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  1. Hi Nora,
    I usually pay yearly for my membership to PHILHEALTH. But due to some personal problems I forgot to pay for TWO years. I plan to go the Philippines this year 2017. And want TO PAY the PREVIOUS TWO YEARS that I forgot to pay. Please advise me what to do.
    Hoping for your fast reply. Thank you.
    MAY

  2. Paano po ang dapat nmin gawin may trabaho po ang aking asawa may sss po siya pero hindi po hinululog ng agency nila pero kada swldo nila may kaltas nman po sila nagcheck po kme sa sss wla pong hulog kahit isang pang limang kaltas na po nila yons salamat po

  3. Hello. It seems that I just missed the deadline for my quarterly payment (April-June by two days(?). Money was (still is) really tight. And I am no OFW. I am classified as a voluntary member. Is there no way really that I can still pay for those months or the past quarter? I can, at least, make the payment now. Thank you.

  4. magandang umaga po.. nais ko lang po sanang isangguni kung maari po bang ang aking unpaid loan ay ikaltas na lamang sa aking monthly contibution ako po ay may 52 contribution na.. upang hindi na po madagdagan pa ang interest nito.. dahil wala po akong trabaho. kaya di ko po ito nabayaran. salamat po.

  5. Hi Nora, my sss monthly contribution is ?385. And i only have 5 mons. contribution qualify to my maternity benefit computation. I gave birth through ceasarian section. How much benefit i will get then. Thank u.

  6. Greetings, Nora! Of late, how long does it take to receive (to the retiree’s bank account) the 18-month lumpsum pension for a 60 yr old retired employee? Completed documents last 05 June and was told to await receipt of pension. Thanks.

  7. hi ms nora just wanna ask po. kase po lola ko inaasikaso po yung pension ng lolo ko na namatay last feb. yung lola ko po i wala po syang sariling pension. so un po kaseng lolo ko ang nakalagay sa beneficiaries nya yung lola ko at 4 nya anak na puro nickname lang po ang nakalagay so ang sss na question ang lola ko. pinapakuha po sya ng birthcert at baptismal nya at ng 4 pa nyang anak at cenomar nila ng lolo ko. e eto pong lola ko wala po sya record sa nso kase 1930’s po sya pinanganak kahit po sa province nila hindi na mahanap ang birthcert CTC nya and also baptismal sa chuch sa province nila. sinabe nya po daw sa sss clerk yun pero ang sabe daw po e yun talaga ang kailangan. pano po kaya yun? 15 days lang po palugit na binigay sa kanya.

  8. ask ko lng po un seperated po kmi ng husband ko for 12 yrs.my other child n ren po sya…pwede po b n ako mismo ang mag pa delete sknya as my beficiary?

  9. dati po akong nakaregister sa ss las pinas branch eh sa cavite n po ako nakatira pwede po b ako lumipat ng pagprocess ng ss ko sa cavite branch

  10. Mam Nora,

    ask ko lang po mam,dna po klangan ng authorized letter ng husband ko ofw po sya ako po maghulog ng payment nya s sss

  11. Hi Joana, enroll in online SSS. Pag enrolled na, mag-login ka. Meron kang makikitang Date of Coverage. Kung meron nang date, puede nang mag-apply ng ID. Puede ring visit the nearest SSS branch with you ID and ask your Date of coverage

  12. Mam pag po ba nakapag hulog na kahit isang beses lang pwd na po ba mag pa id sa sss or kailangan ilan months muna makahulog bago makapag pa id mag start palang po kasi ako magbayad as a self employed po.

  13. Hi Ms. Nora,

    Joan here, I want to know if possible I could pay an voluntary contribution in any stores such as SM, bayad center or etc… Does it ask or requires any for the payments?

    Thanks.

  14. Hi mam namatay po ang anak ko at ako po ang nag ayos ng burial nia at nsa name q po mga ginastos sa resibo.3yrs na po walang communication ang anak ko sa asawa nia at nsa abroad po cia.my right po ba aq bilang ina n mag claim ng death claim ng anak ko.thanks po wena

  15. Hi Charry, sorry hindi ko macheck yan kasi wala akong access sa SSS records. Meron siyang adjustment kung matagal na siyang nagpe-pension at hindi nasali yong 1985-1989 contributions niya sa computation ng pension niya noon. Pero kung new pensioner, wala na siyang adjustment, kasi nasali na ang 1985-1989 computations sa mga new pensioners. You can enroll in online SSS so you can see his records.

  16. Good day po..i just want to ask po if kasali po vah yong tito q sa sss adjustment na 89-94 we’ve visit your nearest branch po here in butuan city but they just say na anytime po ang nakalagay. Ito po yong sss no. 08-0255903-4,.

  17. Hi Rina, yes, I think you’re younger than 55, so you can choose 550, or whatever amount you like. Those 55 and older, meron nang restrictions. Enroll in online SSS so you can check your payments.

  18. Hi Rina, use the Contributions Payment Form, kasi ito na yong new. Old payment form yong RS-5. Baka wala na sa SSS branch itong RS-5 form.

  19. Mrs Nora, another question po uli ang huling hulog ko po s sss 2004 pa dko n po mtandaan kung magkano contribution monthly.ang pagkakaalam ko mga nsa 200 plus lang po pag naghulog po ako ngaun pwede ko syang taasan 550 voluntary

  20. Hi Mrs Nora ask ko lang po kung magkaiba ang Rs5 sa contribution payment form?mtgal n po akong d nkapaghulog s sss apply po ako volntary pra tloy2 ang hulog anong form po b dpat gmitin ko s dlawa.thanks po!

  21. Hi Ms. Nora! same question with my philhealt. last payment ko is August 2016. pede ko ba bayaran yung mga previous payment ko po, kc mag voluntary payment nalang po ako. and how much po yung payment po. Thank you!

  22. hi Mam
    may SSS po ba sa SM BICUTAN at pwedi magtanung yung nahulgan ko ng 3 months ay pwedi ako kumuha ng ID Napo . thanks sa reply

  23. makkapag avail po ba ako ng sss sickleave kahit anak ko ang naospital for more than 4 days??thank you sa sasagot

  24. Hi Nerio, baka na-delay lang by a few days. Kelan ang birthday ng father mo? Kung April ang birthday niya, nakapag-submit na ba kayo ng ACOP form?

  25. ASK PO SA PENSION NANG FATHER KO EVERY 22TH OF THE MONTH PUMAPASOK YONG PENSION NIYA PERO NGAYON PO BAKIT DELAY?TY PO

  26. Hello po. Nakunan po itong april first week, then nagpacheck up po ako sa doctor na no need raspa na daw po. mag gagamot na lang daw po ako kasi me natira pang konting blood. meron din po sya binigay na certificate, and nakafile naman ako ng mat 1. tanong ko po anu pa po ang requirements na kailangan ko.

  27. good day ms.nora nakatanggap po tatay ko ng 1985-1989 adjustment nung december 2016 then may dumating sulat .hindi po same ung nakuha ng tatay ko kulang po ung pera…tapos may nakalagay po sa sulat na mag expect sya sa 1st quarter ng 2017 same amount sa adjustment nya..backpay nya po ung matatanggap nya since 2011 kaso wala pa po hanggang ngaun ung same amount na sinasabi sa sulat.

  28. Hi Wheng, dapat based sa date mismo ng kamatayan. Kung late ka nag-file at natagalan pa bago na-approve, dapat maibigay sa iyo yong mga pensions ng mga nakaraang buwan na hindi ka nakapension.

  29. Hi miss Nora.. Ask ko lamg po.. Kelan po ba mag start ang pension ng surviving spouse.. Upon filing po ba o ung date mismo ng kamatayan po?

  30. Hello po good day ask ko lang po sana about sa pag file ko po ng SSS sickness notification 2 weeks po ako Hindi nakapasok pagkatapos ko po mapa fill up-an sa doctor at sa company ko po binalik ko po ulit sa Sss tapos po sa recomendation sa likod approved # of days is 13 days tapos balik ko daw po ulit sa company for the payment wala na po ba akong kailangan sulatan ng form para sa pagbayad po sa akin.sorry po first time ko po kasi thank you

  31. Hi michelle, sorry you miscarried. Complete miscarriage ba? O kelangan ng raspa? Kung kelangang maraspa, request for a histopathology report. Ito ang important sa SSS kasi they evaluate the stage of pregnancy. Kung hindi naraspa, magpa-checkup sa OB mo, and request for a medical certificate confirming your complete miscarriage and why D&C was no longer done. Kung walang histopath report, hindi ko sure kung aaprubahan, lalo na at 6 weeks pa lang, pero try mo lang mag-file.

  32. good day poh…ask ko lang ph kasi nakunan poh ako it’s 6 weeks poh yun ngaun poh nagpaultrasound ako and then wala daw poh heart bit mga saturday poh yun, ngaun poh natakot ako than 3 after dinugo poh ako…ang tanong ko poh ndi poh ba ako makapag file ng SSS benifits ko poh?

  33. Hi Amy, sorry, hindi na beneficiary ang mother mo, kasi meron na siyang other partner. Kung mag-file kasi siya ng claim, meron siyang pipirmahan na wala siyang ibang partner o kinakasamang iba. If pipirma siya nang hindi totoo, ito ay perjury. At kahit maka-claim siya, and later on, ma-discover ng SSS, babawiin ang mga pension, at baka meron pang kaso. Ask others too

  34. Good day po parents ko kasal at ako anak Dubai Subalit dumating time nag Hiwalay magulang Ko dahil tatay ko naka pagtrabsho nag Pension po cya Peru may ibang pamilya Napo cya. Nanay ko ganun din po Peru di Sila maka pagpakasal kasi buhay pa pinaKasaln. Ngunit 2016 namatay father ko sa
    Sakit. Tanong ko may ma kukuha ba nanay Ko dahil cya nman legal wife mother ko 72 na po mother ko. Kaso gamit Nya Apelyedo sa kinakasa ng mother ko. Salamat po yun po tanong Kung may Ma kukuha pa mother ko.

