Launch of Identification Card for Filipinos Accelerates Documentation of Filipino Workers in Iraq 

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BAGHDAD 18 April 2021 – The Philippine Embassy in Baghdad, in coordination with the Department of Foreign Affairs - Office of the Undersecretary for Civilian Security and Consular Affairs (OUCSCA), launched an ID Program for Filipinos in Iraq as part of its advocacy of documenting all nationals in Iraq – providing sense of security and an alternate mode of identification among overseas Filipinos especially in critical situations where some employers opt to confiscate passports under the Kafala system. The Embassy encourages Filipinos to register for an ID at or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for other queries. END