recruitment Process Flow

*Steps in blue is the responsibility of the client. Steps in orange are UNO's.

RECRUITMENT GUIDE

Jurisdiction of Philippine Overseas Labor Office - UAE

Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Employers looking to hire Filipino workers must get verified by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) and then register with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in Metro, Manila. This is in order for the Philippine Government to ascertain:

• the existence of the company or project

• the operations of the company or project is legal

• the need for Filipino manpower

• the employer’s capability to hire workers at acceptable rates

• the terms and conditions of work are in conformity with the minimum standards set by the POEA and compliant with the labour laws and regulations of the UAE government.

Verification Process

Verification for DUBAI
1

Employer needs to complete the requirements for POLO-Dubai verification.

Note: This is for employers coordinating with a Philippine Recruitment Agency (PRA) without engaging a third party Foreign Recruitment Agency (FRA).

• Recruitment Agreement

• New Job Order/Manpower Request

• CTrade License of the Principal/Company or Chamber of Commerce Membership Certificate

• Company Profile Form

• Passport copy and Visa copy (For non-Emiratis) of Company’s Signatory

• Undertaking of Principal/Company

• Contingency Plan

• Master Employment Contract

• Copy of POEA License of Philippine Recruitment Agency

• Passport Copy of Philippine Recruitment Agency Owner/General Manager

• Other documents as may be required by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office

2

Employer must pay the corresponding fees and submit the documents to POLO-Dubai.

Address: Street # 2C, Beirut St., Near Al Qusais Police Station، Al Qusais 3 - Dubai

3

After the POLO verification, employer needs to send the verified and authenticated documents to UNO in the Philippines for POEA registration.

Note:
• Please submit requirements in two (2) sets (1 original and 1 photocopy)
• Template of required documents are downloadable on this link: Downloadable Forms

Recruitment Process

Recruitment Proccess for DUBAI
1

UNO will match the best candidates based on your company's requirements. Once your company's POEA Registration is released, UNO can commence with the employer-candidate interview.

2

Employer shall select the workers through an interview and trade test, one-on-one or via Skype, depending on their preference.

3

Employer must apply for the work permit of the selected workers with the appropriate UAE Ministry.

4

Once the work permit is approved, the selected workers' visa application with the UAE Embassy in Manila, Philippines will commence. UNO shall assist the workers who need to personally appear in order to secure their visa.

5

UNO shall secure the workers' Overseas Exit Clearance (OEC), overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Insurance, and other necessary requirements for their deployment to UAE.
Until the OEC is released, the workers shall undergo pre-entry lectures.

6

Employer shall arrange the workers' transportation from the Philippines to the job site.

7

Employer will cover all recruitment costs such as documents processing, visa and work permit application, as well as airfare for the workers, among others.

For further inquiries, contact POLO-Dubai through the ff.:

Telephone: 04-2207011
E-mail: verifypolo@yahoo.com
Address: Street # 2C, Beirut St., Near Al Qusais Police Station، Al Qusais 3 - Dubai

Find out more about the verification process here: http://polodubaiportal.org/agency-hire/

Verification Process

Verification for ABU DHABI
1

Employer needs to complete the requirements for POLO-Abu Dhabi verification.

Note: Other documents may be requested based on the submitted documents.

• Original Service Agreement/Employment Contract duly signed/stamped (1 photocopy)

• Original passport with 2 photocopies

• Employment visa (2 photocopies)

• Personal Appearance

• Payment of AED40.00 for contract verification

Note: Other documents may be requested based on the submitted documents.

2

Employer must pay the corresponding fees and submit the documents to POLO-Abu Dhabi.

Address: W-48, Street No. 8, Sector 2-23, Plot 51, Al Qubaisat – Abu Dhabi

Recruitment Process

Recruitment Proccess for ABU DHABI
1

UNO will match the best candidates based on your company's requirements. Once your company's POEA Registration is released, UNO can commence with the employer-candidate interview.

2

Employer must apply for the work permit of the selected workers with the appropriate UAE Ministry.

3

Once the work permit is approved, the selected workers' visa application with the UAE Embassy in Manila, Philippines will commence. UNO shall assist the workers who need to personally appear in order to secure their visa.

4

UNO shall secure the workers' Overseas Exit Clearance (OEC), overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Insurance, and other necessary requirements for their deployment to UAE.
Until the OEC is released, the workers shall undergo pre-entry lectures.

5

Employer shall arrange the workers' transportation from the Philippines to the job site.

6

Employer will cover all recruitment costs such as documents processing, visa and work permit application, as well as airfare for the workers, among others.

For further inquiries, contact POLO-Abu Dhabi through the ff.:

Tel. Nos.: +971 56 270 9157 / +971 56 947 4771
Email: poloabudhabi@yahoo.com
Website: www.poloabudhabi.weebly.com
Address: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, W-48, Street No. 8, Sector 2-23, Plot 51, Al Qubaisat, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Postal Address: P.O. Box 3215, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Check the process for POLO verification here: http://polodubaiportal.org/agency-hire/

Frequently Asked Questions

Philippine laws prohibit the direct hiring of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW). Any employer intending to hire OFWs is required to course employment through recruitment agencies accredited by the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA).

Any employer intending to hire OFWs for the first time must undergo accreditation under their corresponding Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO). You may contact the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate to know which POLO your company falls under.

After verifying the employment contract, terms and conditions with the POLO, UNO will submit the documents to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) for accreditation.

The costs of recruitment and placement shall be the responsibility of the principal/employer, which covers payment for the following:

• Visa, including the stamping fee
• Work permit and residence permit, as your government requires
• Round trip airfare
• Transportation from the airport to the jobsite
• POEA processing fee
• OWWA membership fee
• Mandatory Insurance as required by the Philippine Government
• Medical testing as may be required by your government
• Skills or language training as may be required by your government
• Additional trade test/assessment, if required by the employer

You may check the complete list of our Fields of Expertise here.
UNO boasts of 26 years’ experience as a POEA-accredited agency. All UNO workers have working experience in their respective fields and they are
Moreover, we are experienced in sending workers in the following industries:

• Agriculture
• Food Processing and Manufacturing
• Construction and Industrial Works
• Shipbuilding
• Automotive Repair and Maintenance
• Aviation Engineering and Maintenance
• Building Cleaning Management
• Industrial Machinery
• Machine Parts and Tooling Industries

We also have partnerships with TESDA-accredited training schools, as well as schools specializing in Language Training. We ensure the quality of work of our applicants.

• Our 27 years of solid reputation and experience as a foundation and then as a recruitment agency recognized by POEA and the Japanese government.
• Our stance with ethical recruitment, especially the no placement fee rule.
• Strict legal compliance for both our client and workers’ protection
• Our constant monitoring of our workers, and mediation whenever necessary.

Please email us at marketing@unoph.com.
You may also contact Ms. Jane Okumura at +63 917 833 2785 or via Line QR code:



Or Mr. Yoshihisa Yamamoto at +8190-8523-0799.