


      i go to poea last june 5 2017 i ask to the information where to apply the oec. she told me to go on the 2nd floor name hire office for the verification of my documents, when the staff call my number he check my documents and he ask if i have the work visa and job contract etc. after checking he told to me that i need to get the 0riginal job contract verified by POLO from consulate on the job site which is i dont have. may i ask if there is onther option for this because it very complicated to get that documents

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      im Jelser B.Bautista 8 months ago

      I hve already employer fr UK i need to help i wnt to work as Nanny i hve passport & my employer telling me im the one to pay my overseas working permet. He want to know how can i get my ovearseas perment hre. Pls! Help me i wnt to know also

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      Richen Tongco 8 months ago

      i have already employer but he ask me to pay 30% of the total cost for the processing, should i give? and how i assure that this family is legit? please advice. thank you!

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      Hi... 8 months ago

      I'm Judith.. wat showd i do? I have a visa approval in waitress now.and I don't no how to process this in embassy because i am directly hired to may employer in brunei..i want to know her f we need to do a placement fee???

      Thanks hope you reply...

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      Emmanuel 9 months ago


      currently i am working here in saudi arabia and i was directly hired as a Manager for a certain service company in UAE free zone, my employer will provide the visa and employment contract. then i was instracted to complete my requirements, Red Ribbon my school credentials and then submitted to UAE embassy for authentication. after on UAE authentication i will send my documents to my employer for my visa application. my question is if i have already my working visa, will the POEA office allow me to travel without passing through recruitment agency?


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      Donna 9 months ago


      Since direct hire is banned! To those not under the category for


      International org

      Higher rank

      Relatives/ family (resident host country)

      To those not under this kind of category You will be denied by the POEA and you may proceed or you find a recruitment agency to process your docs

      Which you will pay additional expenses.

      It was so dissapointing

      Everthing is complete

      Resident permit, TESDA , passport etc , but you cannot proceed due to their regulations.

      Can you help which recruitment agency to go? To process such docs and get OEC for future departure!


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      Janet 9 months ago

      I heard to the news that is not allowing anyone for direct hire because of the government that they stop for giving oec is that true

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      Gerlie Sardalla 10 months ago

      How much will be the total amount of processing fees?

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      imelda anta 10 months ago

      How much is the procesing fee?

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      Leonor Dologuin 13 months ago

      We have a client in Ethiopia who needs 120 Light Duty/Hvy Duty Drivers Steel Fixers, Form Workers and Labors. Problem is the attestation of the Philippine required documents in Ethiopia which our client found hard to secure. Then our client informed us that their sister company recently hired 40 Filipino workers through their Turkish representative--40 more is coming through a very simple procedure--- only attest the workers contract, visa, passport copy and other documents in Ethiopia and then process in the Philippines for deployment.... i would like to ask under what kind of Recruitment is this? Direct Hire? Name Hire? and is this allowed with participation of an Agency in the Philippines? Thank you for shedding some light on this....

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      Clarita Villaruz 14 months ago

      Madam/ sir,

      What does COC from TESDA mean?

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      Daisy B. 15 months ago

      Good evening, somebody asked me to apply for direct hiring in the UK but he told me that i should pay all the working visa expenses first then the company will pay me back once i arrived to UK. Do i need to pay for the visa expenses because all i know the employer will provide and pay the visa for direct hiring. What will i do?

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      Rudyl Posas 15 months ago

      Good day sir/maam; I need your advice if possible.I am a seafarer usually under a manning agent here in philippines.But because Iam looking for a better salary i tried to apply direct to a yacht.My situation goes like this:The captain of the yacht i was applied was asking if they will hire me can i exit here in philippines going to france since the yacht was based in france.exiting here not as a seaman but when i arrived in france i will be working on the yacht as a seaman.Is it possible that i have only my passport and a schengen visa then i can enter to france already?looking forward your good advice and thank you.

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      chaniikam 18 months ago

      Do you know if I can re-hire my domestic helper to come back to HK under Name hire? she used to work for our family...

