What is an OEC?

The Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) is a document issued by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to certify that a Filipino domestic worker has employment abroad. The document is also commonly known as the Exit Permit.  The OEC is required when your worker is exiting the Philippines for a destination country. Workers may be turned … Read more

How do I renew my Filipino worker’s POEA Contract?

To hire a Filipino domestic worker in Malaysia (or any other country where Filipinos are employed), you will need to abide by the regulations of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). This includes registering a POEA standard form employment contract with the Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO) in Malaysia.  If it is your first renewal, … Read more

What is a Special Pass?

A Special Pass is a discretionary permit issued by Malaysian Immigration for a period of 30 days to allow your worker to legally remain in the country after the expiry of her work permit. It is commonly applied for when employers are waiting for a new worker(s) to arrive. You may apply for the special … Read more