  35. Hi Arlyn, I hope na-claim mo na yong funeral benefit, kasi ito ang dapat maunang i-claim according to SSS. Yong death claim mo ay makukuha mo agad kapag na-process na. Ang computation ng pension mo ay magsimula the month after your husband’s death. Pension ang benefit mo if your husband contributed at least 36 monthly contributions (3 years) to SSS. If less than 36, lump sum ang benefit mo. Ang bilis ng pag-process ay iba-iba, depende sa records. I hope mga 1 or 2 or 3 months lang sa case mo. Yong iba one year wala pa, yong sa ate ko 1 month lang.

  36. Hello po im arlyn. Nag file po ako ng death claim for my late husband at 50 yers old lang sya. Makukuha na ba aga namin yung na i file ko na pension or kelangan ko pa mag antay till mag 60 yrs old sya. Gaano po katagal inaantay yung pension kung nai forward ko na at na i process ko na lahat ng kailangan sa SSS. Salamat po

  37. maam,gud morning maam,paano mg adjustment sa sss nya po sa papa ko po na ndi pa nakuha nun 1985 to 1990.sana po matulungan nyo kami tungkol po sa papa ko..anak pla nya ako maam na bunso.ky dominador augusto sr. pala yan maam.

  38. hi mrs.ask ko lng po kasi na d&c po ako dahil s endometrial polyp at thickened endometrium dahil dahil s hormonal imbalance.nakita din po s ultrasound na polycystic ang isang ovary ko.ilang days po kaya ang pwede ilagay ng doktor para makapagvlaim ako sa sss?

  39. Hello, pa help naman po
    namatay na po kasi mother ko nung 2011 pa
    tapos member siya ng sss.
    May pag asa pa kaya na may makuha father ko sa sss ni mother?

  40. Hi Carol, yes, puede kang mag-file as Separated. Ang magbabayad is SSS. File notification first, if di ka pa nag-notify. Then for claim filing, use the sickness benefit application form. See that you ob-gyne gives you at least 60 days of leave (in the form). Since you had surgery while you were employed, you need to also submit a cert of separation with date of separation, cert of non-advancement of sickness benefit and a copy of L501. After 60 days at di mo pa rin kayang mag-work, you can also file for partial disability benefit after your 60-day benefit leave (Removal of Organ).

  41. Hi Nora, I undergone total abdominal hysterectomy last January 28, 2017, but I already submitted my resignation and the effectivity date is Feb. 6, 2017.

    Meaning, hindi nako nakapasok bago pa resignation ko due to my condition.

    My question is can I still file for Sickleave benefit at Sss, sino ang magbabayad employer ko or Sss.

  42. hi Ms Nora, Iv been contributing my Sss since 1999 as employee. Last August 2015, I migrated here in foreign country & just continue my contribution as voluntary member in a maximum amount of 1,760..Unfortunately, since Sept 2016 until Jan 2017, when I happened to go online, I found out that there’s no contributions has been remitted nor posted. I’m thinking to stop contributing & just continue when I reach at the age of 54. I’m 48 yrs old this time.. Please I need your advice on what’s the best to do.. thank you, and anticipating your response.

  43. Hi Edwina, in-announce nga ng SSS noon na they will try to complete adjustments for all survivor pensioners by Dec 2016, pero based sa mga comments dito, hindi nagawa ng SSS na tapusin by Dec 2016. Super dami rin sigurong survivor pensions ang kelangang i-adjust. Kung hindi ka pa nagtanong after December, puede namang magpunta uli doon at magtanong uli.

  44. Good evening po mrs nora.Gusto ko LNG po malaman ang status ng aking pension adjustment.pumunta na po ako s sss at nalaman ko ang contribution n asawa ko from 1982-1987,1991-1997,total of 12 yrs.ngunit sa computation nila Hindi nila naisama and 1985-1987.so I still have more or less 3 yrs ang asawa ko n Hindi naisama sa computation,sinabihan po ako n maghintay hangang DEC.2016 para sa mga survivor pensioner ang schedule ,automatic LNG dw po papasok sa account ko,so hanggang ngayon wala pa po.at sabi ng sss no need po dw mg submit ng request letter.so kailangan ko na po ba mg submit n LNG p ako ng request letter for adjustment?.Hope to hear from u soon. Maraming salamat po.

  45. Good morning po, tanong kulang po pwde po ba ako mag process nga sss at pag-ibig ng tatay ko patay na po sya last 2014 , dalawa po kaming makakapatid 20 years old na po ko ang nanay ko na sa mindanao ako po nandito sa cebu. Pwede po ba ako na mag process

  46. Hi Rina, kung employed ka dati, ang magiging status mo ay Voluntary. Once na ma-post yong contribution mo as individual payor, automatically ma-change yong member coverage mo to Voluntary. After your new payment is posted, enroll in the SSS online system so you can track your records. If you change to self-employed kasi, you need to present business papers or proof of source of income.
    About your husband, dahil employed na rin siya noon, isulat mo na lang na OFW ang member type niya doon sa payment slip. Hinahanap lang naman ang proof na OFW kapag you will pay after payment deadlines ng mga Voluntary. Ang OFW kasi mas flexible ang payment deadlines nila. At kung halimbawa your husband likes to contribute to Flexi-Fund for OFWs, doon kelangang mag-fill-up ng form.

  47. Hi Victoriano, puede ka naman sana na nag-file na ng pension when you turned 60. Pero ang advantage ay naipon mo yong pensions mo starting when you turned 60 until ma-process ang pension mo this year. Ang basis ay yong last 60 salary credits mo, around years 1993 to 1998. Kung tama yong research ko, ang maximum in 1998 was 11k pesos, 10k in 1997, 9k in 1996 and years prior, backwards to 1979.
    Estimated pension? Mag-enroll ka na lang sa SSS online, merong estimate doon sa online account mo. Kaya lang pala, you need your employer’s SSS no. to enroll, kasi dahil hindi ka na nag-contribute, Employed pa rin ang member type mo. If you can know your former employer’s SSS number, you can enroll in the SSS online system. Ayokong mag-estimate if I can’t see the actual salary credits, kasi baka I will cause despair or hope. You can visit the nearest SSS branch with your ID. They can see your estimated pension.

  48. Nag contribute ako sa SSS simula July 1976 hanggan September 1998.Mula Sept. 1998, hindi na ako nag-empleyo at tumigil na din ako ng contribution sa SSS. Ang alala ko, mga 10+ years na maximum ang contribution ko.
    Ngayon 62 years old na ako, gusto ko ng magfile ng retirement/pension benefit ko. More or less ano ang magiging monthly pension ko? Ang basis ba ng pension ay ang salary credit noong 1998 o ang bagong salary credit?
    Salamat po.

  49. HImam Nors,member na po kmi ng sss na stop lang po ang contribution nmin ng husband ko.Me housewife n lang gusto kung ipagpatuloy ang contribution as self employed may requirement pa po ba akong ibibigay?Sa husband ko nman OFW sya ganon din po anong requirement din ang klangan nya.Slamat po!

  50. Hi Jasmin, yes, puede mo pang bayaran ang Jan to March para madagdagan yong benefit amount mo, the highest that you can pay. What’s the last digit of your SSS no.? If it’s 5 to 9 or 0, puede mo pang bayaran ang January, sa SSS branch. Puede ring quarterly, bayaran mo the whole quarter, kahit sa Bayad Center.

  51. Good Eve po . May to August 2016 po ako nakapag hulog sa sss ko nung nag wowork pa po ako. na stop po ako ng hulog sept2016 hanggang ngayon po. buntis po ako ngayon at manganganak po ako ng august. pwede ko po ba bayaran ung mga month na di ko po nahulugan as self employed? gusto ko po kasi ituloy. para din maavail po ung maternity benefit po?

  52. Hi Loren grace, nasa SSS rules kasi na kapag hindi nabayaran ang loan, kukunin sa retirement or death benefit ang pambayad. Nabigyan ka na ba ng SSS voucher or death benefit document? Nakalagay doon sa voucher kung kelan mababayaran ang loan at kung kelan ka mag-start makatanggap ng pension.

  53. Hi mrs nors.bkit yong death claim ang pambayad NLA s balance loan ng husband ko? Tpos 1yr ako Hindi nka pension..ilang months ba mg pension? Nmatay husband ko Nov.2015 tpos ng file aq mga pgktapos nya ilibing…

  54. Hi mam Nors,ask ko lang po may loan balance ang hubby ko.nlalakad ko po sya mbayaran nag apply ako ng loan restructuring program.klangan may SPA ni hubby.Don po s SPA may nkalagay n Attorney-in-Fact signature over printename kninong pangalan po ba ang ilalagay don at pirma sa hubby ko o akong wife.slamat po!

  55. Gud eve po…bkit yong deathclaim ng husband ko Hindi ko mkuha kasi sabi ng tags SSS yon saw ang pambayad s balance n loan ng husband ko…mkukuha ko ba yong deathclaim?

  56. Hi Mrs Relatorres, if it is your own SSS pension, yes, you will continue to receive your pension. Make sure to file your ACOP every year, during or just before your birthday month. But if you are currently receiving a survivor pension (arising from your first spouse’s SSS), this will stop as soon as SSS finds out you have remarried. In the ACOP form, you will write the date of your remarriage.

  57. Hi melanie, sorry for my delayed response. Yes, you can file for sickness benefit at SSS. Are you self-employed or voluntary? Ask for SSS sickness benefit claim forms for self-employed or voluntary from SSS. Merong pipirmahan ang yong doctor.

  58. matagal na po ako member ng ssss at itong buong taon ng 2017 po bayad ko na po…kaya iatatanong ko po sana kung may makiclaim po ba ako at nagpatonsilectomy po ako na admit po ako nong feb 1 at now po ang labas nmin fed 4, 2017, dito po sa Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center, San Fernando La union…

  59. Hi ofw po ako at buntis gusto ko po sana hulugan ulit ang sss ko kaya lang nasa aboard ako dubai di ko na matandaan ang sss number ko paanu ko po ba makukuha iyon dito sa dubai salamat po

  60. Hi Po hindi po ako nakapag hulog ng Sss ko for 8months tapus mag hulog po ako this January kaylangan ko po bang bayaran ang 8months na yun wala naman po akong loan bali e continue lang po .Thanks po

  61. Ask ko lang po sana. Ang mother ko po ay dependent spouse ng father ko na may sss pero namatay na po. Widow na po ang mother ko sa first husband nya before sila ikasal ng father ko which is her 2nd husband. Hindi po daw beneficiary ng father ko ang aking mother sabi ng nasa sss kahit na nagpass naman po siya ng necessary documents like marriage contract at death certificate ng first husband niya. Totoo po bang hindi talaga siya beneficiary ng father ko?

