Tag Archives: OFW

Lists of DFA acceptable IDs For Passport Application

Please be aware that the lists of DFA acceptable IDs for passport application is not the same as the list of acceptable ID for banking transactions. Here are the lists of ID’s accepted by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs: Social Security System (SSS) Government Service Insurance System(GSIS) Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID) Card Land Transportation Office (LTO) Driver’s… Read More »

Pag-Ibig Savings Program: Things You Need To know

Pag-Ibig Savings Program is a fast and affordable way for members to save for their future.   Qualified members are given access to short-term loans (STL) for their immediate needs and a housing loan with easy payment terms and low-interest rates.   The monthly savings with Pag-Ibig fund is P100. However, the member may increase his/her future needs… Read More »

DFA Isabela Opens On May 16, 2018

DFA Isabela Now Open For Business.   The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on May 16, 2018 opens its consular office in Santiago City in the province of Isabela.   Residence of Ilagan, Cauayan and nearby places can now make an appointment for passport application and passport renewal in this new DFA office.   The DFA Isabela consular… Read More »

Postal ID

The Postal ID card or Philpost ID is the most highly sought Philippine government identification card. It is readily available upon application at any Philpost branches nationwide. The Postal ID costs P504 inclusive of VAT and delivery fee. This identification card is probably the most convenient and easiest way for the ordinary Filipino to possess. The cost of… Read More »


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 »