All Balik-Manggagawa workers with confirmed appointments through the BM Online System on April 28, 2017, which was declared a “special non-working holiday” in Metro Manila, will be accommodated from April 24, 2017 to May 5, 2017. Please present your confirmed proof of appointment at the preferred POEA office on your chosen time.
Suspension of direct hire processing
Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III has ordered the suspension of processing and issuance of overseas employment certificate (OEC) for all directly hired overseas Filipino workers starting April 25, 2017 until further orders. All pending applications for OEC as of date were covered by the suspension.