Where Can I Apply OEC Balik Manggagawa if I’am living in the provinces. Now OEC Balik Manggagawa is available in the provinces just check the list below. Applying for the OEC in the Philippines has been made more convenient by POEA with the launch of an online appointment system.

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) can get an appointment by accessing the POEA website at www.poea.gov.ph. Click here to access the Balik-Manggagawa OEC system, where you can choose the location to get the OEC.

To avoid long queues for the OEC application, the POEA has put up counters at the following:

(1) POEA main office in Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City;
(2) Duty Free Philippines in Parañaque City;
(3) SM-Manila near Manila City Hall; and
(4) Trinoma Mall in Quezon City.

If you are staying in the Philippines for five (5) days or less, you can get the OEC at the Labor Assistance Counter of the airport terminal.

OEC Balik Manggagawa Walk-In Applicant - Applying in Philippines

For OFWs staying in the provinces, you can walk-in at the POEA Regional Offices nearest your place without making an appointment. For a list of regional offices, click here.

Below is a list of POEA Regional Offices, which is useful for applying for OEC in the Philippines
and for other labor-related matters:

POEA Regional Center for Luzon
2nd Flr. LZK-Zambrano Bldg., Quezon Ave.
City of San Fernando, La Union
(072) 242-5608 (telefax)
072) 700-4236

POEA Satellite Office. Region II
13 Dalan na Pagayayya
Regional government Center
Tuguegarao City
(078) 844-3076 (telefax)
POEA Regional Ext. Unit-CAR
Benitez Court Compound
Magsaysay Avenue, Baguio City
(074) 442-9478
(074) 445-4209 (telefax)

POEA Satellite Office – Region III
One Stop Clark Processing for OFW
Claro M. Recto, Clark\
Angeles City, Pampanga
(045) 893 4152

POEA Satellite Office – Region IV
No. 4 Penthouse, Hectan Commercial Center
Chipeco Avenue, Brgy. Halang, Calamba City
(049) 502-2798, (049) 834-7974 (telefax)

POEA Satellite Office No. V
3rd Floor ANST Bldg., Washington Drive
Legaspi City
(052) 480-0144

POEA Regional Center for Visayas
Ground Flr. DOLE-RO7 Building
ACorner General Maxilom Ave and Gorordo Ave
Cebu City
(032) 412-0040-42

POEA Regional Ext. Unit – Region VI
2nd Floor, S. C. Divinagracia Bldg.
Quezon St., Iloilo City
(033) 336-8611
POEA Satellite Office
2nd Floor, Old City Hall
Araneta-Luzuriaga St.
Bacolod City
(034) 434-7391 (telefax)
POEA Satellite Office
DOLE Compound, Trece Martirez
Tacloban City
(053) 321-7134 (telefax)

POEA Regional Center for Mindanao
2nd Flr., AMYA II Bldg.
Quimpo Blvd. cor. Tulip Drive
Ecoland, Davao City
(082) 297-7429 (telefax)
(082) 297-7428, (082) 297-7650

POEA Regional Ext. Unit – Region IX
Unit 3, Doña Pura Building, Metrogate Corp.
Veterans Ave. Zamboanga City
(062) 992-5523

POEA Regional Ext. Unit – Region X
Ground Floor Trinidad Bldg.
Corrales Ave., Cagayan de Oro City
(08822) 724-824 (telefax)
(08822) 729-465

Satellite Office- CARAGA
Door 2, Nimfa Tiu Bldg IIJP Rosales Avenue
Butuan City
(085) 342-6178/7584
(085) 225-5989

POEA Satellite Office – Tawi-Tawi
Initiative for Tawi Tawi Area Devt. Foundation Bldg.
Old Housing Proj., Tubig Boh
Bongao, Tawi Tawi


  1. Hello gud am!panu kukuha ng oec by online april 7 kasi alis ko d2 ako sa mati davao oriental.deritcho napo ba ako sa poea davao

  2. di naman totoo about walk in. pumunta ako sa san fernando la union nag walk in kelangan daw ang appointment pinababalik ulit ako at may mga dokumento pang hinihingi na dahilan? naki usap ako dahil galing pa ako ng cordillera na binayo ng bagyo pero to no avail? kaya minsan di na ako naniniwala sa mga p walk in walang appointment…pati security guard na hindi naman empleyado ng poea parang ayaw kang papasukin na walang appointment?

  3. d ko maintindihan paano kumoha ng appointment na ayaw naman magbigay ng schedule pag nag search kana para may appointment ka..bakit sa saudi pag nag renew ka ng passport napakadali naman mag searching for renewal passport appointment dito sa pinas napakahirap mag search for online for appointment oec…how?


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