DMW/POEA Branches and Regional Satellite Offices Complete List

Here is the list of DMW/POEA branches and Regional Offices in the Philippines. Currently, there are 8 branches in Luzon, 4 regional offices in the Visayas, and 6 Satellite offices in Mindanao.

According to the 2020 survey by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), there are an estimated 1.77 Million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) around the world. These numbers are growing every day. The reason is that a lot of Filipinos are seeking better job opportunities overseas so they can provide a better future for their families back in the Philippines.

One of the purposes of DMW/POEA is to provide assistance and protection to these workers on their various concerns. It conducts pre-employment, pre-deployment orientation seminars, and information campaigns for newly hired overseas workers. The agency also provides legal assistance and repatriation assistance to workers who are a victim of illegal recruitment and mal-treatment from overseas employers.

DMW/POEA is the one responsible for monitoring countries that are friendly to migrant workers as they have met at least one of the requirements imposed by the agency. The latter is also responsible for naming the countries that are off-limits to Filipino workers for being none labor-compliant.

There are probably hundreds of land-based recruitment agencies in the Philippines. DMW/POEA is continuously looking after them to make sure they are following the rules and regulations implemented by the agency. DMW/POEA issues licenses to those complaint recruitment agencies and penalizes those who do not.

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For experienced Filipino workers who aspire to become OFW, you can always visit the DMW/POEA satellite offices for your concerns. I have collated all their branches from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao in this post to help you determine which office is nearest to your location. The reason is that visiting the main office in Manila can be difficult for those coming from Visayas and Mindanao.

8 DMW/POEA Branches in Luzon

The DMW/POEA Branches in Luzon are located in Mandaluyong City, Baguio City, Calamba Laguna, Legaspi City, Palawan, Pampanga, La Union, and Tuguegarao City. Below are the office address, contact details, and email address of each branch in Luzon.

DMW/POEA Main Office
Office Address: Blas F. Ople Building, Ortigas Avenue cor EDSA Mandaluyong City
Contact Details Hotline: 722-11-44 / 722-11-55
Email Address:
Official Website:

Baguio City
Office Address: G/F, Gestdan Centrum #80 Bokawkan Road corner Upper P. Burgos, Baguio City
Contact Details: (074) 445-4209
Email Address:

Calamba Laguna
Office Address: Basement, Andenson Building II Barangay Parian Calamba City Laguna
Contact Details Telefax: (049) 548-1375
Email Address:

Legaspi City
Office Address: 2/F, Ayala Malls Legazpi 68 Quezon Avenue corner Rizal Street Capantawan Legazpi City
Contact Details: 0919-0674-041
Email Address:

Palawan Regional Satellite Office IV
Office Address: MJ Building, Burgos Street Barangay Princesa, Puerto Princesa City Palawan
Contact Details: (048) 717-1653
Email Address:

DMW/POEA Regional Satellite Office III San Fernando Pampanga Branch
Office Address: 3rd Floor, SM City Pampanga, Barangay San Jose, Gapan-Olongapo Road Corner NLEX San Fernando City Pampanga
Contact Details Telefax: (045) 455-0832
Email Address:

San Fernando La Union
Office Address: 2nd Floor Kenny Plaza Quezon Ave City of San Fernando, La Union
Contact Details: (072) 687-0873 / (072) 607-6994
Email Address:

Tuguegarao City
Office Address: Methodist Church Compound Bonifacio Street, Tuguegarao City
Contact Details: (078) 395-0244
Email Address:

4 DMW/POEA Regional Branches in Visayas

The DMW/POEA Branches in Visayas are located in Bacolod, Cebu City, Iloilo City, and Tacloban City. Below are the office address, contact details, and email address of each branch in Visayas.

Bacolod DMW/POEA Address
Office Address: Second Floor, Gaisano Grand Bacolod City Mall, Araneta Street, Singcang, Bacolod City
Contact Details: (034) 434-7391 / (034) 704-1848
Email Address:

DMW/POEA Cebu City
Office Address: Ground Floor, DOLE Building (old Insular Building) cor General Maxilom Avenue and Gorordo Avenue, Cebu City
Contact Details: (032) 231-1016 / (032) 231-1007 / (032) 231-1003
Email Address:

Iloilo City
Office Address: 3rd Floor, Robinson’s Place – Iloilo Ledesma corner Mabini Streets, Iloilo City
Contact Details: (033) 336-8611 / (033) 335-1058
Email Address:

Tacloban City
Office Address: 3rd Floor Uytingkoc Building, Senator Enage Street Tacloban City
Contact Details: (053) 888-5171
Email Address:

6 DMW/POEA Offices in Mindanao

The DMW/POEA Branches in Mindanao are located in Butuan, Cagayan De Oro City, Davao, Koronadal City, Tawi-Tawi, and Zamboanga City. Below are the office address, contact details, and email address of each branch in Mindanao.

