Alien POGO work-permit applicants required to show proof of PAGCOR-registered firms

Alien POGO work-permit applicants required to show proof of PAGCOR-registered firms

Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators’ (POGOs’) foreign workers applying for a work permit will be required to submit proof that their company is allowed to operate by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR).

Pursuant to the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Labor Advisory No. 19 dated May 20, this proof will be among the requirements for alien POGO workers seeking an employment permit during the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) and general community quarantine (GCQ).

Earlier this month, PAGCOR announced that it will allow POGOs to operate at partial capacity, since the sector’s operations fall under the business process outsourcing (BPO) category.

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