Philippine Passport FAQs Part 2: DFA Courtesy Lanes, Passport On Wheels, and the ePayment System

Who can be accommodated at the DFA’s courtesy lanes? What is the Passport on Wheels? How does the new ePayment system of the DFA work? Can fixers really help me with my appointment with the DFA? Get your answers here. Passport Courtesy Lane There are no available slots for a passport appointment. Can I walkContinue reading “Philippine Passport FAQs Part 2: DFA Courtesy Lanes, Passport On Wheels, and the ePayment System”

(DFA,NSO,POEA) On Illegal Recruiters and Fixers

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Sa dami ng balita ng illegal recruitment at fixers araw araw, you would think that Filipinos would be smarter by now. The sad truth though is that there are still victims, daily victims mind you of people whose mind borders the criminally greedy. Araw araw, mayroon pa ring mga taong naloloko sa pagkuhaContinue reading “(DFA,NSO,POEA) On Illegal Recruiters and Fixers”

POEA: Verify job order before paying agency fees

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Always watch out for fixers. Former OFW from Taiwan Kenneth Villasor applied for a job as a factory worker in Malaysia through Camox Philippines Inc. in February 2011. The agency demanded a placement fee amounting to P30,000 and an additional loanable amount of P30,000—with assurance of work the following month. Last May 21,Continue reading “POEA: Verify job order before paying agency fees”

POEA: Fixer Alert – No POEA loans for OFWs

Bonjour. Mabuhay. POEA info para sa mga gusto mag OFW. Mag ingat sa mga manloloko at mapagsamantala. Kung walang papaloko, walang kikitahin ang mga manloloko at magtatrabaho sila ng tama. Read on: THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warned overseas Filipino workers not to fall prey to unscrupulous individuals who collect fees from applicants for allegedContinue reading “POEA: Fixer Alert – No POEA loans for OFWs”

DFA Senior Employees Caught Dealing With Fixers

Bonjour. Mabuhay. More information on the electronic highway: ================================ TWO senior employees of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) are facing administrative charges and possible dismissal after they were allegedly caught red-handed dealing with passport fixers and facilitating early release of passports on Tuesday. The DFA’s Office of Consular Affairs handles an average of 8,000Continue reading “DFA Senior Employees Caught Dealing With Fixers”