How to apply and to become an Owwa Membership? The OWWA or Overseas Welfare Workers Administration is an affiliated agency of the (DOLE) or Department of Labor & Employment. It is the direct membership welfare institution that handles the concern and benefit of member-overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
Benefits of an OWWA Member
For a US$25.00 membership contribution, an OWWA member is designated to the following benefits:
Two ways how to an OWWA member
If you have questions concerning any of the following:
You may contact the 24-Hour Service of the OWWA Operations Center or OP Center
OFWs who spontaneously registered and paid the OWWA membership contribution at the (POLO) or Philippine Overseas Labor Office. They are entitled to OWWA benefits and services, that include availing of business loans under the OFW-RP program and more.
The requirements of OFWs when applying an OWWA loan, the member should submit to partner banks in applying for the reintegration loan assistance such as - An OWWA certification that the borrower is a legitimate OWWA member, has completed EDT and has good credit history and personal data.
Certified and interested eligible borrowers may come to the nearest OWWA-Regional Office and LBP branch, or contact the NRCO at telephone numbers - 526-2633 / 526-2392.