Sailor Queen Awaits His Arrival
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A Sailor Queen Awaits His Arrival After An Extended Contract

The pandemic covid 19 has turned the world into possibilities of the ‘New Normal’ that has found its way into the new age vocabulary. The seafarers are the most impacted as they have been working round the clock keeping the supply chain robust. Everyone thought of expressing gratitude to the essential service providers but somewhere […]

Extension of Validity of Passports for OFWs
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Policies Regarding the Extension of Validity of Passports for OFWs

In view of current circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, DFA-OCA has put in place temporary measures to address the concerns of OFWs, including seafarers, by authorizing the extension of validity for expiring ePassports. Please note that the practice of passport validity extension has been discontinued as a matter of Department policy. This exception is […]