MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 7, Series of 2023: Legitimate Freelance Visa in the UAE

The Migrant Workers Office (MWO) – Dubai and Northern Emirates advises the public to employ legal entities only when securing visa and avoid engaging in visa trading in the UAE. MWO Dubai Advisory No. 7 identifies the list of freezones offering legitimate freelance visas and the corresponding eligible field. Please refer to the official signed continue reading : MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 7, Series of 2023: Legitimate Freelance Visa in the UAE

News Article from Khaleej Times, 28 January 2023: “Illegal UAE ‘freelance’ visas, salary discrepancies: Why Philippine gov’t is adding requirements for contract verification”

In an interview with Khaleej Times, MWO head Labor Attach√© John Rio A. Bautista explained the several and frequent employment irregularities encountered during the process of contract verification, thus prompting the updated requirements in an effort to curb the practice of paying and purchasing visas to work in several places.  Read the full article here: continue reading : News Article from Khaleej Times, 28 January 2023: “Illegal UAE ‘freelance’ visas, salary discrepancies: Why Philippine gov’t is adding requirements for contract verification”

MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 5, Series of 2023: Clarification on the New Checklist of Requirements for Individual Contract Verification

MWO Dubai issued a clarification on the new checklist of requirements for individual contract verification to counter misinterpretations and misleading information.

Workers are encouraged to read and understand the requirements and other issuances instead of resorting to fabrication and spreading false information. The public is advised to refrain from propagating malicious and misleading rumours which cause public stir, confusion, and wrong information.

Read the official advisory here.

MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 4, Series of 2023: Professional Regulation Commission’s (PRC) Special Professional Licensure Examinations (SPLE)

The public is hereby informed that the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) will conduct a Special Professional Licensure Examinations (SPLE) in the Middle East and Singapore on 22, 23, 24 April 2023. Dubai, United Arab Emirates is included in the list of testing centers and licensure examinations. Based on the Announcement by the PRC, the applicants continue reading : MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 4, Series of 2023: Professional Regulation Commission’s (PRC) Special Professional Licensure Examinations (SPLE)

MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 3, Series of 2023: Warning on Third-Country Recruitment and Cross-Country Employment Practices

The Migrant Workers Office – Dubai and the Northern Emirates reiterates POEA Advisory No. 16, Series of 2022 and other previous issuances which strongly encourage Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to deal only with licensed Philippine recruitment agencies when intending to work overseas or transfer to another county for employment. This is to ensure that they continue reading : MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 3, Series of 2023: Warning on Third-Country Recruitment and Cross-Country Employment Practices

MWO-DUBAI ADVISORY NO. 2, SERIES OF 2023: Updated List of Documentary Requirements for Job Orders, Direct Hires, and Rehires

Pursuant to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration Memorandum Circular No. 16, Series of 2022, please be informed of the new documentary requirements for the submission of application for the following transactions: The list of requirements will take effect on 01 February 2023. The checklists can be downloaded in the MWO-Dubai website. Please read below the official continue reading : MWO-DUBAI ADVISORY NO. 2, SERIES OF 2023: Updated List of Documentary Requirements for Job Orders, Direct Hires, and Rehires

POLO Advisory No. 29-2022: SPECIAL SERVICES TO THE OVERSEAS FILIPINOS IN DUBAI AND NORTHERN EMIRATES, AT AL AHLI SPORTS CLUB, AL QUSAIS ON 18 SEPTEMBER 2022 (SUNDAY)

The public is hereby informed that the Philippine Overseas Labor Office, in cooperation and coordination with the Filipino Social Club (FilSoC) will conduct a one day ONE-STOP-SHOP activity for the Overseas Filipinos in Dubai and Northern Emirates from 9:00am to 3:00pm on 18 September 2022 (Sunday) at Al Ahli Sports Club, Al Qusais. The following continue reading : POLO Advisory No. 29-2022: SPECIAL SERVICES TO THE OVERSEAS FILIPINOS IN DUBAI AND NORTHERN EMIRATES, AT AL AHLI SPORTS CLUB, AL QUSAIS ON 18 SEPTEMBER 2022 (SUNDAY)

KABAYAN, MAG-AGRIBUSINESS NA TAYO! An Agribusiness Webinar for Overseas Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (10 September 2022)

Kabayan, interesado ka bang malaman paano magsimula ng agribusiness sa Pilipinas? Sumali sa agribusiness webinar na gaganapin sa Sabado, ika-10 ng Setyembre, 10:00 a.m. gamit ang Zoom online conferencing! Ito ay joint project ng Philippine Consulate General in Dubai at ng Department of Agriculture – Philippines. Para sumali, mag-register lamang sa link na ito: https://tinyurl.com/AgricultureBusinessWebinar continue reading : KABAYAN, MAG-AGRIBUSINESS NA TAYO! An Agribusiness Webinar for Overseas Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (10 September 2022)

PCG PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 12-2022: CONSULAR MISSION FOR FILIPINOS BASED IN FUJAIRAH, UMM AL QUWAIN, AJMAN, AND SHARJAH ON SATRUDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

Together with the Consulate General of the Philippines, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Dubai and Northern Emirates will conduct a CONSULAR MISSION FOR FILIPINOS BASED IN FUJAIRAH, UMM AL QUWAIN, AJMAN, and SHARJAH on Saturday, 10 September 2022 from 8:00AM to 12:00NN at the Philippine Consulate General, Al Qusais 3. BELOW ARE THE SERVICES continue reading : PCG PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 12-2022: CONSULAR MISSION FOR FILIPINOS BASED IN FUJAIRAH, UMM AL QUWAIN, AJMAN, AND SHARJAH ON SATRUDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

INVITATION FOR SUGBUANON (CEBUANO) OFWS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE UPCOMING PASIGARBO SA SUGBO 2022

The Provincial Government of Cebu, through Governor Gwnedolyn Fiel Garcia, invites Cebuano Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) worldwide to witness the comeback of the much awaited grandest festival of all festivals – Pasigarbo s Sugbo 2022. Hosted by the Cebu Provincial Government as part of its 453rd Founding Anniversary celebration, the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo is grand continue reading : INVITATION FOR SUGBUANON (CEBUANO) OFWS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE UPCOMING PASIGARBO SA SUGBO 2022