POEA Accreditation

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL ACCREDITATION IN POEA
(MUST BE AUTHENTICATED BY PHILIPPINE EMBASSY / CONSULATE WITH JURISDICTION AT JOBSITE)

1.     Special Power of Attorney (SPA)

2.     Recruitment Agreement (RA) or Service Agreement (SA)

3.     Manpower Request (MR) indicating the positions, number of positions and salary per position

4.     Master Employment Contract signed by the Employer on all pages which shall contain/provide the following minimum provisions:

  • Guaranteed wage for regular work hours and overtime pay, as appropriate which shall not be lower than the prescribed minimum wage in the host country or not lower than the appropriate minimum standards set forth in a bilateral agreement or international convention, if applicable, or not lower than the minimum wage in the country (NCR Rate), whichever is highest
  • Commencement of contract
  • Duration of contract
  • Number of regular work hours (maximum of 8 hours/day, 6 days/week)
  • Overtime rate for overtime work rendered
  • Free transportation to and from the worksite or offsetting benefit
  • Free food and accommodation, or offsetting benefit
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Just/authorized causes for termination of contract
  • Free emergency medical and dental services
  • Settlement of disputes
  • Repatriation of worker’s remains in case of death

5.     Visa proof of visa availability or equivalent document if host government issues no work or entry visa prior to worker’s arrival in the jobsite, visa procedures per Immigration policy/guidelines of the host country and Undertaking from the employer that appropriate visa shall be issued to the workers upon arrival at the job site

6.     Contingency Plan (For Middle East Countries and as may be applicable)

7.     Job Order Form