DMW Mobile App Digital OEC Registration QR Code OFWs

The Department of Migrant Workers, owned by the Philippine government, wants to expand its reach to cater to the needs of all Filipino migrant workers or Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW). In line with this, the DMW created a mobile app where OFWs can access various services through their phones. 

This is done to make the lives of OFWs a little better so there won’t be any long queues and accessible anytime and anywhere. This app allows OFWs to get Overseas Employment Certificates (OEC) online and other services.

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DMW Mobile App

The Department of Migrant Workers created a user-friendly and very reliable app that allows OFWs to access important documents conveniently such as OECs, and get the latest news and updates related to their lives abroad. 

Data Privacy Policy

When registering in DMW Mobile App, it asks for personal information such as but not limited to name, nationality, mobile number, personal interest, email address, image, government-issues identification ID/numbers, date of birth, marital status, religion, health information, employment information, financial information, and actual location. To know more about DMW data privacy visit this website:

DMW Mobile App collects, stores, uses or shares information only when they have a legal basis to do so and to make sure that all information is available whenever needed.

Help Hotlines

The DMW Mobile App has a full directory of help for Philippine embassies and consulates all around the world. This is to make sure that OFWs have access to important contact information whenever they need it. This gives a sense of security to OFWs especially if there’s an emergency.

DMW Mobile App Benefits

DMW Mobile App is specially designed for Overseas Filipino Workers giving them security and convenience while they are living far from their families. Here are some of the benefits that you can enjoy while using the app:

  • Convenience. OFWs can access the app whenever and wherever they are.
  • Efficiency. This app gives less paperwork and optimizes efficiency.
  • Security. All personal information is encrypted to make sure that sensitive documents and data are protected.
  • Connectivity. It gives connections from OFWs to all Philippine embassies and consulates all around the world.

DMW Mobile App Download

You can download the DMW Mobile App on Google Play (Android) or Apple Store (iOS).

  1. Go to Google Play (Android) or Apple Store (iOS) on your mobile and type “DMW Mobile App”.
  2. Click the official DMW Mobile App and make sure it’s the right app, then click “Install”.
  3. Wait for the app to download. You will receive a notification on your mobile once it’s completed.
  4. Open the newly download app and click “Signe Up Here”.

DMW Mobile App Registration

DMW Mobile App allows OFWs to create their own account to set up their digital identity and use various services offered by the Department of Migrant Workers. This is one of the main features of the app that can give convenience to OFWs when managing their information and utilizing the services in the app. Here are the steps on how to create your own account.

  • Download the DMW Mobile App. Read the instructions given above.
  • Create a New Account. Click the “Create New Account”. It will automatically direct you to its registration page.
  • Read and click the “I accept the Terms of Use”.
  • Provide required information. When registering, the app will require you to provide personal information such as email address, mobile number, and identification number. Make sure to provide information as it appears on your passport.
  • Click “Register”.
  • Get an e-Resistration Number via email. After submitting all the required information, you will receive an email with your e-Registration Number and a temporary password.

Once you received the email, you are already registered and can now start using the app. Return to DMW Mobile App and log in to your account using the credentials you have given during the registration.

Overseas Employment Certificates (OEC) Application from DMW Mobile App

In the past, applying for OEC is a tedious task. But thanks to DMW mobile app, you can easily apply whenever and wherever you are which allows you to spend your time doing other jobs.  It is quick, efficient, and hassle-free for our OFWs. Here is the step on how to apply for OEC using the mobile app.

  1. Log in to DMW Mobile App and select “OEC Application. The “OEC Application is usually found in the main menu or homepage of the app.
  2. Fill out the details for contract processing. You have to fill out all the information accurately and make sure that all fields are completed.
  3. Submit your application. Make sure to double-check all the information before clicking the “Submit Application”.
  4. Contract Verification. This step usually takes some time to complete because they need to verify all the information you gave.
  5. QR status. Once your contract has been verified, your QR (Quick Response) code will change from RED to Green. This QR code means the OEC has been approved and can use it as proof of your OEC application status.

The immigration officers accept green QR codes from OFWs. All OFWs returning abroad to the same employer can secure their OEC online and don’t need to bring printed OEC.

OFW Pass for Overseas Filipino Workers

The OFW Pass is a new system put in place by the DMW in order to remove the OEC altogether. This OFW pass serves as the identity of the OFWs which they can present to Philippine government officials to prove that they are legitimately working abroad.

There will be no longer queues at the Migrant Workers Offices (MWOs) because the OFW Pass can be processed online using a smartphone. So there is no more need for appointments and you can get a QR Code directly with your mobile phone.


Do you want to learn more about how to create your very own account on DMW Mobile App? Watch this video to get a step-by-step procedure.


The Department of Migrant Workers aims to create a fast and reliable process for all Overseas Filipino Workers. This is also the reason why they created a mobile app to make sure that their needs are met. This app gives updates and news so OFWs can stay updated with all the important information and they can also for apply OEC, all of that in just one app. There is no need to go to other Philippine government offices, no long queues, and no hassle of going back and forth just to ask for information. All of this is to give convenience and enhance our Kababayans’ lives.

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