Q: How do I claim my salary?
A: You can go to this link for the details https://rgao.upm.edu.ph/implementation/payment-of-staff/
Q: Can all the details in my COS be typewritten so I can lessen the chance of mistakes/erasures?
A: Everything can be typewritten except for the I hereby part. That portion should be handwritten.
Q: I made a mistake while writing on my COS/AR, can I erase it?
A: No. Based on Memo Order No. CCDP-2017-055, Project Contract Forms and Certificate of Service must be free of erasures and/or corrections. Generally, official forms should be free from erasures.
Q: What if I want to hire an additional staff but the position is not in the LIB or the position is only for 1 person?
A: You have to realign your budget & request for the approval of your funding agency.
Q: What should be the date of the PCF?
A: The date is usually the start date of the implementation of the project.
Q: What position and salary should I write in my in the PCF?
A: It should be the given position and salary in the research project. Note that this position should be the same with the items found in your LIB.
Q: Are electronic signatures of staff allowed in COS and Accomplishment Reports?
A: Original signatures are required. However, e-signatures are now allowed for the contractees caught in an unusual situation, but should be signed by the Project Leader in wet ink.
Q: Can I pay for the salary of my staff and ask for its reimbursement?
A: No. Salaries & honoraria of project staff should be paid directly through UPM. Their salaries will be transferred to their DBP accounts.