How an OFW Can Pay PhilHealth Contribution Online

My plan is to retire in the Philippines. I want to have a home base where I can always go to whenever I wanted to. With that in mind and after reading the blog post of Vince Rapisura, I decided to find out how an OFW can pay PhilHealth contribution online. If you’ve been following… [Read More]

How to Open a Philippine National Bank Account in Calgary

I thought I would only have a Canadian bank account and wait till I go home before I can open a bank account in the Philippines. Then I received a message from a reader on Facebook that she read my blog post on how to open a Philippine bank account in Canada. I was ecstatic… [Read More]

List of Philippine Embassy and Consulates in Canada

The list of Philippine Embassy, Consulates, and Consulate Generals in Canada can help you decide what is the closest office in your area for the renewal of Philippine passport and NBI Clearance, or other documents. Embassy of the Philippines, Ottawa Address: 30 Murray St. Ottawa, ON K1N 5M4 Telephone: (+613) 233-1121 Fax: (+613) 233-4165 Duty… [Read More]

How to Renew NBI Clearance in the Philippines from Abroad

Living overseas for several years has kept me from thinking on how to renew NBI Clearance in the Philippines. I knew how to get the clearance if I’ll need it again. But the process changed and confused OFWs, including myself. Recently, my sibling helped a friend in Canada to get an NBI clearance in the… [Read More]

How to Open a ChinaCheck Plus Account in China Bank

I’ve been asking a lot of questions when I was writing How to Open a Philippine Bank Account in Canada. Different kinds of emails arrived in my inbox. Auto reply. Promises of writing back. And a lot of “not possible at the moment.” My time didn’t go to waste since I learned how to open… [Read More]

What are the Philippine Checking Accounts with Debit Card

Not so long ago, I came across a Philippine checking account that comes with credit card. I thought it’s a great idea to apply for a checking account and credit card at the same time since I’ve read that it is hard to open a credit card in the Philippines. A friend told me, who… [Read More]