WHO ARE COVERED UNDER SSS Coverage of Employers a.

An employer, or any person who uses the services of another person in business, trade, industry or any undertaking. A social, civic, professional, charitable and other non-profit organization which hire the services of employees are considered “employers.” b. A foreign government, international organization or its wholly-owned instrumentality such as embassy in the Philippines, may enter into an administrative agreement with the SSS for the coverage of its Filipino employees.

Coverage of Employees a. A private employee, whether permanent, temporary or provisional, who is not over 60 years old. b. A household-helper earning at least P1,000 a month is compulsory covered starting Sept. 1, 1993. A household-helper is any person who renders domestic services exclusively to a household such as driver, gardener, cook, governess, and other similar occupations. c. A Filipino seafarer upon the signing of the standard contract of employment between the seafarer and the manning agency which, together with the foreign ship owner, act as employers. An employee of a foreign government, international organization or their wholly-owned instrumentality based in the Philippines, which entered into an administrative agreement with the SSS for the coverage of its Filipino workers. The parent, spouse or child below 21 years old of the owner of a single proprietorship business.

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Coverage of Self-Employed Members A self-employed person, regardless of trade, business or occupation, with an income of at least P1,000 a month and not over 60 years old, should register with the SSS. Included, but not limited to are the following self-employed persons. a.self-employed professionals; b business partners, single proprietors and board directors;

. c.actors, actresses, directors, scriptwriters and news reporters who are not under an employer-employee relationship; d professional athletes, coaches, trainers and jockeys; . e.farmers and fisherfolks; and f. workers in the informal sector such as cigarette vendors, watch-your-car boys, hospitality girls, among others. Voluntary Coverage 1. Coverage of Separated Members A member who is separated from employment or ceased to be self-employed/OFW/nonworking spouse and would like to continue contributing. 2. Coverage of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) A Filipino recruited in the Philippines by a foreign-based employer for employment abroad or one who legitimately entered a foreign country (i.e. tourist, student) and is eventually employed. 3. Coverage of Non-working Spouses of SSS members A person legally married to a currently employed and actively paying SSS member who devotes full time in the management of household and family affairs may be covered on a voluntary basis provided there is the approval of the working spouse. The person should never have been a member of the SSS. The contributions will be based on 50 percent of the working spouse’s last posted monthly salary credit but in no case shall it be lower than P1,000. When does the coverage of members take effect? Effectivity of Voluntary Coverage 1. For an overseas Filipino worker – upon first payment of contribution, in case of initial coverage. 2. For a non-working spouse – upon first payment of contribution. 3. For a separated member – on the month he/she resumed payment of contribution. How can one register with the SSS? A person registering with the SSS for the first time as a prospective employee should accomplish SSS Form E-1 (Personal Record) and submit it together with the original/certified true copy and photocopy of any of the following: baptismal, birth certificate, driver’s license, passport, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Card or Seaman’s Book. In the absence of these documents, any two of the following, one of which recent photo and date of birth, are acceptable.

However, surviving spouses and guardians aged 60 and above securing an SS number for the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners (ACOP) program, may be allowed to submit secondary documents with recent photo and age. Alien Certificate of Registration ATM card with the cardholder’s name ATM card and certification from the issuing bank that the account number belongs to the cardholder, if the card does not bear the cardholder’s name. • Bank Account Passbook • Birth/Baptismal Certificate of children • Certificate form: -Office of the Southern/Northern Cultural Communities -Office of Muslim Affairs • Certificate of Naturalization issued by the Bureau of Immigration • Company ID • Company Representative Authorization Card issued by SSS • Credit Card • Fishermen’s Card issued by Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources (BFAR) • GSIS Card • GSIS Certificate of Membership • Health or Medical Card • ID Card issued by Local Government Units (e.g. Barangay/ Municipality/City) • ID Card issued by professional associations recognized by PRC • Life Insurance Policy • Marriage Contract • NBI Clearance • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Card • Pag-Ibig Member’s Data Form • Permit to Carry Firearms issued by the Firearms & Explosives Unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP) • PHIC Member’s Data Record • Police Clearance • Postal ID Card • School ID • Senior Citizen Card • Tax Identification Card/Affidavit • Transcript of School Records • Voter’s Identification Card/Affidavit
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A married person should also submit a marriage contract upon registration. If with reported children, the birth or baptismal certificate/s of child/ren, if legitimate; should be submitted; if reporting legitimated child/ren birth certificate with annotation

The original copy of the Articles of Incorporation must be presented to the SSS for authentication purposes. School Record Insurance Policy Statement before a court The original or certified true copies of the documents should be presented to the SSS for authentication purposes. Partnerships Any of the partners of a partnership firm should accomplish SSS Forms R-1 (Employer Registration) and (R-1A (Employment Report) and submit these forms together with a photocopy of the Articles of Partnership. For Self-Employed Members . c. b. If reporting illegitimate children. For Employers Single Proprietorships An owner of a single proprietorship business should accomplish and submit SSS Form R1 (Employer Registration) and R-1A (Employment Report). In the absence. birth or baptismal certificate(s) of children. Household-Helper Employers A household employer who has an existing SS number should use this SS number as the employer number and shall be used in all transactions with regard to the household helper.“legitimated. the household employer should get an SS number by accomplishing SSS Form E-1 (Personal Record). The original copy of the Articles of partnership must be presented to the SSS for Authentication purposes. If no existing SS number. any of the following stating the relationship to the reported dependent/beneficiary: a.” decree of adoption. if legally adopted-children. Corporations A corporation must accomplish SSS Forms R-1(Employer Registration) and R-1A (Employment Report) signed by its President or any of the corporate officers and submit these forms together with a photocopy of the Articles of Incorporation.

should also register as an employer and secure an employer ID number which the company must use in all transactions with the SSS. A self-employed member who has employees.A self-employed person should accomplish SSS Form RS-1 (Self-Employed Data Record) and submit it together with a photocopy of any of the following baptismal. How can members change the data in their membership records? Changes in a member’s record should be reported immediately to the nearest SSS office by accomplishing SSS Form E-4 (Member’s Data Amendment) and submit a photocopy of the following: 1. birth or baptismal certificate of children for new/ additional/change of dependents/beneficiaries. with a copy of their marriage certificate. driver’s license. Posting of said payment will change the membership status from covered employee. In the absence of these documents. 3. passport. birth certificate. any two of the secondary documents mentioned earlier. I n the absence of these documents. For Voluntary Members Separated Members A member who is separated from employment or ceases to be self-employed/OFW/nonworking spouse may continue paying contributions through SSS Form RS-5 using the previously assigned SS number. Seaman’s Book. or Seaman’s Book. any two of the secondary documents mentioned earlier. valid passport. marriage certificate for change of civil status. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Card. baptismal certificate. Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Card. driver’s license. birth or baptismal certificate or passport for correction of name and date of birth. Non-Working Spouses A non-working spouse should accomplish SSS Form NW-1 (Non-Working Spouse Record) and submit it. . self-employed. duly signed by the working spouse. Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) An OFW should accomplish SSS Form OW-1 (Overseas Worker Record) and submit it together with a photocopy of any of the following: birth certificate. 2. OFW or non-working spouse to a voluntary paying member.

3. If single. marriage certificate for change of civil status. one of which with recent photo and date of birth. Etc. are acceptable: Record of Employment GSIS member’s Record Certificate from the National Archives Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR) Birth Certificate of Children Certificate of Naturalization issued by the Bureau of Immigration Marriage Contract Driver’s License issued by LTO School records Voter’s ID Card or Affidavit duly authenticated by COMELEC TIN card Life Insurance Policy NBI Clearance Pag-ibig Member’s Data Form PHIC Member’s Record Permit to carry firearms issued by the Fire & Explosives Unit. submit a Certificate of Loss or Nonavailability of the documents from the Local Civil Registrar of the place where the member was baptized and any two (2) of the following secondary documents. . who shall be the primary beneficiaries. the benefits will go to the dependent parents who are considered the secondary beneficiaries. In the absence of both primary and secondary beneficiaries. Camp Crame • Certification from the Office of the Cultural Minorities (Aetas.In the absence of the above-mentioned documents.) • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • For Muslim members. Who are considered the legal dependents of a member? The legal beneficiaries of a member are the legally married dependent spouse until he or she remarries. the dependent legitimated or legally adopted and illegitimate children. Manobos. any other person designated by the member as the secondary beneficiary. Mangyans. 2. a certificate form the Sharia Court should always be attached to the supporting documents for the following member’s data change requests: 1. certificate of divorce for divorce certificate of conversion for conversion The original or certified true copies of the documents should be represented to the SSS for authentication purposes. Negritoes.

