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What is Information and Communication Technology Program of OWWA and How to Avail?

ICT or Information and Communication Technology is a skills training program of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) that aims to bridge the communication gap through the use of internet between OFW and his or her family.

The program is given for free for OFWs and their dependents where they can learn on how to use the basic application such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Other than this, digital media fundamentals, web design fundamentals, word processing fundamentals and presentation fundamentals are being taught.

This is also a productive way of spending free time on OFWs.

Our ICT Skills training is free and is a productive way of spending their free time. With computer literacy, it will help the participants in finding better job opportunities.

Aside from connection between and OFW and their family and friends, the ICT is opening another opportunity in the world of employment for OFWs beneficiaries or dependents.

The following pictures are some of the OFWs and their dependent who undergo ICT Training of OWWA in Region-6.


  • OFWs whether they are vacationing or inactive
  • OFW’s dependent (spouse, children not more than 18 years of age)

This program is first to come, first served basis and being implemented yearly in different OWWA Regional Office Nationwide.

Interested applicant may register at OWWA Regional Office in your area and submit the following documents;


1. For Active OFWs

  • Duly filled up an application form from OWWA office
  • 1×1 ID picture
  • photocopy of OFW’s passport
  • Visa
  • Seaman’s Book (for sea based)
  • valid OWWA membership of the OFW (proof of active membership or OWWA receipts)

Note: If an applicant cannot provide proof of active membership it can be checked in OWWA database)

2. For OFW dependents


  • Application Form
  • 1×1 ID Picture
  • Photocopy of OFWs passport
  • NSO Birth Certificate
  • Applicant must not be 21-years of age


  • Application Form
  • 1×1 ID Picture
  • Photocopy of OFWs passport
  • NSO marriage certificate


  • Application Form
  • 1×1 ID Picture
  • Photocopy of OFWs passport
  • Active OFW must be single
  • Applicant must be single and not more than 21-years old
  • NSO Authenticated Birth Certificate of an OFW and the applicant to establish the relationship
  • Certificate of No Marriage (Cenomar) of the applicant

Applicants must also bring additional requirements as follows;

  • Any school records, (transcript of records, from 137 or school cards, high school or college diploma)
  • Barangay Clearance
  • Cedula


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