A Primer: Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)

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OFW Benefits from OWWA

Who is Eligible? As a membership institution it is funded thru the obligatory annual contribution from OFWs and their employers. PhilHealth coverage need not end when your contract with manning agency ends. Premium payments may be made overseas through any of our PhilHealth-accredited collecting agents and tie-ups abroad. Click here for the list of accredited collecting agents and tie-ups abroad.

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Social and Family Welfare Assistance. Your Email Address This is safe with me. Concerned Welfare Officer, in coordination with POLOs, shall visit campsites of stranded OFWs for profiling of target beneficiaries and processing of applications for assistance.

These programs shall provide the means to repatriate OFWs in distressed situations as well as the means to jump start their lives back home if they do not wish to go back to their overseas job sites.

But PhilHealth information may be used for educational or informative purposes and may be reproduced, copied, or downloaded without the written permission from PhilHealth. Member-OFWs and their families are beneficiaries of the reintegration program and can participate through business counseling, community organizing, financial literacy seminars, capability-building, networking with support institutions, and other social preparation programs activities. Social Benefits These are accident and life insurance benefits for OFW members during the duration of their contract per contract basis, with a maximum of two years per contract.

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Or apply for this on your return or when you retire. Forget password? The OWWA is a membership institution. Should hospitalization become necessary for both the OF and dependents, they need not worry about numerous documents to submit because most accredited healthcare institutions are now connected to the Health Care Institution Portal where eligibility to avail of benefits can readily be checked.

The dependent-applicant must pass the qualifying examination conducted by DOST and belongs to the top examination passers 5. At the same time, their qualified dependents in the Philippines may avail themselves of the benefits even if the principal is working overseas.

The loan is interest-free. The documentary requirements are as follows: OWWA benefits for beneficiaries Your spouse or legal dependent can avail a business loan of up to 2 Million pesos. Sign in Recover your password.

Detailed Guide to OWWA Programs, Services and Benefits

Filipinos with Dual Citizenship — Filipinos who are also citizens of other countries. Foreign medical certificate Medical certificate issued by the local attending physician with medical examination procedure.

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