  62. At tanong ko na rin po pwd ba mg advance kami nang hulog sa sss nang mother ko.gusto kasi nang mother ko kami nlang mg byad sa sss nya kasi bwal dw cla lumalabas doon ano po gagawin namin pra mahulogan namin yung sss nya.

  63. Hi poh ask lng poh sana kasi yung mother ko ofw sa kuwait tpos 2yrs.na cya hndi nka pg byad sa sss tpos gusto sana namin byaran pro hndi raw pwd kami mga anak nya mg byad sa sss kylangan cya raw personal mg byad ano poh ba dpat gawin nya or namin pra mahulogan yung sss nya?txtbk

  64. Hi mhel, sa SSS salary loan, merong rules for loan renewal, whether employed or self-employed: dapat nabayaran mo na yong kalahati ng naunang loan mo at dapat lumipas na ang 12 months from date of loan cheque. Dapat din na meron kang 6 monthly contributions within the 12 months prior to loan renewal

  65. Hi Mercedita, yes, puedeng magbayad ng maraming months in advance sa SSS, pero yong posting ng monthly payment sa records ng member ay gagawin from month to month, as the months arrive in real time.

  66. hi po goodmoring ask ko lng po kung may utang aq s sss tpos bgla po ngbyad ng tao c emplyer dba po autmtic na ikakaltas skn yng l0an ko tpos kht magself employde aq at ng loan aq ma approved b ni sss yn,

  67. Hi JohnPaul, sorry I’m not familiar with applying for work at SSS. But this is a government agency, so I think you should have Civil Service eligibility. As of today, job openings on their website are not update. But I’ll email you an example of their job openings as of May 2016, so you can see how they hire.

  68. Hi Ms. Nora, my question is not that much related but in case you know, I would just like to ask if you know the process of applying for a job in SSS. Thank you!

  69. Hi Faith, sorry hindi ko masasagot kung ano ang mas mabuti kasi baka in the end hindi pala yong suggestion ko ang mas maganda. If you decide to continue, you will pay over a period of 3 years more in actual time. Ibig sabihin, kahit i-advance mo ang mga contributions, kelangan pa rin na lumipas talaga yong 3 years, meaning eligible siya to claim pension only in early 2020. At saka dapat ang contributions, mas mataas kesa dati para mag higher ang pension. Pero ang increase, gradual lang. One level of increase per year, kasi 61 na siya. Magtanong kayo ng estimates sa SSS (estimated lump sum at estimated pension), at magpa-advice kung ano ang mas mabuti.

  70. Hi miss nora, yung father ko po kc is nakapaghulog sa sss kulang nlng daw po sya ng 3 years para makapag pension sya his 61yrsold pwede pa po ba namen bayadan partially yung kulang kc 5years na ata nya hindi ung nahuhulugan ….or masmaganda na kunin nya nlng ng buo un lumpsum ba un?

  71. Hi Jhest, sorry at di ko nasagot agad ang tanong mo. I hope naihulog ng tatay mo ang contributions niya from Saudi para valid ang contributions niya. Kung meron siyang hulog, at valid ito, puede kayong mag-file ng funeral benefit claim. After ma-claim nio ito, puedeng isunod yong death benefit claim, pero konti lang, kasi ang benefit lang is total contributions plus interest. Bago ka gumasto for documents, pumunta ka muna sa nearest SSS with your ID at birth certificate (to show your relationship to your father) and verify your father’s contributions. Pag verified na merong valid contributions, manghingi ka na ng claim forms and list of requirements to file for funeral benefit and death benefit. Unahin ang pag-file ng funeral benefit kasi yan ang gusto ng SSS. Kung ibang pangalan ang nasa receipt ng funeral expenses, get a waiver form katulad nito.

  72. Hi po ung tatay ko po dating ofw sa saudi mga 2yrs lng ata not sure tpos my contribution xa alam ko 4 n hulog lng nmatay n po kc xa etong dec.24 lng mgkano po kya mkukuha sa sss nya kc po walang wala kme utang lng ung pnampalibing sa tatay..saka my ibang benefits pa po b xa??

  73. Hello po…isa po ako ofw now.. ask ko po sana if what is better apply for sss in my name or ituloy ko nalang ung sa asawa ko..thanks and godbless

  74. Hi Miss Nora. Nagpunta po kami ng mother ko sa SSS Marikina branch regarding sa SSS pension adjustment ng father ko last July. Sabi nila n hintayin n lang daw sa pension ng mother ko if magkaroon ng increase at yun n daw yung adjustment. Every month tumatawag ako sa SSS to follow up. At yun palagi ang sagot nila. Until yesterday na tumawag ako at sabi sa akin n i-check ko daw ung pension ng mother ko until end of December. If wala pa dw kailangan daw n mag-apply for adjustment kasi yun daw ang bagong memo nila. At para rin malinawan ako, tumawag ako sa Marikina branch. Sabi sakin na posted n daw yung sa father ko at wala n daw adjustment. Naconfused at naguluhan ako sa sinabi nya at sa sss hotline uli ako tumawag. At ganon din ang sabi nya. Naguguluhan lang ako kasi 2001namatay ang father ko at adjusted n daw. Pero ask ko yung kausap ko if kailan nag start yang adjustment and sabi nya nya last year lang daw. Nagtataka lang ako kasi yung aunt ko nakatanggap last Jan 2015. Yung asawa niya namatay ng 2002 a year after my father died. Both were seamen. And may contrbution ang father ko ng 1985-1989. Is it possible Miss Nora? Idagdag ko n rin n nung pumunta kami sa mkna branch, hiningi lang sa amin yung sss no. ng father ko. I’ve already consulted you abt this few months back. Thank you po.

  75. Hi Miss Nora. Nagpunta po kami ng mother ko sa SSS Marikina branch regarding sa SSS pension adjustment ng father ko last July. Sabi nila n hintayin n lang daw sa pension ng mother ko if magkaroon ng increase at yun n daw yung adjustment. Every month tumatawag ako sa SSS to follow up. At yun palagi ang sagot nila. Until yesterday na tumawag ako at sabi sa akin n i-check ko daw ung pension ng mother ko until end of December. If wala pa dw kailangan daw n mag-apply for adjustment kasi yun daw ang bagong memo nila. At para rin malinawan ako, tumawag ako sa Marikina branch. Sabi sakin na posted n daw yung sa father ko at wala n daw adjustment. Naconfused at naguluhan ako sa sinabi nya at sa sss hotline uli ako tumawag. At ganon din ang sabi nya. Naguguluhan lang ako kasi 2001namatay ang father ko at adjusted n daw. Pero ask ko yung kausap ko if kailan nag start yang adjustment and sabi nya nya last year lang daw. Nagtataka lang ako kasi yung aunt ko nakatanggap last Jan 2015. Yung asawa niya namatay ng 2002 a year after my father died. Both were seamen. And may contrbution ang father ko ng 1985-1989. Is it possible Miss Nora? Idagdag ko n rin n nung pumunta kami sa mkna branch, hiningi lang sa amin yung sss no. ng father ko. I’ve already consulted you abt this few months back. Thank you po.

  76. Hi juvin, required na SSS member ka for 12 months para maka-apply ng educational loan. Sorry, that’s true na naubos na yong pondo, at wala pang new funding. Hindi naman actually naubos, as in nagasto na, kundi naka-allot na or naka-budget na yong money sa 4-year or 5-year schooling ng mga almost 60,000 students na nag-apply noong 2012 and 2013. Nagkakaroon lang ng chance na merong one or two na new applicant na ma-approve kapag merong tumitigil doon sa mga na-approved. At ang haba ng waiting list. Waiting list pa since Dec 2013. Sorry. I hope you can find another remedy.

  77. Hi joanna, sorry, hindi ako SSS officer na merong access sa SSS system. Did your lolo work in 1985 to 1989? You can ask your lolo to write an authorization letter, authorizing you to ask about your pension adjustment, so you can go to the nearest SSS branch and ask. Bring your ID and your lolo’s ID.

  78. Hi po good afternoon student po ako sa isang unibersidad dito sa cebu pwede po ba maka apply ako ng educational loan kahit student palang ako o kailangan ang magulang ang mag kuha nito para sa akin? At totoo po ba na mula december 2013 hindi na nag release o tumatanggap ang SSS ng educational loan? Thanks po gusto kolang maka tapos ng pag aaral last sem napo kasi kona ito salamat po.

  79. Hi Mercedita, kung maximum yong contribution mo (1,760), at halimbawa, nagbayad ka ng 19,360 pesos, maiintindihan nila na for 11 months yong bayad mo. I-apply nila mula sa months na hindi mo pa nabayaran for 2016 up to the 11th month. Malayo ba ang Skyfreight sa yo? Baka sa kanila merong space for applicable months
    Anyway, Tahweel Al Rajhi and Telemoney are also accredited SSS collectors.
    Maybe later on, when you have time, email ofw.relations@sss.gov.ph and ask how you can let SSS know what months you are paying if you’re sending your payment for SSS contributions, and the remittance company like Tahweel Al Rajhi does not have space for applicable months.

  80. Hi Miss Nora,Ask ko pOh KuNg accelerate po Ung pghuLoG ko Sa SSS from Jan to Nov.kc Wla po months na nakalagay doN sa form ng Tahweel al Rajhi bank,,pasok po ba un from Jan to Nov.sakto po Ung peRa Na hiNulOg q from apply sa pinAs,thanx advance Poh.

