The OEC is free, but still not available in the app

Several statements were issued by the Department of Migrant Workers today, and published on the Migrant Workers Facebook page Office in Hong Kong.

The first statement is that the overseas employment certificate or OEC, and it began on Saturday, July 29, although no reminder has been issued on this very day.

The OEC with a bias of up to 90 days was previously paid HK$20 or Php100 if taken in the Philippines.

Second, although mobile is downloadable The DMW application is still not available to obtain the OFW Pass that is promised replacement of the OEC.

For those who are going home and need to take the OEC, They can go to this webpage: Again, free that the taking of it, and no receipt was needed as proof of the taking of the OEC.

For help in obtaining it, it can also be Contact the OFW Pass Contact Center in this email: or call following numbers: +63 908 326 9344 , +63 927 147 8186 or +63 920 517 1059

The DMV has urged the public to avoid the “fixers” or those who offer help to use mobile app and register their OFW Pass.

“It’s not allowed,” according to the DMW.

The system seems to be able to detect if there is a fake document to be submitted and if there is a fixer to fix an OFW’s account.

“Your registration and cattle can be canceled” your account will be blocked” when this happens, the DMW add-warning.

The DMW reminds them that their mobile app The OFW Pass is still undergoing a “pilot test run.” What it means, It is still being modified according to the most suitable technology for The use of the app is faster and more efficient.

This pilot test run is currently conducted in the Philippines and in 10 other places: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Qatar, Oman, Taiwan, Japan and United Kingdom.

These are the DMW’s extra-reminders of maga Would like to participate in the test run:

1. Please update the DMW Mobile App from the Play Store (Google-android) or the App Store (iOS)

2. One-Time Password (OTP) authentication is Sent to your registered email address

3. Please check the Spam folder and make sure email address is included in the “Safe Sender’s List” so you can receive your One-Time Password (OTP) authentication code.

4. The Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) is A valid and legal document that is accepted and acknowledged as proof Your status as a writer.

DMW keeps asking to wait for them reactions and suggestions for those who participate in the test run to improve the DMW mobile app and OFW Pass. This can be done by:


FB and Messenger:

WhatsApp and Viber (call | SMS):

+63 908-326-8344

+63 927-147-8186

+63 920-517-1059

+63 908-326-8344

Source: The SUN HK : OEC is free, but still not available in the app (

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