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Address20 Nassim Road
Singapore 258395
Phonelocal: 6737.3977
international: +65.6737.3977
Faxlocal: 6733.9544
international: +65.6733.9544
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Rittu Sinha
Mon, 4 Mar 2013 01:44 EST
documentation required for my maid to go to Philippines for a 1o day holiday
I have booked my maid Gina on a flight to philippines on the 14th of March. was just told by the agency that i require to fill up some forms. Please advice as i have only a week or so to complete any documentation
Mrs Rama
Fri, 1 Mar 2013 01:17 EST
Simplified Procedures please.
My Filipino maid has been with me for the past 4 years. As I am very pleased with her honesty and hardwork, I just had her contract renewed in January. Each year I allow her to go home for a short vacation during Easter. This is done out of goodwill and compassion as I can understand how it must feel being away from family and friends for long. However I find it irksome to have to go thru' the embassy procedures and the high costs incurred. Why can't the embassy simplify the procedure for the exit permit. There are so many documents requested. You have the OWWA, OEC etc etc.

I was sent away from the embassy on 3 occassions in the recent week each time citing a shortfall. In the last incident, I took the performance bond of $7000 which expires in May. My maid's return to Singapore had been booked for the 3rd April well before the expiry of the bond. One would think that there would be no problems faced as the existing bond should suffice. It is not a passport which needs a 6 month validity. Just to be sure I went to NTUC Income from where I had originally bought the bond. I was told by the staff there that what I had was sufficient and there was no need to purchase a new one. I left with confidence from there.

However I was to be in rude shock when the embassy staff at window 1 told me he could not accept the document as the validity was only till May. Imagine my frustration. To have to go back get a new bond and return to the embassy to apply for OWWA. So much time wasted. My maid leaves for home on the 16th March.I thought I was early enough for the processes for home leave which I started 3rd week of February.I did not know that you needed an online appointment to get the OEC. When I checked online, the earliest date I could get was on Mar 19th which is well after her departure date. Desperate by then I wrote them an email to which in reply I was given the option of going to Lucky Plaza at 6 am on a Sunday morning, get a queue no and wait. This is indeed a nightmare.
I dont think maids of other nationalities have to go thru such a rigmarole.
This experience leaves me to wonder whether I should let her go back annually. It only discourages the employers. I definitely will think twice before hiring a Filipino in view of such hassle.
I hope the Embassy will review the current procedures and make it easier for the maids to go on home leave. A simplified procedure will benefit both employer and employee

Thank You.
corazon labador
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 07:45 EST
about oec
magandang araw po sa lahat,ask k lng po kng puwedi pa rin po ba kumuha nang oec form jan sa embasy kc po hindi ako makagamit ng computer pra makakuha ng form,uwi po ako sa march.salamat po.
ann karen e.ubas
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:12 EST
passport expired
Sir/madam,tanong ko po kasi ang passport ko maexpired na sya this coming july 30,2013 tpos uwi po ako ng june 30,2013 hindi po ba ako magkaproblema sa emigration kasi 1month na lng ang valid ng passport ko?balak ko po sa pinas na lng ako magrenew kasi hndi nman ako babalik agad dto sa sg.maraming salamat po...
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 02:41 EST
cristine lumanta
Sat, 26 Jan 2013 02:03 EST
from philippines
seeking my invitation letter from my fiance there in singapore. i am a filipina going to flight tomorrow at Philippine terminal 1 jetstar airline. how can i pass the philippine immigration without bringing any authenticated invitation from my singaporean fiance Charlie Teo. he said i have already an invitation from your embassy.
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:38 EST
how to go back in singapore if your employer send you back to Philippines
how to go back in singapore if your employer send you back to philippines.
Tue, 8 Jan 2013 10:37 EST
misplaced original OWWA certicate
i misplaced my owwa cert,w/c is needed for my home leave,what am i going to do?
Tue, 8 Jan 2013 02:34 EST
seeking invitation letter
hi, am a filipino maid n going back home this march. Just want to ask if i can secure an invitation letter here in Singapore and send it to my fiance where in he resides in Nigeria. pls i need some feedback. thanks!
Mon, 7 Jan 2013 00:10 EST
Have a nice day! My passport is going to expire on september,and i decided to renew my contract on my employer.i wish to avil my homeleave on the last week of feb.for the exporation of my work permit is on the 24th of feb. Is it possible i will renew here my passport after my homeleave?is my passport can still use this feb.though it is already expiring on september?thanks

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