Saturday, February 28, 2009

(OWWA)Programs, Benefits and Services

Programs, Benefits and Services


Insurance and Health-Care Program Benefits

a. Life/Accident Insurance

A member is covered with life insurance for the duration of his employment contract. The coverage includes P100,000.00 for natural death and P200,000.00 for accidental death.

b. Disability and Dismemberment Benefits

A member shall be entitled to disability/dismemberment benefits ranging from P2,000.00 to P50,000.00.

c. Total Disability Benefit

In case of total permanent disability, a member shall be entitled to P100,000.00

d. Burial Benefit

A burial benefit of P20,000.00 shall be provided in case of the member's death.


Basic Requirements for Life Insurance, Disability, Dismemberment and Burial Benefits:

Passport (for Land-based OFW)
Seaman's Service Record Book (for Sea-based OFW)
Certificate of Membership issued by the OWWA Membership
Processing Center (MPC)
OFW/Seaman's undertaking executed by claimant (for Death claim)

Documentary Requirements for Life Insurance Benefits:

Original Death Certificate issued by Local Civil Registrar (LCR) or
Authenticated by National Statistic Office (NSO) or Foreign Death
Certificate for OFW who died abroad and accident report for death due to accident
Burial Permit
Official receipt of funeral expenses
ID picture of claimant (2 pieces
Any of the following applicable documents certified by LCR
-Marriage certificate - if claimant is the spouse
-Birth certificate of OFW - if claimant is the mother or Father
-Birth certificate of child and death certificate of deceased
spouse, if claimant is the child
-Certificate of no marriage
In the absence of birth/marriage certificate, the following must be submitted:

Certificate from LCR that fact of marriage/birth is not recorded in the civil registry
Baptismal/marriage certificate certified by the Parish priest /office
Affidavit of two (2) disinterested persons re facts of birth / marriage
and claimant's relationship to the deceased

Documentary Requirements for Disability Benefit

Foreign medical certificate
Medical certificate issued by the local attending Physician with medical examination procedure, e.g., X-ray, MRI, CT Scan
Accident report

Releasing Requirements

Any 2 (original and valid copy) of the following:

Office ID
Postal ID
Driver's license
Original NBI clearance
Senior Citizenship ID


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