OFW ID

The OFW ID is intended eventually to replace the Oversees Employment Certificate (OEC). But until the system is improved and secured, the oversees Filipino workers (OFW) are still required to get an oversees employment certificate (OEC). An OFW can obtain this OFW ID free of charge. It is free because the funds used to print the ID Card comes… Read More »

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Globe Switch

What is Globe Switch? Globe Switch is an application. You can download this application from the Google Play Store. You need an android phone to be able to make use of this application. You can not use this application if your android operating system is version 4.0. This application is currently not available for Apple Phone users. What… Read More »

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Things An OFW Must Know About OEC Exemption

OEC Exemption As part of the effort of the Administration of Philippine President Duterte to expedite the processing of OEC of Balik Manggagawa or vacationing OFWs, returning workers who meet the requirements below are exempt from acquiring an overseas employment certificate.   Before an ofw maybe exempt from oec, he/she must satisfy the following requirements:   a. Must have… Read More »

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11 Myths Uncovered About Philippine Martial Law

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte proclaimed Martial law in the Mindanao group of islands.   Proclamation No. 216 declaring a state of Martial law was signed by the President on May 23, 2017.     The Reasons for the declaration are the following:   1. The series of violent acts committed by the Maute terrorist group such as… Read More »

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LTO License Renewal

I am an OFW and I am frustrated that every time I take my vacation every after 2 years, I have to renew my drivers license.   Its a good news that lto license renewal is now easier and drivers license has now a validity of 5 years.   LTO License Renewal Fees are minimal.   License fee… Read More »

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