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      gem 23 months ago

      nag apply ako online sa USA as one of hotel worker at binigyan ako ng original copy through online sa email ko ng INVITATION LETTER, APPOINTMENT LETTER, CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT & RULES AND REGULATION at tapos na ako mag fill.up... sa website

      ( na ibinigay nila ako dapat magbabayad...

      tanong ko lang, totoo ba ito?

      need really your help?

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      Reyniel 23 months ago

      I applied po online going to UK london now nag reply yung ina applayan q tapos may offer letter na isenend po tapos kailangan q daw po mag bayad nang 494 for visa process, NIN at foreign affair cetificate is this legit?should i oay for it help po thanks sana masagut nyu po

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      Nenita 23 months ago

      Hi po, may tanong lang po Ako. I was hired po sa Singapore as sales executive sa maid employment agency ang pass ko po is Spass. Authenticated na po ang employment contract ko. Lahat po ng documents na comply ko na po. Pero ayaw po Ako bigyan ng poea ng exit pass dahil di daw allowed mag hire yung boss ko kc Wala daw po cyang ka tie up na agency sa pinas po. Pls help me po is this is valid po na ground para madis qualify po sila from hiring me:(. Pls reply ASAP po.

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      annetanio 24 months ago

      I have sponsor under the name of company in kuwait. They hire me as direct. When I was in poea to get a list of documents I need for my clearance to exit, they just told me that I need visa, working permit and original contract authenticated by polo in kuwait with official reciept. But when my sponsor stars processing my papers and went to polo in kuwait, they adviced him to get registered and need agency to process my papers as skilled worker. I dont understand, what is the use of direct hiring if we still need agency to assist me so I can work abroad? It doesnt make sense to me. I need help how to get a verified or authenticated contract from polo without hassle and not need agencies to assist us? Please teach us how? Will apreciate your advice. Thank you

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      gene 24 months ago

      hi im a direct hired from korea as nanny,

      but my employer processed F1 visa for me instead of working visa..

      the immigration did not allow me to fly because they ask me OEC,,

      this morning i went to poea and told me that i should provide same requirements...

      im just worried because i read a comment that the poea did not give her OEC because the employer should accredited to poea,,,what's the sense of direct hiring?..

      i don't want to waste my money and effort :(

      i started to get medical exam..

      pls email me for the reply

      thank you soo much..

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      Leo Calimutan 24 months ago

      Mam, this is leo calimutan from iloilo city. I have a employer abroad and my working visa is under process in washington D.C because theirs no Philippine Embassy in Antigua and Barbuda. Do I need to undergo Medical Exam accredited by poea before departure? Please I need your help.

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      Krisa 24 months ago

      Hello po may nag hire sa akin London po HSW sila daw gagawa lahat pero mag shoulder daw aq ng 40 % which is 430 gbp then saka ipapadala visa q.should i pay this or this is illegal help me

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      Joel from Dubai 2 years ago

      Please advise, resign ako sa company ko and na hire ako ng bago company ,,ngayon ang luma ko employer is ayaw bigay passport ko gusto mag exit ako sa Pinas,, pero ang bago ko employer gave me new contarct,, Ano pwede ko gawin pra makalabas ulit ng pinas as DIRECT HIRE,,,,, PLEASE ADVISE ME

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      Eric09471561057 2 years ago

      Patulong naman jan mga kamukha ku direct hirep 09471561057 no ko po pls pls

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      jean 2 years ago

      hi ,i ask Juan noel in London if the job order is active?I hire for direct .thanks

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      liezyl 2 years ago

      Hi good day. .just wanna ask that I have work in uk someone sponsor me to process my visa ... and also they will be one to get a tickket for me their any documents that I need . ? Hope someone help me

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      Felix III 2 years ago

      hi po good evening. ask ko lang po kung kelangan ba ng sss,philhealth at pagibig? direct hire po ako. meron na po akong sss at philhealth pero matagal ko ng hindi nahuhulugan since nagwork abroad ako. pagibig po wala ako. please reply thank you.

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      marisa 2 years ago

      Yn employer q sent s kn contrata q pero ala polo verified kz ala dw philipine embassy dun pero pinaligalized at notarii n nia s embassy ng bansa nila s equatorial guinea.kailangan q p b ng oec kbg ala aq polo n authenticte s contrata un exception letter un hinihingi s req 4.

