How to Book OWWA Region 3 Pampanga Appointment (Central Luzon)

Overseas Filipino workers who are based in Central Luzon can visit the OWWA Regional Office 3 in San Fernando, Pampanga. This is one of the main Regional Welfare Offices where OFWs can visit in order to ask about OWWA services and programs. Please check out the guidelines outlined below on how you can visit this particular OWWA office.

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

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), an attached agency of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is the lead government agency tasked to protect and promote the welfare and well-being of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their dependents.

If you are a resident of Central Luzon and wish to work in another country, you will need to obtain certain documents to confirm your eligibility. This is when being a member of the OWWA comes in handy. The OWWA is a dedicated agency that protects and upholds the rights of OFWs wherever they are in the world, as well as monitoring kababayan working in different parts of the world.

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.

owwa pampanga region 3 central luzon office

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.

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: There is an OWWA satellite office in Central Luzon (Region 3), and you can call them at (045) 455-0756 to see whether there is one near you.

How to Schedule Appointment in OWWA Pampanga Central Luzon (Region 3) 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-Central Luzon (Region 3), 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 Appointment in OWWA Region 3 Central Luzon via Phone

Step 1: Contact the OWWA-Central Luzon (Region 3) at 09175100098/ 300-0480/ 300-0967/ 961-6375 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- Central Luzon (Region 3), 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 in Pampanga 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 official receipt.

Important Reminders

  • Verify first on what time and day they process OWWA membership renewal.
  • Please double-check that your requirements are accurate and full.
  • Requirements that are not full will not be handled.
  • Bring your own pen.
  • Always wear your facemask and practice social distancing.
  • For more information, see their Facebook page and Website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions and answers people ask about OWWA Central Luzon office:

1. What is the OWWA- Central Luzon (Region 3) e-mail address?

OWWA- Central Luzon (Region 3) e-mail address is region3@owwa.gov.ph.

2. What is the OWWA- Central Luzon (Region 3) hotline?

You can call OWWA- Central Luzon (Region 3) hotline at 09175100098/ 300-0480/ 300-0967/ 961-6375.

3. 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.

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

You can reach the OWWA- Central Luzon (Region 3), by sending a message through their Facebook page.

5. How much does the OWWA membership fee cost?

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

6. Can I directly go to the OWWA- Central Luzon (Region 3)?

Yes, you can directly go to OWWA– Central Luzon (Region 3) but make sure to wear your face mask and practice social distancing. Verify first on what time and day they process OWWA membership renewal.

7. What is the location of OWWA– Central Luzon (Region 3)?

4th Flr. Ascorp Bldg. Dolores H-way, City of San Fernando

8. 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.

9. 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.

Summary

While this is the process of going to the OWWA San Fernando 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 Central Luzon (Region 3) Contact Information
Main Address: 4th Flr. Ascorp Bldg. Dolores H-way, City of San Fernando
Telephone Number/s: 09175100098/ 300-0480/ 300-0967/ 961-6375
Email: region3@owwa.gov.ph
Website: https://owwa.gov.ph/

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

Google Map Location

Please see a map guide of the OWWA Central Luzon.

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