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Certificate of Unemployment

Requested from DOLE by DIVINA FACUN at 06:50 PM on Sep 14, 2020.
Purpose: for Unemployment Benefit in SSS
Date of Coverage: 03/14/2018 - 08/01/2020
Tracking no: #DOLE-817074972595

DIVINA 06:50 PM, Sep 14, 2020

Hi! I would like to request Certificate of Unemployment.

Herminia 06:53 PM, Sep 17, 2020

September 17, 2020


Thank you for your request dated Sep 14, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Certificate of Unemployment.

We received your request on Sep 14, 2020 and will respond on or before Oct 05, 2020 06:50:13 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #DOLE-817074972595.

Thank you.


Zyra Glerica Perlora
FOI Officer

Michelle 11:21 AM, Sep 18, 2020

September 18, 2020



Thank you for your request dated Sep 14, 2020 06:50:13 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Certificate of Unemployment.

Response to Request

This is to inform you of the process and requirements by which to apply for the issuance of CERTIFICATE OF INVOLUNTARY SEPARATION from your employer.  An employee who was involuntarily separated by their employer may file their application for the issuance of CERTIFICATE OF INVOLUNTARY SEPARATION at the following through e-mail: 
1.	For Local Workers - DOLE Field/Provincial Office (for local workers) where the company or employer is located or where the employee resides;

2.	For Overseas Filipino workers - Philippine Overseas Labor Office-  POLO where their employer operates or at the DOLE Field or Provincial Office where the OFW resides.
The requirements to substantiate the issuance of the certificate of involuntary separation are as follows: 
a.	at least one (1) valid I.D. 
b.	copy of the Notice of Termination issued by the employer, in the absence of Notice of Termination, an applicant may submit a duly notarized Affidavit of Termination of Employment 
Within one (1) day upon receipt and verification of application with complete documentary requirements, the DOLE Field or Provincial Office or Philippine Overseas Labor Office shall issue the certification.

For further assistance or follow-up, you may  call DOLE hotline 1349 or DOLE RO 1- (078) 304 5085, IMSD: (078) 375 0605, TSSD: 844 0133 or email them at or,  you may also refer to attached Department Order No.1 series 2019,  visit the FAQ section of the eFOI site: for details. 

Your right to request a review
If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III at DOLE Building, Muralla St., Intramuros, Manila. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.
If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).
Thank you so much and keep safe!


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