The SS number assigned to a member is the lifetime number and must always be used in all transactions with the SSS. If a member has more than one SS number. are submitted to the SSS by their employers. From then on. secure their SS numbers. .When a member loses the SS ID card or cannot remember the SS number. be conscious of changes and improvements in SSS policies and benefit structure. Thus. it is advisable to inquire from the nearest SSS office. 4. 5. 6. The member should not secure another number at any other time. the retained SS number should always be used in all transactions with the SSS. this will cause delay in processing of the claim for benefits or loans in the future. If a member has more than one SS number. What are the duties and responsibilities of SSS employee-members? An SSS member should: 1. 3. require the presentation of the SS number of a prospective employee. ensure that SSS Form R3’s (Contributions Collection Lists) where their name are included. it is important to write or visit the nearest SSS branch to request for the cancellation of the other number/s and consolidation of all of the contributions under the retained SS number. pay their monthly loan amortization. update or correct their personal records with the SSS by submitting a duly filled-up SSS Form E-4 (Member’s Data Amendment) and supporting document/s to avoid delays in the processing of benefit claims. if any. it is important that a member should have only one SS number. should the member secure another SS number? No. ensure that they are reported for coverage under the SSS by their employers. If the member wishes to secure another SS ID card and cannot remember the SS number. What are the duties and responsibilities of an SSS employer-member? An employer is obliged to: 1. 2. pay their monthly share of contributions and ensure that these contributions are remitted to the SSS by their employers. thru salary deduction and to ensure that these payments are remitted to the SSS by their employers. and 7.

the employer may opt to participate in the R3 Tape/Diskette Project which allows the submission of the monthly summary of employees’ contribution thru a computer tape or diskette. Philippine National Bank. Or. A household employer should submit an accomplished SSS Form R-3 (Contributions Collection List) and indicate in the appropriate box as a household employer. educational. Asia Trust Bank. Submit this together with the SSS Form R5’s at the nearest SSS office. 3. Equitable-PCI Bank. 4. 7. a computer service using the electronic data interchange technology. report all employees for SS coverage within thirty (30) days from the date of employment by submitting an accomplished SSS Form R-1A (Employment Report ) at the nearest SSS office. stocks investment or privatization loan amortization of their employees and submit an accomplished SSS Form ML-1 (Monthly Salary/Calamity/Emergency/Stock Investment Loan Payment Return) to any of the SSS accredited banks within the first ten (10) calendar days following the month when said amortizations are due and applicable. designed to hasten the posting of employees contributions for faster processing and availment of benefits and loan privileges. An employer may also participate in the SSSNet. This arrangement is open at the United Coconut Planters Bank. Philippine Savings Bank.2. 6. This system is a better alternative to manual reporting as its minimizes encoding errors and processing time.. deduct from the employees the monthly SS contributions based on the schedule of contributions. Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. remit to the SSS all salary. issue official receipts and maintain official records of employment and deductions for all contributions subtracted from their employees every month or indicate such deductions from the employees’ pay envelopes. Development Bank of the Philippines. 5. Household employers may enroll in the Auto-Debit Arrangement System which allows the one-time enrollment of the employer’s bank account for the automatic payment of monthly SSS contributions and loan repayments. and more bank soon. Submit a summary of all employees’ contributions thru SSS Form R-3’s (Contribution Collection List) together with a copy of the Special Bank Receipt (SBR) and SSS Form R-5 ( Payment Return Form) within 10 days after the applicable quarter. submit a summary of all employees’ loan amortization thru an accomplished SSS Form ML-2 (Collection List) with copies of the SBRs . Bank of the Philippine Islands. pay their share of contributions including Employees’ Compensation (EC) and remit these contributions to the SSS or accredited banks within the first the (10) calendar days following the month when said contributions are due and applicable.

and. Beginning 01 January 2004. The change may be by one or two salary brackets without requiring the submission of documents to prove their earnings.00. 000. submit annually an updated SSS Form L-501 (Specimen Signature Card). ensure that all forms submitted are properly and accurately accomplished. This system provides employers with convenience and hastens the posting of member’s loan repayments. 12. 9. inform SSS of any change in company address. file for reimbursement for all legally advanced sickness and maternity benefits. advance SS maternity benefits due to qualified female employees. keep their employees updated on the changes in SSS policies and increases in their benefits. What are the duties and responsibilities of a voluntary/self-employed member? Self-employed/voluntary members should: 1. 15. 14. certify SSS-related documents for the employees when required for purposes of their claims. including OFWs may change their MSC monthly. 10. 8. In case the change will result to an MSC of lower than P5.and SSS Form ML-1 on or before the tenth day following the applicable month to the nearest branch. business name or temporary/permanent cessation of business operations through the submission of a duly notarized SSS Form R-8 ( Employer Data Change Request). pay their monthly contributions using SSS Form RS-5 (Contributions Payment Return Form) monthly in accordance with the prescribed schedule. An employer may also participate in the Salary Loan Repayment Tape/Diskette project which allows the submission of the monthly summary of employees’ loan repayment thru a computer tape or diskette. self-employed and voluntary members. or where . 13. 11. advance SS and EC sickness benefits due their employees once these are approved by the SSS.

00 to P5. or beginning 01 January 2004 1.. This arrangement is open at the United Coconut Planters Bank. . For self-employed persons . Effectivity of Compulsory Coverage 1.on the first day of his/her employment 2. • Self-employed and voluntary members may enroll in the AutoDebit Arrangement System which allows the one-time enrollment of the employer’s bank account for the automatic payment of monthly SSS contributions and loan repayments. Bank of the Philippine Islands. Development Bank of the Philippines. 3. the minimum MSC was increased from P3. For Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).upon payment of the first valid contribution.00. 000. if the age of the member is 55 years or older and the present MSC is more than P10.the change will result to more than the present MSC. For an employer .00. 000. the allowed increase is only one salary bracket regardless of whether the supporting documents are submitted or not. Philippine National Bank. Equitable/PCI Bank. and more banks soon. Asia Trust Bank. Philippine Savings Bank. For an employee . in case of initial coverage. update or correct their personal records with the SSS by submitting a duly filled-up SSS Form E-4 (Member’s Data Amendment) with supporting documents.on the first day he/she hires employee/s The employer is given only 30 days from the date of employment of employee to report the person for coverage to the SSS thru the SSS Form R-1A (Employment Report). a Declaration of Earnings must be submitted to support the new earnings. 000. Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. be conscious of changes and improvements in SSS policies and benefit structure. However.

How to register When a person has secured an SS number does it mean that one is already an SSS member and therefore has the right to social security benefits? No. In the case of the covered non-working spouse. To the Self-employed and Voluntary Member A self-employed and voluntary member who fails to remit contributions after membership is approved. be held liable for a criminal offense punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. Securing an SS number does not mean automatic membership. either as an employeemember during employment. When a person registers for SSS membership in any capacity. . For self-employed. if the person gets employed later. may pay the monthly contribution prospectively but is not allowed to pay contributions retroactively from the month no contribution payments were remitted. 2. in the event the self-employed person does not realize earnings in a given month. the membership shall be reclassified accordingly as employed or self-employed or OFW. However. pay all unpaid contributions plus a penalty of three percent per month. they should have paid at least one month contribution. What is the effect of non-reporting and non-remittance of contributions? To the Employee The employee is still entitled to SS benefits even if the employer fails or refuses to remit the SSS contributions. become disabled . During such time that the member fails to remit contributions. The employer is liable to the employees and must: 1. OFW or non-working spouse. Securing an SS number does not automatically mean a person is already covered as a member. One is considered a member when the employer has reported one for SSS coverage by the employer and has paid at least one month contribution as an employee. and 3. the benefits and loan privileges provided by SSS can still be availed of for as long as the member meets the qualifying conditions for entitlement thereto. get sick or reach retirement age. To the Employer An employer who does not report temporary or provisional employees is violating the SS law. or as a self-employed or voluntary member the person becomes a member for life. To the Self-employed Person A self-employed person who fails to register with the SSS will also be fined and/or imprisoned. Can a member withdraw his membership with the SSS? No. pay the benefits of those who die. or becomes self-employed or an OFW. payment of SSS contributions for that month is no longer required.

