​​​​​​​Notice to Passport Applicants

Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.

Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.

Send the philippine overseas labor office (polo) an email

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)

World Trade Centre Office Complex

999 Canada Place, Suite 601, Vancouver, BC, CANADA V6C 3E1

​Tel. No.: (604) 641-1234

E-mail:  polo.vancouver@yahoo.ca

For emergency, call the POLO hotline (604) 767-3354

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ADVISORY: to Philippine Recruitment Agencies (PRAs) on the recently enacted Temporary Foreign Workers Protection Act (TFWPA) of the province of British Columbia...read more

1. Checklist of Requirements for Verification


          A. Name/Direct Hiring System (Not applicable to caregivers, food counter attendant, light duty cleaners and workers in the agricultural sector)

          B. Agency Hiring System


                             1. Two (2) agencies, with FRA and PRA

                          2. One (1) agency, with PRA only

                    Other Skills

​​                          1. Two (2) agencies, with FRA and PRA

                          2. One (1) agency, with PRA only


1. Addendum to the Contract

​2. Confirmation

​3Recruitment Agreement or Service Agreement

4.Affidavit of Undertaking

5. Board Resolution Template    [Page 1]    [Page 2]


2.  OWWA Membership/Renewal Requirements

3.  OEC Balik-Manggagawa Requirements

Effective Monday, 23 March 2020, the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver will be temporarily CLOSED until further notice

​​​​​​​​​​The Philippine Consulate General is located inside the World Trade Center Office Complex at 999 Canada Place, at Suite 660 (6th floor), Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1

The Consulate is open from:

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday)
  • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (every last Friday of each month)​ except on Philippine and Canadian holidays.

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