  81. Hello po paki check namn po f kasali ang lololo ko adjustment of sss pensioner ito po ss#02-0179992-9

  82. Hi Abegail, paano ba nawala ang father nio? As a passenger in a ship or airplane? Sa natural disaster? O basta na lang hindi umuwi? Inireport nio ba noon sa police na nawawala siya? According sa SSS, ito ang mga documents na kelangan nio, in addition to the regular documents needed:
    1) Notarized affidavit by the claimant stating that the death benefit will be returned to the SSS if the member later on appears alive (SSS form ito).
    2) Police investigation report conducted immediately after the disappearance of the member which tends to show that the member is already deceased
    3) Confirmation report from a police authority or other government agency after 4 or 7 years from the date of disappearance of the member to the
    effect that the member has not yet been found.
    Itong 3 documents above ay puedeng wala kung merong Court order declaring death and “date of death of member”.
    Pero dahil merong loan, punta ka muna with your IDs at birth certificate (to prove you’re a child of your father) sa SSS at tanungin mo kung magkano na ang loan ng father mo, at kung meron pa kayong ma-lump sum. Sabihin mo na missing ang father mo, at gagasto kayo para sa investigation and reports to prove that he was missing for 10 years and most probably dead already. I advised this kasi kung malaki ang loan at konti lang ang contributions, kinakain ng loan ang benefit sa paglipas ng panahon. Pero don’t assume na wala na. Mahalaga na malaman nio; sayang din kung meron pa kayong makuha.

  83. Hi ask lang po my father was missing for almost 10 years and as far as i know almost 6 years na siya nakakapaghulog at may loan siya bago po siya mawala. May makukuha po kaya kami bilamg anak? Thanks po

  84. Hi Lhyne, ibig mong sabihin, nag-start siyang maghulog noong 1981, pero kapag i-total lahat, less than 3 years lang ang naihulog niya sa SSS? Kung tama itong sinabi ko, oo dapat nga i-lumpsum niya na lang, kasi 70 years old na siya. Tulungan mo na lang siyang mag-file sa SSS. Go to SSS and ask for claim forms at yong list of requirements. Kung less than 3 years nga, hindi siya magpepension, so hindi na niya kelangang i-submit yong ibang requirements katulad ng bank account no. Para malaman mo kung hindi ka lugi sa pag-claim (kasi you need documents), bring your father’s ID and authorization letter, kahit handwritten lang, and your ID para matanong mo sa SSS officer kung ilan ang contributions ng father mo at kung magkano yong total. Tell the officer na your father is already 70 years old.

  85. Hi good morning, ask q lang po about sa sss ng father q kc nkapaghulog po xa ng less than 3 years plan po nya na i lumpsum nya nalang po, he is 70 years old now, iniisip q po kc un hulog nya po bfore is napakababa lng kc 1981 xa ngstart mghulog sa sss po.

  86. Hi Sophie, ang alam ko hindi na puedeng mag-claim ng sick leave or sickness benefit sa SSS, kung ang reason mo is D&C rin. Nag-file ka na ba ng papers to claim your maternity benefit? Di ba, kasama sa documents yong D&C papers mo? Ibig sabihin, yong D&C mo is yon yong claim mo for maternity benefit. Hindi puedeng madoble, sabi ng SSS. Did you ask your office kung puedeng all your 60 days ay before D&C? Palagay ko ang ilalagay nilang dates ng maternity leave mo sa maternity claim form ay some days before D&C and some days after D&C.

  87. Ms Nora! Hi po. Tatanong ko lang po sana, what if po yung 60days na leave ay nacover ko na leave kasi ako since sept – oct. Tapos ngayun po may medcert yung ospital na need ko magrest 30days dahil nag pa d&c ako. Pd po ba yun sa sick leave? If ever pde po nasubmit ko na kaso po yung medcert ko sa office the day na ibinigay skin yjn ng hspital. Ang office po pa dpat magnotify sa sss o dpat po kahit on rest ako kailangan ko i-process un?

  88. Hi Rich, sorry di pa kita masagot, hinahanap ko pa ang law concerning trainees. Ang nakita ko lang is sa industrial sector na puedeng mag-hire ng trainees, pero up to 3 months lang dapat as trainees, at 75% of minimum wage. Sa SSS law, ang exempted lang sa SSS are casual employees, independent contractors, foreign employees of foreign government institutions and international institutions, employees earning less than 1,00 pesos a month at government employees kasi GSIS sila.

  89. Hi Ms. Nora. Ask ko lang po. Trainee palang po ako, dapat po ba remitan na nila ako ng sss kahit na allowance palang ang natatanggap ko wala pa po akong contract na na sign. TY

  90. Hi Elaine, your family can pay for you. Multiply mo lang ng by 4 yong monthly amortization mo, then dagdagan mo ng 5% of total (rough estimate lang ito) for penalty. Or puede mong sobrahan, anyway naman, diminishing balance formula na ang ginagamit ng SSS, meaning kung merong sobra, nadededuct. Enroll ka sa SSS online so you can track your payments and balance. Remember to change your password every 6 months.

  91. Hi Aida, meron bang at least 36 contributions ang kapatid mo? Kung meron, yes, meron silang makukuhang pension, kasi minor children sila (under 21 years of age). File asap para matanong mo rin kung halimbawa lang ma-disqualify yong spouse sa pension dahil matagal nang hiwalay ay mapupunta sa mga minor children yong buong pension. Kasi merong rule ang SSS na makakakuha lang ang spouse ng namatay kapag dependent spouse siya ng namatay. Pero while you ask this, medyo quiet ka lang din to preserve peace between the families. At saka, what I know is this needs investigation by the SSS. Meanwhile, file ka na lang muna for the minor children. I-send ko na lang sa email mo mga requirements

  92. yung kapatid ko SSS contributor, nmatay last June 15, 2016 me nkuha cla burial lng.Gusto kong tulungan yung 2 minor children na mka-kuha ng benefits gaya ng pension. Yung unang wife buhay pa at yung isang anak na 28yrs.old na at 18yrs.na clang hiwalay.Ano po ba mga requirements sa pension o entitlement ng 2anak para makatulong sa knilang pag-aaral.Me paraan ba khit buhay pa yung tunay na asawa…asahan kong masagot ninyo mga katanungan ko dito. yung tunay na asawa me mkukuha din ba na lumpsum?Nawa, sa inyong tulong mkaaasa ako, salamat po….

  93. Hi.. Ask k lng po how can I pay my sss loan if I’m abroad? I’m a seafarer. I didn’t pay for the past 4 mos including this Oct coz no budget. Now that I’m back to work in d ship.

  94. HellO pOh miss Nora,,ask ko pOh KuNg PaAnO hulOgAn aNg SSS ko MulA
    Saudi to PinAs,at AnO po aNg dapAt ko Ddalhin Na papers,,Slmat pOh advance

  95. Hi Pisces 10, did you retire prior to 1997? SSS announced that those who started receiving their pensions prior to 1997 will have their adjustments computed from Jan to June 2017. Inuna nila ang mga adjustments ng pensioners after 1997 and survivor pensioners, at kahit itong mga ito ay hindi pa tapos.

  96. Hi Edwina, yes, it’s possible that the 1985-1989 years were not counted. SSS announced that they will complete by Dec 2016 all adjustments for survivor pensioners whose pensions excluded those years , so just wait. If you like, you can also visit the nearest SSS branch with your ID and ask about your adjustment.

  97. Hi mrs nora,im a survivor pensioner since 2005.I just want to inquire about my pension.My late husband has a total of 229 sss contributions,from 1982 to 1997 and i recieved a lumpsum of 12k and my mnthly pension is 2400 with 4 dependents.I just want to know if the computation is correct if there was a possibility that the 1985-1989 was not included in their computation.Thank u so much and more power..

  98. Good day ms nora, I retired last march 2015. The lump sum which i received the years 1985-1990 was not included. I keep on going to SSS bacolod branch but the employee on the counter keep on telling me to wait. How long should i wait for my pension adjustment. My colleague who retired much later than me already received hers. Pls advice. Thank you

  99. Mrs nora saan po pwdy malaman o nakita kung OK na ang cheque ko sa maternity bnfts.sep.21.2016 po AQ ng pasa ng mat2..thanks

  100. Hi Aries, usually sa postal system nagtatagal. Siguro middle of next week, kung malapit ka lang sa post office na nagdedeliver sa lugar nio, punta ka doon sa registered mail section, at tanungin mo kung meron kang registered mail from SSS. Present your ID.

  101. Hi Nelson, at least 36 posted contributions ang requirement para maka-loan, so antayin mo muna na makaipon ka ng 36 contributions bago ka mag-file. At saka, dapat merong kang 6 contributions in the past 12 months prior to loan application.

  102. Hi Aries, sa bank account mo raw ba idedeposit yong salary loan proceeds? Pinag-submit ka ba ng deposit slip or xerox ng atm card mo? Kasi mas mabilis kung through bank account. Maybe 2 weeks. Kung cheque, dadaan pa yan sa post office system at baka abutin ng one month or more.

  103. hello po mrs nora, nagfile po ako ng salary loan last sep.23 nakareceived po ako ng text kinabuksan at approved n daw po, gano po katagal ang hihintayin ko more than one week npo kc salamat po

  104. Hi Ms. Nora, oo nga po ei dapat talaga posted na yun kasi binanggit pa nila mgkano nimulog nila sa akin tapos nag bayad ako ng voluntary naka post na agad ung june ko wala. Panu po kaya un Ms.Nora di ako makakapag loan?

  105. Hi Nelson, dapat na-post na yong contribution mo kung ni-remit nila, kasi ang Apr to June collection list ay dapat na-submit sa SSS in July. At saka dapat whole-month ang contribution nila kasi up to June 30 ka naman nag-work. You can call your former HR and ask.

  106. Hi Ms. Nora resigne po ako sa dati ko company last day ko po ng June 30,2016,and sabi nila nahulugan nila ung SSS ko ng half month pero until now wala pa rin po reflect sa premium ko Sept nag voluntary ako na reflect na kagad sya may possibilities po ba na na delay sa SSS un or Employer ko before? thank po

  107. Hi mrs Nora..survivor pensioner po ako.nag start po ako maging pensionado year 2005.229 po ang total monthly contributiob ng yumaong husband ko,at nakarecieve po ako ng 12k lumpsum pay at 2400 ang pension with 4 dependents.Sa palagay nyo po tama po iyon computation nila? May posibilidad n hindi naisamang icompute ang 1985-1989? Hope to hear from you. GOD bless po and more power. Maraming salamat.Edwina

  108. Hi Aries, nasagot ko yata ito sa ibang post. Sorry, pag 54 contributions lang, ang benefits lang ay funeral benefit at lump sum (54 contributions plus interest). Nagkakaroon lang ng pension at 13th month kapag naka-contribute ng at least 120 contributions.

