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Overseas Employment Certificate

#1 Norwood

Norwood

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  • PipPipPipPip


Posted 30 January 2011 - 07:23 PM

Can anyone tell me if there is POEA office in the Manila Airport where my wife can obtain her OEC to go to Hong Kong?
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#2 Scott and Mhay

Scott and Mhay

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Posted 30 January 2011 - 09:43 PM

If you are talking about CFO...I believe she can register with the CFO there, but needs to attend a seminar elsewhere.

I think she needs an NBI clearance and there are many different places to get that.

Edited by Scott and Mhay, 30 January 2011 - 09:45 PM.

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#3 Messybrownhair

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 06:32 AM

Yes, there are POEA kiosks in the airport, but I am not sure if you can get the OEC there
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#4 Messybrownhair

Messybrownhair

    army wife-mommy-speech therapist



Posted 31 January 2011 - 07:26 AM

Actually, she needs to file with POEA first to get the OEC. The one in the airport is just the kiosk so that the OFW will not need to pay travel tax. For POEA, you need to submit some documents like your medical, contract and take a seminar. It will take about a week :)
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My Journey:

We met through a study-abroad program in Shanghai, China in August of 2009

We got engaged March of 2010

I received my K1 VISA in 6 months (June-December 2010)

We were married 04/02/2011
I received my conditional 2-year greencard (AOS) in 2.5 months with no interview (April-June 2011)

Our son was born 02/03/2013

I received my masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology 04/17/2013

I received my 10-year greencard (ROC) in 3 months with no interview (March-June 2013)

My husband returned from deployment 06/20/2013

My naturalization journey took 4 months (April-August 2014)

I became a US citizen on 08/01/2014

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Currently Processing: Passport!


#5 marriedtomrg

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 08:09 AM

An OEC is a different document...it's an exit clearance you obtain from POEA if you are an overseas worker.

If you are talking about CFO...I believe she can register with the CFO there, but needs to attend a seminar elsewhere.

I think she needs an NBI clearance and there are many different places to get that.


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AOS/EAD Timeline (More complete information found here)
09-09-2010: Sent I-485 and I-765 (renewal for me, and first application for Pippo) via USPS with Delivery Confirmation.
09-20-2010: Received NOA1 hard copies in the mail (Receipt Date: 09-17-2010)! :D (09-22-2010: Check was cashed.)
09-27-2010: Received biometrics appointment letter; appointment at Jacksonville ASC on October 14, 2010 8:00 a.m. :D
10-12-2010: Mailed off our ASC Biometrics Letter to Jacksonville, FL to reschedule our appointment :( Sent it by USPS Express Mail
10-23-2010: Received mail from Jacksonville ASC dated October 15, 2010, biometrics appointment successfully rescheduled to November 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.! :D
11-12-2010: Biometrics complete, all files touched! Found out Pippo's actual A# It was almost not funny!
12-11-2010: Received AOS Interview Letter dated 12-03-2010. Interview on January 12, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.; Pippo's interview same day at 9:30 a.m.
01-25-2011: Kaye and Pippo received 10-year green cards dated January 20, 2011 :D Woohoo!

#6 Scott and Mhay

Scott and Mhay

    Diamond Member



Posted 31 January 2011 - 05:06 PM

Must be something new. My wife didn't know what it was & had been 2 korea & japan working.
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Removal of conditions Journey
16 March 2012 Sent I-751 package from Aviano AB, Italy.
29 March 2012 Received everything back...wrong fee. thought we didn't have to pay biometrics since we were sending fingerprint cards and passport photos.
30 March 2012 Sent everything out again from Aviano AB, Italy.
10 April 2012 Check cashed
17 April 2012 Received NOA1 dated 6 April.
06 Dec 2012 Received 10 yr green card. Letter said it was approved 28 November 2012.

#7 marriedtomrg

marriedtomrg

    Platinum Member



Posted 31 January 2011 - 05:29 PM

Nope...OECs have been around for a long time.

OEA EXIT CLEARANCE FOR OFWS

The exit clearance come in the form of an E-Receipt (electronic receipt) or an Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) certifying to the regularity of a workers recruitment and documentation and ensures exemption from travel tax and airport terminal fee. It is presented at the POEA Labor Assistance Center (LAC) and the Bureau of Immigration (BI) counter at the airports, prior to departure.

The E-Receipt or OEC serves as the workers guarantee that he/she is covered by government protection and benefits.


Must be something new. My wife didn't know what it was & had been 2 korea & japan working.


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Be smart, have a plan, and hang on to the people you love. - Chris Gardner

Our K3/K4 Journey

AOS/EAD Timeline (More complete information found here)
09-09-2010: Sent I-485 and I-765 (renewal for me, and first application for Pippo) via USPS with Delivery Confirmation.
09-20-2010: Received NOA1 hard copies in the mail (Receipt Date: 09-17-2010)! :D (09-22-2010: Check was cashed.)
09-27-2010: Received biometrics appointment letter; appointment at Jacksonville ASC on October 14, 2010 8:00 a.m. :D
10-12-2010: Mailed off our ASC Biometrics Letter to Jacksonville, FL to reschedule our appointment :( Sent it by USPS Express Mail
10-23-2010: Received mail from Jacksonville ASC dated October 15, 2010, biometrics appointment successfully rescheduled to November 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.! :D
11-12-2010: Biometrics complete, all files touched! Found out Pippo's actual A# It was almost not funny!
12-11-2010: Received AOS Interview Letter dated 12-03-2010. Interview on January 12, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.; Pippo's interview same day at 9:30 a.m.
01-25-2011: Kaye and Pippo received 10-year green cards dated January 20, 2011 :D Woohoo!



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