249. June.500 . A semester refers to two consecutive quarters ending in the quarter of sickness.750 .000 3. Exclude the semester of sickness.749.99 2.99 Monthly Salary Credit 1. Monthly salary credit means the compensation base for contributions and benefits related to the total earnings for the month.750 .99 3.249.250 .4. A quarter refers to three consecutive months ending March. Please refer to the following table: Range of Compensation 1.000 1.000 4.749. September or December.249.99 3.000 effective Jan 1.99 1.4.500 4. Identify the six highest monthly salary credits within the 12-month period.749.2.250 .1.000 2.99 1. 2002). How is the sickness benefit computed? 1.What is the sickness benefit? The sickness benefit is a daily cash allowance paid for the number of days a member is unable to work due to sickness or injury.749.500 3.249.250 .99 2.500 2. Count 12 months backwards starting from the month immediately before the semester of sickness.2.250 . 2. 3.750 .1.3. (The maximum covered earnings or compensation is P15.3.000 . How does an SSS member qualify for the sickness benefit? How much sickness benefit is a member entitled to receive? The amount of a member’s sickness benefit per day is equivalent to ninety percent (90%) of the member’s average daily salary credit.99 4.

99 13.000 8.250 .250 .99 9.500 12.13.750 .99 12.000 7.249.11.750 .99 10.500 9.750 .14.750 .10.749.749.6.5. 5.6.000 12.8. Divide the total monthly salary credits by 180 days to get the average daily salary credit.000 9. The 12-month period would be from July 2003 to June 2004 within which the six highest monthly salary credits will be .750 .249.749.749.249.500 13.000 5.749.249. 7.500 15.99 12.249. Multiply the average daily salary credit by 90 percent to get the daily sickness allowance.000 14.749.10.249.750 .9.250 .9.000 10.249.13.99 9.99 6.12.250 . For example.750 . Multiply the daily sickness allowance by approved number of days to arrive at the amount of benefit due. let us say that an SSS member gets sick or injured in October 2004 for 20 days: a.8.750 .99 10.500 10.99 7.99 14.99 7.250 .749.249.249.250 . Add the six highest monthly salary credits to get the total monthly salary credit.500 14.250 .750 .500 6.7.12. b.99 6.750 .99 5.500 7.749. 6.99 5.99 14.4.749.500 8.250 .750 .000 13.7.000 11.99 11.99 11.500 11. The semester of sickness would be from July 2004 to December 2004.249.749.99 8.000 4.99 13.250 .O V E R 5.5.14.000 6.250 .99 8.11.

unless such confinement is in the hospital. in the case of an unemployed. c. 000 x 6). If the sickness or injury still persists after 240 days. Notification to the employer is not necessary if the member’s confinement is in a hospital or if the member got sick or was injured while working or was within the company premises. self-employed or voluntary paying members should notify the SSS directly within five (5) calendar days after the start of confinement. self-employed and voluntary members? Unemployed. If the employee notifies the employer.000 (P450 x 20 days). The total monthly credit would be P90. The total monthly salary would be divided by 180 to get the average daily salary credit or P500 (P90. 000 each. his claim will be considered a disability claim. d. Let us assume that the six highest monthly salary credits are P15.chosen.in which case. The sickness benefit shall not be paid for more than 240 days on account of the same illness. e. or the SSS. Who should an employee notify regarding his sickness or injury? A member should notify the employer within five (5) calendar days after the start of sickness or injury. 000/180). In this case. Any unused portion of the allowable 120 days sickness benefit cannot be carried forward and added to the total number of allowed compensable days for the following year. self-employed or voluntary paying . How many days in a year can a member avail himself of the sickness benefit? A member can be granted sickness benefit for a maximum of 120 days in one calendar year. must notify the SSS of the confinement within (5) calendar days after receipt of the notification from the employee member. the employer must notify the SSS within five (5) calendar days from the start of the employee’s sickness or injury while working or was within the company premises. The employer. The sickness benefit due is P9. in turn. What is the procedure for notification for unemployed. 000 (P15. notification is not necessary. What are the effects of failure or delay in notification? 1.

2. 3. 23 to Oct. Failure to file the claim within the prescribed period will result to denial of the claim. selfemployed or voluntary members.member. 2003 falls outside the prescribed oneyear period for reimbursement claim. What is the prescribed period of filing for a member who is confined in a hospital? For hospital confinement. What forms are needed in filing for sickness benefit? .2003 only as Sept. If the employer notifies the SSS beyond the five (5) calendar days after the receipt of the notification from the employee. SSS receives the employer’s reimbursement claim on Oct. The employer will be reimbursed for the period Oct. self-employed or voluntary member? The sickness benefit will be paid directly by the SSS to the unemployed. except for confinements in hospital (i. The SSS will then reimburse the employer of the amount legally advanced upon receipt of satisfactory proof of such payment and legality thereof.e. 4 to 14. How would an employed member be paid his sickness benefit? The payment of the daily sickness allowance is advanced by the employer every regular payday. the claim for benefit must be filed within one (1) year from the last day of confinement from the hospital. How about the unemployed. 2003. the employer shall have no right to recover the daily sickness allowance advanced to the employee. For home confinement. 14. 3. beyond the prescribed five-day period. 3. The SSS will reimburse the employer only for confinements within the one year period immediately preceding and the date the claim for benefit or reimbursement is received by the SSS. If the employee has given the required notification to the employer. the claim for reimbursement by the employer must be filed within one (1) year from the start of illness. the confinement shall be deemed to have started not earlier than the fifth day immediately preceding the date of notification. the employer shall be reimbursed only for each day of confinement starting from the 10th calendar day immediately preceding the date of notification to the SSS. but the employer fails to notify the SSS of the confinement within the prescribed period resulting in the reduction of the benefit or denial of the claim. 2004 for the sickness period September 23 to Oct.

if the date of separation form employment is within the confinement period being applied for. one of which with the recent photo. processing will be done at the branch where the record is based. SSS Form CLD-9N (Sickness Notification). This requirement is in addition to the presentation by the company representative’s own SSS digitized ID and blue card. For the employer b. Where does the member file his claim for sickness benefit? For the employed/separated member . However. SSS Form CLD-9A (Sickness Benefit Claim for Unemployed/Selfemployed/Voluntary Members) b. Retirement What is the retirement benefit? It is a cash benefit either in monthly pension or lump sum paid to a member who can no longer work due to old age. For the employed member a. For the unemployed/self-employed/voluntary member a. Other documents: a. Who may qualify for a retirement benefit? . However. SSS Form MMD-102 (Medical Certificate) 3.1. SSS Form B-304 (Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Application). • Certification that no advance payment was granted.claims may be filed at the SSS office nearest the members residence. • For unemployed members Certification from last employer showing the effective date of separation from employment or notice of the company’s closure/strike or certification from the Department of Labor and Employment that the employee or employer has a pending labor case.claims may be filed at the nearest SSS office. To ensure receipt of benefits by members. For the voluntary/self-employed member . 2. • Presentation of the SS Digitized ID/SSS Form E-6 (acknowledgment stub) with 2 valid Ids. authorized company representatives who file sickness benefit claims shall present the members’ SS digitized ID or E-6 (acknowledgement stub) with two valid Ids (at least one with photo). processing will be done at the branch where the employer and employee records are based.

and the lump sum amount. or . separated from employment or in the case of self-employed. For Underground Mineworkers: 1. The amount of monthly pension will be the highest of: 1. Has reached the age of 60 years old whether employed or not. What are the types of retirement benefits? They are: 1. has ceased selfemployment. the monthly pension. including the credited years of service (CYS) and the number of dependent minor children but not to exceed five. 2. A member who is 60 years old. 2. A member who is 65 years old whether employed or not and has paid at least 120 monthly contributions prior to the semester of retirement. The lump sum amount is granted to a retiree who has not paid the required 120 monthly contributions. 2. and has paid at least 120 monthly contributions prior to the semester of retirement. How much monthly pension will a retiree receive? The monthly pension depends on the members paid contributions. the sum of P300 plus 20 percent of the average monthly salary credit plus 2 per cent of the average monthly salary credit for each accredited year of service (CYS) in excess of ten years.1. The monthly pension is a lifetime cash benefit paid to a retiree who has paid at least 120 monthly contributions to the SSS prior to the semester of retirement. It is equal to the total contributions paid by the member and by the employer including interest. and has paid at least 120 monthly contributions prior to the semester of retirement. Has reached the age of 55 years old and is an underground mineworker for at least 5 years (either continuous or accumulated) prior to the semester of retirement but whose actual date of retirement is not earlier than March 13. separated form employment or ceased to be self-employed. 1998.

or 2. P1. the monthly pension computed at the time when the member actually retires. if the CYS is 20 or more. or 3. A pensioner who retires more than once shall be entitled to the higher of: 1. the monthly pension computed for the first retirement claim. 40 per cent of the average monthly salary credit. The dependents’ pension and 13th month pensions are excluded from the 18 months lump sum pension. He is allowed to choose the bank nearest his residence thru which he wishes to receive his pension benefits under the “Mag-impok sa Bangko” program. the re-computed monthly pension for the new claim. A retiree has the option to receive the first 18 monthly pension in lump sum discounted at a preferential rate of interest to be determined by the SSS. the monthly pension computed at the earliest time the member could have retired had been separated from selfemployment or ceased to be self-employed plus all adjustments thereto. The option should be exercised upon filing of the first retirement claim. How is the monthly pension paid? The monthly pension is paid thru the member’s designated bank.000.200. What happens when the retirement pensioner resumes employment? The monthly pension shall be suspended upon the re-employment or resumption of self-employed of a retired member who is less than 65 years old. How much is the monthly pension of a member who retires after age 60 and who has contributed the required 120 monthly contributions? The monthly pension shall be the higher of the following: 1. . Only advance payments shall be discounted on the date of the payment. The member will receive the monthly pension on the 19th month and every month thereafter. provided that the credited years of service (CYS) is at least 10 or more but less than 20 or P2. The member shall again be subjected to compulsory coverage. The monthly pension is paid for not less than 60 months.2. At 65 year old whether employed or not. he can already claim for retirement benefit. or 2.