  109. good day mam nora, bukod po sa burial at death claim, meronvpa po ba 13th month pension every december? salamat po

  110. Hi emily, any letter, in English or Tagalog, handwritten or printed, na similar to this: My name is Juana Juan. My SSS No. is 0289345612. Kindly recompute my SSS pension, taking into consideration my 1985 to 1989 contributions, and make corresponding adjustments to my monthly pension and to the pensions I have received since May 15, ___. I have contributed to the SSS from ____to ___. Puede niong dagdagan ng current pension amount at pension bank account no.

  111. good morning po, bukod po sa burial at death claim ,may 13th month din po ba makukuha khit 54 contributi9n lang po ang naihulog? salamat po

  112. Hi Nora, I forgot to mention, my colleague got the lump sum when he was in his 30’s. I’m 39 years old.

    Thanks.

  113. Hello Nora. I migrated to Australia year 2000. Before that I worked in the Philippines for a total of 5 years. I have a colleague here in Australia who migrated in 1996. Before he left, he said he was able to claim ALL his SSS contributions. He said he was able to do this as he mentioned that he is no longer going back to the Philippines hence no more future contributions. I don’t plan to make any more contributions myself and that I have less than the 120 required monthly contributions to qualify for pension. Am I able to get my previous contributions as a lump sum same as what my colleague?

    Salamat in advance.

  114. Hi Perla, SSS and Pag-ibig 1 are both mandatory for employees. SSS is more of an insurance, as compared to savings. With SSS, you get a pension when you retire or you can enjoy short-term benefits like salary loan, sickness, maternity and disability benefits. There are formulas in computing these benefits. There are also death and funeral benefits for beneficiaries.
    Both Pag-ibig 1 and 2 are savings schemes. What you save is what you get back, plus the dividends. The difference between 1 and 2 is the term. You get back Pag-ibig 1 when you retire at 60, or when you accumulate 240 contributions at age 45 or older. You get back Pag-ibig 2 after 5 years (can be renewed for another 5 years).
    If the P1 member dies without having claimed his benefits, there’s an additional death benefit of 6,000 pesos.
    If you’re not employed and you want to register with SSS, register as self-employed. Here’s how to register with SSS as self-employed. For further info, it’s better to visit their websites than to call, based on experience, as the phone lines are too busy. Or you can visit their verified Facebook pages.

  115. Hi.I’m planning to open a savings account but would like compare first on benefits if both pag ibig (1&2) and sss savings account. Is there a phone number I can call? Thank you.

  116. Dear Sir/ Maam,

    Good day.

    I would like to inquire about pension adjustment of my status Leonardo Q. Barquin of legal age 64 years old, Poblacion, Toledo City, Cebu, 6038 with SSS no.06-0532894-1. I am a current member since 1979 to 1994. With this matter, I would like to ask if I am Qualify to have a Pension Adjustment.

    Sincerely yours,

    Leonardo Q. Barquin

  117. Hi Gwen, merong 10% annual interest ang loan at babayaran within 24 months. In simpler terms, total loan amount plus total interest divided by 24, yon ang babayaran from month to month. I-multiply mo yong monthly deduction mo x 24 — masyado bang malaki compared sa na-loan mo?

  118. Hi, I just get my 1st loan last month and I am surprised kasi ang laki ng deduction saakin ng sss, I PAID sss for 36 months than file a loan, bakit ganun kalaki ang deduction eh pera q naman yung ni loan KO.

  119. Hi Rei, try opening your mail using Internet Explorer, kasi ito yong browser na more compatible sa SSS systems

  120. Hi panu macheck status ng loan, kahit online ngregister na ako pero kapag mgsend sila confirmation sa email dko maopen ung link

  121. Hi Nieves, kung dirediretso ang employment ng husband mo from 1972 to 1998, most likely meron siyang adjustment kasi sa estimate ko, hindi lang dapat 3k plus ang pension niya. Wait nio lang yong voucher notice niya, kasi sabi ng SSS they will try to complete adjustments for all by Dec 2016. Yong iba naman, sabi nila wala silang na-receive na notice pero they received na their adjustments sa atm nila. God bless too

  122. Good pm po mrs Nora, 1972-1998 po siya nag sss. Retired po siya 2003, mahigit pong 3thou ang una niang pension, may adjustment po ba kaya siya? 7550 po ang AMSC niya, oo nga pala mr ko po siya, maraming salamat po, God bless

  123. Hi Rosal, hindi na, kasi pag iko-compute na nila yong pension mo when you turn 60, maisasama na nila yong 1985-1989 contributions mo, kasi na-encode na. Yong mga matagal nang pensioners kasi, hindi naisama itong 1985-1989 when their pension was computed, kasi hindi pa encoded ito noon, or na-encode na pero nagkaroon ng glitch sa backup process nila noon.

  124. Hi mam Nora,naka 3yrs na po ako nghuhulog ng sss ofw po ako ang hinuhulog ko po bwan bwan is 550 pesos magkano po ang ma loloan ko 1st loan po.

  125. Hello po ms nora ask ko lng po kng include din sa adjustment 1985-1989 un member na hindi pa pensioner?

  126. Hi rhea, ano yong ibinigay ng SSS sa inyo? Computation ng adjustment? Kung merong computation na ibinigay, it means you have an adjustment. Just wait for the notice and the amount to be deposited to your account and added to your monthly pension.

  127. me makukuha pa po bh pag rerequest for adjustment ung member? un po kc ang ibinigay sa amin nung nag punta kmi sa SSS

  128. Hi Marjun, SSS offers housing loans only to actively-working OFWs and members of registered workers’ organizations, and no longer to other types of members. If you’re not OFW or not a member of a registered workers’ organization, you can apply for a housing loan from Pag-ibig. But you need to save money first – about 20% of your planned budget. Pag-ibig releases construction loans in batches. It inspects first what you have built before releasing the next loan amount

  129. hi po please help. through which remittance service can I pay my sss contribution here in haifa. can i pay at an sss remittance center? thanks po in advance. lhyn of moshav..

  130. Opo, Rs1 ang ginamit ko nung ni register ko si mama..na approved naman po sya, thank you po…

  131. Hi Shiela, did you register her using RS1 form? and was it approved and stamped? About pension: Sad to say, your mother might not qualify for pension because she will not be able to complete paying 120 contributions (the required no. of contributions to qualify for pension) when she turns 65. By age 65, she will only be able to pay around 70 or 72 contributions. I don’t know if SSS will allow your mother to continue paying until age 69 to complete the 120 contributions because there’s a policy against this. About advance payments: You can pay in advance, but your payments will not be posted in advance; they will be posted from month to month, as each month comes in actual time. Ask others too

  132. Hi ms nora. my mother was already 59 years old when she became a member of sss. up to when should I pay her SSS? I pay for her because I want her to have pension, but how is it? She’s nearing 60. is it up to 65? Can I pay the required no. of months in advance so she can have her pension soon?

  133. MAM ASK KO LANG PO KUNG TATANGAPIN NG AGENCY ANG INDIGENT PHIL HEALTH KO PO PAG UN ANG GAGAMITN KO PAG MANGANGANAK PO KO PARA MY MATANGAP AQ SA SSS PO?BALI GUSTO KO PO SANA UNG INDIGENT NALNG GAMITIN KO ND UNG MISMONG PHIL KO

  134. Good day po,60 npo ang father ko and complete napo yung 120 na hulog,ano po gagawin para maging pensioner na xa tnx po

  135. Hi imie, have you filed for the funeral benefit? Were you the one who spent for the funeral? SSS requires that you first file for the funeral benefit before you file for the death benefit. File asap for the funeral benefit, after which you can file for the death benefit so that SSS will learn that your husband had 2 families. The benefit will be shared among the minor children of the first family, your minor children, you as guardian, and possibly the first wife (if SSS decides so). The benefit is pension if your husband contributed at least 36 contributions; lump sum if less than 36 months. I’ll email you the list of requirements

  136. Hi Ms. Nora, my husband died. We have 2 children, still minors. But I found out he had a first marriage. They’re still alive. But he has been separated from his first wife for a long time. What should I do so my children can get their pension? What are the requirements?

  137. Hi, Ms Nora, ano po kaya latest news ng adjustment 1985-1989′ Hinihintay ko kasi dahil para mapadali ang pagbawi ng sss sa pension na naibigay sa akin , 29 months x p4211.58. Re employment ang dahilan ng cancellation of pension, April 2012. Marami pong salamat sa pagtugon.

  138. Hi, Ms Nora, what’s the latest news about 1985-1989 contribution? I’m waiting for it because I want SSS to be able to get back my invalidated pensions faster. year 2012 of April, SSS cancelled my pension, and it had to get back 29 months. Started Sept. 2014 up to now at p4211.58/mo. Thanks for the reply (re employment is the reason for cancellation)

  139. Hi Jeplie, your BDO cash card has a maximum balance limit. The generic cash card (no name on card) can contain only up to 10k pesos. The card with name can contain only up to 25k.

  140. Good day maam.ako po ay magsi60 na sa sept 2016.may nagsabi po sa akin na may patakaran daw ang sss na 6 months prior to filing of pension ay hindi na raw dapat magbayad ng monthly contribution dahil ito raw po ay mababalewala.ano po ba ang ibig sabihin nito.paano po kung nakapagbayad na po ako?salamat po

  141. Mrs nora, according to philhealth personnel at robinson novaliches, if you’re already a senior citizen, you’re automatically a member for life and no need to pay and your wife is also included. Is that right? more power and thanks a lot.

  142. Hi Wills, yes, you’re right about the increase. About the decrease, if you’re OFW, you should not go below the 5,000 salary credit. For voluntary and self-employed, the circular stated not going below the prevailing minimum but it did not specify the minimum amount or the basis of the “prevailing minimum.” I’ll try asking SSS at their Facebook page

  143. Mrs nora, in the sss circular on change of monthly contribution of voluntary contribution, sss circular 2015-007, am I right in my understanding that I can decrease to 110 monthly and then increase up to 1760 at any given time, before age 55? more power.tnx

  144. Hi mrs nora. how much is the minimum contribution for OFWs this 2016? Is it still 550? thanks po

  145. Hi melner, if your father worked from 1985 to 1989, your mother will receive additional pension. SSS is still computing, so wait for your notice. If you don’t get a notice by May, your mother can go to SSS and ask, or you can go with authorization letter and your mother’s ID and your ID.

