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This CONTRACT OF LEASE is made and executed at the City of _____, this day of
_______________, 20__, by and between:
(NAME OF LESSOR), of legal age, single/married to (Name of spouse if any), Filipino,
and with residence and postal address at (Address), hereinafter referred to as the LESSOR.
-AND(NAME OF LESSEE), Filipino and with residence and postal address at (Address),
hereinafter referred to as the LESSEE.
WHEREAS, the LESSOR is the owner of THE LEASED PREMISES, a residential property
situated at (Address of property to be leased);
WHEREAS, the LESSOR agrees to lease-out the property to the LESSEE and the LESSEE is
willing to lease the same;
NOW THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the foregoing premises, the LESSOR leases
unto the LESSEE and the LESSEE hereby accepts from the LESSOR the LEASED premises,
subject to the following:
1. PURPOSES: That premises hereby leased shall be used exclusively by the LESSEE for
residential purposes only and shall not be diverted to other uses. It is hereby expressly agreed
that if at any time the premises are used for other purposes, the LESSOR shall have the right to
rescind this contract without prejudice to its other rights under the law.
2. TERM: This term of lease is for ONE (1) YEAR. from (Date) to (Date) inclusive. Upon its
expiration, this lease may be renewed under such terms and conditions as my be mutually agreed
upon by both parties, written notice of intention to renew the lease shall be served to the
LESSOR not later than seven (7) days prior to the expiry date of the period herein agreed upon.
3. RENTAL RATE: The monthly rental rate for the leased premises shall be in PESOS:
AMOUNT IN WORDS (P 00,000.00), Philippine Currency. All rental payments shall be payable
to the LESSOR.

lightning. 9. as herein provided. allow or permit the leased premises to be occupied in whole or in part by any person. LESSOR'S RIGHT OF ENTRY: The LESSOR or its authorized agent shall after giving due notice to the LESSEE shall have the right to enter the premises in the presence of the LESSEE or its representative at any reasonable hour to examine the same or make repairs therein or for the operation and maintenance of the building or to exhibit the leased premises to prospective LESSEE. DEPOSIT: That the LESSEE shall deposit to the LESSOR upon signing of this contract and prior to move-in an amount equivalent to the rent for THREE (3) MONTHS or the sum of PESOS: AMOUNT IN WORDS (P 00. to refuse to accept the delivery of the premises and compel the LESSEE to pay rent therefrom at the same rate plus Twenty Five (25) % thereof as penalty until the LESSEE shall have complied with the terms hereof. ordinary wear and tear expected devoid of all occupants. riot or any other unforeseen disabling cause of acts of God. FORCE MAJEURE: If whole or any part of the leased premises shall be destroyed or damaged by fire. Non-compliance with the terms of this clause by the LESSEE will give the LESSOR the right. EXPIRATION OF LEASE: At the expiration of the term of this lease or cancellation thereof. The LESSOR has the right to padlock the premises when the LESSEE is in default of payment for One (1) month and may forfeit whatever rental deposit or advances have been given by the LESSEE. 6. or for any other lawful purposes which it may deem necessary.4. neither shall the LESSEE assign its rights hereunder to any other person or entity and no right of interest thereto or therein shall be conferred on or vested in anyone by the LESSEE without the LESSOR'S written approval. 5. wherein the two (2) months deposit shall be applied as rent for the 11th and 12th months and the remaining one (1) month deposit shall answer partially for damages and any other obligations. the LESSEE will promptly deliver to the LESSOR the leased premises with all corresponding keys and in as good and tenable condition as the same is now. 8. SUB-LEASE: The LESSEE shall not directly or indirectly sublet. typhoon.000. PUBLIC UTILITIES: The LESSEE shall pay for its telephone. at the latter's option. for utilities such as Water. 10. . then this lease contract may be terminated without compensation by the LESSOR or by the LESSEE by notice in writing to the other. water. articles and effects of any kind. such as when the checks are dishonored. 7. the LESSOR at its option may terminate this contractand eject the LESSEE. Internet. movable furniture. storm. Telephone. DEFAULT PAYMENT: In case of default by the LESSEE in the payment of the rent. The same penalty shall be imposed in case the LESSEE fails to leave the premises after the expiration of this Contract of Lease or termination for any reason whatsoever.00). cable TV. association dues and other public services and utilities during the duration of the lease. form or corporation. CATV. flood. Association Dues or resulting from violation(s) of any of the provision of this contract. Philippine Currency. as to render the leased premises during the term substantially unfit for use and occupation of the LESSEE. earthquake. electric. Electricity.

