Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) / Balik Manggagawa
WHAT IS OEC?
WHAT IS BALIK MANGGAGAWA?
Refers to a returning Overseas Filipino Worker who has served or is serving his/her employment contract and is:
- returning to the same employer and same job site; or
- returning to the same employer in a new job site.
It shall also include an Overseas Filipino Worker who has started employment with a new employer and is returning to the said employer.
Procedures in Aquiring Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) for Returning Workers (Balik-Mangagawa) OFWS
If you have already acquired an OEC before and have not changed your employer, you will be notified that you are exempted from OEC. In this case, you no longer need to go to MWO or POEA for an appointment.