Following the announcement of the Embassy of the Philippines in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the public is hereby informed that the Migrant Workers Office in Dubai and Northern Emirates will be CLOSED on the following dates, pursuant to Proclamation No. 90, s. 2022: 25 December 2023 (Monday) – Christmas Day 01 January 2024 (Monday) – New continue reading : MWO Dubai Advisory No. 31, Series of 2023: Observance of Philippine Holidays on 25 December 2023 & 1 January 2024
In July 2023, the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) launched the DMW Mobile Application and the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Pass, and these are currently being pilot tested in ten countries, including the United Arab Emirates. To provide guidance to OFWs in Dubai and Northern Emirates on what the new system is and the continue reading : MWO Dubai Advisory No. 22, series of 2023: CLARIFICATIONS ON THE PILOT TEST RUN OF THE DMW MOBILE APP AND OFW PASS
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.
In cooperation with the Filipino Club Ras Al Khaimah, a progressive Filipino Community in the United Arab Emirates, the Migrant Workers Office – Dubai & Northern Emirates (formerly known as POLO-Dubai) starts its series of special consular services for 2023 serving Ras Al Khaimah-based Overseas Filipino Workers on 25 February 2023, Saturday. A total of continue reading : MWO- Dubai conducts first special consular service in 2023
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
Overseas Filipino Workers are remined of their right to receive their wages on prescribed dates and through the appropriate channel/s approved by the MOHRE, i.e., through WPS.
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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.
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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