  146. What’s new with SSS PENSION? My MAMA is a PENSIONER PO from my father’s death. I was told my mama can get something from SSS, is this true?

  147. Hi zy, you can apply for sickness benefit if your OB will give you sick leaves of at least 4 days (in your medical cerfificate). Ask others too.

  148. Hi nora, I just wanna ask if I can get benefits for tubal ligation coz I’m planning to undergo with this after 1 year of service from my company,tnx much

  149. good days mam…tanong lang po..papaano namin malaman na qualified ang mama q sa adjustment ninyo.Ang papa ko lang ang membro wala na cya patay na po…ang mama ko lang ang survivor pintioner. Naka follow up na po kami sa ofcna sa cebu sss main last week po. Then last year pa yon namen pinaprocess last of feb.11 20015 po… may naka post doon sa sss main ofc sa bank acct. lang daw namin malaman adjustment..papaano naminn makita ang contribution ng pa for the year 1985 to 1989.? baka hindi qualify ang sss member namin..asa-asa kami naghintay tapos wala pa la kami maasahan..palagi lang tinanong sa mga kapatid ko bat daw ang tagal..sana po maintindihan mo ako sa aking comment..sana po masagot mo ako..kung hihingi ka nga sss no. ng papa..pwde bigyan kita..hintayin q ang rply nu mam..thank you may god bless you evryday..

  150. good days mam…tanong lang po..papaano namin malaman na qualified ang mama q sa adjustment ninyo.Ang papa ko lang ang membro wala na cya ang mama ko lang ang survivor pintioner. Naka follow up na po sa ofcna sa cebu sss main. last year pa yon namen pinaprocess las feb.11 po may naka post doon sa sss main ofc sa bank acct. lang daw namin malaman adjustment..papaano naminn makita ang contribution ng pa for the year 1985 to 1989.? baka hindi qualify ang sss member namin..asa-asa kami naghintay tapos wala pa la kami maasahan..palagi lang tinanong sa mga kapatid ko bat daw ang tagal..sana po maintindihan mo ako sa aking comment..sana po masagot mo ako..kung hihingi ka nga sss no. ng papa..pwde bigyan kita..hintayin q ang rply nu mam..thank you may god bless you evryday..

  151. Hi Jobell, you have 10 years within which to file your claim, but of course, file as soon as you have completed your documents. Based on the SSS list, your father’s birth certificate is not required. It’s the children’s birth certificates that are required if they’re minor, or if they’re secondary beneficiaries.

  152. Hi Ms.Nora. I wanna asked about the death claim application. My father passed away last January 16, 2016 but until now I am not able to pass the needed requirements. Is their a deadline for filing? do I need to submit my papa’s birth cert? Hoping for your immediate response. Thanks and God bless.

  153. Hi zulfikar, yes, but you should have accumulated at least 36 contributions in all, and you should have paid at least 6 contributions within the past 12 months. Do you have a bank account in the Philippines? Because your loan will be given to you in the form of cheque; you can authorize your family to receive your cheque so they can deposit to your account. They cannot encash your cheque over the counter. Do you have an online SSS account? You can apply for a loan online. The system will tell you if you’re qualified for a loan or not. Here’s how to register to get an online SSS account God bless too

  154. Gud morning mrs Nora can I apply for a loan? even if my sss payments are not continuous? I’m here in saudi. Thank you, God bless

  155. Hi soy, wait for your DOC to be posted in your SSS records before you apply for your UMID. Did you apply as self-employed? If yes, was your RS-1 approved by SSS? Pay for Jan and Feb — it might help. I know someone who also waited for many months

  156. hi Mrs Nora. I’ve applied and paid contribution for 3 months. Can I apply for UMID ID? I paid october-dec 2015. 3x I passed 2weeks, 3x I made a followup for DOC

  157. Hi Diane, yes, they are one and the same. SSS uses the phrase Funeral Benefit. The other one is Death Benefit, which can be pension or lump sum.

  158. Hi Caselyn, since your father is a new pensioner, he can go to SSS and ask if his 1985-1989 contributions were considered in the computation of his pension. Maybe he can go there in February, as you wait this January for any notice coming from SSS.

  159. Hello po this is caselyn. ask about my father. had just started getting his pension. got also his lumpsum. this year he’ll start getting his pension. is there an adjustment for him for 1985-1989? he worked till 2015. Thank you.

  160. Hi Nora, i am a naturalized U.S. citizen now and continued paying my monthly voluntary SSS contribution since left the Phil. In 1986, my question is can i file my SSS pension when i reach 60 yrs. old in March, 2016 eventhough i continually working here in the U.S. when i reach that age (60 yrs. old).

    Thank you for kind reply to my question!

  161. Hi kath, at least 1 valid contribution. If she did not work in the Philippines, I hope she made her SSS payment abroad because that will prove she was an OFW. Try to look for her SSS receipts or OW1 form. If there’s one valid contribution, you can claim the 20k funeral benefit. And the single contribution amount will be returned to you. If your mother paid less than 120 contributions, you’ll get back all her contributions. If she paid more than 120, and if you’re younger than 21, you can get a pension. If 21 or older, you’ll get back all her contributions. If you can’t find papers, you can go to the nearest SSS with your ID, your birth certificate and your mother’s death certificate and ask about your mother’s SSS contributions and the benefits that you can claim. Take care

  162. Hi po how many monthly contributions should be paid before the beneficiary can claim SSS death benefits?

  163. Hi Cheska, the grandchild cannot be a primary beneficiary even if he’s a minor. The grandfather’s primary beneficiaries are his dependent wife and minor children. If there are no primary beneficiaries, the secondary beneficiaries are the grandfather’s parents, and if none, it’s the people written on his E1 or E4, and if none, the grandchildren are the claimants. He can try filing his E4 presenting the child’s birth certificate and his son’s birth certificate — I’m just not sure if SSS will allow it.

  164. Hi po good day! Can a grandchild be a beneficiary of his grandfather? The grandchild is 5 years old and and his lolo is 56 yrs. old but the child’s father is also a member of sss and is beneficiary of his father. But the child’s father lost his job last year and until now has not found work and i think he has not paid his Sss. That’s why the grandpa likes to include his grandchild as beneficiary. Is that valid? Thank you God bless

  165. Hi mary cris, no payment. It’s free. But you need to present your birth certificate from city hall’s local registrar or from NSO (original and xerox). The SSS officer will write your SSS no. on your E1 copy.

  166. Hi is there a payment for SSS E1. I’m a new applicant and I’d like to apply for SSS membership

  167. Hi nads, yes, you will qualify. It’s now October; pay asap July to Sep. Check your payment deadline based on the last digit of your SSS no. If you give birth in July, pay also Jan to Mar 2016.

  168. Hi ms Nora. Am I qualified for maternity benefit if I paid july 2015 to december 2015 and will continue payment next yr 2016. my due is on june or july po 2016.. hope for your response. thank you

  169. Isa pa pong concern,new member lng aq ng sss last june2014 at nagstop ung hulog q ng march 2015 so kung july 2014-june2015 ang 12 month q,may naihulog aqng 9 months so pasok po ba aq sa maternity benefit?tska employed po aq nung time na un june2014-march2015,nagresign po aq kasi i found out na pregnant aq,dat time is single pa aq,by may2015 kinasal po aq,at nagpachange status ng aug2015 bilang married.e d b po meaning nun separated member na po aq ngaun,pano po pagkinuha q ung certificate of employment q at certificate of separation sa dati qng work,ang record q s knila ay single pa dn..ok lng po b un?.at anu ano ang klngan q isubmit sa sss for mat2 after i gave birth sa oct. THank u,pls need ur response,im so totally confused.

  170. Thank you. u mean july 2014-june 2015? Can I avail of benefits even if I started june 2014? is it ok? I have filed my mat1 last aug. They gave me with stamp-received. Is that not their copy? Or I submit it together with mat2?

  171. Am I qualified for maternity benefit if I’m due oct.4,2015. last payment was march 2015, afterwhich I no longer paid as I resigned from work. Do I need to pay april to sept to qualify for the benefit? thank u

  172. Hello, I’m currently working overseas and I would like to know how to pay my salary loan balance from my previous employer. I know I still have a few more months left to fully pay my loan.

    Where can I check my remaining balance?
    How do I pay the balance?
    Can I pay in full?

  173. Hi Jenelyn, if your loan has become delinquent, you can not borrow. You need to pay your loan first. If not yet delinquent, and if you have paid at least 50% of your loan amount and one year or more has passed, you can renew your loan.

  174. Hello, Mrs. Nora—

    Thank you so much for your help. I will look into this right away.

    Best regards,
    Cristina

  175. Hi Cristina, yes, your mother can inherit the pension of your father because she’s the dependent legal spouse, meaning she’s the primary beneficiary. But in the SSS Citizen’s charter, I don’t see any instruction regarding the use of a Special Power of Attorney of a representative to file a death claim. But your mother can claim her pension through her representative. The SPA should be specific about the powers authorized, such as “to file and process the SSS pension and to sign for and in behalf of the member” and should be verified by the Philippine consul there.
    Before your mother files her death claim, she should first claim the funeral benefit (your father’s) — this claim can also be processed by your representative (but it’s posted in the instructions that processing will depend on the discretion of the SSS branch manager.) I’ll email you the Citizen’s charter.

  176. Hello, my parents worked in the Philippines for over ten years and moved to the U.S. over 30 years ago. My father had been receiving his monthly pension from the Philippines here in the U.S.since 2005. He passed away a few weeks ago.
    My mother was already eligible to receive her Philippines SS pension since 2013. However,she hasn’t been receiving it. She was told that she had to go back to the Philippines in order to start receiving her pension from the Philippines while living in the U.S.
    1) What happens to my father’s pension? Does it transfer to my mother? However, if my mother has no means to receive her own Philippine pension, what is the procedure for her to receive my father’s?
    2)What is the procedure so my mother can start receiving her Philippine pension while she is living in the U.S.?

  177. Hi Arlene, the SSS sickness benefit is different from your company sick leave benefit. It’s not like maternity benefit, which comes only from SSS, for most companies. You ask your accounting or HR why they deducted. Your sick leave benefit should be in addition to your SSS sickness benefit. The only issue here is that SSS policy is that you can only qualify for SSS sickness benefit after you have used up all your company’s sick leaves with pay.

