Everything You Need to Know About the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)

The OEC is a basic requirement for OFWs before they are given permission to work abroad.  They must secure this to ensure that their departure and overseas employment are properly documented.  This document has a 60-day validity from the date it was issued; this means that the OFW must be able to leave before theContinue reading “Everything You Need to Know About the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC)”

Something to Look Forward to: Terminal Fee Exemption for All OFWs!

Last year, we featured the announcement on vacationing OFWs’ exemption from filing an OEC if they are returning to the same employers abroad.  This took effect on the first week of September of the same year.  Included in the privilege is the OFW’s exemption from paying travel taxes and terminal fees when exiting the countryContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: Terminal Fee Exemption for All OFWs!”

No More Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) Requirement for OFWs!

Kasama sa krusada ng Presidente ang gawing madali at simple ang mga government processes para makabawas sa dagdag na gastos ng mga Pinoy.  Bilang pag tugon sa panawagang ito, tinanggal na ang requirement ng Overseaas Employment Certificae (OEC) para sa mga kababayan nating OFW na nagbabakasyon sa bansa at babalik din sa dating employer, saContinue reading “No More Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) Requirement for OFWs!”

Online Application for OEC Now Available

Good news para sa ating mga kababayang OFW! May online facility na para makapag generate at makapagbayad ng OEC o Overseas Employment Certificate; hindi na ninyo kailangang pumunta pa sa designated Philippine embassies and consular locations. Para ito sa mga OFW na nagbabakasyon sa bansa, rehired, o pabalik sa dati nilang employer at may existingContinue reading “Online Application for OEC Now Available”

POEA exec tells OFWs: Get exit clearance early

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   News for OFWs vacationing in the country. ============== THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration is urging overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to have their overseas employment certificate (OEC) or travel exit clearance processed early. POEA Administrator Carlos Cao Jr. said: “to avoid long lines at the Balik-Manggagawa Processing Center, overseas Filipino workers should getContinue reading “POEA exec tells OFWs: Get exit clearance early”