How to Book OWWA Region 2 Tuguegarao Appointment (Cagayan Valley)

Overseas Filipino workers who are based in Region 2 – Tuguegarao Cagayan Valley can visit the DOLE-OWWA office located at Carig Regional Center. This is a field office and it allows Filipinos in the area 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 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 Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region 2) 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.

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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.

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

How to Schedule an Appointment in OWWA Region 2 Tuguegerao 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-Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2), 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.

Important Reminders

  • 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 Tuguegarao:

1. 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.

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

You can reach the OWWA-Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2), by sending a message through their Facebook page.

3. How much does the OWWA membership fee cost?

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

4. Can I directly go to the OWWA-Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2) office?

Yes, you can directly go to OWWA-Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2) office but make sure to wear your face mask and practice social distancing. The office processes OWWA membership payments from Monday to Friday (8am-5pm).

5. What is the location of OWWA-Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2)?

CSU Rd, Carig Regional Center, Tuguegarao, Cagayan

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. What is the OWWA-Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2) Hotline?

You can call OWWA-Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2) hotline at 373-0316 / 396-0127 / 396-0200.

Summary

While this is the process of going to the OWWA Tuguegarao 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 Tuguegarao City, Philippines (Region-2)
Main Address: CSU Rd, Carig Regional Center, Tuguegarao, Cagayan
Telephone Number/s: 373-0316, 396-0127, 396-0200
Email: region2@owwa.gov.ph
Website: https://owwa.gov.ph/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/OWWARegionalWelfareOffice02

Google Map Location

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