POEA News Advisory

Electronic Customs Baggage and Currency Declaration

International travelers arriving in NAIA Terminal 1 and bringing in goods, including currencies in excess of PHP50,000.00* and/or USD10,000.00, in their baggage can now declare conveniently through the I-Declare System. Subject to prior authorization from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and may be allowed only for the following purposes: (a) testing/calibration/ configuration of money counting/sorting machines; (b) numismatics (collection of

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FOR ISRAEL HOMEBASED CAREGIVER & HOTEL WORKER APPLICANTS

PAALALA! IWASAN MA SCAM! Ang POEA ay nag papaalala sa nais na mag apply ng trabaho sa bansang Israel under the Government to Government Hiring Arrangement bilang homebased caregiver at hotel worker. Pinababatid namin sa inyo na mayroong training requirements na nakasaad sa Implementation Protocol na napagkasunduan ng bansang Israel at Pilipinas na dapat sundin ng isang aplikante. MAHALAGANG ALAMIN

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The 5th Recruitment of Point System in the Philippines – Test on Proficiency in Korean (EPS-TOPIK)

Announcement on Implementation of 5th Point System for Recruitment of Foreign Workers Ministry of Employment and Labor in Korea (MOEL) and the Ministry of Overseas Philippine And Human Resource Development announce implementation of point system for recruitment of foreign workers, scheduled to launch this year Point system takes different road with EPS-TOPIK based recruiting to comprehensively examine a person with

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POEA ANTI-ILLEGAL RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

What is Illegal Recruitment? Any act of canvassing, enlisting, contracting, transporting, utilizing, hiring or procuring workers and includes referring, contract services, promising or advertising for employment abroad, whether for profit or not, when undertaken by a non-license or non-holder of authority contemplated under Art 13 (F) of Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended otherwise known as the Labor Code of

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Philippines updates ‘Red, Green, Yellow’ list countries for arriving passengers

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has placed at least 44 countries in the world under the “Green” list category, while two others have remained under “Red” list for November 16 to 30, 2021. The Philippines has revised the roster of “red, yellow, and green” countries and jurisdictions, as well as the testing and quarantine protocols for arriving passengers. Green has

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List of DOH-BOQ-Accredited QUARANTINE HOTELS in Philippines

BOQ-Allowed And DOT-Accredited Quarantine Facilities As Of November 5, 2021 Accredited Quarantine Hotels in Philippines FACILITIES SUITABLE ONLY FOR MANDATORY QUARANTINE: 5880 Enriquez Residences Achievers Airport Hotel, Pasay Airport Poddotel Inc. Aliw-Inn Pasay Amore Hotel Antoine Despacito Artina Zobel Residences (Formerly Artina Suites Hotel) Aruga by Rockwell Astoria Plaza, Ortigas Astrotel Avenida Astrotel- Novaliches Astrotel, Monumento Axiaa, West Ave. Q.

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Step by step process in Getting your Philippine Vaccination Certificate

Getting your Philippine Vaccination Certificate? Here’s a step by step process: Visit the website at https://vaxcert.doh.gov.ph You will be asked of your Vaccination Status (Partially or Fully Vaccinated). Then you will be asked by a “Yes or No” question if you’re vaccinated more than 48 hours ago in any of your doses. Then click next button. Input your Personal Information

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Beware of job scam in Japan

Beware of job scam in Japan – POEA News Release The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has warned Filipino job seekers, especially those who are already in Japan, to be cautious of unauthorized entities that promise regular work in the said country. The Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Tokyo has reported on two Japan-based entities, ARCA Limited Liability Corp. and

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OFWs warned on job opportunities in Poland

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration advises job applicants to be wary of illegal recruiters and other unscrupulous persons in view of the announced “thousands of careers in Poland” that are supposedly open to Filipino workers. The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Milan, Italy which has jurisdiction over Poland, has reported that while it is true that several employers from

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