- DOLE Certification is required for application for payment of unemployment insurance or involuntary separation benefits from the Social Security System (SSS).
- Covers all employees, including Kasambahay and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).
- Application may be made at the DOLE Field/Provincial Office which has jurisdiction. For OFWs, application is with the Philippine Office Labor Office (POLO) where their employers operate or DOLE Field/Provincial Office where their employer resides.
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