VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITATION OF LAND-BASED PRINCIPAL/S

Documentary Requirements:

1. Manpower Request/Job Order (stating request for manpower from Philippine agency and stipulating the positions, number of worker required, salaries, duration of contract, etc.)

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

2. Special Power of Attorney

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

3. Recruitment Agreement

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

4. Master Employment Contract

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

             Note: Signatory of documents 1-4 should be consistent/the same.

5. Certified true copy of Company’s Certificate of Registration/ Incorporation or data page of employer’s passport.

6. Proof that the company is licensed by the UKBA/RI to sponsor migrant workers.

7. Copy of POEA Valid License of the Philippine agency or, if still applying, copy of certification from POEA that the Philippine agency is a prospective applicant.

8. Other supporting documents, as may be required by the Office of the Labor Attache.

Procedures & Fees:

Personal Transaction

1. Present the above documents with one (1) photocopy set to the Office of the Labor Attache, Philippine Embassy;

2. If found complete and in order, the same will be processed, stamped, verified and signed;

3. Pay the verification fee of £14.00 each for the: (i) manpower request/job order; (ii) Special Power of Attorney; iii) Recruitment Agreement, (iv) Master Employment Contract; (v) Employer’s certificate of registration/incorporation; (vi) other documents.

4. Payment should be done in cash;

5. Present the documents to the Consular Section, Philippine Embassy, and pay the authentication fee of £18.00 for each of the verified documents; and

6. Wait for the release of the documents.

By Post

1. Send the above documents with one (1) photocopy set to the Office of the Labor Attache, Philippine Embassy, 6 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HG;

2. Include payment, in postal money order, payable to “POLO-London” for verification fees which is £14.00 each for: (i) manpower request/job order; (ii) Special Power of Attorney; iii) /Recruitment Agreement, (iv) Master Employment Contract; (v) Employer’s certificate of registration/incorporation; (vi) other documents.

3. Include another payment, in postal money order, payable to “Philippine Embassy-London” for authentication fees which £18.00 for each document as above.

4. If found complete and in order, the same will be processed, stamped, verified and signed;

5. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of documents.

 

VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITATION OF SEA-BASED PRINCIPAL/S

Documentary Requirements:

1. Crew Complement (stating request for manpower from Philippine agency and stipulating the positions, number of worker required, salaries, duration of contract, etc.)

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

2. Special Power of Attorney

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

3. Manning Agreement

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

4. Master Employment Contract with Standards Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • Must be notarized by a Solicitor/Notary Public in UK/Northern Ireland and thereafter legalized by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

             Note: Signatory of documents 1-4 should be consistent/the same.

5. List of ships/vessels and particulars, including IMO number, gross tonnage, flag, etc.

6. Certified true copy of Ship/Vessel Registry

7. Certified true copy of Company’s Certificate of Registration/ Incorporation or data page of employer’s passport

8. Proof that the company is licensed by UKBA/RI to sponsor migrant workers

9. Copy of POEA Valid License of the Philippine agency or, if still applying, copy of certification from POEA that the Philippine agency is a prospective applicant

10. Other supporting documents, as may be required by the Office of the Labor Attache

Procedures & Fees:

Personal Transaction

1. Present the above documents with one (1) photocopy set to the Office of the Labor Attache, Philippine Embassy;

2. If found complete and in order, the same will be processed, stamped, verified and signed;

3. Pay the verification fees, in cash only, of £14.00 each for the: (i) manpower request/job order; (ii) Special Power of Attorney; iii) Recruitment Agreement, (iv) Master Employment Contract; (v) Employer’s certificate of registration/incorporation; (vi) other documents.

4. Present the documents to the Consular Section, Philippine Embassy, and pay the authentication fees, in cash only, of £18.00 for each of the verified documents; and

5. Wait for the release of the documents.

By Post

1. Send the above documents with one (1) photocopy set to the Office of the Labor Attache, Philippine Embassy, 6 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HG;

2. Include payment, in postal money order, payable to “POLO-London” for verification fees which is £14.00 each for: (i) manpower request/job order; (ii) Special Power of Attorney; iii) Recruitment Agreement, (iv) Master Employment Contract; (v) Employer’s certificate of registration/incorporation; (vi) etc.

3. Include another payment, in postal money order, payable to “Philippine Embassy-London” for authentication fees which £18.00 for each document as above.

4. If found complete and in order, the same will be processed, stamped, verified and signed;

5. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of documents.