RIP: DMW Secretary Susan “Toots” Ople

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Honoring the Legacy of Secretary Susan Ople: A Tireless Advocate for the Rights of Migrant Workers August 22, 2023 – MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Susan “Toots” Ople, the esteemed Secretary for Migrant Workers, sadly passed away at the age of 61 on August 22, 2023 as confirmed by the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW). She left this world surrounded by the … Read more

PHP 10,000 Cash Assistance to Displaced OFWs in Saudi Arabia

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The Philippine government has set aside a total of PHP100 million to provide humanitarian aid to thousands of Filipino workers who have yet to receive their back wages and benefits from their former employers in Saudi Arabia. The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will work together … Read more

Distressed OFW Meaning, Benefits and Programs

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An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in distress is someone who has healthcare, mental health, labor-related, or immigration issues that require medical attention, counseling, legal representation, and other kinds of intervention from the Philippines authorities. Also Read:¬†Why Many Filipinos Want to Become OFWs and Work Abroad One of the best ways to help distressed OFWs is through programs and benefits offered … Read more

OFW Pass Guide: How to Apply OFW Pass in DMW Mobile App

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Attention kabayan! Here’s an important update that you should not miss: the DMW has officially introduced the use of the OFW Pass which you can get when you download the DMW Mobile App. As an OFW, you know how crucial it is to have the necessary documents and identification to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience abroad. The OFW Pass … Read more

How to Register in DMW Mobile App for OFWs

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A piece of good news for all overseas Filipino workers as the Department of Migrant Workers has launched the DMW Mobile App which is intended to help digitize the application of Overseas Employment Certificates (OEC) and access OFW information from your smartphone. Note: With the launch of this new mobile app, the OEC will soon be obsolete and it will … Read more

DMW eRegistration Online Service (POEA Log in eReg Portal)

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The DMW eRegistration Online portal is a web-based platform that aims to streamline and simplify the registration process for Filipino overseas workers. This was formerly known as the POEA eRegistration online service, but since the POEA has been merged with the new Department of Migrant Workers, the links and name has been updated to reflect the new department. The portal … Read more

POEA is Now Part of DMW Office

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To all OFWs, please be advised that the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is now called the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW). If you try to visit the POEA.GOV.PH main website, you might notice that it isn’t working anymore, with a “Page cannot be displayed” error. When you also check the official FB Page of POEA, it now redirects to … Read more

DMW – Department of Migrant Workers Office – Purpose, Functions and Responsibilities

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The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) is the Philippine government’s executive branch in charge of safeguarding the rights and promoting the welfare of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and their families. DMW was established by Republic Act No. 11641, also known as the Department of Migrant Workers Act, which was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on December 30, 2021. The Philippine … Read more

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