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      jes 2 years ago

      Hello. Applicable po ba ito for "Direct hiring of FDH in Singapore"

      Please advice

      Salamat po

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      ailyn 2 years ago

      hello..good day.. mga ilang weeks po kaya ang pag process ng dox sa POEA for direct hire?

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      ggf 2 years ago

      Good Day.. its true that direct hire in Dubai is no longer accept in POLO? because HR in my employer told me that. I want it to confirm this to you ... please i need you favorable answer my concern ...

      thank you......

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      Pistorious 2 years ago

      Ipa-verify/authenticate/stamp nyo muna employment contracts nyo (For Skilled and Professional workers) sa POLO Philippine Embassy sa bansang pupuntahan nyo. Di po tumatanggap ng job offer letter lang ang POEA. Kelangan nila POLO Phil Embassy verified/authenticated employment contract.

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      ggf 2 years ago

      I have a offer letter and working Visa , it can approve in Philippine Embassy in Dubai and Verified my offer Letter with out my contract? what if the better way. So I can process this as soon as possible ...

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      Glenn A 2 years ago

      I was working before in Qatar, so my contract of my previews company is already finish. so I decide to go back here in Philippines. Before that one company hiring me a same position of my previews work. But base in Dubai, as a direct hire. But first I come home and waiting for my working Visa. But I don't have a contract . they told me if i reach to Dubai after i have my contract to process . I have a Visa and offer letter. So it possible that our Embassy in Dubai can verify my offer letter and approve this , so I can process this as soon as possible.

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      Glenn A 2 years ago

      paano if may visa na ako then wala pang contrata dahil sabi daw doon na daw pag dating ko sa Dubai. offer letter at visa lang yong hawak ko. poede ba yong offer letter yong ipa verify doon sa Philippine Embassy sa Dubai?

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      mark 2 years ago

      good pm po sir/ma'am ask ko lang po kung scum o totoo ung nag hahahire skin na company sa rotterdam netherland, pinadala na po nila skin ung letter of employment and trms and conditon, but then may binigay skin na travel and tours na sa netherlands din po naka address at ngaun po ung travel and tours daw po ang mag aayus ng aking work permit/visa at pinapabayad ako ngaun ng travel and tours ng 810 euro, ngaun po di ko alam kung mag papadala ako kc last week nakatangap din ako ng job offer sa malaysia as skilled worker uli at same thing po may solicitors din na taga malaysia na nag hihinge para nman po sa permit and entry clearance witch is 860 dollar di ko din po ninansin hinge lang po ako ng advice kung sasagutin ko ba visa at permit to work or employer na mismo ang dapat na ayus ng ducuments and requirement except po sa OEC ko salamat po...pwede po kau mag response true my email at

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      Jane 2 years ago

      Hi here now in egypt.gsto ko sanang mgdirect ppntang italy at maghanap ng work saan po ako pede pmnta.thanks.pls.reply.

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      erlyn 2 years ago

      Good day po ask ko lang po kung gaya ko na may oec galing dubai tapos meron pong direct hire ako ngayon papuntang quatar. pwede ko pa po bang gamitin yung oec ko dati sa bago kong magiging employer ngayon para makaalis po ako?.. ano po maipapayo nyo sakin?..

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      Raymund G.opone 2 years ago

      i want to go back in south korea pls me in my company uniku parlyongdong south korea thank you

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      jennifer 2 years ago

      Gud afternoon hire po ako DH sa oman paano po magprocess ng papers na hindi na dadaan sa agency..? Ano po dapat kong gawin..

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      Maine 2 years ago

      hi. maam/ sir ask ko lang po kung ano po pa ang right thing na gagawin ko..kasi po pumunta po ako ng Qatar last March 29 2015, and i work there SA loob po ng bahay..nagkasakit po ako kaya umuwi ako ng pinas May 29, 2015 po..Yung process po nyan is through agency...Ngayon po gusto po ako ulit kunin ng employer ko with the process of direct hired..yung mga papers ko po ba na process dati is valid pa po?or maguumpisa po ulit ako sa simula. tpos na po ako ng PDOS.OWWA lahat po ng process tpos ko na po...except po sa medical ano pa dpat gawin...preparing na po yung new visa ko for qatar.tnx po.

