What are the fees and costs chargeable to the principal/employer?

The costs of recruitment and placement shall be the responsibility of principal/employer, which cover payment for the following:

  1. Visa, including the stamping fee
  2. Work permit and residence permit
  3. Round trip airfare
  4. Transportation from the airport to the jobsite
  5. POEA processing fee
  6. OWWA membership fee
  7. Additional trade test/assessment, if required by the principal/employer

Source: Revised POEA Rules and Regulations Governing the Recruitment and Employment of Landbased Overseas Filipino Workers of 2016, Rule V. Fees, Costs and Contributions, Section 53.