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WHEN CAN FILIPINOS IN DUBAI OPEN OFW BANK ACCOUNT

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MANILA: Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III explained how interested overseas Filipino workers can apply and transact with the recently launched Overseas Filipino Workers Bank (OFW Bank).

Following the launch of the OFW Bank at Liwasang Bonifacio last January 18, Sec. Bello said the process and requirements for opening an account are the same as those of other banks. For now, he said OFWs who are currently visiting the Philippines may directly apply at the recently OFW Bank branch in Manila, and choose the nature of their account – whether it will be savings, deposit, checking, etc.

Come July 2018, OFW Bank in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will be officially opened in time for President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit in the UAE.

This was revealed by Alex Buenaventura, Chairman of OFW Bank, during a Facebook live stream interview with Mocha Uson, Assistant Secretary for Social Media of the Presidential Communications Group.

He said that when the OFW Bank’s website is already up in the second quarter of 2018, interested OFWs can also apply through their online platform.

He added that when overseas branches are opened, OFWs can simply go there to open an account.

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