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What is Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)?

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration works for the protection and promotion of the well-being of all overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families in jobsites abroad and at home in the country. The agency has a twin mandate of delivering useful welfare service and benefits and ensuring capital build-up and fund viability.

How do we become a member?

With US dollar 25.00 membership contribution, an OWWA member is entitled to various benefits and services.

You can be a member by:

  • Compulsory registration upon processing of employment contracts of OFWs at the POEA; and
  • Voluntary registration of OFWs at jobsites, or through electronic registration.

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