The Department, through the Bureau, develops standards and guidelines to regulate the employment of foreign nationals in the country and safeguard the interest of Filipino workers, as provided for under Article 40 of the Labor Code of the Philippines.

Key issuances on Alien Employment Regulation can be viewed below:

Department Order

Joint Memorandum Circular

Joint Guidelines

Labor Advisory

AEP Advisories



Memorandum of Agreement

For inquiries on AEP, you may check the Bureau’s AEP Inquiry Form.