APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO OPERATE BRANCH OFFICE OF A PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY

RATIONALE

  Private Sector Participation in the Recruitment and Placement of Workers. Pursuant to national development objectives and in order to harness and maximize the use of private sector resources and initiatives in the development and implementation of comprehensive employment program, the private employment sector shall participate in the recruitment and placement of workers, locally xxx under such guidelines, rules and regulations as maybe issued by the Secretary of Labor.

CLASSIFICATION: COMPLEX

TYPE OF TRANSACTION:   G2C – Government to Citizen
               G2B – Government to Business Entity
WHO MAY AVAIL:
  Only Filipino citizens, corporations, partnerships or entities at least 75% of the authorized and voting capital stock of which is owned and controlled by Filipino citizens shall be permitted to participate in the recruitment and placement of workers locally

Checklist of Requirements

Requirement Where to Secure
1. DOLE PRS Application form (1 original copy) DOLE ROs
2. Proof of payment of filing fee of Php2000.00 (1 copy) DOLE ROs
3. Valid license (1 certified copy) DOLE ROs
4. Organizational structure of the branch office including duly notarized appointments (1 copy) Licensed agency owner
5. NBI clearance of the branch manager and staff members (1 original copy) National Bureau of Investigation
6. Bio-data and one passport-size picture of the branch manager and staff members (1 original copy each for every staff member) Licensed agency owner
7. Certification that the branch office has an office space with a minimum floor area of 50 square meters for the exclusive use of the branch office (1 original copy) Licensed agency owner

Basic Steps

Client Steps Agency Action Fees to be Paid Processing Time Person Responsible
1. Get application form and the list of requirements from the Action Officer or download the form from www.ble.dole.gov.ph and fill-out the form. 1. Provide Application Form and the list of requirementsand explain, if necessary. None 15 minutes Action officer or alternate
2. Submit to Action Officer the filled up application form with the documentary requirements. 2. Check the completeness of the Application Form and all the documentary requirements.

2.1. For incomplete documents, return the application form and documents to the client indicating the lacking requirement/s and explain, as may be necessary. Application is deemed not filed.

None 15 minutes Action officer or alternate
3. Get the Order of Payment 3. For complete documents, issue Order of Payment. None 15 minutes Action officer or alternate
4. Bring the order of payment to the Designated Cashier, pay the required filing fee and receive Official Receipt (OR). 4. Receive payment and issue OR. P2,000.00 – filing fee 15 minutes Cashier
5. Evaluate the documents and conduct an ocular inspection of the branch office. 4 days Action officer or alternate
6. Approve/Deny application for license. 2 days Regional Director or his duly authorized representative
5. Get Order of Payment for registration fee. 7. For approved application, issue Order of Payment.

7.1. For disapproved application, issue Letter of Denial/Disapproval.

15 minutes Action Officer and/or Alternate
6. Bring the order of payment to the Designated Cashier, pay the required registration fee, post surety bond and receive Officia Receipt (OR). 8. Receive payment and issue OR. P5,000.00 –registration fee; P100,000.00 – Surety Bond 15 minutes Action Officer and/or Alternate
7. Receive the Authority to Operate Branch Office. Note: Renewal of authority to operate branch office is not earlier than 60 days but not later than 10 days before its expiration. 9. Issue the authority to operate branch office, the validity of which is co-terminus with license. 15 minutes Action Officer and/or Alternate
Total P107,000.00 6 days, 1 hour, 45 minutes