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The list of requirements and fees for application as a Domestic Worker

Requested from POEA by M. Melgar at 10:22 PM on Feb 28, 2021.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 02/28/2021
Tracking no: #POEA-939523610787

Ma. Carmela 10:22 PM, Feb 28, 2021

Hi! I would like to request an information regarding the following:

1. Is video interview fee included on the list? If yes, how much should it cost.

Nascel 12:41 PM, Mar 01, 2021

March 1, 2021

Dear Ma. Carmela,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 28, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for The list of requirements and fees for application as a Domestic Worker.

We received your request on Feb 28, 2021 and will respond on or before Mar 19, 2021 10:22:37 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 https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEVBPRUEtOTM5NTIzNjEwNzg3DA, for request with ticket number #POEA-939523610787.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Nascel Gabito
FOI Officer

Deputy Administrator 10:17 AM, Mar 17, 2021

March 17, 2021

Dear Ma. Carmela Melgar,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Feb 28, 2021 10:22:37 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for The list of requirements and fees for application as a Domestic Worker.

Response to Request

RULE V
Fees, Costs and Contributions
SECTION 50.Fees and Costs Chargeable to the Overseas Filipino Workers. — The Overseas Filipino
Worker shall pay the following fees and costs:
a. Documentation costs:
1. Passport;
2. NBI/Police/Barangay Clearance;
3. NSO authenticated birth certificate;
4. Transcript of Records and diploma issued by the school, certified by the CHED
and authenticated by the DFA;
5. Professional license issued by the PRC, authenticated by the DFA;
6. Certificate of Competency issued by TESDA or other competent certifying body
for the job applied for; and
7. DOH prescribed medical/health examination, based on the host country
medical protocol.
b. Membership with Philhealth, Pag-Ibig and the Social Security System.
SECTION 51.Placement Fee.— A placement fee may be charged against the Overseas Filipino Worker
equivalent to one (1) month basic salary specified in the POEA approved contract, except for the
following:
a. Domestic workers; and
b. Workers to be deployed to countries where the prevailing system, either by law,
policy or practice do not allow, directly or indirectly, the charging and collection of
recruitment/placement fee.

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