OWWA: Insurance Benefit–Disability Claim

Insurance Benefit – Disability Claim

A member is entitled to disability/dismemberment benefits as a rider provision of his life insurance as provided for in the impediment schedule. Coverage ranges from Php 2,000.00 to Php 50,000.00

Frontline Service:



  1. OFW Membership Verification Sheet
  2. Foreign Medical Certificate
  3. Medical Certificate issued by the local physician with medical
    examination procedure
  4. Accident Report or Master’s report for seabased OFW

Schedule of Availability of Service: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

Address and Contact Information: Insurance & Health Care Benefits Division 7th Street Corner FB Harrison Street, Pasay City (or OWWA Regional Welfare Office)

Fees (actual amounts or computation): None

Total Processisng Time: 15 days

How to avail of the service:

No Client Step Office/person responsible Location of Office
1 Get OFW Membership
Verification Sheet (MVS)
Membership Verification Counter Room 105
2 Present OFW MVS to
Insurance and Health Care
Benefits Unit (IHCBU) and
get application form,
requirements and Doctor’s schedule
Receiving Staff Room 105
3 Submit medical records,
accomplished application form
and requirements to
Medical Evaluation Room
Receiving Staff
Medical Retainer
Room 105
4 Wait notice of check release Administrative Staff Room 105
5 Claim check Check Releasing Room 104

Source: http://www.owwa.gov.ph

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