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      jingldc 2 years ago

      Hi there,

      I just want to ask if u have an idea how to get an oec in manila poea. Im a performing artiste in singapore with a 6 mos contract. I dnt have a poea record coz i left as a tourist. I went to the phil embassy here bt they said i must apply that from manila. I have my orig contract and work pass ID here and i need to go bk for 5 days only this oct. Pls help coz i dnt want to spend my days at d poea.


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      marilyn 2 years ago

      Hi po!sir/maam may nkilala po akong papunta dw syang italy direct hire so dhl interested ako i got her number ask her kngpwd rn ako tapos bngay dn number ng pnka agent.pnamdcal n sila.processing na po dw papel waiting cla thd october tatawagan dw po cla pgdating employer gsto k dn mag go kya true kya ito.bka kc fake ito.panopo ba malaman kng true ito?

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      lynn 2 years ago

      Hello po

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      rob 2 years ago

      Good day sir/ma'am i just want yo ask, how to get pdos online registration going to qatar?

      Because when i get to online registration there's no qatat in the selection country.

      I'm a direct hire from qatar i have my visa and employment contract. I hope you can advised me how to start to get pdos and medical. I really dont have idea what to do

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      robert 2 years ago

      helo nag work po aq dati sa uae as cook but i came back home due to company closure..

      Then i was hired by another company directly. my employer sent me all the documents and i need only oec? how can i get oec? and how many days to release sinced i have already record in poea?

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      Jemari MonteAlforque 2 years ago


      direct hiring po ako sa Bermuda same company sa dating company ko po sa Singapore, kompleto napo lahat nang papel ko, hindi FREE ang transportation. wla akong magagawa sa kontrata kasi standard kontrak po yun sa company. Tapos advice sa akin nang taga verify sa POEA i need to get an insurance sa Paramount which was ginawa ko nagbayad po ako nang 1,900php binalik ko na naman sa POEA pero nang ipinasa na sa Chief bakit daw hindi free ang transpo kaya hindi ako nareleasan nang OEC. ano po ba ang other option dito?

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      maye anne 2 years ago

      This concern is for my husband, he is hired directly to work in Taiwan. His broker told him that he cannot be able to work there because he's registered late by our PSA (Philippine Statistic Authority). We had complied all the requirements, and we are even willing to pay for the necessary fees. How does it's true, regarding this matter? I just can't believe them because I know that they only have a hidden agenda, I think they just mislead us to back out for they have their own person to take the slot. I am aware that we don't need an agency neither a broker, if we are direct hire. But can you give us more information and guidelines about the qualifications and other concerns on how to ask a residence permit in Taiwan.

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      Jomalyn Anonuevo 2 years ago

      Gud pm po ask ko po sa inyo kung tumutulong din po ba kau sa pagayos ng papel ng domestic helper pnta hongkong

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      Venus 2 years ago

      Magkano po babayaran lahat lahat. Sagot ko po ba ang medical?

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      joanna 2 years ago

      Hello direct hire po ako sa qatar,dumating na po ung visa at contract ko ano po b dapat mauna puntahan ko qatar embassy po b?o poea muna?

      Thank you po.

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      ervin bicaldo 2 years ago

      Hi po,,comment q lng about s direct hire ung brother in law q,,kc kompleto n cya s papers valid p ng polo from qatar ung contract nya,,tapos ok n ung medical at ung visa nya ok na,,halos lahat ok na,,tapos pgdating s poea ng brother inlaw q,,ssbhin ng poea s kanya n need daw ng agency??what the hell??kaya nga direct hire??sna d n nila pinapatupad yan direct n yan.qng papadaanin lng s agency,,halos nsayang ung effort ng brother inlaw q,poea bkit.b ganyan ung sestema nyo??maxado kau phirap s mga bagong bayani..aproved n nga ng polo my atheticated p ung contract tapos hahanapan nyo p ng agency...

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      eloisa 2 years ago

      saan kukuha ng red ribbon for thailand?

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      Whom in may concern.

      Sir/ma'am.i want to work in new here in Qatar i work here in Gardener/Driver for garbage/welder/plumber helper/trainee Auto mechanics.i have a job on your country.i welling to transfer from here if can you help.