Butuan Regional Satellite Office XIII CARAGA
Office Address: GF, Nimfa Tiu Building, 7 JP Rosales Avenue, Butuan City
Contact Details: (085) 815-1708
Email Address:

Cagayan De Oro City
Office Address: Ground Floor Trinidad Building, Yacapin Street, Cagayan de Oro City
Contact Details: (088) 880-6414
Email Address:

DMW/POEA Davao Branch
Office Address: 2nd Floor, AMQ Building cor Lakandula Street, Dacudao Avenue Agdao, Davao City
Contact Details: (082) 292-9991 / 297-7650
Email Address:

Koronadal City
Office Address: Ground Floor, Nearby Executive Suites Zulueta Street, Koronadal City
Contact Details Telefax: (083) 520-9991
Email Address:

Office Address: Initiative for Tawi Tawi Area Development Foundation (ITAD) Building, Old Housing Project, Tubig Boh Bongao, Tawi Tawi
Contact Details: Not Available
Email Address:

Zamboanga City
Office Address: 2nd Floor, Goodwill Center Mator Jaldon Street Canelar, Zamboanga City
Contact Details Mobile: 0917-6576195
Email Address:

DMW Branch Offices at One Stop Service Center for OFWs (OSSCO)

The DMW branch offices at One Stop Service Center for OFWs are located in San Fernando La Union, Cagayan, Isabela, Baguio City, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Calamba Laguna, Cavite, Palawan, Legazpi City, Bacolod, Iloilo, Cebu City, Tacloban City, Davao City, Zamboanga City, and Koronadal City.

OSSCO Region 1 San Fernando City, La Union
Office Address: Manna Mall, Pagdaraoan Biday Road San Fernando City, La Union
Contact Details: 0919-067-038
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 2 Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
Office Address: located at POEA RSO 2 (Regional Satellite Office II)
Contact Details: 0919-0674-046
Email Address:

OSSCO Santiago City, Isabela
Office Address: Integrated Complex, Four Lanes, Malvar, Santiago City
Contact Details: 0919-0674-021
Email Address:

OSSCO REU CAR (Regional Extension Unit CAR) Baguio City
Office Address: located at POEA REU CAR
Contact Details: 0919-0674-028 (OSSCO)
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 3 Clark Field Pampanga
Office Address: Clark Polytechnic, Jose Abad Santos Avenue Clarkfield, Pampanga
Contact Details: 0919-0674-042 (CLARK AIRPORT)
Email Address:

OSSCO Palayan City, Nueva Ecija
Office Address: G/F, Palayan City Business Hub Barangay Singalat, Palayan City Nueva Ecija
Contact Details: 0919-0674-061
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 4-A Calamba City Laguna
Office Address: located at the POEA RSO IV-A
Contact Details: 0919-0674-039
Email Address:

OSSCO Bacoor, Cavite
Office Address: 3rd Level, Government Service Express, SM City Bacoor, Cavite
Contact Details: (046) 436-5034, 0919-0674-011
Email Address:

OSSCO Palawan
Office Address: 2nd Floor, Robinson’s Place Palawan Puerto Princesa North Road, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
Contact Details: (048) 433-2867
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 5 Legazpi City
Office Address: 3/F, Pacific Mall, Capantawan Legazpi City
Contact Details: 09178199452
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 6 Bacolod
Office Address: 3/F, Lingkod Pinoy, Robinsons Place Bacolod, Lacson Street, Bacolod City
Contact Details:
Email Address:

OSSCO Iloilo
Office Address: located at the POEA REU VI (Regional Extension Unit VI)
Contact Details: 0919-0674-027 (24/7 HOTLINE)
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 7 Cebu City
Office Address: 2/F, SM City Cebu, Government Center, Juan Luna Avenue, North Reclamation Area (NRA), Cebu City
Contact Details: (032) 384-1285
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 8 Tacloban City
Office Address: New Bus Terminal, Tacloban City
Contact Details: 0919-0674-045 (24/7 HOTLINE)
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 11 Davao City
Office Address: 5/F, Gaisano Mall Bajada Branch J. P. Laurel Avenue, Bajada, Davao City
Contact Details: 0919-0674-013 (OFFICE)
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 9 Zamboanga City
Office Address: 3/F, PDOS Rm, OWWA RO IX, Goodwill Center, Canelar, Zamboanga City
Contact Details: 0919-0674-047 (24/7 HOTLINE)
Email Address:

OSSCO Region 12 Koronadal City
Office Address: 4/F New City Hall, Building, Gensan Drive Barangay Zone III, Koronadal City
Contact Details: (083) 887-2077
Email Address:

How to Verify if the Recruitment Agency is Accredited by DMW?

To verify if the recruitment agency is accredited by DMW, visit the official website of DMW ( At the homepage, tap the “Licensed Recruitment Agencies” link located on the navigation bar. Afterward, in the search bar, type the complete name of the recruitment agency. The DMW website will then show the details of the recruitment agency. The Recruitment Agency is accredited by DMW if it has a “Valid License” status.

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