Can an OFW that goes to United Arab Emirates (UAE) using a tourist visa and got caught while applying for a job go back as a legal worker?
At the fan page of WorkAbroad.ph, a member named Kai asked this question:
Mga Kabayan, I need your advice. Ang pinsan ko po ay na-pabalik sa ‘Pinas mula sa UAE dahil sa minalas at nahuli na tourist visa ang gamit habang naghahanap ng trabaho. Balak niya pong muling bumalik sa UAE pero sa pamamagitan na ng legal na paraan.
Ang tanong po, kapag po ba nadeport ang isang OFW ay automatic na ban na siya? Kung sakali, ilang taon po kaya ang bisa ng ban at saan po ba nache-check kung ban ka?
Facebook fans were quick to provide a response to Kai’s questions. Some said that the ban is not permanent and would only last for six (6) months while others say it will be for one (1) year. One fan provided the contact details of the UAE Embassy in Taguig as this is the agency that can give accurate and complete information about the inquiry.
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