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TFT compiles Filipino expats’ top 10 FAQs

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Dec. 05, 18 | 3:34 pm

In its continuous efforts to serve the Filipinos here in the UAE, The Filipino Times has recently compiled the top 10 most frequently asked questions (FAQs) by OFWs and other Filipino expats to help guide both new and returning OFWs for their queries.

The FAQs include contact numbers for the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi, as well as the Philippine Consulate for Dubai and the Northern Emirates, as well as details on passport renewal and getting an OEC before you head home.

The portal also answers general questions on Visit Visa, extensions, as well as the penalties for those who overstay.

For workers, a brief guide is also posted about those planning to do labor complaints against the maltreatment of their employers.

The FAQs also outline details on requirements to get married here in the UAE.

It also provides useful links for related government agencies should the person have further questions.

Through this, The Filipino Times hopes to aid fellow Filipinos find their answers in one comprehensive landing page.

For more up-to-date news and information, OFWs and Filipino expats can also follow The Filipino Times’ official Facebook page and Instagram account.


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