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 away at their own border if they do not have an OEC. A work permit in Malaysia is not sufficient to prove a worker’s employment at the Philippines Airport. Be sure to obtain an OEC at the Philippines Embassy prior to your worker’s return to the Philippines for a holiday. 

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