A copy of DDR print-out indicating the type of claim is retirement in nature and the effectivity date of pensioner in its absence a copy of retiree-pensioner certification issued by SSS shall be required. The original copy of the passbook must be presented for authentication purposes. Only five minor children. No substitution is allowed. Are the children of a retiree member entitled to the dependent's pension? The legitimate. On the other hand. retirees effective March 4. or legally adopted and illegitimate children.1995 up to the present will be entitled to hospitalization benefits under PhilHealth only if they have contributed 120 monthly Medicare contributions. legitimated. Upon approval of the claim. what else can a retiree receive? The retiree is entitled to a 13th month pension payable every December. For how long will the dependent child receive his pension? . beginning from the youngest. when the Medical Care Act of 1969 started implementation.1993. the SSS will mail a notice voucher to the claimant informing when to withdraw the benefit from the bank. conceive on or before the date of retirement of a retiree will each receive dependents’ pension equivalent to 10 per cent of the member’s monthly pension or P250. the legitimate. If there are more than five dependents. are entitled to the dependents’ pension. legitimated or legally adopted children shall be preferred. 1995 are automatically considered members of PhilHealth and he and his legal dependents are entitled to its hospitalization benefits. The counting of 120 monthly contributions shall start in 1972. whichever is higher. A member must open a single savings account and must submit to the SSS his savings account number and a photocopy of his passbook upon filing of his application. Page last updated Aside from the retirement benefit.This became mandatory effective September 1. All retiree pensioners prior to the effectivity of RA 7875 on March 4. They need to register under Philhealth for the issuance of a Philhealth ID card.

5. Where can a member file his retirement application? Applications forms for retirement benefit are filed at any SSS branch or representative office. DDR Savings Account form. Retirement claim application (SSS Form DDR-1). Certified true copies of birth or baptismal certificate of dependent children. one of which with recent photo. 7. Certificate of Separation from last employer (for members less than 65 years old). provided they are incapacitated and incapable of self-support due to physical or mental defect which is congenital or acquired during minority. gets employed or dies. SSS digitized or E-6 (acknowledgement stub) with two valid IDs. the dependents’ pension is granted for life for children who are over 21 years old. 6. Proofs of filiation for illegitimate dependent children. 4. Page last updated . Certified true copy of Marriage certificate (if with dependent children) 8. Passbook (if pension). What documents are needed in filing for a retirement benefit? 1. 3. the primary beneficiaries as of the date of retirement shall be entitled to 100 per cent of the monthly pension and the dependents to the dependents’ pension. 2. gets married. What will happen to the monthly pension of a retiree in case of death? Upon the death of a retiree pensioner. If the retiree pensioner dies within sixty (60) months from the start of the monthly pension and has no primary beneficiaries. However. the secondary beneficiaries shall be entitled to a lump sum benefit equivalent to the total monthly pensions corresponding to the five-year guaranteed period excluding the dependents’ pension.The dependents’ pension stops when the child reaches 21 years old. and 9. Certificate of cessation of business or practice of profession (for self-employed less than 65 years old).

September or December. A voluntary or a self-employed member is entitled to the maternity benefit provided that she meets the qualifying conditions. Identify the six highest monthly salary credits within the 12-month period. 2. Range of Compensation Monthly Salary Credit . A semester refers to two consecutive quarters ending in the quarter of contingency. June. 78 days for caesarean section delivery. Exclude the semester of contingency (delivery or miscarriage). 3. What are the qualifications for entitlement to the maternity benefit? 1. She has paid at least three monthly contributions within the 12month period immediately preceding the semester of her childbirth or miscarriage. Is the voluntary or self-employed member also entitled to the maternity benefit? Yes. voluntary or selfemployed member. or to the SSS if separated. How is the maternity benefit computed? 1. Monthly salary credit means the compensation base for contributions benefits related to the total earnings for the month. She has given the required notification of her pregnancy through her employer if employed. 2. A quarter refers to three consecutive months ending March. Count 12 months backwards starting from the month immediately before the semester of contingency. How much is the maternity benefit? The maternity benefit is equivalent to 100 per cent of the member’s average daily salary credit multiplied by 60 days for normal delivery or miscarriage.Maternity Benefit What is the maternity benefit? The maternity benefit is a daily cash allowance granted to a female member who was unable to work due to childbirth or miscarriage. Please refer to the table below.

749.750 .249.13.99 1.250 .749.1.1. Add the six highest monthly salary credits to get the total monthly salary credit.250 .11.500 4.99 5.749.249. This is equivalent to the daily maternity allowance.99 3.750 .4.500 3.249.249.5.250 .99 4. 5.99 12.7.9.500 5.250 .749.000 14.500 15.249.750 .10.249.3.2.750 .99 12.249.500 2.99 9.750 .500 12.8.749.249.249.99 9.500 9.750 .749.99 8.749.250 .99 10.000 8.500 8.250 .99 14.000 4.000 9.000 12.750 .250 .749.000 7.99 11.O V E R 1.8.99 14.000 2.749.750 .500 10.99 13.12.99 7.11.000 5.6.99 6.250 .9.99 3.250 .000 13.750 .249.249.250 .99 5.99 13.000 3.4.249.000 1.500 11.12.000 10.000 11.13.14.749.749.99 10.99 2.750 .500 7.250 .500 13.99 6.500 6.750 . .99 7.749.500 14. Divide the total monthly salary credit by 180 days to get the average daily salary credit.249.249.3.750 .000 6.7.99 1.14.1.750 .000 4.99 8.749.749.2.750 .99 4.6.000 .250 .10.5.99 11.250 .99 2.250 .

The daily maternity allowance would be P500 (P90.6. in turn. The employer must. the total monthly salary credit would be P90. How many deliveries are covered under existing laws? The maternity benefit shall be paid only for the first four (4) deliveries or miscarriages starting May 24. she must immediately notify her employer (if employed) or the SSS (if separated/voluntary/self-employed) of such pregnancy and the probable date of her childbirth at least 60 days from the date of conception by accomplishing SSS FORM MAT-1 (Maternity Notification Form) and by submitting proof of pregnancy. Multiply the daily maternity allowance by 60 (for normal delivery or miscarriage) or 78 days (for caesarean section delivery) to get the total amount of maternity benefit.000 (P15.000/180). As soon as a member becomes pregnant. notify the SSS through the submission of the maternity notification form and proof of pregnancy immediately after the receipt of the notification from the employee member.000 each. 000 x 6). As a rule. e. Failure to observe the rule on notification may result to the denial of the maternity claim. The 12-month period before the semester of contingency would be from July 2003 to June 2004 c. Thus. d. let us say that an SSS member gives birth in December 2004. Can a member apply for sickness benefit if she has been paid the maternity benefit? No. For example. The total maternity benefit due would be P30. How would the claimant be paid the maternity benefit? .000 (P500 x 78) for caesarian cases. Is it necessary to notify the SSS of a member's pregnancy? Yes. no member can be entitled to two benefits for the same period. A female member cannot claim for sickness benefit for a period of 60 days for normal delivery or miscarriage or 78 days for caesarean delivery within which she has been paid the maternity benefit. 000 (P500 x 60 days) for normal delivery or P39. The semester of contingency would be from July 2004 to December 2004 b. a. 1997 when the Social Security Act of 1997 (RA8282) took effect. Let us assume that the six highest monthly salary credits are P15.

