The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) (Filipino: Komisyon para sa mga Pilipino sa Ibayong Dagat, KPID) is an agency of the government of the Philippines under the Office of the President of the Philippines. CFO was established on 16 June 1980 through the proclamation of Batas Pambansa Blg. 79. The agency is responsible for promoting and upholding the interest of Filipino emigrants and Filipino permanent residents in other countries. It is also responsible for preserving and strengthening ties with Filipino communities outside the Philippines. It is headed by the Chairman of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (Filipino: Tagapangulo ng Komisyon para sa mga Pilipino sa Ibayong Dagat).
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