Republic of the Philippines

EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
50 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand 6011

Latest PH Overseas Labor Office (POLO)


This is to inform all concerned OFWs in New Zealand and those in the island countries under PE-Wellington’s geographical jurisdiction that the DOLE-AKAP Program, which grants a one-off cash assistance of USD200.00 to OFWs whose employment had been impacted by COVID-19, has officially ended as of 01...

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According to information provided to the Philippine Embassy by the CFO, all Filipinos leaving the country as emigrants or permanent residents abroad are required to register with the CFO and attend either the Pre-departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) or the Peer Counseling Program (PCP) for emig...

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TO ALL FILIPINO WORK VISA HOLDERS IN NEW ZEALAND

It has come to the attention of the Philippine Embassy and its Overseas Labour Office (POLO) that many work visa holders have gone into buying insurance for the purpose of complying with a requirement for POLO verification of their Employment Cont...

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TO FILIPINO WORK-VISA HOLDERS, particularly those who have been hired to New Zealand through a Philippine Recruitment Agency (PRA):

It is lawful in New Zealand to resign anytime from your original employer.

However, if at the point of your deployment to New Zealand, you have signed...

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TO ALL JOB APPLICANTS SEEKING WORK IN NEW ZEALAND:

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) has been receiving email queries from Filipinos looking for work in New Zealand, asking POLO to confirm the legal status of alleged recruiters which they connected with through Facebook, namely: WorkHe...

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