Skip to main content

Key Points

  • Third-country providers are now required to apply for accreditation to apply for an Alien Employment Permit on behalf of an employee


The government of the Philippines announced changes for third-party providers who apply for Alien Employment Permits (AEP) that will go into effect on July 18, 2022. Third-country providers who have been appointed by an organization to submit an AEP application on behalf of an employee will need to present an accreditation application. To apply, applicants will need to submit the following:

  • A photocopy of the company ID
  • A photocopy of one government-issued ID
  • Contact information

What are the Changes?

The government of the Philippines will require third-party providers to apply for accreditation before July 18, 2022. Certificates of Accreditation will generally be issued within five working days and after orientation.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of the Philippines’ website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Republic of the Philippines, Department of Labor and Employment

Close Menu

Corporate Immigration Partners

Chicago Office
+1 312-722-6300

Cincinnati Office
+1 513-381-2011

San Francisco Office
+1 415-771-7500

Europe, Middle East, and Africa
+44 20 34326564

+86 10 84053554