      Gerry Braga Bojos

      Address:J-Marquez comp.Brgy BF

      Homes parañaque city

      Mob,#:+974 66323906

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      tibot 2 years ago

      magkano lahat lahat ang babayaran sa poea slmt po

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      Karen Guingaban 2 years ago

      Good evening,could you please help me with this,when I applied for OEC last May of 2013, I paid my philhealth-Medicare,now, I wanted to pay for 2014 and I forgot that I don't even have card.could you please help me how to get a card.

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      Kk 2 years ago

      im a direct hire to UK, just want to ask how to have my contract verified by PoLo in UK? Who will send it to them, me or the employer?

      To Ryan RN. Please answer I guess we have the same situation . Thanks a lot

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      mariateresa 2 years ago

      hi twentyfive,

      May i ask where does "outlet manager" (for singapore job) belong? professional or skilled worker? pls answer me, im confused... i am an Associate Graduate direct hired from SG.. THANKS a Lot..

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      rosalyn 2 years ago

      bakit ang dami pahirap sa poea fir direct hiring , sumunud k naman sa mga requirements nila..pag dating mo poea hahanapan k ng agency ano pa gagawin ng agency kompleto ka na requirements kaya nga direct hire di ba sana hindi n nila allowed ang direct...kaya ka nga mag aabroad kc s ahirap ng buhay....lalo kapa pahihirapan may maliwanag ba kayo dahilan POEA pakilinaw lang direct hire na bkit kailangan p ng agency

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      eden consulta 2 years ago

      gud day im looking an employer that can be hire me, im have ten years experience in sales.

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      liz ino 2 years ago

      Hello! I really hope you could help me coz i am about to give up my job in China because i cant get an OEC.

      I am also direct hired and have already my working visa. I went to POEA a month ago but they looked for an authenticated contract. Mine wasnt. The company in china who hired me went to the Phil Embassy there to have it authenticated. But, they advised that it should be notarized and that's only step 1. But, they cant have it done since the notary office wants my employer who resides in Canada have a personal appearance.

      Now, I dont know what to do. Is there an agency that can help me get OEC? Or is it possible that my unauthenticated contract be accepted? Kindly give me advice. Thank you very much.

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      tracyG 2 years ago

      Hi I need advice po from those who have successfully processed a Direct Hire for a Professional (Telecom Engineer)

      i have doubts with the contract - sabi nila kahit iauthenticate POLO pag dating sa POEA sa pinas pede madecline kasi may template daw. Ang authentication daw dito as Dubai ay hindi in parallel sa POEA with regards as format etc.,

      (d daw yata maganda ang coordination ng dalawang gov;t agency??)

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      Rossel ombao 2 years ago

      Good day, ahm, may i ask some question please,. is there any of us here familiar with "GOOD HIRE"? This is located at 343 PRESTON STREET OTTAWA, ONTARIO K1S IN4 based on location attached to their email.... I am applying for a job for canada tru online, but they required me to pay for "JOB MATCHING" worth 69$ about 3,900 pesos.. then i want to make sure that this true because i want to pay it.. hope you can help me based on your experience please!!!!!!!

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      myls 2 years ago

      Gud day sir/mam..

      How cruel our governments are? is a direct hire from New Zealand..a direct hire means nothing agencies why when my husband go to POEA to get OEC..the lady on the counter asking where the accredition aggrements papers from employer & agencies?...

      only that OEC badly needed my husband but he not get it..& the New Zealand company told that if my husband did not get it they give to employ my hubby..Only that 1 paper lost..all dreams of my family will down..puro bayad sa gov't..puro ambibilis mangulekta ng pera pero pagnakaalus n at humingi ng tulong ang OFW..patay n bago mapansin..

