Application and Issuance of Alien Employment Permits (AEPs) for Foreign Nationals Employed in Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs)Good Law
May 20, 2020
LABOR ADVISORY NO. 019-20
APPLICATION AND ISSUANCE OF ALIEN EMPLOYMENT PERMITS (AEPs) FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS EMPLOYED IN PHILIPPINE OFFSHORE GAMING OPERATORS (POGOs) DURING THE MODIFIED ENHANCED AND GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE PERIODS
This Advisory is hereby issued for the guidance of all concerned during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) and General Community Quarantine: HTcADC
1. For Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) and related establishments, in addition to the documentary requirements for the issuance of Alien Employment Permits (AEPs), the applicant shall also submit copy of recent PAGCOR Authorization to Operate, as proof that the POGO establishment is authorized to resume operations;
2. The DOLE Regional Offices may issue their own internal guidelines with regard to the mode of accepting AEP applications and release of AEP cards. DOLE-ROs may utilize their existing online system or may accept applications via email; and
3. For the issuance and release of AEP cards, use of courier services to deliver the AEP cards is highly encouraged at the expense of the applicants or their employers, otherwise, the social distancing requirement and safety measures shall be strictly observed.
For information and guidance.
(SGD.) SILVESTRE H. BELLO III