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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

POLO Services and Notice

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Notice

The public is hereby advised that the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) of the Philippine Embassy in Australia no longer accepts bank transfers as mode of payment for services related to verification of employment contracts, issuance of Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) and OWWA Membership. Only payments made through cash, money order and manager's checks are accepted. This is in compliance to the auditing rules and regulations of the Philippine Commission on Audit.

Services

I. OWWA Membership
Requirements
  • Accomplished OFW Information Sheet. Download form here
  • Copy of the working visa or work permit
  • Copy of bio-data page of passport, and the page showing the "departure" and "arrival" stamp of the respective immigration authorities in the Philippines and port of entry in the worksite country
  • A pre-paid, self-addressed envelope
Benefits
  • Accident, disability and life insurance
  • Repatriation Services
  • Trainings, livelihood and other reintegration programs for OFW and families
Cost AUD 25.00
Payment Mode Cash, Money Order, Manager's Check

II. Overseas Employment Certificate
Requirements
  • Accomplished OFW Information Sheet. Download form here
  • Copy of the working visa or work permit
  • Copy of bio-data page of passport, and the page showing the "departure" and "arrival" stamp of the respective immigration authorities in the Philippines and port of entry in the worksite country
  • Copy of employment contract or certificate of employment or payslip
  • A pre-paid, self-addressed envelope
Benefits Exemption from payment of airport terminal fee and travel tax
Cost AUD 5.00
Payment Mode Cash, Money Order, Manager's Check

III. Verification of Employment Contract
Requirements
  • Accomplished OFW Information Sheet. Download form here
  • Copy of bio-data page of passport, and the page showing the "departure" and "arrival" stamp of the respective immigration authorities in the Philippines and port of entry in the worksite country
  • Copy of the working visa or work permit
  • Copy of employment contract
  • A pre-paid, self-addressed envelope
Benefits
  • EC is compliant with AU standards
  • Higher level of social protection
  • Inclusion in the database of OFWs in Australia
Cost AUD 18.00
Payment Mode Cash, Money Order, Manager's Check

For further inquiries:
Atty. RODOLFO M. SABULAO
Labor Attache II
Philippine Embassy, 1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla
ACT 2600, Australia
(02) 627.38.882
Email: poloaustralia@yahoo.com.au

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