Thursday, October 1, 2020

OWWA Membership


The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is a national government agency vested with the special function of developing and implementing welfare programs and services that respond to the needs of member-OFWs and their families.

OWWA provides social benefits as well as education and training, worker’s welfare, repatriation and reintegration assistance to member-OFWs and/or their dependents.

VALIDITY OF MEMBERSHIP 

The OWWA membership is valid for two (2) years from the date of payment regardless of change of employer or job site.  The membership must be renewed every 2 years.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ENROLMENT/RENEWAL

OFWs in Singapore may apply for their OWWA membership at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore.

Kindly bring the following documents:

MANDATORY MEMBERSHIP (Work permit/ S-pass/ Employment Pass/ Personalized Employment Pass)

  1. OFW Information Sheet. Please click here to download the form;
  2. Original and one photocopy of valid Philippine passport;
  3. Original and one photocopy of valid work pass in Singapore (e.g. Work Permit, S-Pass or Employment Pass);
  4. Professionals and skilled workers should submit a copy of their employment contract or any proof of employment such as the certificate of employment, pay slip or company ID and UEN/RCB/Company Registration Number;
  5. Household Service Workers should bring proof of employer’s identity
  6. Cash payment of S$36.00

VOLUNTARY MEMBERSHIP (Permanent Resident/Dependent Pass Holder)

Dependent Pass holder

  1. OFW Information Sheet. Please click here to download the form;
  2. Original and one photocopy of valid Philippine passport;
  3. Original and one photocopy of valid dependent pass in Singapore;
  4. Professionals and skilled workers should submit a copy of their employment contract and UEN/RCB/Company Registration Number;
  5. Letter of Consent (LOC)
  6. Cash payment of S$36.00

Permanent pass holder

  1. OFW Information Sheet. Please click here to download the form;
  2. Original and one photocopy of valid Philippine passport;
  3. Original and one photocopy of valid dependent pass in Singapore and Re-entry permit;
  4. Professionals and skilled workers should submit a copy of their employment contract or Memorandum of Terms of Employment or Letter Appointment and UEN/RCB/Company Registration Number
  5. Cash payment of S$36.00

OWWA MEMBERSHIP PROCESSING

Receiving of OWWA membership application is at Windows 1A&1B, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pmMonday to Friday, except on public holidays.

For the complete list of OWWA programs and services, please visit the OWWA website https://www.owwa.gov.ph/index.php

For inquiries about OWWA, please email us at owwasingapore15@yahoo.com

 

To secure an appointment for OWWA membership or renewal, please email us at polosgappointment@yahoo.com.