  178. Hi Ms.Nora, I had gall bladder (cholesystectomy). we have 30 days leave po in our company. I used 10 days and was paid by our company through payroll. I filed for sss sickness and was approved for 30 days. was not advanced by the company. was waiting for the check to be deposited to our bank account. when the payment from sss was given to me, they deducted 10 days for the leave that I used. Is that correct?

  179. Hi aldrich, I’m puzzled that the SSS officer did not advise you about RS1 form. Your SSS no. in your E1 form will be your SSS no. for life, whether you get employed, or remain self-employed. Every SSS member is instructed to only have one SSS no. Fill up the RS1 form and use your SSS no. Submit also proof of your source of income (can be mayor’s business permit, or DTI or SEC registration plus sales receipt or any proof that your business is earning). Check also the table of SSS contributions so you can decide what income to write. Start paying as self-employed only after your RS1 form is approved, signed and stamped by the SSS officer. After about several contributions, you should get your Date of Coverage (this is important)

  180. I got sss number using e1 form. I wasnt able to get a job but instead; I was able to establish a small business. I tried to go to sss and ask them if I can pay contribution but according to them. I need to have at least 1 contribution from an employer. If this is the case. Can I fill up rs1 form as self employed with existing number from e1 or can I just get a new no. using the said form. Please advise me. thanks

  181. Hi shequinah, you don’t need to file an SSS form. It will be SSS that will change your status from Voluntary to Employed. This will happen after your first contributions as Employed are remitted by your employer and posted by SSS. Your July to Sep contributions will be posted most likely in October. After posting, enroll in the SSS online system, and check your records.

  182. good morning po ms nora, what should I do? I was a voluntary member, now I’m working. How can I change from voluntary to employed? what form should I fill up to become employed po. Thanks a lot po

  183. Hi jennifer, you can qualify for half of your maternity benefit if you registered correctly with SSS and you have a Date of Coverage. File your MAT1 before delivery.

  184. Hi can I use my sss if I started paying this january and will give birth this september?

  185. Hi Rhoxie, it means your requirements are complete and received by SSS. You’ll know it’s approved when you get the check. Or enroll online so you can check your approval after about 3 weeks or more.

  186. Hi! I filed mat 2 with the requirements, then I was given by sss an acknowledgement stub maternity reimbursement. does this mean my file was approved?

  187. Hi rhona, no, the requirement is 120 monthly contributions. If he paid only 3 months and he’s already 60, he will get back the total amount of his 3 contributions.

  188. Hi Daniel, if your new company is rushing you to submit your documents, then you can submit your E1. That’s your E1. You can not change what’s in your E1 document. The company just wants to make sure that your SSS no. is correct and valid. But if not rushing, it’s better that you file E4, together with your marriage certificate, and birth cert/s if you have a child or children (xerox and original), at the nearest SSS, and attach a copy of your SSS-stamped E4 to your E1.

  189. Gud am mrs.nora, if ever I get work now, my E1 shows I’m still single — my status when I got my SS #. But now I’m married, can I attach this E1 as a single status in my employment report to the company?

  190. Hi Daniel, apply as self-employed. You’re not allowed to start with SSS as Voluntary. Use RS-1 self-employed form. Attach your proof of source of income, like business permit, or receipts of sales commission, or buy-and-sell receipts, or tricycle membership certification. Have your RS-1 approved and signed by SSS. Then pay your monthly contributions from month to month. You will be given a Date of Coverage after several months of payments.

  191. Good afternoon po Ms.Nora. I was a member as voluntary but had No Date of Coverage (DOC). I have already refunded my contributions. Whats the 2nd way to continue my Voluntary Membership? and how can I have a date of coverage?

  192. Hi magie, were you employed previously? Did your previous employer reported you to SSS and pay your SSS? If yes, then you can continue paying as Voluntary without filling up any registration form. A voluntary member is a member who was previously employed, or previously OFW or previously self-employed. A new member cannot begin paying as Voluntary and continue paying as Voluntary. You should first be reported to SSS by your employer, or you apply first as self-employed, or as OFW, if you’re OFW. I’m saying this because you said SSS told you that you do not have a Date of Coverage (DOC), so you should fix this DOC problem first before continuing to pay.

  193. Hi Magie, it’s so sad that you paid for many years and you do not have a Date of Coverage. Did you file RS1 form and have it stamped and approved by SSS before you started paying? If you did not file RS1 form, sad to say, your payments will be considered invalid. What you can do is to write a letter to SSS and request SSS to refund all your payments because you did not know that you needed to file RS1 form first. You list all your payments and present the receipts that you have.
    To re-start correctly as SSS member, you need to file RS1 form and show SSS proof of your source of income before you start paying again. Ask others too, or ask SSS.

  194. I lost my receipts from 2007-2013 due to typhoon Santi. my documents were flooded. what should I do to get benefits from SSS.

  195. Good morning po, what should i do? I wish to file for maternity reimbursement because I had miscarriage. I paid as voluntary. Since I had my E1, I started paying at the bank and bayad center, then it was found in the System No Data coverage. what should I do to get benefits from SSS. thank you po, god bless.

  196. Hi janine, you can go with your mother to the nearest SSS with her IDs and verify her SSS no. and contributions. Get verification slip from the guard or frontdesk officer. After verification, get SSS claim forms, fill them up, get other required documents and file her claim. If she paid 120 or more contributions, she can apply for pension. If she paid less than 120, she can claim her lump sum.

  197. good day mis nora. my mama is 65 years old. she has sss but she had not paid contributions for a long time. and she has forgotten her sss number. what should she do to get her pension? pls help. thank you po

  198. Hi Lyn, yes, you continue paying as OFW. You can start at 550 pesos since the minimum salary credit set by SSS for OFWs is 5,000. Then you can increase by 1 or 2 levels from month to month. But if you want to pay a higher contribution immediately, you can, as obviously OFWs earn more than the maximum salary credit which is 16,000. If you decide to pay the maximum immediately, for record purposes, email ofw.relations@sss.gov.ph and attach a scan or photo of your first contribution payment receipt (first maximum payment) and a scan or photo of the Contributions Payment Form (Fill up the Declaration of Earnings portion)

  199. Can we continue SSS payment abroad as OFW? We use to pay in a lower income bracket, can we increase the monthly contribution too?

  200. Hi Lis U, yes, you can continue paying. Yes, your previous 3-year contributions will be counted towards the 120-month qualification. The earliest retirement age is 60. Yes, you can increase your contributions. For your June payment, increase by 2 levels; then for your July payment, increase by another 2 level. Do the same every month until you reach the maximum. The last 60 contributions before semester of retirement will be significant in pension computation.

  201. Hello Nora,
    I have worked and contributed to SSS from 1981 to 1984, I left the country so there has been no contribution. I am back and wish to continue payment as voluntary contribution. Is the 3 years counted toward the 120 months? Or do I start over? If I continue as voluntary contributor can I start off at a higher MSC ? What is the earliest possible age for retirement if I am already 53 years old? Thanks in advance for your thoughts.

  202. hi there! my sss loan check arrived when I already left for singapore. how can my family encash the check? is there any requirement?

  203. Hi crystal, were you employed when you paid SSS in 2009 or before 2009? I asked to make sure you were properly reported to SSS, and that you have a Date of Coverage. When are you giving birth? Read this about semester of contingency, and see if you still have time to pay. Or you can write again here, and tell me your due date. You can pay what you’ve paid before, or you can increase or decrease by 2 brackets.

  204. Good day can I use sss for my delivery? Since 2009 I have not paid. I also have a loan. Can I pay so I can avail? How much should I pay?

  205. Tnx ms. Nora.., may i also ask what am i going to do if i forgot my username and password on my online account on sss even the email that i used upon registering… Tnx again…

  206. Hi roseane, will you be giving birth in June 2015? If yes, you are eligible, since you’ve paid at least 3 contributions within 2014. You don’t need to pay for March 2015. File MAT2 as Employed because you’re currently employed (you’re on leave).

  207. Hi roseane, sorry, your husband needs to show your marriage certificate to his employer to apply for a paternity leave. About your eldest child, sad to say, you cannot claim for this child, as you were not yet an SSS member when you gave birth to your eldest.
    A member can claim for a birth years before, as long as she was an active SSS member prior to giving birth and had paid at least 3 contributions before her semester of giving birth.

  208. Can my husband file a paternity leave even if we’re not married? I’ve also read that I can file sss maternity benefit even if the child is already 5 years old? When I gave birth to my eldest, I was not yet an SSS member. My child was 2 years old when I started working. 5years old now. Can I claim benefits for him?

  209. My last contribution as individual before i work was on april 2013 then i gave birth on august 2013 then started working again on september 2013 i think my over all contribution will be 36months on june…

  210. I started working on my agency since september 2013 they are updated with my contributions… Do i need to pay my march contribution as an individual payer?

  211. Hi ate nora, i have already filed mat 1, but I’ve been on leave since february without pay. Can i still claim my sss benefit?

  212. Hi Tria, if you’re in Kuala Lumpur, you can go to the SSS Desk with your ID and fill up OW-1 form, at SSS Office, No. 1 Jalan Changkat Kia Peng 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. If you don’t yet have your SSS No., bring your birth certificate. If you’re very far from their office, download this SSS OW-1 Overseas Worker Date Record form, fill it up, scan it and then email to ofw.relations@sss.gov.ph, together with a scan of your birth certificate, or passport main page, or baptismal certificate. I will be back to give the link to the form

  213. I just wanna ask if how much i will contribute coz im ofw working here in malaysia and can i get your account number also

  214. Hi Gigi, sorry you cannot transfer your contributions to another member’s account, and you cannot withdraw it earlier. You can only file your claim to get back your contributions when you turn 60.

  215. Hi there. I have contributions in my account for 51 months from year 2002 – 2006 when I was still working in Manila. However, since I already moved to Australia and changed my citizenship, I didn’t want to continue my contributions anymore and SSS membership. Is there any possibility that I can get my contributions or at least transfer it to my father’s account?

  216. Hi jo, yes, you’re correct, the loan has gotten bigger because of the accumulated interests and penalties. You can go to any branch with your mother’s ID and authorization letter so you can verify her contributions and loan amount. Pay off her loan so it won’t wipe out her pension.

