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. Guarantee Letter from the Employer that it has sufficient Certificates of Sponsorship to cover the manpower requirement in the  Job Order

8.  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.

9.  Other supporting documents, as may be required by the Office of the Labor Attaché.

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 for each of the following documents relating to the hiring of an individual worker, namely:  (i) Job Order/Manpower Request; (ii) Individual Employment Contract; (iii) Special Power of Attorney; (iv) Employer’s certificate of registration/incorporation; (v) other documents;

or 

Pay the verification fee of £42.00 for each of the following documents relating to the hiring of more than one worker:  (i) Master Employment Contract; (ii) Special Power of Attorney ; (iii) Recruitment Agreement; (iv) Job Order/Manpower Request 

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 Attaché, Philippine Embassy, 6 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HG;

2. Include payment, in postal money order, payable to “POLO-London” for verification fee which is £14.00 and/or £42.00 as the case may be, for each document as above. 

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.

For inquiries, please contact: Office of the Labor Attache

Philippine Embassy, Suffolk St., London

SW1Y 4HG

Tel. Nos. (0044) 2074511832/2078398039

Email: polo_london13@yahoo.co.uk

 

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 fee of £14.00 for each of the following documents relating to the hiring of an individual worker, namely:  (i) Job Order/Manpower Request; (ii) Individual Employment Contract; (iii) Special Power of Attorney; (iv) Employer’s certificate of registration/incorporation; (v) other documents. 

or

Pay the verification fee of £42.00 for each of the following documents relating to the hiring of more than one worker:  (i) Master Employment Contract; (ii) Special Power of Attorney; (iii) Manning Agreement; (iv) Crew Complement/Manpower Request

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 and/or £42.00 as the case may be, for each document as above.

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. 

 

For inquiries, please contact: Office of the Labor Attache

Philippine Embassy, Suffolk St., London

SW1Y 4HG

Tel. Nos. (0044) 2074511832/2078398039

Email: polo_london13@yahoo.co.uk