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      lordmathy 2 years ago

      same problem here with the other guyz that I read.. kumpleto n ako visa at contract from the employer and take note pina authenticate p ng employer ko ang contract pina notarized.. then kahapon galing ako ng POEA parakumuha ng OEC.. binalewala nila.. hindi n daw sila natanggap ng direct hire sa NEW zealand.. anong silbi ng direct hire kung ganyan. bakit kailangan pang ma accridited ng isang agecy ang employer... ayaw na ng mga foreign employer makipag communicate s mga ibang agency kasi alam nila dito s pinas sobra ang pagkaabusado... ngayon kaming mga pilipinong naghahangad na mapaganda ang buhay ang naapektuhan dahil s order n yan ng POEA n stop ang directhire nila para s NZ. marami akong nakausap at kabilang n ako s mga dating OFW n halos maubos n ang kinitang salapi para mapapunta s magandang bansa pero hinahadalamgan p ng POEA.. bakit hindi ang mga abusadong agency n yan ang kanilang higpitan.. at kung talagang ganyan ang kanilang patakaran bakit merong ibang nakakalusot n kapag tinanong mo ei iisa ang sagot.. pinalakad namin.. ibig sabihin meron p ring anomalya at nadadaan s palakasan o lagayan system... sana po magkameron n ng pagbabago paano n kami mga wala nang panglagay para s aming application.. maraming salamat po.

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      ricky cordova brigole 2 years ago

      For me good applicant no comment , thank you sana ganyan tayo mga filipino hindi lang pakitang tao .if qualifeid ,complet paper for The hiring position in poea and immigration no problem will successful applicant .

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      Ace 2 years ago

      Hi good day,

      Can i use my medical certificate (the one i used from embassy visa stamping) for acquiring oec at poea? The clinic who issued my certificate is a GAMCA accredited and POEA accredited. Would that be possible?

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      Khjean Henecia 2 years ago

      Hell twentyfive, hru? I just wanna ask what are d reqrments for direct hiring to Jeddah, KSA? And how much is the processing fee to PEOA?,Pls I Need ur advise asap... Thank u ver much..

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      Angel 2 years ago

      A question and i need a further advice that may can help to work in abroad. Situation:

      I was directly hired by my employer in south america. Since the company that hired was not able to be accredited again by the agency that they use before me. Therefore, i have my working visa, contract, and itinerary. To pass on Philippine Immigration in the Airport, i need OEC as one of the documents that i need to provide. I went to POEA to get this OEC. Sadly, POEA never gave me an OEC. Reason; my employer was not accredited by POEA anymore and POEA suggested to me that my employer should apply an accreditation to any agency so i can get my OEC. In this connection, what is the sense of direct hiring. Some employer doesn't want to work with Philippine Agency because some agency are really abusive. Please i need your advice. I lost a lot of money, time and effort about my situation. Please thanks.

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      rhie 2 years ago

      ask kolng po sir /mam how much po payment in pdos n owwa and ask ko din po if direct hired cno po magrerefer ng medical clinic for med oh pwd po pa medical nah before going to poea

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      Mary Ann lopez 2 years ago

      Good evening ma'am/sir.i am in taiwan now and this coming august is my finish contract.and then my employer wants me to come back but my problem is i have 1year left because i work here in taiwan for 11years there any possible that they will give me or issue me a visa to work for 1year only.

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      mahir lacsaman 2 years ago

      good morning mam/sir pag dumaan ka po ba sa agency ilang days po bagu ma releasing ung poea contract kasi po almost 1 month na dipa daw lumalabas hawak n po nila lhat ng papers ko....

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      marie 2 years ago

      Ano po ang procedure na kelangan gawin ng isang employer sa canada pra makapag hire ng contract worker dito sa pinas?

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      GardoB 2 years ago


      where should I go for the authentication of my employment contract? I've only received the scanned copy of the contract from the employer the we've both signed and a copy of IPA from MOM in Singapore. Thank you

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      shin 2 years ago

      Hi maam. Im a call center agent i have a passport and im looking for a job in dubai do you have any suggestions? Website or company that i can submit my resume?

      Thank you

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      twentyfive 2 years ago

      you don't need to pay anything if that was a real employer

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      flor 2 years ago


      maam totoo kaya ang trabaho sa uk kasi hired na po ang asawa ko tapos magbabayad po kmi 1000pounds sabi ng employer 600pounds sgot nya.400pounds shoulder namin.and pinasa kmi sa travel agent ibinigay un email add.tapos binigay ang personal # ng employer.thanks po..

