POLO

THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS LABOR OFFICE (POLO)
World Trade Center Office Complex
Suite 601, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, V6C3E1
Telephone No.: (+1) 604 641 1234
Email: polo.vancouver@yahoo.ca
For emergency, call the POLO hotline (+1) 604 767 3354

 

Click here to download Worker’s Rights

 

ADVISORIES AND GUIDELINES FOR OFWs / TFWs DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

  • POLO Advisory on DOH DM 2020 – 0143 for Local Manning Agencies and Overseas Filipinos…read more
  • DOH DM 2020 – 0143 Interim guideline on mass repatriation and mandatory quarantine of Overseas Filipinos working in Cruise Ships…read more
  • Inclusion of Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) to be allowed re-entry into Canada…read more

 

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS FOR VERIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS

Direct Hiring (Not applicable to Caregivers, Light Duty Cleaners and Agricultural Sector Workers – Must go through Agency Hiring)…click here

Agency Hiring

Caregivers​

  • With Foreign Recruitment Agency (FRA) and Philippine Recruitment Agency (PRA)…click here
  • With Philippine Recruitment Agency (PRA) only…click here

Other Skilled Workers

  • ​​ With Foreign Recruitment Agency (FRA) and Philippine Recruitment Agency (PRA)…click here
  •  With Philippine Recruitment Agency (PRA) only…click here

 

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS 

Addendum to the Employment Contract

​Recruitment Agreement (use as a Guide)…click here

​Confirmation for Direct Hires…click here

Affidavit of Undertaking…click here

Board Resolution Template   [Page 1]    [Page 2]

 

OWWA MEMBERSHIP / RENEWAL REQUIREMENTSclick here

OEC BALIK-MANGGAGAWA REQUIREMENTSclick here

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

  • Advisory to Philippine Recruitment Agencies (PRAs) on the recently enacted Temporary Foreign Workers Protection Act (TFWPA) of the province of British Columbia…read more
  • POEA Memorandum Circular No. 02, Series of 2019 – Guidelines on the Processing of Returning Workers in Accordance with POEA Governing Board Resolution No. 04, Series of 2018…read more
  • POEA Memorandum Circular no. 08 Series of 2018 – Implementing Guidelines on the Registration of Direct-Hire Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)…read more
  • POEA Memorandum Circular no. 5 Series of 2018 – Guidelines on the Registration of Direct Individual Employers of Household Service Workers…read more
  • Advisory on the unauthorized and unlicensed recruitment of Rolly Biansat …..read more