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OWWA Social Benefits


I.   Disability and Dismemberment Benefit

– Up to a maximum of Php 100,000.00 for accident-related injuries


  1. Foreign medical certificate
  2. Medical certificate issued by the local attending physician with medical examination procedure (e.g X-ray, MRI, CT Scan)
  3. Accident Report/Master’s Report for sea-based OFW

II. Death and Burial Benefits

– Php 100,000.00 for natural cause

– Php 200,00.00 for accidental cause

– On top of death benefit, a rider of Php20,000.00 will be received by the beneficiaries for the funeral expenses.


  1. Original Death Certificate issued by the local civil registrar or authenticated by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  2. Foreign Death Certificate for OFWs who died abroad including Airway Bill and Consular Mortuary Certificate or No Objection Certificate
  3. Accident Report for death due to accident
  4. Burial permit
  5. Official receipt of funeral expenses
  6.  2 valid IDs and 1 pc. ID picture of the claimant
  7. Certificate of no marriage (CENOMAR) of OFW from PSA
  8. Any of the applicable documents certified by the local civil registrar (LCR) or PSA
    • Marriage certificate – if the claimant is the spouse
    • Birth certificate of OFW – if the claimant is father or mother
    • Birth certificate of the child and death certificate of deceased spouse – if the claimant is the child
  9. Affidavit of Undertaking executed by the claimant (Police report if death is due to an accident)

These social benefits may be applied at the OWWA Regional offices in the Philippines. #

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