Unskilled workers and a household service workers seeking employment abroad should furnish (in original) the following documents at the time of obtaining emigration clearance:
- Passport valid for a minimum period of six months
- Valid employment visa.
- Employment contract signed by the foreign employer and duly attested by the Indian Mission or permission letter from the Indian Mission/post concerned.
- Challan towards deposit of prescribed fee
- Insurance policy (from any of the listed companies under Pravasi Bharatiya Bima Yojana (PBBY-2006 revised in 2008).
A person can take up employment in a foreign country either through a registered recruiting agent or directly through a foreign employer or a project exporter.
In case of ad by a Registered Recruiting Agent, it must be checked that registration certificate number is clearly mentioned. Similarly, ads by Foreign Employers and Project Exporters should indicate their permit number. Full address with Telephone Number, Post Box Number, e-mail address of the advertiser should be mentioned in addition to the job and salary particulars to enable the respondent to check the veracity of the job and the employers.