• POLO-OWWA facilitates repatriation of 63 domestic workers in Kuwait

    A total of 63 workers housed at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office-OWWA shelter will be repatriated in three batches as follows: 

    7 DWs via Gulf Air 154              Oct. 25, 2018   ETA-11:30AM -October 26

     40 DWs via QR  932              Read more

  • OWWA XI provides assistance to the families of OFWs who died in Saipan

    Davao City – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – Regional Welfare Office XI Repatriation Team headed by Programs and Services Division OIC-Chief, Mr. Carmelo T. Elaya provided airport assistance to the surviving families of two (2) OFWs who died in Saipan.

    OFWs Ricky S. Quijano, 47 and Amid L. Tapon, 41 were two (2) of the three (3) Filipinos who died Read more

  • HRD Korea Refund as of October 11 , 2018

    One of HRD Korea's tasks is to refund the Insurance of the EPS Returnee Workers who were not able to claim their insurances.

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  • AMNESTY 2018 (01 AUGUST - 31 OCTOBER 2018)

    • Rectifying Violators, Status (Amer Centers):
              - Exemption from all applicable financial penalties (Penalties of Residency - Imirates ID - Labor Card).
  • OWWA highlights entrepreneurship & digital literacy for stakeholders on 2018 Migrant Workers’ Day

    The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) celebrated the 2018 Migrant Workers’ Day with the theme, ‘Kabuhayan at Teknolohiya para sa OFWs at Pamilya” to honor the contribution and sacrifices of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to nation-building and for the well-being of their famili Read more

  • The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya’s Bantay Bata 163 forged a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the protection of children of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) dubbed as “Aruga’t Kalinga para sa Batang Pilipino

    The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya’s Bantay Bata 163 forged a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on t Read more

  • 132 Distress OFWs Received Livelihood Financial Assistance from OWWA- CAR

    Rosana (not her real name) went to Cyprus to work as domestic worker. Just like thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), she went overseas with big dreams for her family. And just like hundreds of OFWs who seemed to have ran out of luck, they were subjected to various inhumane condition that almost broke them, not only physica Read more


    Iriga City – Aiming to provide local and overseas employment opportunities to the locals of Rinconada area, the City Government of Iriga hosted its Jobs Fair activity at the La Consolacion College on December 28, 2017. Public Employment Service Office Manager Nestor Awa said that “this move is to promote Iriga as a city of character to protect job seekers for overse Read more


    Ligao City - The City of sunflowers boosted the sunshine of hope for its OFW communities on December 18, 2017. Its Local Chief Executive, Mayor Patricia Gonzales - Alsua initiated the symposium for migrant workers in celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipino and International Migrants Day. The dissemination of programs and services of diffe Read more


    Naga City - Fifty six (56) OFWs braved the Enterprise Development Loan Program’s (EDLP) self-assessment examination on Thursday, January 8, 2017 at the Migrant Resource Center Training room. The self-assessment examination is part of the first phase of the series of three trainings that a business loan applicant must undergo free o Read more

  • OWWA-ARMM conducts 2017 Scholars’ Congress

    COTABATO CITY – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OWWA-ARMM) conducted the 2017 Scholars’ Congress last December 20-21, 2017 at EM Manor Hotel and Convention Center, Cotabato City.

    The event was graced by OIC Odin T. Abdula who delivered a meaningful and inspiring mess Read more