Overseas Filipino Workers sacrificed a lot of things to give their family the best life they could have. Their love towards their family is unmeasurable. Truly, they are our modern heroes.
For all the hard works they’ve done that benefited our country as well, it is just right to give them the best service they deserve.
Here are the 3 advantages of being an Overseas Filipino worker you need to know.
Travel Tax Exemption And Discount Privilege For The Family
Nowadays, traveling is one of the many goals of the Filipinos. You might not know about it but, OFWs are exempted from the P1,620 Travel Tax. What more, your spouse, as well as your children, are given a discount of P300.
And that’s not the end of it. Say goodbye to long queue as you are given a priority fast lane upon baggage check-in.
Courtesy Lanes At Department Of Foreign Affairs
Say goodbye to the long waiting when you want to get a DFA appointment. With the opening of 86,889 passport renewal slots, you can now apply for your passport related concern with ease.
To top it all, DFA provided the OFWs a Courtesy Lane. You can now go directly to DFA without even scheduling an appointment online.
iDOLE Card To OWWA e-Card
OWWA e-card is your ID for easy access to the Philippine agency’s programs. What more, it also serves as a proof of OWWA membership, proof of registration in POEA plus, serves as Overseas Employment Certificate OEC.
And that’s not all, the Philippine Government also increased the OFW assistance fund to $1 Billion. The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration OWWA is now ready for any upcoming OFW emergencies.
Make the most of these advantages as this is just the start of many advantages you deserve. Salute to our modern heroes, OFWs!