• Interest rate (p.a.)

    18.00% - 18.00%

  • Loan Tenure

    0.5 - 1 years

  • Approval Duration

    7-10 banking days

  • Min. monthly income


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What's so great about BPI Seafarer Personal Loan?
  • Loan up to ₱300,000
  • Monthly payments made affordable with no pre-termination fees
  • Pay monthly amortization through automatic debit facility - no need for PDC's or over-the counter payments

Product Features

Min. financing amount₱20,000.00
Max.financing amount ₱300,000.00
Min. loan tenure5 months
Max. loan tenure9 months
Interest rate1.5% add-on rate per month
Approval duration7-10 banking days
Debt consolidationNo

Fees & Charges

One time set up
Processing fee₱1,500
Stamp duty₱1.00 for every ₱200.00 of the loan amount
Disbursement & misc. feeN/A
Early settlementN/A
Late payment chargesN/A


Age requirementAge 21 - 55
Employment eligibilityMust be employed for at least 1 year for officers or at least 3 years for non-officers.
Min. salary requirement₱30,000 gross per month
Guarantor / Collateral requirementNo

Other Requirements

Need to open linked banked account?Yes
Other detailsLoan tenure from 5 to 9 months. Figures above are for illustration purposes only. Actual monthly installment and applicable interest rate may vary. For exact figures, contact your nearest branch.

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BPI Seafarer Personal Loan FAQ

How much can I borrow?

With a BPI Seafarer Personal Loan, borrow as much as ₱300,000, subject to approval.

What are the BPI Seafarer Personal Loan Requirements?

An applicant must fulfill BPI’s eligibility criteria for a loan:

  • At least 21 up to 55 years old upon loan maturity
  • Must be employed for at least 1 year for officers, or, at least 3 years for non-officers.
  • Must have at least a minimum monthly income of ₱30,000
  • Must have a BPI account

Consequently, after filling out an application form, the following documents are necessary.

For agency-based workers:

  • Government-issued photo-bearing ID
  • POEA contract or Employment contract with boarding date

For direct hire:

  • Government-issued photo-bearing ID
  • Proof of remittance
  • POEA OFW Information Sheet or POEA Overseas Employment Certificate
  • Work Contract

*Additional documents may be required during Credit evaluation.

How does the BPI Land-based OFW Personal Loan Calculator work?

The BPI Seafarer Loan calculator computes the estimated cost of borrowing and amount of payment per instalment. Input the desired loan amount to automatically get the estimated monthly amortization for different tenors.

After years of working abroad, you are finally able to put up your own venture. Here are some available funding options specifically for OFWs:

BDO Asenso Kabayan Unsecured Personal Loan
  • Open to all overseas Filipino workers with fixed income, you can avail of a BDO Asenso Kabayan Unsecured Personal Loan without any collateral requirements. Use it however you deem fit with loanable amounts starting at a minimum of ₱10,000. Get flexible payment terms of 3, 6, 12, 18, 24, and 36 months at fixed monthly payments for as low as 39.43% effective interest rate per annum at 2% monthly add-on rate.

  • BDO Asenso Kabayan Secured Personal Loan
  • For this personal loan from BDO, the OFW applicant will have to open a joint or individual account deposit with BDO as security. The minimum required amount is ₱15,000 or its dollar equivalent. You can borrow for as low as ₱10,000 with fixed monthly payments and flexible payment terms of 6, 12, 18, 24, and 36 months. The effective interest rate per annum starts at 17.06% with a monthly add-on rate starting at only 0.78%. OFW applicants should be at least 25 - 65 year old at the time of loan maturity and must have a gross monthly income of at least ₱10,000 or equivalent.

  • RCBC Savings Bank Personal Loan
  • With the RCBC Savings Bank Personal Loan, you can borrow any amount ranging from ₱50,000 up to ₱1,000,000 to use for any purpose. You are eligible to apply for a loan if you are 21 - 60 years of age and earning at least ₱20,000 per month. It offers reasonable fixed rates of 16.08% per annum with 1.40% add-on per month. Enjoy easy payment as you benefit from flexible loan tenure as early as 6 months and up to 3 years.

  • Having more selections to choose from is always a welcome scenario. Visit our list of online loans for OFWs and choose from a wide range of options that would fit your funding needs.