Going Abroad Guides

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How to Get an OFW ID

One of the most important documents you need to secure as an Overseas Filipino Worker is an Overseas Employment Certificate or OEC. Aside from being a staple requirement every time you apply for a loan, the OEC also differentiates you ...

10 Facts Singapore Bound OFWs Should Know

Filipinos have been working in the Lion City of Singapore for decades. Singapore is familiar with Filipinos and Filipinos have been incorporated into the community in a harmonious way. For OFWs looking to work abroad and find jobs in Sing...

Guidelines in Choosing your Overseas Destination Country

Have you ever thought of working abroad as an OFW? Does it excite you that not only will you receive a good salary, but you will also experience what life is in another country? On the other hand, you also don’t know what to expect in ter...

How to Avoid an Employment Ban in UAE

Switching jobs may be more difficult for expats in the UAE due to certain labor laws. One of these is the employment ban, which prevents expats from easily applying for another job. If an employee wants to leave his present employer witho...

How to Apply Online for an Entry Visa to UAE

The easiest way for those who want to work in UAE to obtain an Entry Visa is done online. While some may be skeptical on taking an online route when obtaining a visa instead of the regular way done live, the online application can be a mo...

10 Facts Every OFW Needs to Know about the Kafala System

If you plan to workabroad in the UAE or one of the other Gulf countries, you’ve probably heard of the kafala system at some point. In media and among international communities, the term is usually tied to examples of human rights violatio...

So You Want to Workabroad?

You've made the decision, informed your friends and family and are now just waiting for a call back from an agent for an interview or an actual job offer. You’ve heard the success stories and want to experience the same thing for yourself...

Filipino Guide to Working in UAE

The idea of working in the UAE is attractive to a lot of Filipinos. Not only is it one of the largest economies and a thriving center for business, it also has a high demand for migrant workers. At least 80% of the population is composed ...

Five Red Flags of Illegal OFW Recruitment

1. Questionable Money AllocationThere will be a lot of fees that will be presented to you when you are applying to work abroad through an agency; however, the only fee you should pay is a placement fee with an official receipt that is giv...

40 facts Saudi Arabia bound OFWs need to know

It's always daunting to prepare before heading off to your work abroad, especially to a country like Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has a rich and deep culture that's very different to Philippine culture and for most OFWs, it's a big cultu...