Other documents: o Normal delivery . In case the child dies or is a stillborn. in turn.the benefit is advanced by the employer to the qualified employee.the amount of benefit is paid directly to them by the SSS. For employed members: a. the employer will be required to pay to the SSS damages equivalent to the benefits the employee would otherwise have been entitled to. within 30 days from the date of filing of the maternity leave application. o Miscarriage or abortion .For employed members . shall immediately reimburse the employer 100 percent of the amount of maternity benefit advanced to the female employee upon receipt of satisfactory proof of such payment and legality thereof. o SSS digitized ID or E-6 acknowledgement stub with two valid IDs. duly registered death or fetal death certificate.certified true or authenticated copy of duly registered birth certificate. pregnancy test before and after abortion with age of gestation and hystopath report for complete abortion. This requirement is in addition to the presentation by the company representative’s own SSS digitized ID and blue-card. SSS Form MAT-2 (Maternity Reimbursement). c. The SSS. b. To ensure receipt of benefits by members authorized company representatives who file maternity benefit claim shall present the members SSS digitized ID or E-6 acknowledgement stub with two valid IDs (at least one with photo). in full.obstetrical history stating the number of pregnancy certified by the attending physician and dilatation and curettage (D&C) report for incomplete abortion. What are the forms and documents needed in filing for maternity benefit? 1. o . o Caesarean delivery – certified or authenticated copy of duly registered birth certificate and certified true copy of operating room record/surgical memorandum. one of which with recent photo. SSS Form MAT-1 (Maternity Notification) duly stamped and received by SSS. If the employee member gives birth or suffers miscarriage without the required contributions having been remitted by the employer. For separated/voluntary/self-employed members . or the employer fails to notify the SSS.

application forms may be filed at any SSS branch nearest the members residence or where her record is based.2. Items 1a to 1c of required documents for employed members. The new program adopts the World Health Organization’s (WHO) definition of disability that states as any “restriction or lack (resulting from impairment) of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being. d. 3. Where must the member file her application? 1. b. one of which with recent photo. Certification that no advance payment was granted (if confinement days applied for are within or prior to separation). SSS digitized ID or E-6 acknowledgement stub with two valid IDs. Certification from last employer showing the effective date of separation from employment or notice of company’s closure/strike or certification from the Department of Labor and Employment that the employee or employer has a pending labor case. SSS digitized ID or E-6 acknowledgement stub with two valid IDs. For voluntary/self-employed members . For self-employed/voluntary members: a. What are the salient features of the new disability program? The re-designed disability program – • adopts the WHO definition of disability which is any “restriction or lack (resulting from impairment) of ability to perform an activity in the manner or . b. Disability Benefit What is the New Disability Program? The new SSS Disability program is a re-designed disability program that implements the revised manual of disability assessment. For separated members: a. c.” What is the main objective of the new disability program? The re-designed program aims to ensure that the right cash benefit for disability is paid to truly deserving members. Items 1A to 1C of required documents for employed members. 2. For employed and separated members .applications may be filed at the SSS branch where the employer and employee records are based. one of which with recent photo.

the capacity of the individual to perform activities of daily living (ADL) is tested using the Functional Independence Measure (FIM). nature and degree of impairment of affected body part/system is determined through physical examination and interview supported by appropriate diagnostic tests. 4. 3. loss of two limbs at or above the ankle or wrists.• • • within the range considered normal for a human being. Who is qualified for disability benefit under the new program? A member who suffers partial or total disability with at least one monthly contribution paid to the SSS prior to the semester of contingency is qualified. brain injury resulting to incurable imbecility or insanity. one thumb one index finger one middle finger one ring finger one little finger hearing of one ear hearing of both ears sight of one eye one big toe one hand one arm one foot one leg one ear both ears What are some of the permanent total disabilities? The following fall under permanent total disability: 1. and . adopts the International Statistical Classifications of Diseases and Related Health problems Codes (ICD-10). What is the medical and functional assessment under the new disability program? Under the medical assessment. permanent complete paralysis of two limbs. includes medical and functional assessments. While. 2.” Impairment is defined as any loss or abnormality of psychological. under functional assessment. Member should have 20% medical impairment to qualify for functional assessment. What are some of the permanent partial disabilities? A complete and permanent loss or use of any of the following body parts and does not totally prevent a member from engaging in any gainful occupation. physiological. requires annual assessment of all pensioners except those with scheduled disabilities stated under Section 13-A (f) of the SS Law. complete loss of sight of both eyes. or anatomical structure or function.

P1. The monthly pension of a partially disabled member is paid up to a certain umber of months only according to the degree of disability. The lump sum amount is granted to those who have not paid the required 36 monthly contributions. What are the types of disability benefits? They are: 1.5. How is the monthly pension paid? The monthly pension is paid thru the member’s designated bank. If with deteriorating and related permanent partial disability.200 with at least 10 CYS and P2. the percentage degree of disability of previously granted claim shall be deducted from the percentage degree of disability of the current claim. How much is the monthly pension? The amount of the monthly pension will be based on the member’s number of paid contributions and the years of membership. The lowest monthly pension is P1. the pension will be suspended if the pensioner recovers from the illness. such cases as determined and approved by the SSS. the monthly pension. 2.000 for members with less than 10 credit years of service (CYS). He is allowed to choose the bank nearest his residence thru which he wishes to receive his pension . However. The member may request for a domiciliary or a home visit if the disability inhibits the member from reporting for re-examination by the SSS physician at any of SSS branch offices. The monthly pension is a cash benefit paid to a disabled member who has paid at least 36 monthly contributions to the SSS prior to the semester of disability.400 with at lest 20 CYS. and the lump sum amount. Is the monthly pension for life? Only totally and permanently disabled members will be receive a lifetime monthly pension. resumes employment or fails to report for annual physical examination when notified by the SSS. The monthly pension is also given in a lump sum if duration of pension is payable for less than 12 months.

A. A member must open a single saving account and must submit to the SSS his savings account number and a photocopy of his passbook upon filing of his application. How much is the lump sum amount? For permanent total disability. 1993. The allowance will provide additional financial assistance to meet the extra needs arising from the disability. Are the children of a disabled member entitled to the dependent's pension? The dependent legitimate. 7875 on March 4. conceived on or before the date of contingency of a totally disabled pensioner will . a supplemental allowance of P500. the lump sum is equivalent to the monthly pension times the number of monthly contributions times the percentage of disability in relation to the whole body or the monthly pension times 12 times the percentage of disability. the lump sum benefit is equivalent to the monthly pension times the number of monthly contributions paid to the SSS or twelve (12) times the monthly pension. For permanent partial disability. The original copy of the passbook must be presented for authentication purposes. Aside from the disability benefit. legally adopted and illegitimate children. those who wish to avail of PhilHealth benefits may enroll in the Individually-Paying Program (for voluntary/self-employed) or the Indigent Program (IP) of PhilHealth. This became mandatory effective September 1. 7875 on March 4. However. Total disabled pensioners upon the effectivity of R. A copy of DDR Print-out indicating the type of claim is disability in nature and the effectivity date of pension or a Copy of Disability-Pensioner Certification. what else can a disability pensioner receive? In addition to the monthly pension. whichever is higher.benefits under the “Mag-impok sa Bangko” program. 1995 and thereafter. Total disability pensioners and their legal dependents prior to the effectivity of R. shall be submitted. are no longer covered except when they have accumulated one hundred twenty (120) Medicare monthly contributions and have reached age sixty (60). legitimated. whichever is higher.A. 1995 are entitled to hospitalization benefits under PhilHealth.00 is paid to the total or partial disability pensioner. Upon approval of the claim. the SSS will mail a notice-voucher to the claimant when to withdraw the benefit from the bank.

each receive a dependent’s pension equivalent to 10 per cent of the member’s pension or P250. Only five minor-children. What will happen to the monthly pension in case the pensioner gets re-employed. The pension stops when a partial disability pensioner retires or dies. they are incapacitated and incapable of self-support due to physical or mental defect which is congenital or acquired during minority. provided. the primary beneficiaries as of the date of disability. beginning from the youngest are entitled to the dependents’ pension. recovers from his permanent total disability or his failure to present himself/herself for examination upon notice by SSS? The monthly of the member and the dependent’s pension will be suspended upon the reemployment or resumption of self-employment or the recovery of the disabled member from permanent total disability or failure to present himself/herself for examination at least once a year upon notice by SSS. whichever is higher. Where there are legitimate and illegitimate minor children. gets employed or dies. No substitution is allowed. the legitimated or legally adopted ones will be preferred. For how long will the dependent child receive his pension? The dependent’s pension stops when the child reaches 21 years old. What will happen to the monthly pension of a disability pensioner in case of death? Upon the death of the permanent total disability pensioner. resumes self-employment. gets married. the dependent’s pension is granted for life to children who are over 21 years old. If the totally disabled pensioner has no primary beneficiaries and dies within sixty (60) months from the start of the monthly pension. The minor children of a partially disabled pensioner are not entitled to the dependent’s pension. . the secondary beneficiaries shall be entitled to a lump sum benefit equivalent to the total monthly pensions corresponding to the balance of the five-year guaranteed period excluding the dependent’s pension. What is the prescriptive period in filing disability claims? The prescriptive period in the filing of disability benefit claim should be ten (10) years from the date of occurance of disability. However. shall be entitled to 100 per cent of the monthly pension and the dependents to the dependents’ pension.

