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. 2-A, Series of 2023: Strict Implementation of AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL POLICY on the Submission of Job Order and Other Similar Transactions

Pursuant to the guidelines issued by MWO Dubai on the verification and accreditation of Job Orders and other similar transactions, ONLY the following individuals are allowed to submit, follow-up, collect and pay the documents approved for release by this office: TRANSACTION ONLY THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS ARE ALLOWED TO SUBMIT / FOLLOW-UP / COLLECT & PAY continue reading : MWO Dubai Advisory No. 2-A, Series of 2023: Strict Implementation of AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL POLICY on the Submission of Job Order and Other Similar Transactions

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