Philippines and Kuwait sign agreement protecting OFWs Advice and help News 

Philippines and Kuwait sign agreement protecting OFWs

SIGNING. Philippines and Kuwait sign an agreement protecting OFWs in the Gulf country. Photo courtesy of the Department of Foreign Affairs MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Philippines and Kuwait signed on Friday, May 11, a memorandum of agreement providing additional protection for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Gulf country. Foreigns Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano met with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah. Philippine officials Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, and Special Envoy to Kuwait Abdullah Mamao were also…

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Housemaid Recruitment from Philippine to UAE Visa 

Housemaid Recruitment from Philippine to UAE

Special Note: Philippine missions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai stopped verifying maids’ contracts from June, 2014. However, women came on Visit/Tourist visa to UAE can change their visa to housemaid visa depending on special approval from Immigration. What are the procedures to sponsor a Filipino Housemaid in Dubai/UAE? An expatriate can sponsor a housemaid if the following conditions are met: Salary: Sponsor’s monthly salary should not be less than Dh6,000 or Dh5,000 plus company provided accommodation. Yearly Fees: Sponsor should pay Dh5360 as an annual fee at Immigration (every year…

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Ejari-Dubai-Real-Estate-Proeprties-for-Sale-Rent-Dubai-kabayan Advice and help Visa 

EJARI (Tenancy Contract Online Registration)-Dubai

Tenancy Contract online registration is mandatory for Trade License new/renewal, Family visa new/renewal and for Municipality related transactions. EJARI – TENANCY CONTRACT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS Personal � Tenancy Contract original signed by both parties � Passport Copy+Visa page of Tenant � DEWA latest bill or Registration Deposit Bill � Mobile number of Tenant � Shop/Unit/Villa/Flat Number Company � Tenancy Contract original signed by both parties � Trade License copy or Initial Approval & Name Reservation Certificate � DEWA latest bill or Registration Deposit Bill � Passport Copy of Tenant/License owner/Partner �…

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Total ban’ on Filipino workers to Kuwait on Monday

© Provided by Khaleej Times ‘Total ban’ on Filipino workers to Kuwait on Monday Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to issue on Monday a total deployment ban order of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait. “A formal order on total deployment ban will be issued by Secretary (Silvestre) Bello on Monday,” said DOLE Spokesperson Raul Francia on Saturday. The DOLE official said they still have to thresh out other details, specifically on the workers that would be covered by the order. “(Regarding new…

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Profession Change / Salary Increment in Labour Contract Advice and help Visa 

Profession Change / Salary Increment in Labour Contract

How can I change my profession in Labour Card/Contract and Visa? You can change profession/salary with renewal or before the renewal. Required Documents: • Passport Copy • Labour Contract Copy • Labour Card Copy • One photograph (white background) • Company’s Trade License copy & Labour Establishment Card copy • Attested Educational Certificate copy (for certain professions) Fees: Dh253+40 to be paid at Tas’heel Centre • If you are a new employee, you can change profession and increase salary in the contract once you received labour card and contact from…

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filippino passport for 10 years Advice and help News 

How to apply for Philippine 10-year passport in Dubai

A refresher course to get your brand new passport. With the announcement that Philippine passports are now valid for 10 years, many Filipinos in Dubai have rushed to get their hands on the new travel document. The new passport doubles the duration of the passport, which in turn means fewer trips to the consulate for renewal. Philippine Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes said on Wednesday that “almost 2,000 Filipinos have applied for passport renewal in the first five days since the 10-year passport was rolled out on January 3 in…

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Philippine passport 10 years Advice and help News 

Passports with 10-year validity for Filipinos from January 1, 2018

Dubai: From January 1, 2018, the period of validity of Philippine passports will double to 10 years, instead of the current five years — as the new passport law kicks in. On August 2, the government of President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a Repubilc Act (RA10928) providing for a 10-year validity of the Philippine passport. The 10-year validity, however, only applies to Filipino citizens who are over 18 years of age. Those who are under 18 will be issues passports with five-year validity. The fees will remain the same…

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Big rush for new, 10-year Philippine e-passports

