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Recruitment agencies accredited with the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) can be accessed via the following link (http://www.poea.gov.ph/cgi-bin/agList.asp?mode=all)

 

Requirements:

  1. Contract of Employment / Standard Employment Contract for Various Skills
    • This document must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in the country of employment;
    • Attached photocopies of passports of the employer and employee;
    • Provisions of the contract of employment:
      1. Job title, responsibilities and duties of employee;
      2. Names of the employer and employee should be typewritten in the contract of employment and to be signed by them;
      3. Transportation fare (from the Philippines at the date of hiring and return to the Philippines upon termination of contract) to be shouldered by the employer;
      4. Month Salary – should be stated in US dollars or its local currency as long it is as acceptable by POEA;
      5. Eight (8) hours of work per day;
      6. Overtime pay should be compensated;
      7. Vacation leave – 30 day vacation leave for every year of service;
      8. Sick leave – in case of illness the employee is entitles to 30 days sick leave for every year of service;
      9. In the event of death, the remains of the employee is to be repatriated to the Philippines at the expense of the employer.
      10. Contingency plan for employers based in Africa--- indicating provision of employer of repatriation assistance during emergencies,
      11. Provision of personal accident and medical insurance.

  1. Work Permit
  • The document must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in the country of employment;
  • Copy of passports of the employer and employee must be attached.

  1. Other Documents (such as Certificate of Business Registration of the hiring company, Special Power of Attorney, Licensing Agreement, Letter of Invitation, Certificate of Business Registration)
    • This document must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in the country of employment;
    • Copy of passports of the employer and employee

Note: Documents not in English must be accompanied by an English translation.

 

Procedure:

If applying by courier, please send all the necessary documents to the Consular Section (address below) and send by email the copy of the bank transfer slip.  If you opt to pay through bank, please note that you will also need to pay all applicable bank charges.

Kindly include the following information in sending an email:

  1. Country;
  2. Name and contact details (mobile phone, email) of Sender

3) Name of Employer;

4) Name of Employee;

5) Type of Document/s;

6) Number of Documents for authentication;

7) Bank reference number with amount and date of transaction

If documents are received in order and bank transfer duly credited to the Embassy account, the authentication certificate/s will be completed after three (3) working days.  Applicant will be responsible for arranging return courier service.

 

Authentication fee is US$25.00 per document. An additional US$ 10.00 per document is available for expedited service with a one (1) day processing time.

 

Consular Section
Philippine Embassy
P.O. Box 47941-00100
001 Mzima Springs Road, Lavington
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone Number:
(+254) 736310048 / (+254) 736310049
E-mail address: 
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