Guide to the Migrant Workers Office (MWO) Tokyo

The Migrant Workers Office (MWO) in Tokyo, Japan is the overseas operating arm of the Philippines’ Department of Migrant Workers (DMW). Its goal is the implementation of Philippine labor policies and programs for the protection of the rights and promotion of the welfare of Filipinos working in Japan.

This is an easily navigable guide to the services that MWO Tokyo offers to Japanese employers and Filipino workers alike.

MWO Tokyo Organization

At the top of the MWO Tokyo organizational chart is Labor Attaché Ramon Lamberto C. Pastrana.

The Labor Employment Facilitation Services Unit is headed by Assistant Labor Attaché Barwin Scott P. Villordon. This section deals mainly with the verification of employment contracts and other employment-related documents including the accreditation of Japanese employers.

The Welfare Services Unit of the MWO Tokyo is headed by Welfare Officer Geronico M. Herrera. This section assists Filipino workers in their problems arising out of the employer-employee relationship.

Title Name
Labor Attaché Ramon Lamberto C. Pastrana
Assistant Labor Attaché Barwin Scott P. Villordon
Processing Officers Nancy J. Oyco, Luisito M. Limbo, Rowena H. Recio, Josefa G. Monterey, Patrick E. Tenorio
Front Desk Officer & Interpreter Arisa D. Kiyono
Welfare Officer Geronico M. Herrera
Welfare Assistance Officer Josie G. Damaso
Welfare Assistance Support Officers & Interpreters Yuriko Seki, Hanako Fujisawa

MWO Tokyo organizational chart

Prefectures served by MWO Tokyo

MWO Tokyo serves the following regions of Japan: Hokkaidō, Tōhoku, Kantō, and parts of Chūbu.

Region Prefectures
Hokkaidō Hokkaidō
Tōhoku Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata
Kantō Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa
Chūbu Niigata, Nagano, Shizuoka and Yamanashi