The lump sum is the amount granted to the primary beneficiaries of a deceased member who had paid less than 36 monthly contributions before the semester of death. Who are the beneficiaries of a deceased member? The primary beneficiaries are the legitimate dependent spouse until the person remarries and the dependent legitimate. In the absence of primary beneficiaries. Disability Claim Application (SSS Form DDR-1). The monthly pension is granted only to the primary beneficiaries of a deceased member who had paid 36 monthly contributions before the semester of death. 4. and hospital records. What are the types of death benefits? They are: 1. and the lump sum amount. 2. any other person designated by the member as beneficiary in the member’s record. the dependent parents shall be the secondary beneficiaries. or legally adopted. Where can a member file his disability benefit application? Applications forms of disability benefits are filed at the nearest SSS branch or representative office. Medical Certificate (SSS Form MMD-102) 3. the monthly pension. and illegitimate children of the member who are not yet 21 years old. Other documents that may be required to support the disability claim such as clinical and laboratory tests results. x-ray. legitimated.What are the forms needed in filing for the disability benefit? 1. Death and Funeral What is the death benefit? It is a cash benefit either in monthly pension or lump sum paid to the beneficiaries of a deceased member. The secondary beneficiaries shall be entitled . In their absence. one of which with recent photo. SSS digitized ID or E-6 (acknowledgement stub) with two valid IDs. 2.

or legally adopted and illegitimate children.to a lump sum benefit. or legally adopted children. This became mandatory effective September 1. . the illegitimate minor children will be entitled to 50 percent of the share of the legitimate. In cases where there are no legitimate.000 if the member had less than 10 credited years of service (CYS). the sum of P300 plus 20 percent of the average monthly salary credit plus two percent of the average monthly salary credit for each credited year of service (CYS) in excess of 10 years. 40 percent of the average monthly salary credit. The beneficiary must open a single savings account and must submit to the SSS his saving account number and a photocopy of his passbook upon filing of application. or 2. The monthly pension is paid for not less than 60 months. or 3. P1. the illegitimate minor children shall be entitled to 100 percent of the basic pension.400 if with at least 20 CYS. How much is the monthly pension? The monthly pension depends on the member’s paid contributions. how is the monthly pension divided? If a deceased member is survived by less than five minor legitimate. 1993. legitimated. or legally adopted children. How is the monthly pension paid? The monthly pension is paid thru the beneficiary’s designated bank. P1. The original passbook must be presented for authentication purposes. legitimated.200 if with at least 10 CYS. The amount of monthly pension will be the highest of: 1. legitimated. The beneficiary is allowed to choose the bank nearest his residence thru which he wishes to receive his pension benefits under the “Mag-impok sa Bangko” program. or P2. including the credited yeas of service (CYS) and the number of dependent minor children but not to exceed five. If the deceased member is survived by legitimate. legitimated or legally adopted children in the basic pension and 100 percent of the dependents' pension.

which is paid to whoever. are no longer covered. • Is there anything else a deceased member's beneficiaries can avail of? Yes. if the member has paid less than 36 monthly contributions prior to the semester of death. the SSS will mail a notice voucher to the beneficiary informing him when to withdraw his benefit from the bank. are the beneficiaries still entitled to the death and funeral benefits? . They need to register under PhilHealth and must submit a DDR print-out indicating the type of claim is survivorship in nature and the effectivity date of pension or a copy of Death/Survivorship Certification issued by the SSS indicating the effectivity of the pension shall be submitted to PhilHealth. the deceased member’s beneficiaries are entitled to a 13th month pension payable every December and the funeral benefit. How much is the lump sum death benefit? The primary beneficiaries of a deceased member who has paid less than 36 monthly contributions shall be entitled to lump sum benefit which shall be the higher of: monthly pension times the number of monthly contributions paid prior to the semester of death. whichever is higher. 1995 and thereafter. or • twelve (12) times the monthly pension. shouldered the funeral expenses of the deceased member. Survivorship pensioners under the effectivity of RA 7875 on March 4. or • monthly pension times the number of monthly contributions paid or twelve (12) times the monthly pension. If the deceased member has not paid any single contribution.Upon approval of the claim. • The secondary beneficiaries of the deceased member shall be entitled to a lump sum benefit equivalent to: 36 times the monthly pension. if the member has paid at least 36 monthly contributions prior to the semester of death. Survivorship pensioners prior to the effectivity of RA 7875 on March 4. 1995 are also entitled to hospitalization benefits under PhilHealth. However. those who wish to avail of PhilHealth benefits may enroll in the Individually .Paying Program (for voluntary/self-employed) or the Indigent Program (IP) of PhilHealth.

provided they are incapacitated and incapable of self-support due to physical or mental defect which is congenital and acquired during minority. Report of Death (if cause of death is work-connected) 6. If married. whichever is higher.The primary or secondary beneficiaries of a deceased employee-member. 2000) is given to whoever pays the burial expenses of the deceased member or pensioner. SSS Form CLD 13 (Joint affidavit. legally adopted or illegitimate children. who had no contribution payment at all and who was reported for coverage shall be entitled to funeral benefit only. Photo of filer and valid IDs 9. gets married. Passbook (for Pension) 5. Are the children of a deceased member entitled to the dependents' pension? The dependent legitimate. No substitution is allowed. beginning from the youngest. SSS Form CLD 13A (Affidavit for Death Claim. legitimated. if claimant is a secondary beneficiary) 7. marriage certificate of the deceased and birth certificates of minor children (duly certified by the Local Civil Registrar) . Where there are more than five (5) legitimate and illegitimate minor children.000 (effective September 1. For how long will the dependent child receive his pension? The dependents’ pension stops when the child reaches 21 years old. Filers affidavit 3. the dependents’ pension is granted for life to children who are over 21 years old. What are the documents needed in filing death and funeral claims? For Death claim 1. DDR Savings Account Form 4. Only five minor children. gets employed or dies. the legitimate shall be preferred. conceived on or before the date of death of a deceased will each receive a dependents’ pension equivalent to 10 percent of the members’ monthly pension or P250. However. are entitled to the dependents’ pension. if claimant is a legal heir) 8. What is the funeral grant? A funeral grant of P20. Death claim application (SSS DDR-1) 2.

equivalent to one per cent of the employee’s monthly salary credit. 5. 2. How much is the monthly EC contribution? Only the employer is required to remit monthly EC contributions on behalf of the employees. 3. Who are covered under the EC program? All SSS-registered employers and their employees are compulsorily covered under the program. The required contribution under the current rate is .10. 4. Employers and employees registered in the SSS need not register again under EC. For Funeral claim 1. Employee’s compensation program What is the Employees' Compensation Program? The Employees’ Compensation (EC) program aims to assist workers who suffer work-connected sickness or injury resulting in disability or death. 6. Claim for Funeral Benefit (SSS Form BPN-103) Death certificate duly certified by the local Civil Registrar Receipt of payment issued by the funeral parlor Affidavit of funeral expenses Report of Death (if cause of death is work-connected) Photo of filer and valid IDs Original or certified true copies of the supporting documents should be presented during the filing of the claim. Where does the beneficiary file for the funeral or death benefit? Application forms for funeral/death benefit can be filed at any SSS branch or representative office. the deceased member’s birth certificate and marriage certificate of the parents (duly certified by the Local Civil Registrar) Note: Other papers may be required as they are found to be necessary during the processing of the claim. The benefits under the EC program may be enjoyed simultaneously with benefits under the social security program effective June 1984. If single.

The obligation of the employer ceases when an employee is separated from employment or. during the subsequent period of disability. Rehabilitation services. are limited to the ward services only of an accredited hospital and physician. Income cash benefit for: a. What are the benefits under the EC program? Benefits under the Employees' Compensation program include: 1. the employer’s obligation to pay the monthly contribution arising from the employment will be suspended during such months that the employee is not receiving salary or wages. If it persist after this period. 3. a balanced program of remedial treatment for handicapped members. If the injury requires more treatment. consisting of medical. . Medical services. These benefits. the injury will be considered as permanent total disability. if the employee dies during employment.P10. 2. 1. 1996). The SSS also provides as soon as practicable. however. the period may be extended up to 240 days. Temporary total disability or sickness. surgical and hospital treatment. appliances and supplies provided to the afflicted member beginning on the first day of injury or sickness. An income cash benefit equivalent to 90 per cent of the average daily salary credit with a minimum of P10 and a maximum of P200 (effective Nov. It is payable for a period not longer than 120 consecutive days. Ward services. consist of all the services an in-patients would ordinarily receive in a hospital. When a covered employee becomes disabled during employment. How long is an employer obliged to pay for the EC contributions of his employee? For as long as the employee works for him/her employer is obliged to pay EC contributions. and as the progress of recovery may require.

