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Registration of Returning Overseas Filipino Workers

Per POEA Governing Board Resolution No. 4, Series of 2018 amending provisions of Section 122 of the Revised POEA Rules and Regulations Governing the Recruitment and Employment Of Landbased Overseas Filipino Workers Of 2016



    A. The registration of the returning Overseas Filipino Workers as defined in these Rules shall be through on-line or by submission of the following documents to the Administration or to the POLOs for registration:

    1. Passport valid at least six (6) months from the date of intended departure;
    2. Valid and appropriate visa or work permit; and
    3. Certificate of insurance coverage similar to the benefits provided under the mandatory insurance coverage contained in Section 37-A of RA 8042, as amended, at the option of the Overseas Filipino Worker.

    B. For returning Overseas Filipino Workers who are not registered with the Administration or who changed employers on-site, the following requirements shall be submitted to the Administration:

    1. Passport valid at least six (6) months from the date of intended departure;
    2. Valid and appropriate visa or work permit;
    3. Affidavit stating the circumstances regarding the deployment;
    4. POLO-verified existing employment contract;
    5. Certificate of insurance coverage similar to the benefits provided under the mandatory insurance coverage contained in Section 37-A of RA 8042, as amended. The principal/ employer shall be responsible for the payment of the premium for the insurance coverage.

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