How to Book OWWA Kalinga Appointment

Overseas Filipino workers who are based in Kalinga can visit the OWWA field office located in Tabuk. This office is a DOLE field office of the main OWWA Cordillera Administrative Region Office in Baguio and it allows Filipinos in the city to inquire about OWWA services and programs. Please follow the guide below in the event you need to renew your OWWA membership.

Also Read: List of OWWA Regional Welfare Offices in the Philippines

The Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and promote the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families in the Philippines and around the world. It protects OFWs’ rights wherever they go in the world and keeps track of kababayans working in other countries. If you are a citizen of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)-Kalinga and want to work in another nation, you will need to obtain the proper documentation to prove your eligibility.

OWWA payments, which include emergency welfare benefits, are available to OFWs. The membership fee for the OWWA will be equivalent to $25.00 USD, and it must be renewed every two years.

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Amount of Contribution

The OWWA membership contribution shall be equivalent to Twenty-Five US Dollars (US$25.00).

Membership Validity

For each contribution, membership is valid for two (2) years, regardless of contract term, change of employer, jobsite, or recruitment agency. Then, if proof of active labor is provided, OWWA membership must be renewed.

OWWA Renewal Requirements

  • A copy of the passport page with the photo and personal data
  • A copy of a VALID employment contract
  • A copy of your current work permit and visa
  • A copy of employment contract, or certificate of employment or payslip
  • Completed OWWA OFW Information Sheet
  • OWWA membership fee

Note: OWWA-Kalinga is an OWWA-CAR field office. You can make an appointment with OWWA-Kalinga using one of two methods: e-mail or phone.

How to Schedule Appointment OWWA Kalinga Office via Email

Step 1: Email them your full name, address, phone number, and the service you’re considering in.

Step 2: Before visiting the OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines office, wait for their confirmation of your appointment.

Step 3: Ask the guard where the OWWA office is located, then wait in line or get a number as you enter.

Step 4: Take your completed documents to the OWWA counter.

Step 5: Pay the OWWA membership fee.

How to Schedule an Appointment in OWWA Kalinga via Email

Step 1: Contact the OWWA-CAR (Kalinga) at 0906-628-9314 to confirm your OWWA membership status.

Step 2: After verifying your OWWA membership status, ask them whether there is an open slot for renewing your OWWA membership.

Step 3: Before visiting the OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines office, wait for their confirmation of your appointment.

Step 4: Ask the guard where the OWWA office is located, then wait in line or get a number as you enter.

Step 5: Take your completed documents to the OWWA counter.

Step 6: Pay the OWWA membership fee.

How to Renew OWWA Membership at OWWA Abra Office

In the event that you are allowed entry to the OWWA Abra satellite office, you may pay your OWWA membership there. Please follow the steps to renew it in the OWWA office.

Step 1: Ask the guard where the OWWA counter is located, then wait in line or get a number as you enter.

Step 2: Take your completed documents to the OWWA counter.

Step 3: Pay the OWWA membership fee and get your receipt.

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DOLE Kalinga Field Office

Important Reminders

  • Please double-check that your requirements are accurate and full. Requirements that are not full will not be handled.
  • Bring your own ballpen.
  • Always wear your facemask.
  • For more information, see their Facebook page and Website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions and answers people ask about OWWA CAR-Kalinga:

1. Can I directly go to the OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines Office?

Yes, you can go straight to the OWWA office Kalinga, Philippines, but remember to wear your facemask and practice social distancing due the pandemic.

2. What is the location of OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines?

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Field Office, P6 Bulanao Bridge – I, Tabuk, Kalinga

3. What are the benefits of becoming an OWWA member?

Members of the OWWA are eligible for a variety of social benefits, as well as education and training, repatriation, and reintegration services. They also get access to special programs.

4. How much does the OWWA membership fee cost?

The OWWA membership contribution shall be equivalent to Twenty-Five US Dollars (US$25).

5. How long will it take for the OWWA membership to be processed?

If all documentary requirements are met, OWWA membership can be picked up the same day.

6. When should I renew my membership with the OWWA?

Each contribution has a two-year validity period, regardless of contract length, change of employer, jobsite, or recruitment agency. Following that, OWWA membership must be renewed if proof of active employment is presented.

7. What is the OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines Hotline?

You can reach OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines’ hotline at 0906-628-9314.

8. Who should I contact if I have any additional questions?

You can reach the OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines office, by sending a message, dialing 422-1809, or sending a message through their Facebook page.

9. What is the e-mail address for OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines?

The e-mail address for OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines is car@owwa.gov.ph.

10. What are the office hours for OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines?

The OWWA-CAR (Kalinga), Philippines office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summary

While this is the process of going to the OWWA Kalinga office to renew your OWWA account, you do not need to go there if not necessary. You can simply renew your OWWA membership account online or go through the OWWA Mobile app to activate your membership.

Contact Information

OWWA Kalinga Field Office
Address: Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Field Office, Capitol Hills, Purok 6, Bulanao Centro, Tabuk City, Kalinga, Tabuk, Philippines
Telephone Number/s: 0906-628-9314
Email: car@owwa.gov.ph
Website: https://owwa.gov.ph/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/owwakalinga

Google Map Location

Please see a map guide of the OWWA Kalinga CAR region office location for your reference below. The office is located at the DOLE-Kalinga office in Tabuk:

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