The minimum monthly income benefit is P2.the SSS will pay to the primary beneficiaries 100 per cent of the monthly pension.). leg). Upon the death of an EC permanent total or permanent partial disability pensioner. However. The minimum monthly pension is P2. Permanent total disability (loss of two limbs.000. the dependents will be paid the dependent’s pension.This benefit is advanced by the employer every regular payday. recovers from permanent total disability. c. the benefit may be paid in . This allowance will provide additional financial assistance to meet the extra needs arising from the disability. the supplemental allowance is P575 a month. or fails to present himself/herself for examination at least once a year upon notice by the SSS or fails to submit a quarterly medical report certified by the attending physician as required under Section 5. the SSS will pay to the secondary beneficiaries the remaining balance of the five-year guaranteed period. This benefit is a monthly pension paid for as long as the injured lives plus 10 per cent for each of the five dependent children beginning with the youngest and without substitution. Rule IV of the EC law. Permanent partial disability (such as loss of one thumb.1991. In addition. b. etc. Effective May 1. 1. permanent complete paralysis of two limbs.000. finger. If the deceased pensioner has no primary beneficiaries. if the period of permanent partial disability pension is less than a year. The amount legally paid by the employer is reimbursed 100 per cent by the SSS in the form of cheque or thru the bank. Beginning Jan. A monthly pension is provided to the member equivalent to the pension for permanent total disability but limited to the number of months designated by law for a particular disability. The monthly pension is guaranteed for five years but will be suspended if the employee is gainfully employed. 1993. excluding the dependent’s pension. a permanent total disability pensioner is also given a supplemental allowance in addition to the monthly pension.

Under what conditions can an injury.000.connected. Notice is not necessary if the . sickness or death be deemed incompensable under EC? No compensation will be allowed to an employee or the dependents if the injury. 3. Under the EC program. If the injury is sustained elsewhere. willful intention to injure or kill himself or another. subject to some limitations.lump sum. and 3. What are the qualifications for EC benefits? 1. What should an employee do to file for an EC claim? The employer should be notified of the member’s sickness. injury. and Employees should be duly reported to the SSS. injury or death is work. disability or death resulting from an employment accident is compensable if: 1. The employee is injured at the workplace.000 will also be paid to any person who actually shouldered the burial expenses of the deceased member. Under what conditions can an injury. sickness or death be compensable under EC? A sickness. disability or death is due to: 1. Death. The SSS has been duly notified of such sickness. plus 10 per cent of such benefit for each of five dependent children. 2. d. drunkenness. sickness. A monthly pension is provided to the deceased member’s primary beneficiaries. the employee is executing an order for the employer. The minimum monthly pension for the death benefit is P2. 2. The employee is performing official functions. a funeral benefit of P10. injury or death. Employees’ sickness. In the absence of primary beneficiaries. injury or death within five days from the occurrence of the contingency. 2. 3. the secondary beneficiaries are entitled to the monthly pension but not to exceed 60 months. or notorious negligence.

What will happen if the employer fails to record the sickness. or over 21 years of age. Who are the legal dependents of a member? The primary beneficiaries of a member are the: 1. Upon request by the System. Entries in the logbook shall be made within five (5) days from notice of knowledge of the occurrence of the contingency. all employers are required to keep a logbook to record chronologically the sickness. All entries in the employer’s logbook shall be made by the employer or any of the authorized official after verification of the contingencies or the employee’s absence for a period of a day or more. provided further.Employer’s Records and Notices of PD 626 or the Employee’s Compensation Law. not gainfully employed. legally adpoted or acknowledged natural children. legitimate spouse living with the employee at the time of his/her death until he remarries. legitimate. who are unmarried. provided that they are incapacitated and incapable of self-support due to physical or mental defect which is congenital or acquired during minority. injury or death of any of the employees in the logbook? Failure of the employer to keep a logbook or to give false information or withold material information already in possesion shall make the employer liable for fifty per cent (50%) of the lump sum equivalent of the income benefit to which the employee may be found to be entitled.contingency occured during working hours. what should the employer do upon the employee's submission of his notice? Pursuant to Section 2 Rule XVI . On the other hand. injury or death of their employees setting forth therein their names. Within five (5) days after entry in the logbook. that a dependent acknowledged natural child shall be considered as a primary beneficiary only when there are no other dependent children who are qualified and eligible for monthly income benefit. dates and places of contingency and absences. citing the entry number. not over 21 years of age. the employer shall furnish the necessary certificate regarding information about any contingency appearing in the logbook. Such logbook shall be made available for inspection to the duly authorized representative of the System. the employer shall report to the SSS those contingencies it deems to be workconnected. In case of payment of benefit for any claim which is later determined to be fraudulent and the employer is found to be a party to the fraud. provided finally. at the place of work and with the knowledge of the employer or representative. legitimated. that if there are two . and the 2. the payment of which shall accrue to the State Insurance Fund. such employer shall reimburse the System the full amount of the compensation paid. page number and date.

or more acknowledged natural children, they shall be counted from the youngest and without substitution, but not exceeding five (ECC Resolution No. 2799, July 25, 1984) The secondary beneficiaries are the: 1. legitimate parents wholly dependent upon the employee for regular support: 2. the legitimate descendants and illegitimate children who are unmarried , not gainfully employed, and not over 21 years of age, or over 21 years of age provided they are incapacitated and incapable of selfsupport due to physical or mental defect which is congenital or acquires during minority. What will happen to the monthly death pension if the member has no primary and secondary beneficiaries? If the deceased member has no primary and secondary beneficiaries at the time of death, the benefit will accrue to the EC fund.

What forms are needed to file for EC claims? For medical expenses: 1. SSS Form B-301 (EC Medical Reimbursement Benefit Application) For temporary total disability or sickness: 1. 2. 3. For disability: 1. 2. For death: 1. 2. BPN-105 (Report of death) and DDR-1 (Death Claim Application). Claim for Disability Benefit; and SSS Form MMD-102 (Medical Certificate). EC Form B-309 (Accident/Sickness Report) EC Form B-300 (Employee’s Notification); and SSS Form B-304 (Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Application).

For funeral expenses: 1. BPN-103 (Claim for funeral expenses); 2. Death certificate of deceased member duly certified by the local Civil Registrar; and 3. Official receipt from the funeral parlor 4. BPN-105 (Report of death) NOTE: Other documents may be required as they are found to be necessary during the processing of the claim. What other documents are needed for an EC death claim? For Primary Beneficiaries: 1. of: Original or certified true copy (signed by the Local Civil Registrar) a. b. c. Death certificate of member; Birth certificate(s) of minor children; and Marriage certificate of member.

For illegitimate children (acknowledged natural children whose parents have no legal impediment to marry).

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Death certificate of deceased; Birth certificate of the children; and Joint Affidavit of two disinterested persons that parent have no legal impediment to marry. 2. If minor children are orphaned, guardianship will be filed by grandparent, eldest brother or sister or any guardian. The guardian will apply for an appointment as representative payee through a competent court or the System. NOTE: Other papers may be required as they are found to be necessary during the processing of the claim. For Secondary Beneficiaries: 1. Parents of deceased: a. Original or certified true copy (signed by the Local Civil Registrar) of : • Death certificate of deceased; • Birth certificate of deceased; and • Marriage certificate of parents. b. SSS Form CLD-1.3A (Affidavit for Death Benefit Claim)

2. For illegitimate children (Parents have legal impediment to marry and claims are to be filed by their guardian) a. Original or certified true copy (signed by the local civil registrar) of: Death certificate of deceased; Death certificates of parents of deceased, if both are no longer living; • Birth certificate of the children; and • SSS Form CLD-1.3A (Affidavit for Death Benefit Claim).
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Where are claims for the EC benefit filed? Claims for EC benefits are filed at any SSS branch or representative office nearest the member's residence or place of work.

