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What's the difference between placement fee and processing fee?
What's the difference between placement fee and processing fee?

Some Filipinos who seek an overseas job tend to think that placement fee is one and the same with processing fee.

Dec 06, 2019

Things You Need to Know About the Employment Contract of OFWs
Things You Need to Know About the Employment Contract of OFWs

An employment contract is a very important document as it would govern the terms and conditions of an OFW's overseas employment.

Apr 27, 2017

Saudi Residence Permit: From Iqama to Muqeem
Saudi Residence Permit: From Iqama to Muqeem

To defeat fraud, the government of Saudi Arabia launched last year a new machine-readable identification card called muqeem.

Jan 22, 2016

The Compulsory Insurance Coverage for Agency-Hired Workers
The Compulsory Insurance Coverage for Agency-Hired Workers

As mandated by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administation (POEA), agency-hired overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) shall be covered by a compulsory insurance for free.

Jan 12, 2016

End-of-Service Benefits in KSA: What an OFW Needs to Know
End-of-Service Benefits in KSA: What an OFW Needs to Know

End of service benefits are given to expatriates, like OFWs, in Saudi Arabia.

Dec 04, 2015

How to Obtain Family Visit Visa in Saudi
How to Obtain Family Visit Visa in Saudi

An OFW in Saudi can apply for a family visit visa.

Dec 03, 2015

Under an Unlimited Contract in UAE, What Do I Get When I Resign?
Under an Unlimited Contract in UAE, What Do I Get When I Resign?

Know the end of service benefits entitled for OFWs with unlimited type of contract in UAE.

Dec 01, 2015

Philippine Laws on Working and Living Abroad

Overview of Philippine laws on working and living abroad.

Mar 11, 2015

POEA Circulars

POEA MEMORANDUM CIRCULARS

Mar 04, 2015

How do I know that a recruitment agency is allowed to recruit Filipinos for jobs abroad?
How do I know that a recruitment agency is allowed to recruit Filipinos for jobs abroad?

All agencies that engage in the business of recruiting OFWs should have an accreditation from POEA.

Jan 02, 2014