for Hiring Workers through Employment Agencies
choosing a recruitment agency, you have to submit documents or credentials to
the Philippine Embassy or to the POEA Accreditation Branch for authentication
and accreditation. This process
ascertains the existence of the company or project and manpower requirements.
an employer, you should be represented by only one agent.
A principal in the shipping industry however is allowed a maximum of
three manning agents.
accreditation purposes, you should submit to your agent the following documents:
Manning Agreement and Special Power of Attorney
and its particulars
complement and proposed salary scale
approved, POEA issues an accreditation certificate to your chosen local agent
authorizing him/her to advertise, recruit and deploy Filipino workers on your
certain countries, authentication and verification of documents are needed for
the accreditation of a foreign employer/principal or project.
Philippine Labor Attaché or by the appropriate official of the Philippine
Embassy or authorized Philippine foreign representative in the absence of a
Philippine mission verifies the documents at the jobsite.
of documents at the site of employment may be undertaken by the appropriate
official of any of the designated Ministries/Offices of host countries.