Here’s how to be an OWWA member in Dubai and renew application


Are you currently working in Dubai but not enjoying the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) benefits? 

Then it’s time to be a member! 

Below are the requirements and procedure on how to be an OWWA member and how to renew: 

1. Book an appointment by clicking this link

2. Bring your original passport. 

3. Get your contract verified at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office-Dubai. 

4. Your visa validity should be more than 90 days. 

5. The applicant must be actively and continuously working. 

A certification certified by the employer stating that the applicant is not included in the list of terminated, canceled, on termination, or resigned list of employees. 

An amount of AED92 shall be paid by the applicant. 

The following are not qualified to get OWWA membership: 

1. For termination

2. Terminated

3. For cancellation

4. Canceled

5. Resigned

6. On no-work-no-pay scheme

The OWWA office is located here.


  1. Good day,,,
    Ako po ay dating member Ng owwa last 2019,,, after finish my contract naabutan ako Ng pandemic at hinde ako agad nakapag hanap Ng trabaho,,,so kumuha po ako Ng tourist visa from employment visa,,,SA ngayun po may bago nako trabaho at navisaan na din po ako SA bago Kong employer,,,,so tanung ko Lang po kung need ko Lang po bang mag renew Ng owwa membership ,,,dahil dati nako member or kailanagan kumuha ako ulit Ng panibago membership ,,,at paano po ang mga hakbang na gagawin ko.. Salamat Po Ng marami..

    • Hi,

      Need mo kumuha ulit o mag register sa OWWA ng panibagong membership dahil new employer na ang visa mo, at same requirements din ang kailangan katulad ng pag renew or new membership.


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