The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on November 21 barred the exit of 5 male Filipinos certain for Dubai, United Arab Emirates after failure to current required employment paperwork for work within the Center Japanese nation.

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In keeping with the revised tips on departure formalities for worldwide passengers set by the Inter-Company Council Towards Trafficking (IACAT), OFWs travelling on vacationer visas should not allowed to go away the nation. Furthermore, they’re required to safe the required employment visa issued by the nation the place they’re destined to work.

5 Dubai-Bound OFWs without Work Visas Barred by Immigration from Leaving Philippines
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5 Dubai-Sure OFWs Barred from Leaving by Immigration for Lack of Employment Visas

Consistent with this, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente issued a reminder to all departing OFWs to current full journey and work paperwork earlier than leaving the nation, the Manila Bulletin reported.

The reminder was issued after 5 male passengers have been offloaded by authorities from the Bureau on the Ninoy Aquino Worldwide Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3, as they supposed to work within the UAE however solely introduced vacationer visas.

Upon investigation, the offloaded Filipinos revealed that they have been recruited to work as painters and pipe installers within the emirate.

In the meantime, immigration officers additionally famous that the group possessed abroad employment certificates which proved that their intention was to work overseas.

In keeping with the 5 male passengers, their recruiters instructed them to fly to the UAE first and from there, their go to visas could be transformed into employment visas as soon as they attain the emirate.

In the meantime, the authorities suggested all 5 personnel to safe an employment visa earlier than their departure.

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