OFWs in Haifa Benefit from Embassy Mobile Service

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 The consular team at work.

12 October 2013 Tel Aviv, State of Israel. OFWs based in Haifa availed themselves of consular services when the Philippine Embassy conducted a mobile service at the city's St. Joseph Latin Parish, on 12 October 2013, from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Led by Consul Lorenzo Rhys G. Jungco IV, the mobile team offered services such as notarials (special power of attorney, affidavit and certification), registration of birth, voluntary registration of Embassy ID, OWWA membership contribution, overseas employment certificate and regularization of contract, totaling to more than 180 transactions.

The Philippine Embassy conducts mobile services in various parts of Israel in line with its objective of making its services more accessible to Filipino workers, especially those who are unable to travel to Tel Aviv due to their work schedule and location.

Haifa is Israel's third largest city and has the third biggest concentration of Filipino workers numbering more than 4,000. -- END --