on the date and place first above written. the losing party shall pay an amount of One Hundred (100) % of the amount clamed in the complaint as attorney's fees which shall in no case be less than P50. and and sealed with my notarial seal. IN WITNESS WHEREOF. JUDICIAL RELIEF: Should any one of the parties herein be compelled to seek judicial relief against the other. 20__ / Cavite City January 07. (Name of Lessor) LESSOR (Name of Lessee) LESSEE Signed in the presence of: _____________________________ ______________________________ ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Republic of the Philippines) _________________________) S. has been signed on each and every page thereof by the concerned parties and their witnesses. personally appeared: Name (Name of Lessor) (Name of Lessee) CTC Number 10000000 10000000 Date/Place Issued February 24.S BEFORE ME. 12. No.00 pesos in addition to other cost and damages which the said party may be entitled to under the law. This instrument consisting of ____ page/s. Notary Public Doc.11. . including the page on which this acknowledgement is written. parties herein affixed their signatures on the date and place above written. 20__ / Makati Known to me and to me known to be the same persons who executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that the same is their free and voluntary act and deed. This CONTRACT OF LEASE shall be valid and binding between the parties. their successors-in-interest and assigns.______.000. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL.

DUTIES OF THE WORKER: . ______.Page No.______. Series of 20___. CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT (For Household Workers) KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: This EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT is executed and entered and into by between: EMPLOYER: _____________________________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________________________________ Telephone______________________________________________________________ ___ B. to commence from the day the WORKER leaves the Philippines. Book No. DURATION OF EMPLOYMENT: _____ year(s) renewable. 2. WORKER: _______________________________________________________________ Address : ______________________________________________________________ Civil Status : _____________________________ _________________________ Age: Voluntarily binding themselves to the following terms and conditions: 1.

5 3. to be paid on the 15th and the 30th of each work month. 40 hours per week. cleaning. REST DAYS AND VACATION LEAVE: 8 hours/ day. Employer’s Initials Not to receive any visitor at the workplace without prior knowledge and consent of the EMPLOYER.1 Work in excess of 8 hours shall entitle the WORKER to overtime pay. as represented in this contract. To work diligently as a domestic WORKER for the duration of his/her engagement. Work performed during rest days and legal holidays shall entitle him/her to premium pay in accordance with the law of the place of employment. Likewise. with two rest days.4 3.1 3.2 2. 5 days a week. 5. DUTIES OF THE EMPLOYER: 3. HOURS OF WORK. 5.3 2.1 2. To ask permission or make arrangement with EMPLOYER on the use of Telephones and Internet. 5. or upon arrangement in case of Live-Out. Employer should assist in the acquisition of the proper driver’s license and inclusion in the vehicles’ insurance. To assist the workers in the acquisition of proper identification. Embassy of the Philippines. WAGES: At least US$ _______ per week based on 8 hours a day work. To treat the WORKER in a just and humane manner To issue corresponding Pay slip during Payday and to assist in the opening up of a personal Bank Account. WORKER shall not leave his/ her place of work without the permission of the EMPLOYER.2. house and yard cleaning. and the Philippines. 1600 Massachusetts Avenue. 4. NW Washington DC 20036. such as Social Security Number ID/Card and other necessary Identification Cards. To abide by all the laws of the Host Country.6 To notify in writing the Office of the Labor Attaché. and other household chores.2 WORKER shall be entitled to one (1) month paid vacation leave for two years service. .4 2. To ensure that the WORKER receives such benefits enjoyed by other workers in a comparable employment. To reside at the residence of the EMPLOYER.2 3. Such holidays shall be enjoyed at a time mutually agreed upon by the EMPLOYER and the WORKER.5 3. be at the place of work on time to perform the formal duties of which he/she has been engaged such as cooking.3 3. In case where employee needs to drive as part of his/her function. within ten (10) days after the arrival of the WORKER at the place of Employment.

