Dedicated Passport Center for OFWs

Bilang pagpapahalaga at pagbibigay prayoridad sa ating mga kababayang OFW, ang Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) ay maglalagay ng dedicated passport application center para sa mga OFW sa consular office sa Robinson’s Galleria.  Ito ay malapit lamang sa opisina ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Ang mga OFW ay hindi na kailangan pang mag setContinue reading “Dedicated Passport Center for OFWs”

Online Application for OEC Now Available

Good news para sa ating mga kababayang OFW! May online facility na para makapag generate at makapagbayad ng OEC o Overseas Employment Certificate; hindi na ninyo kailangang pumunta pa sa designated Philippine embassies and consular locations. Para ito sa mga OFW na nagbabakasyon sa bansa, rehired, o pabalik sa dati nilang employer at may existingContinue reading “Online Application for OEC Now Available”

How To Have Your School Credentials Authenticated by DFA

If you have plans of working abroad or will be working abroad soon, it is likely that your employers or the embassy of the country you will be working at will require for DFA-certified copies of your school credentials.  This is more commonly referred to as “Red Ribbon” because authenticated documents bear a red ribbonContinue reading “How To Have Your School Credentials Authenticated by DFA”

POEA: Vacationing OFWs: Get your exit clearance early

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   News flash for OFWs vacationing for the holidays: ======================= “Avoid the rush. Avoid the long lines”. Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac advised balik manggagawa or overseas Filipino workers spending the holiday season in the Philippines to get their overseas employment certificate or exit clearance early and not get caught with the last-minuteContinue reading “POEA: Vacationing OFWs: Get your exit clearance early”

POEA warns of another e-mail scam, Australian hospital disowns English training for Filipino nurses

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Mag ingat sa fixers at sa mga manloloko. Nakita mo na ba ang balitang ito? The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday exposed another e-mail scam targeting Filipino nurses and other medical practitioners for supposed employment in a hospital in Australia. Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac said the POEA received another recruitment e-mail, supposedlyContinue reading “POEA warns of another e-mail scam, Australian hospital disowns English training for Filipino nurses”

LUSWELF: ‘No illegal recruitment at seafarers’ center’

Bonjour. Mabuhay. It seems like the illegal thing was over exaggerated naman ata. If the process is within the law and the right and proper procedures are met, then by all means, let us support our seafarers who are also bayaning OFWs. You be the judge of this issue: A nongovernmental organization managing a seafarers’Continue reading “LUSWELF: ‘No illegal recruitment at seafarers’ center’”

POEA: Seamen Exempted for OEC at LAC

Bonjour. Mabuhay.   Good news for Seafarers. Read the news article below.   Seafarers will no longer have to present their overseas employment certificate (OEC) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for validation after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) issued a memorandum exempting them from this procedure. Citing a one-page Memorandum Circular No.Continue reading “POEA: Seamen Exempted for OEC at LAC”

POEA: OEC Delivery Service

Bonjour. Mabuhay. Found out that the OEC delivery service is now currently stopped. I wonder what options vacationing OFWs now have in getting oEC. Lahat ba dapat pumunta sa POEA? Kawawa naman ang mga bagong bayani ng bayan kung mahirap ang transaction sa pamahalaan. Services should be useful to people and proactively efficient. Anyways, nabsaContinue reading “POEA: OEC Delivery Service”