Procedure for OEC Application in Doha, Qatar. Get and pay for your Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) with the new Balik Manggagawa Online processing System. See requirements here.

Who can use POEA Balik Manggagawa Online Processing?

This online service is available only for OFWs on vacation, rehired or returning to the same employer abroad, and with existing records in the POEA database. That means, if you’re newly registered OFW, you cannot yet use this facility unless you are in the Philippines or somewhere else vacationing and you’re returning to your former boss abroad and you have already registered in POEA database.


2 copies of employment contract
2 copies of passport
2 copies of visa stamp or Qatar ID (pataka)
2 copies of Sponsor’s Qatar ID – applicable for Household Services Worker (HSW) only
Original Passport
at least 160 QR

Requirements (WITH OLD OEC)

1. Original Passport
2. If you have new passport just bring the old passport for reference of your OEC stamp.
3. The Payment is 9 QR if your OEC is still valid.
4. PAYMENT FOR Pag-ibig Fund membership/premium (minimum premium QAR10 for 1 month)

PROCEDURE (for new applicants):

STEP 1: Present your original passport in the Reception Table. The Reception lady will give you the required forms to fill up, list of requirements and will direct you with the rooms assignments and procedure.


STEP 2: Proceed to “Room 1” for Contract verification. Get you queue number and wait for your turn. Prepare the Items 1 to 3 (and Item 4 as applicable) from the list above. You will have to pay QAR40 as Verification Fee of the Contract.

STEP 3: Proceed to Room at 2nd Floor for OWWA membership. They will give you a form to fill up and submit. Then, you have to pay QAR93 for OWWA Membership Fee.

STEP 4: You have to submit the filled-up form provided at the Reception table from Step 1 with your original passport for OEC application. The OEC Fee is QAR9 (you may want to bring an exact amount as sometimes they don’t give change for QR10).

STEP 5: (Proceed to Ground Floor – SSS/Pag-ibig Office) Fill up a Pag-ibig Membership Application/Verification Form. If you do not know your membership ID Number, they will check for your Pag-ibig Number online. Then, you will be required to pay a minimum one quarter (3 months premium (QR30). You may opt to pay a higher premium amount if you want or pay for a whole year premium (minimum of QAR120 for 12 months).

Note: OWWA Membership is valid for 2 years but OEC is valid only for 60 days. Your travel date back to Doha must be within 60 days (counting start from the date of your OEC application) or check the validity date written on your OEC.
8:30 AM to 12:00 NN
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

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Gud day po saan po ba kukukuha ng panibagong kontrata pauwi po ako sa april … ano po ba processo para maayos mga documents ko pti n po OEC.. tnx po

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How i process my OEC in online? Im in Doha Qatar I done today to make my papers for vacation. I give in owwa but they said must have OEC and do this in Philippine (POEA) and also said online can do but how please ….thank you


Can I only have my contract verified here in Qatar and apply OEC in the Philippines? Thanks!


Hi good day po..pauwi po ako ngayong march bakasyon 45days lng po… Ang kotrata ko po sa amu ko tpus n nung last year pa july… Ask ko lng po kung pede pb ako makabalik sa amu ko kahit ndi kona nirenew kontrata ko hihingi nlng po ako sa knila ng re entry visa at makakakuha po b ako ng oec without new contract? Thanks po


Been there last April 4 with all the required documents with me, but when we were given a queue number they informed us that I need to fill up one affidavit to stating how did I able to come to Qatar. Since when this is required, having an affidavit to be notarized will be an additional cost for, is all the above list of requirements is not enough to verify the contract and be a member of OWWA, I have been brought here thru a family visit visa when my sister applied for it I believed affidavit is already given… Read more »


Good day po!nsa pinas po ako more than 6months na!ngaun po balak qu ng bumalik s doha,mgtatanong lng po sna qu qung me iba png klangan s pgkuha ng oec bukod s re entry permit na galing s employer qu!thanks for the early reply!