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Guidelines on How to Register a Manning Agency in Philippines

Requested from POEA by Richelle Guisihan at 05:21 PM on Jun 06, 2019.
Purpose: research
Date of Coverage: 06/06/2019 - 06/06/2019
Tracking no: #POEA-439260355830

Richelle 05:21 PM, Jun 06, 2019


I would like to seek your kind assistance to please guide me on what are the requirements and eligibility in establishing a seafarers Manning Agency in Philippines. I am currently working overseas and my foreign employer is looking into setting up a manning agency in Philippines.

I have checked at the POEA website but I am not sure If it is updated.
Remember that my employer is a foreigner and I hope to get more detailed guidelines.

Appreciate to received your feedback the soonest as possible.

Best regards,
June 10, 2019

Dear Richelle,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 06, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Guidelines on How to Register a Manning Agency in Philippines.

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