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      DENNIS GALERIA 2 years ago

      apply agree follow the intruction

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      Teepee 2 years ago

      hi ms jenalyn and evryone! How true is this, need ba ng agency low and high skilled workers sa qatar kahit direct hire ka? What's the sense of being "direct hired" if u will undergo an agency??

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      Janice achame 2 years ago

      I want to be a agents to help many people want to have work in other country

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      maricel gerodias 2 years ago

      goo eve..maam/sir,,i just want to asked one much the aproximate money should i take to poea tomorrow to start procces my documents and all..for direct hire to singapore as SHW, i already have my contract and working permit..

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      me 2 years ago

      hi good day!

      galing ako ng poea kahapon para mag process ng direct hire

      sabe saken ng babae sa window 5 hindi raw sila nag p process ng low skilled worker cashier yung nakalagay dun sa contract ko then they advise me na maghanap ng agency na magpprocess ng papers ko!

      what is the sense na nagdirect hire kung dadaan din sa agency!

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      ice 2 years ago

      Hi... just want to ask why it took so long for my exit clearance? 9th day today (9 working days) and still no update when it will be release...

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      lai16 2 years ago

      ano ang kaibahan kung direct hire ka going newzealand compare to other countries. akala komadali lng kumiha ng OEC. bat ang tagal??? 7th day today

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      jhen 3 years ago

      Hello po, direct hire aq from the. Hotel s Thailand as a musician, do I need to get medical for POEA or kahit mga document na lang po.? Thank u. Need q po asap response

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      angel 3 years ago

      Halo my visa na kami at contract kailangn pah po bang naming mag ipa redribbon iyon lahat para maka maging ok sa poae

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      marriane 3 years ago

      hello po need ko po advice ndi ko makuha passport ko sa agency.. nag apply ako sa kanila 2013 january.. umabot ng 3 months lagi sabi may visa na ako puntang bahrain at dubai.. nag pidos na nga ako pero ala man ako pinirmahang contract. tapos isang bwan na lipas after pidos ala pa din.. sabi ko back out ako.. bigla nila nilipat sa iba agency papel ko puntang jeddah daw may ready visa daw.. hindi na ako nagpa medical kasi may sarili akong dalang medical at pede pa naman daw.. kaso ayaw ng pamilya ko na sa jeddah ako punta kaya ndi ako tumuloy. pero ala din akong pinirmahang contract.. so nag stop ako ng apply ko sa knila naiwan ang passport ko.. nagkatrabaho kasi ako dito kaya ndi na din ako umalis..after 1 year bumalik ako sa agency sabi ko tuloy ko na apply ko.. so nagstay ako sa agency nila.. free accommodation naman daw at pagkain. kaso inabot na ako 9 months ndi pa din ako nakakaalis.. last october nag decide na ako backout na talaga sa agency nila kasi ilan na kaming hindi nakakaalis .. iba nag back out na din.. sabi antay antay daw at makakaalis din pero sobrang tagal naman buti kung walang nag aantay na pamilya.. ngayon naiwan ulit ang passport ko sa kanila.. pag tinatanong ko kung magkano babayaran sabi , kasi may visa na daw ako pero wala naman sinasabing presyo.. basta sabi may visa na daw ako. pano po gagawin ko eh lagi naman ganun sinsabi ng may ari agency.. antay antay may visa na.. eh isang taon na inabot eto pa din ako.

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      Fidel B.Duellosa 3 years ago

      good morning,im an ofw skilled worker before as a distribution lineman.for now i am applying in the internet on direct hiring but still no response.i need your help for me to apply any direct hiring for uk,australia and canada as a distribution lineman.thank you very much hoping to hear you as soon as possible.ive been applying for almost two years now.

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      jenalyn 3 years ago

      Hi po! Direct hire po ako sa can i proces my papers?

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      rinchelle 3 years ago

      good eve po pwedi po bang mgtanong nandto po ako sa korea gsto po ng kapated ko mgwork dto sa korea kaso hndi po nya alam ang mga kakailanganin pra sa pag apply sa POEA pls patulong nmn po maraming salamat po

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      Morning mam/sir may tanung lng po ako sana.san po ba manggagaling ang contract ko since wl po akong agency.hintay ko po sana ang sgot nio.maraming salamat po