Dubai: The new 10-year Philippine e-passport has triggered a big rush among Filipinos in Dubai in the last few days, Gulf News has learnt. Almost 2,000 Filipinos have applied for their new 10-year passports at the Philippine Consulate-General in the first five days since the roll out of the 10-year passport began on Tuesday, an official said. Consul-General Paul Raymund Cortes said an average of around 390 people showed up daily at the Consulate for their passport applications, a 26 per cent spike from the 310 average daily applications received…

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10 important things you need to know about VAT in UAE

© Provided by Khaleej Times 10 important things you need to know about VAT in UAE Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about VAT – from what products and services are subject to it to knowing whether companies are trying to pull a fast one on you If and only if Businesses are not allowed to charge VAT unless they are registered with the Federal Tax Authority and have a tax registration number (TRN) Full details Details of VAT should be displayed on the tax invoice issued…

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UAE public holidays for 2018 announced

© Provided by Khaleej Times UAE public holidays for 2018 announced The Abu Dhabi government has announced the list of public holidays for 2018. A statement issued on the government portal, earlier this week, said: “The following list shows the public holidays in the UAE for the year 2018. The official reference to determine Islamic occasions, such as the beginning of Ramadan or Haj, is the Hijri Calendar. It is based on the phases of the moon. Hence, the exact dates of Islamic events vary from one Gregorian year to…

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Fine for employers who discriminate applicants in the UAE News 

Fine for employers who discriminate applicants in the UAE

Employers in United Arab Emirates are reminded to abide by the UAE “Anti Discriminatory Law” in recruiting and hiring their applicants. For a promoter job position in Dubai, one must look good and presentable. However, there are several employees who claimed that they are being paid less compared to other employees with the same position, reported Khaleej Times. According to Dubai lawyer Shiraz Sethi quoted in the report, any companies or employers who are violating the “Anti-Discriminatory Law” will face six months to 10 years in imprisonment, and will be…

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Children Sponsored by Mother in UAE UAE Laws Visa 

Children Sponsored by Mother in UAE

If you want to sponsored your child in UAE, here’s how. What are the requirements to sponsor a child by the mother? How a Single Mother can sponsor her child? A mother can sponsor her children on Residence Visa if she meets the following conditions: • Mother shall have a valid Employment visa.  Marriage Certificate attested by UAE Embassy in home country and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs inside the UAE.  Birth Certificate of child attested by UAE Embassy n home country and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs inside the UAE. For attestation requirements, Call: +97150-538 3545. No…

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Investor / Partner Visa Requirements-Dubai Advice and help UAE Laws Visa 

Investor / Partner Visa Requirements-Dubai

Now Investor visa procedure is easier than before. If you have all required documents ready, all steps can be completed from authorized Typing Centre. No need to visit Immigration office. You can receive e-Visa through your e-mail. To prepare your Investor Visa application; call Naif (Deira): 04-259 6260, 050-538 3545 Qusais (Damascus St): 04-258 6727, 054-300 5931 Bur Dubai: 04-358 6215 Hor Al Anz: (Deira): 04-265 8373, 050-715 0562 Qusais (Damascus St): 04-258 6727, 054-300 5931 Qusais (Al Nahda-2): 04-239 1302 For Collection & Delivery Service; call 055-811 7883, 055-273…

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VAT in UAE: How it will impact your pocket?

© Provided by Khaleej Times VAT in UAE: How it will impact your pocket? The business community and auditing and tax professionals have welcomed further clarity in value-added tax (VAT) following the Executive Regulations and believe that there won’t be much impact on consumers as the tax rate is quite low. They, however, noted that all those businesses – especially SMEs – and individuals who were under the impression of the delay in the implementation of VAT must proceed with efficiency and promptness as the Executive Regulations have also come…

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kabayan ofw in dubai Advice and help News 

PRC: No more CPD for OFWs

DUBAI – Great news for all overseas Filipino workers! The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) of the Philippines has announced that it will defer Continuing Professional Development (CPD) applications for certain individuals, including OFWs. Released on its website on Monday, July 31, the PRC added the news with its call for all government agencies in the country to apply for accreditation as CPD providers. “Under the Memorandum Circular No. 07, Series of 2017 and Section 13, Article II of Republic Act No. 10912, also known as the ‘Continuing Professional Development Act of…

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