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The OFW ID is intended eventually to replace the Oversees Employment Certificate (OEC). But until the system is improved and secured, the overseas Filipino workers (OFW) are still required to get an overseas 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… Read More »

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 may be exempt from oec, he/she must satisfy the following requirements: a. Must have an… Read More »