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OFW Landbased Applicants: How to Register in POEA?

These are the procedures for OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) landbased applicants on how to register in POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration).
This service will allow OFW landbased applicants to register in POEA

Manpower Registry Division

Landbased Applicants for Overseas Employment

Requirements for OFW landbased applicants
  • Original and Photocopies of the following:
    1. Self-made bio-data/resume with detailed work experience
    2. Valid Passport
    3. High School/College Diploma
    4. Transcript of Records
    5. Valid PRC ID (for Professional only)
    6. Board Certificate (for Professional only)
    7. Board Rating (for Professional only)
    8. Valid NBI Clearance
    9. Employment Certificates (of at least 2 years experience in one position)
    10. Training/Skills certificate
    11. OMA Certificate (for Muslim Applicants)
    12. 1 piece 2x2 colored picture (6 pcs. for MOH-KSA applicants)
    13. Active email address
  • Qualifications:
    1. at least 18 years old
    2. at least high school graduate
    3. with minimum work experience of two (2) years
    4. no medical or legal impediments to disqualify the applicant from overseas employment
    5. no derogatory and criminal records
    6. not banned from leaving the country
Schedule of Registration
Mondays to Fridays


Procedures for OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) landbased applicants on how to register in POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration)
  • For Walk-in Registration
Step 1. Submit documentary requirements for evaluation at Window M at the Manpower Registry Division, left wing, Ground Floor Lobby Area. Wait for the result of evaluation.

Step 2. If documents are complete and in order, proceed to the encoding room located in the same area for the encoding of registration data. (For those with lacking requirements, their documents shall be returned for completion).

Step 3. Return to Window M for issuance of Landbased Registration Card.

Step 4. Wait for notification for possible referral to prospective employer. If not within six months, update your registration data through any internet facility via the POEA website: www.poea.gov.ph or at the Manpower Registry Division.
  • For Online Registration
Step 1. Register online through any internet facility via the POEA website: www. poea.gov.ph

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jerick allasas   (05 September 2011 3:15 PM)
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