The Philippine Embassy in Singapore would like to inform all Filipinos about the increasing number of illegal recruitment cases of Filipinos deployed to Russia to work as household service workers. Most of the Filipinos who paid huge fees to the illegal recruiters were from Singapore, Hong Kong and Middle Eastern countries.
The Philippine Embassy in Moscow reported the following:
1. There is no visa category in Russia for household service workers;
2. Holders of tourist or commercial visas are not allowed to work in Russia;
3. Improperly documented workers are subject to detention, fines and
The Embassy reiterates the public to be wary of those individuals promising employment to Russia. For further details, please visit the Philippine Embassy in Moscow’s Facebook page at https: //www.facebook.com/philconsular.moscow.3