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Pinay reunited with boss in Dubai after getting six ICA approval rejections

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After five months of getting stranded in the Philippines and receiving six ICA approval rejections, a Dubai-based household service worker (HSH) has finally reunited with her employer. 

30-year-old Glenda told The Filipino Times that she left Dubai on February 24 to spend her vacation in the Philippines. She is scheduled to be back on April 24 but due to Covid-19 and lockdown period, she was not able to return on time. 

Working in the UAE for four years now, the HSW said that she met six ICA approval rejections since applying in May. She was stranded in the Philippines for five months. 

She finally got the approval within minutes when she attempted to apply again through the GDRFA portal.

“Last na apply is 08 July 2020 – 10:52 am. Exactly 11:07 am of same day nakuha yung approval. Ang napansin ko dun sa ibang mga applications na unang na-reject sa akin, normal lang procedure ilalagay yung residence file number, passport, nationality and other details then mag attached ng identity documents ng traveler (passport, visa, EID copy),” Glenda added. 

She revealed that a ‘pledge letter’ was required from her in the last application. The letter is signed by the employer confirming that she is indeed returning for work. 

“Yung pinaka last na application na nakuha na yung approval nang hingi ng Pledge letter from Sponsor. Downloadable form na siya na naka indicate na dapat pirmahan nung na submit Na yung file number sa website mismo ng GDRFA. In Arabic format siya na pinirmahan ng sponsor/ amo then iuupload siya sa application online sa GDRFA kasama yung passport copy, visa copy ng sponsor. Pwede din I attached yung passport copy. emirates ID. Nung last application na kasama yung Pledge letter from sponsor dun na nakuha yung ICA approval ng Return Permit,” she further added. 

Below are the requirements when traveling back to UAE: 

– Negative test result for COVID-19 valid within 96 hours.

– GDFRA approval documents

– Quarantine undertaking and health declaration documents. Available online through your preferred airline. Or via a form when you board the plane.

– Please bring your own ball pen for your own safety to avoid borrowing from others.

– Face masks are mandatory.

– Make sure your visa is still valid.

Below are the requirements at immigration in the Philippines:

– Valid OEC

– Original passport

– Boarding pass

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com.

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