  217. Hi cel, ask the branch where you filed your claim. Adjustment processing takes 3 to 6 months or more.

  218. Hi Ms. Nora, my mama had a contributions in sss for 12 years. She also had a loan from it, but decided to stop working a long time ago. I can’t say how long it was since she resigned but I think that was year 1998??. And she didn’t paid the said loan. I was wondering if she hadn’t paid it, the loan interest had been grow higher. Am I right? Thanks

  219. Hi shan, are you in Kuwait? Yes, there’s an SSS desk there at Philippine Overseas Labor Office, Villa 152, Block 6, Nouman Bin Basher Street corner Damascus Road, Faiha
    Mobile Nos. (965) 6589-8699/6653-5323, Email: eribaljun@gmail.com / ssskuwait.philembassy@gmail.com, Representative: Juan D. Eribal Jr. Bring your Kuwait ID or passport or proof of employment. If you have your birth certificate there, bring it, in case your SSS ID is not yet permanent.

  220. I don’t have my e1 here. my brother went to sss but was told I should be the one to go there in person.

  221. How can I fill up and file my Rs1 if I’m not in pinas. Can I do it here at the embassy pilipinas? What are the requirements?

  222. Hi marian, was she employed before here in the Phils, and did she contribute to SSS as employed? Does she have a Date of Coverage? If yes, you can pay for her without filing any reactivation form with SSS. You can pay first at SSS using RS5 form, so you can have a transaction no. that you will use to enroll her at sss.gov.ph for her online SSS account. If she was never employed before in the Phils., she downloads this Overseas Worker Record form https://www.sss.gov.ph/sss/DownloadContent?fileName=SSSForms_OFW_Record.pdf even if she’s not OFW, and she can send it through postal mail (SSS address is in the form’s instructions). If she does not yet have an SSS no, she should attach a clear copy of her birth certificate/ If she’s in a city where there’s a Philippine SSS branch, she should file at that SSS branch.
    About condonation, sorry, I don’t know when they’ll offer it again, or if they have plans this year.

  223. hi! I’m asking in behalf of my aunt; she’s abroad. She wants to be a voluntary member, but it will be a long time before she takes a vacation here. can we just process her forms using authorization letter. she will fill out the forms then scan them back to us then we submit them to sss. is that allowed? thanks. and do you have any idea if they will offer condonation this year? thanks

  224. Hi Aubrey, sad to say, what you’ll pay these months won’t be considered for your March delivery. To qualify for the benefit, SSS will check if you have at least 3 contributions within Oct 2013 to Sep 2014, as your semester of contingency is Oct 2014 to Mar 2015. You can no longer pay for last year. Ask others too

  225. Hi ms gud am. I’m an inactive member of sss, I am giving birth this March and planning to voluntarily contribute so I am able to use my Maternity benefits. Is there a chance I can benefit with my contributions? and if ever yes, how many months should I pay ? Thank and more powers.

  226. Hi Mark, your father can no longer be a beneficiary because he went away when you were young and never returned. He was never a dependent of your mother. The requirement is DEPENDENT spouse. Your proof can be an Affidavit of Two Disinterested Persons, or if you’re not sure that they were married, and if you like to check, you can apply for your mother’s Certificate of No Marriage from NSO, in case they weren’t married.
    Yes, your minor brother can get the same pension amount. But of course, the best is to go to SSS and ask.

  227. hi ms. nora gud day. ask about my mommy’s SSS pension. my father is not with us and we don’t know where he is. 1. can we get my mommy’s pension from SSS without my father, as we don’t know where he is. Since i was 3 years old, he has not shown himself to us
    2. we can get the maximum pension benefits if ever my brother who’s 11 yrs old will file and i am the legal guardian. can we get the same benefits if ever, or is there a percentage as it’s a minor filing and not the spouse. thanks Ms. Nora =)

  228. Hi ms.nora! SSS did not accept my application because I’m just a housewife. Do we need to submit requirements to prove that we have a business?

  229. Hi. I have paid my loan this month. Can I loan as a voluntary member? I have 80 contributions. Thanks

  230. Hi Eva, your loan is equal to the average of your 12 latest posted salary credits. In the future when you accumulate 72 contributions, you can borrow double your average salary credit.

  231. Hi ann, the number of leave days that will be paid by SSS depends on the surgeon’s recommendation and SSS approval. About Philhealth, you should have filed before discharge and your benefit should have been deducted from your bill. About coverage for the brace removal, I’m not sure if it will be covered because it’s the same case within 90 days, but the specific procedure is different. Ask the hospital.

  232. hello, my husband’s hand was operated on. It has metal as there was fracture. He was confined 4 days at the hospital. We did not yet file for sss sickness. After 6 weeks, the same procedure of operation for removal of metal brace. Can we get also double from sss and phil health? thanks

  233. Hi Chayette, yes, you can pay off your delinquent loan balance so your maternity benefit will be in full, without deduction.

  234. Hi. can i make 5 monthly payments for my loan so i can avail in full my maternity benefits? thanks a lot nora. god bless

  235. Hi Chayette, you can file your maternity claim, if you’re eligible, even if you have a delinquent loan. But SSS will use your benefit to pay off your delinquent loan, and give you the difference, if there is. This rule is written in the salary loan form.

  236. Hi Nora. It’s been 3 years that my SSS loan has not been paid because my employer did not pay it. Now I’m a voluntary member and I paid for 2nd quarter. Will my previous loan affect my maternity benefit?

  237. Hi ULYSSES, sorry you can no longer pay for Jan to Jun. You can still pay for Jul to Sep. Asap. If the last digit of your SSS ID is 1 or 2, you should pay before Oct 10. Pay at an SSS branch. SSS payment deadlines

  238. HELLO MIS NORA Can I still pay for JANUARY 2014 until OCT 2014? Wasn’t able to pay since Jan 2014. THaNK YOU

  239. Hi po mam Nora, ask ko po kc may previous loans po ako way way back 2003, since then di na po ako na employed, so dipo ako nkapag bayad ng loans, how can i pay sss now that willing to pay napo? can i pay monthly basis ba? it was 15k po nuon…inactive napo ako ngayon sa sss. housewife nalang po kse ako ngayon.

  240. sir mam ask ko lng po kung pano po ba mkakuha ng program ng salary payment loan meron pa kasi ung previous payment namin na hidi pa nai post?

  241. Hi ella, you can go to SSS with your ID and verify your contributions. Or you can register at sss.gov.ph so you can check your contributions. Ask your employer’s SSS no. so you can register online. About SSS ID, go very early in the morning to an SSS branch with an ID machine and apply for your ID.

  242. I’d like to know if my former employer remitted the SSS contributions they deducted from our payroll. We’ve never been issued an ID. How can I know if my contributions were remitted to SSS? thanks god bless.

  243. hi ms. nora gud day. ask ko lng po ung SSS pension na mommy ko. wala na po ung father ko and ndi namin alam kung nasan na xa. may questions po sana ako i hope masagot nyo po

    1. makukuha po b namin ung pension ni mommy sa SSS without my father hindi na po kasi namin alam kung nasan na xa kasi since i was 3 yrs old ndi na xa nagpakita sa amin.

    2. we can get the maximum pension benefits if ever ung brother kong 11 yrs old ang magfile and iam the legal guardian na nya ngyn. makukuha po b namin ung same benefits if ever, or may percentage lng kasi minor ang magfifile at ndi ang spouse.

    thanks Ms. Nora =)

  244. Hi jo, eligibility is the same as those for salary loan, which is: at least 36 contributions, with 6 contributions paid in the past 12 months. If you have an existing salary loan, your balance will be deducted from your new loan. Your location should have been declared as a calamity area after Glenda. You might be asked to submit a barangay certification that you live in a calamity area.

  245. hi miss Nora!, may I ask what are the requirements for sss calamity loan. I am planning to apply this September. I am from bacoor, cavite. Another thing is, do I really need to show a picture of our house to prove that we are affected by a typhoon? I have heard such rumors from my co-worker. Tnx:)

  246. how did you get the range of compensation of an employee or which are included in getting the range ( Daily wage + cola+ 5 days incentive, not included the 13th month pay)?is the 13th month pay included in the bracketing of sss compensation? if not what particular circular /memorandum does it support to this question?

    Thanks

  247. Mam Nora meron po akong SSS E-1 back year 2009 then up to now never ko po nahulugan or d ko alam sa agency ko before kung nahulugan pero sa tingin ko wala talaga, now ang tanong ko po is kung active pa po ba SSS # ko?balak ko kasi ako nalang mag babayad tulad ng philhealth ko ako nag babayad para sure talaga na babayaran.saka magkano po ngayon yung contribution sa SSS,saka PAG-IBIG? Maraming Salamat po!

  248. Gud eve po gusto ko lng po malaman pag nanganak po ung misis ko at mag file ako ng paternity leave anu po ba benefits makukuha ko sa sss tnx

  249. Hi jinny, you can no longer pay for past years. What’s your SSS payment deadline? If you deliver in Oct or Nov or Dec 2014, and your deadline for 2nd quarter is not yet past, you can pay at SSS for Apr to June so you can avail. If you deliver in the first quarter of 2014, you can pay Jul Aug Sep 2014 so you can avail, including Apr to June (if your deadline is not yet past).

  250. Can i avail the maternity benefit? I became a member of sss in 2007. I paid diligently from 2007-2010. Last 2010 i stop working and enrolled in masteral studies. 2011 i was employed again in a local government unit on a contractual basis. We have no deductions for Sss and i was not able to pay on voluntary contribution. Am I eligible for sss maternity benefit? Or what if i will pay retroactively for 3 months that will cover the 12 month contingency term, in such case can i avail of the benefit?

  251. Hi Virgilio, I think I answered your question in another post. You might be required to apply for a replacement ID because SSS ID is one of the requirements for claiming your pension. Bring 300 pesos for the replacement ID, Affidavit of Loss of ID and your other IDs.

  252. gud am po sir/maam ….paano icheck kung magkano na naihulog ko sa philhealth kahit hhindi ako pumunta ng sss offices..thanks

  253. mag susubmit na ko ng pension claim. Gusto ko malaman kung pwede na ang senior I.D. at Postal I.D. na I present ko. Nawala kase ang SSS I.D. ko.

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