7.2 6. violation of the laws of the host country.4 EMPLOYER shall notify the Labor Attaché or the Consul General of the nearest Philippine Consulate in case of accident or death of the WORKER. Sick leaves with pay shall not exceed thirty (30) days for the two-year employment.1 6. the REPATRIATION OF REMAINS and other Personal Belongings.3 In the event of a medical practitioner certifying that the WORKER is unfit for further service with the EMPLOYER.2 WORKER shall be paid his/her basic wage for the duration of such illness or disability.3 The EMPLOYER may NOT require the WORKER to remain at the EMPLOYER’S home or at the place of employment during his/her free time.2 Termination by EMPLOYER: EMPLOYER may terminate this contract on the following just causes: serious misconduct or willful disobedience by the WORKER of the lawful orders of the EMPLOYER or immediate household members in connection with his/her work. in shall be at the EMPLOYER’S expense. 6. 8. EMPLOYER shall provide the WORKER free passage to the place of employment and return to the Philippines. TRANSPORTATION: 6. habitual neglect of duties by the WORKER. EMPLOYER shall shoulder the repatriation expense. to the Philippines. TERMINATION OF CONTRACT: 8. Should Termination of the Contract during a PROBATIONARY PERIOD is necessary. In case of death of the employee.1 8. 7.3 7. 7. UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES. The EMPLOYER shall assist said officials in winding up the affairs of the WORKER. including maintenance in the hospital while incapacitated shall be available. WORKER can leave the workplace when he/ she are off from work.5. Termination by the WORKER: WORKER may terminate the contract WITHOUT JUST CAUSE by serving a written notice to the EMPLOYER at least . MEDICAL AND DENTAL SERVICES: Free emergency medical or dental services in the event the WORKER suffers personal injury by accident or occupational disease. 7. EMLOYER shoulders the repatriation expense.1 EMPLOYER shall pay or arrange with the appropriate authority for payment of health insurance compensation in accordance with the Country’s workmen’s compensation law. the latter shall immediately take steps to repatriate the WORKER at the cost of the EMPLOYER. EMPLOYER shall defray or insure that expenses necessarily incurred by the WORKER on account of medical treatment. Employer’s Initials except Termination by the Worker without just cause and/or without a 30 day notice.

. Without such notice.8.2 Any variations or additions to the terms of this contract for its duration shall be made only with the approval of the Philippine Labor Attaché. Termination due to illness: Either party may terminate the contract on the grounds of illness. PAYMENT OF TAXES: The EMPLOYER shall assist the WORKER in filing all required tax returns. GENERAL PROVISIONS: 15. 10. REMITTANCE: EMPLOYER shall assist the WORKER in the regular remittance of his/her monthly salaries to his/her beneficiaries in the Philippines through normal banking channels. WORKER may also terminate the contract without serving any notice to the EMPLOYER for any of the following just cause: When the WORKER is maltreated by the EMPLOYER or any of his household. The Labor Attaché shall be notified by the EMPLOYER should the WORKER be terminated for any reason. DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS AND OTHER EXPENSES: Visa. EMPLOYER shall shoulder the cost of repatriation. Work Permits. Philippine Government Expenses and other expenses incurred to facilitate the hiring process. one (1) month in advance. when the EMPLOYER commits any of the following acts – deliberate non payment of salary. copy of contract and personal property shall not be withheld from the WORKER.1 15. when the EMPLOYER violates the terms and conditions of this Contract. the WORKER shall shoulder his/her return transportation. physical molestation and physical assault. UNDER ANY CINRCUMSTANCES. 15. EMPLOYER shall pay for the repatriation expenses. 14. WORKER’S DOCUMENTS: WORKER shall retain possession of his/her personal effects / documents at all times. disease or injury suffered by the WORKER where the latter’s continued employment is prohibited by law or is prejudicial to his/her health as well as the health of the EMPLOYER and his household. 13. The WORKER’S passport. 12.3 9. EXTENSION OF VISA: EMPLOYER agrees to be responsible for the extension of visa or work permits of the WORKER while under his employ and at the EMPLOYER’S expense. BOARD AND LODGING: Free food and accommodation in case of Live-In 11. shall be at the EMPLOYERS expense and shall not be returned or repaid by the EMPLOYEE.

15. ______________________ WORKER __________________________ EMPLOYER ________________________ Witness __________________________ Witness . at __________________________________.3 EMPLOYER shall ensure that the WORKER. holds a true copy of this contract as certified by the Philippine Embassy or the Consulate General as the case may be. upon arrival. THE EMPLOYER on this ______ day of _____________ 20___ at _________________________________and the WORKER in this ____ day of __________20____. the contracting parties have read carefully and fully understood the terms and conditions of this contract. I N W I T N E S S W H E R E O F . hereunto set their signatures.