21 Countries OFWs are Banned From Working This 2018

If you are planning to work abroad this year, be wary of some countries which the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) enforced deployment ban. The prohibition was done to ensure the safety and security of Overseas Filipino Workers. According to POEA memo Advisory 21 series of 2017, 24 countries/territories were placed under a pending deployment …

DFA Opens 100,000 Passport Appointment Slots

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Due to complaints from citizens who were unable to book for passport appointments, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) recently opened 100,000 passport appointment slots for February to May. Applicants can now book their appointment on the nearest consular office in order to get their passport. Setting an appointment schedule is free of charge. The …

Here are the Highest Paying Jobs for OFWs in 2017

Are you considering working abroad your goal this 2018? Before getting all your requirements done, take a look at the highest-paying jobs and salary report for Overseas Filipino Workers last 2017. The data shows that land-based and sea-based engineers, healthcare professionals, and information technology (IT) were the highest-paying specialization for Filipinos overseas. The highest paying …

Here are the Countries You Can Visit Visa-Free for Philippine Passport Holders

Is traveling to another country and getting your passport stamped your ultimate resolution this year?  You might consider fulfilling this dream and achieve your travel goals. One of the hindrances of traveling abroad would be the difficulty of getting a visa when entering another country. However not know to many, there are countries and territories …

OFWs, PWDs, Senior Citizens Do Not Need To Set Appointment For Passport Application

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) clarified that Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), persons with disabilities (PWDs) and Senior Citizens do not need to schedule an appointment for their passport application. “OFWs do not need to set an appointment,” says DFA Assistant Secretary Frank Cimafranca of the Office of Consular Affairs. According to Cimafranca, as long …