The public is hereby informed that OFWs with confirmed flight schedules on 29-30 April and 1-2 May 2023 (Saturday to Tuesday) and requiring Individual Contract Verification service shall be accommodated on 28 April 2023 (Friday, 7:30AM to 12:00NN). Appointment is NOT required but applicants shall present a confirmed flight ticket to gain entry, along with continue reading : MWO Dubai Advisory No. 15, Series of 2023: Schedule of MWO Services
Following the announcement of the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, the Migrant Workers Office in Dubai and Northern Emirates will be CLOSED to the public on the following dates in observance of the Eid al-Fitr holiday: 20 to 21 April 2023 Thursday to Friday For information and guidance of the public.
Instructions: Click on the link to download the list of examinees for each field. Additional details on the upcoming SPLE shall be posted on the website. Kindly check back later for further information.
Consistent with the announcement of the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE and pursuant to Proclamation No. 90, s. 2022 of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the public is hereby informed that the Migrant Workers Office – Dubai will be closed on the following dates in observance of the Philippine public holidays: 06 April 2023 continue reading : MWO-Dubai Advisory No. 11, Series of 2023: Observance of Philippine Holidays (April 2023)
In view of the upcoming observance of Holy Week and Araw ng Kagitingan on 6-10 April 2023, the public is advised of the following schedule of MWO services: WHO WHEN TO VISIT A. For OFWs with confirmed flight schedule on April 1, 2, & 3, who require Contract Verification service: Visit MWO Dubai on March continue reading : MWO-DUBAI ADVISORY NO. 9, Series of 2023: Schedule of MWO Services During the Holy Week
The public is advised that the Migrant Workers Office -Dubai, together with the Consulate General of the Philippines in Dubai and Northern Emirates, will conduct a CONSULAR MISSION FOR FILIPINOS BASED IN DUBAI & NORTHERN EMIRATES on Saturday, 11 March 2023, from 8:00AM to 12:00NN at the Philippine Consulate General, Al Qusais 3. For the following CONSULAR continue reading : MWO-DUBAI ADVISORY NO. 8, SERIES OF 2023: Consular Mission for Filipinos Based in Dubai and Northern Emirates
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
In an interview with Khaleej Times, MWO head Labor Attaché 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 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.