How much is the interest charged on a salary loan? The loan shall be charged a nominal interest of 10% per annum. the employer must be updated in contributions and loan remittances. The member-borrower has not been disqualified due to fraud committed against the SSS. An employed. How much is the loanable amount? A one-month salary loan is equivalent to the average of the member’s latest 12 monthly credits posted.000. which include educational. but not to exceed P24. How long will it take the member to pay back the loan? The one-month or two-month salary loan shall be payable within two (2) years in 24 equal monthly installments. The member-borrower must be updated-current in the payment of other member loans. Who may qualify for a salary loan? 1. the member-borrower must have 72 posted monthly contributions prior to the month of filing of application. MADE & housing loans granted under the Unified Housing Loan program (UHLP) or direct from SSS. retirement and death). The member-borrower has not been granted final benefit (total permanent disability.Salary Loan What is a salary loan? It is a loan intended to meet a member's short-termcredit needs. 3. 4. stock investment. First year’s interest shall be deducted in advance from the proceeds of the . o For one-month loan. A two-month salary loan is equivalent to twice the average of the member’s latest 12 monthly salary credits posted (rounded to the next higher monthly salary credit). o For a two-month loan. currently paying self-employed or voluntary member (SE/VM) who has 6 posted monthly contributions for the last 12 months prior to the month of filing of application. the member-borrower must have 36 posted monthly contributions prior to the month of filing of application. 5. If the member-borrower is employed. 2.

In case a loan is not paid. Second year’s interest shall be included in the monthly amortizations.loan. A service fee of 1% of the loan amount shall be charged and deducted from the proceeds of the loan. What are the obligations of the employer to the SSS? The employer shall be responsible for the collection and remittance to the SSS of the amortization(s) due on the member-borrower’s salary loan through payroll deduction. plus any penalty for late remittance of amortizations. the first amortization shall be paid to the SSS or any of its authorized banks on or before the 10th day of the third month following the date of loan. the first deduction from their salaries shall start on the second month following the date of loan. Balance of P500 or less shall be deducted from the proceeds of the new loan. how much is the delinquency interest? Loan amortization not remitted on due date shall bear a penalty of 1% per month. When can a member renew a salary loan with the SSS? The loan may be renewed after the prescribed amortization period of two (2) years. For self-employed or voluntary paying member-borrowers. All remittances shall be made on or before the 10th day following the applicable month of deduction to the SSS or to any of its authorized banks. How does a member pay back the loan? For employed member-borrower (including participants of the fast track program). The employee is obliged to report to the new employer his obligations with SSS and shall allow the new employer to deduct from his salary the corresponding amortizations due. The employer shall require new employees to secure from the SSS an updated statement of account. The new employer shall continue the deduction and shall be accountable . Is there a service fee? Yes.

g. non-working spouse. separation. (e. or resignation. voluntary member. retirement or resignation) or involuntarily. farmer or fisherfolk and house hold-helper shall submit an accomplished SSS Form ISL-101 and present the digitized ID card or E-6 acknowledgement stub with any two (2) of the following valid IDs.shall be deducted from the corresponding benefit. the employer shall be required to deduct the total balance of the loan from any benefit(s) due to the employee and shall remit the same in full to SSS. (e. A self-employed. If the benefit(s) due the employee or the amount thereof legally available for offset of obligations of the employee is insufficient to fully repay the loan. If any. • • • • • • Unexpired Driver’s License Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) ID Card Passport Postal ID School or Company ID Tax Identification Number Card (TIN) Where can a borrower file the salary loan application? . the employer shall report the unpaid loan balance to SSS. how can a borrower pay back the loan? In case a member-borrower is separated voluntarily. what happens to the unpaid loan? In case of member’s’s death. total disability or retirement.g. In case of member-borrower’s death. In case of transfer. What are the papers/documents needed for filing a salary loan? An employed member shall submitan accomplished SSS Form ISL-101 (Member Loan Application Revised March 2004) and present the digitized SSS ID cards or E-6 acknowledgement stub with 2 (2) IDs listed below one of which with recent photo and date of birth. total disability or retirement under the Social Security Act.one of which with recent photo and date of birth. termination of employment or cessation of operations of the company).for remittance to the SSS. the entire amount or any unpaid amount of the loan as well as the interest and penalty thereon. overseas worker.

how can a borrower pay back the loan? . When can a member renew a salary loan with the SSS? The loan may be renewed after the prescribed amortization period of two (2) years. The employee is obliged to report to the new employer his obligations with SSS and shall allow the new employer to deduct from his salary the corresponding amortizations due. All remittances shall be made on or before the 10th day following the applicable month of deduction to the SSS or to any of its authorized banks. NOTE: The employer shall submit annually an updated SSS Form L-501 (Specimen Signature Card) to avoid delay in the processing of salary loan applications. Balance of P500 or less shall be deducted from the proceeds of the new loan.A borrower may file the salary loan application at the nearest SSS branch or representative office. The new employer shall continue the deduction and shall be accountable for remittance to the SSS. the first amortization shall be paid to the SSS or any of its authorized banks on or before the 10th day of the third month following the date of loan. the first deduction from their salaries shall start on the second month following the date of loan. What are the obligations of the employer to the SSS? The employer shall be responsible for the collection and remittance to the SSS of the amortization(s) due on the member-borrower’s salary loan through payroll deduction. In case of transfer. separation. The employer shall require new employees to secure from the SSS an updated statement of account. plus any penalty for late remittance of amortizations. For self-employed or voluntary paying member-borrowers. How does a member pay back the loan? For employed member-borrower (including participants of the fast track program). or resignation.

If the benefit(s) due the employee or the amount thereof legally available for offset of obligations of the employee is insufficient to fully repay the loan. overseas worker. (e. What are the papers/documents needed for filing a salary loan? An employed member shall submitan accomplished SSS Form ISL-101 (Member Loan Application Revised March 2004) and present the digitized SSS ID cards or E-6 acknowledgement stub with 2 (2) IDs listed below one of which with recent photo and date of birth. . NOTE: The employer shall submit annually an updated SSS Form L-501 (Specimen Signature Card) to avoid delay in the processing of salary loan applications. total disability or retirement.In case a member-borrower is separated voluntarily. If any. termination of employment or cessation of operations of the company). • • • • • • Unexpired Driver’s License Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) ID Card Passport Postal ID School or Company ID Tax Identification Number Card (TIN) Where can a borrower file the salary loan application? A borrower may file the salary loan application at the nearest SSS branch or representative office. farmer or fisherfolk and house hold-helper shall submit an accomplished SSS Form ISL-101 and present the digitized ID card or E-6 acknowledgement stub with any two (2) of the following valid IDs.g.shall be deducted from the corresponding benefit. In case of member-borrower’s death. total disability or retirement under the Social Security Act. the employer shall report the unpaid loan balance to SSS. the employer shall be required to deduct the total balance of the loan from any benefit(s) due to the employee and shall remit the same in full to SSS. (e. what happens to the unpaid loan? In case of member’s’s death. the entire amount or any unpaid amount of the loan as well as the interest and penalty thereon. non-working spouse.g. retirement or resignation) or involuntarily. A self-employed.one of which with recent photo and date of birth. voluntary member.

He has no outstanding balance on any previous emergency loan granted by the Employees' Compensation Commission (ECC). He must be up-to-date in the payment of all member loan obligations. 7. retirement or total permanent disability benefits. He has paid and remitted at least six monthly contributions prior to the semester of separation or temporary lay-off from employment or depletion of income.EMERGENCY LOAN What is an EC emergency loan? It is a loan granted to workers in the private sector who were separated from employment as a result of the currency crisis. 5. He has not yet been granted a refund of contributions. A member who has been separated from employment not earlier than 01 July 1997 due to mass lay-off. and o housing loan granted through the SSS. He has not been disqualified by the Social Security Commission (SSC) for having filed a fraudulent loan application with the SSS. 4. 3. or who has been temporarily separated or retrenched following the suspension of his firm's operation due to the currency crisis. National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC) and Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG). 6. A member who has not been laid off but whose income or wages have been effectively reduced due to job rotation or reduced working hours is also qualified. 2. . prior to his separation from employment: o salary loan o calamity loan o educational loan o emergency loan o stock investment loan o privatization fund loan o special educational loan for vocational and technical students o special educational loan for Y2K conversion training o member assistance for the development of entrepreneurship (MADE). Who may qualify for an emergency loan? 1. including the following.

This should be duly validated by the Regional Director. What are the papers needed for filing an emergency loan? An employed or separated member should submit an accomplished SSS Form ISL-101 (Salary Loan Application Form). the payments should be deducted by the employer from the member's salary and remitted to the SSS through authorized collecting banks every month. deductible in advance. if it is still in operation. what will happen to the unpaid emergency loan? The full amount of the loan including the accumulated interest. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). total disability or retirement. How long will it take the member to pay back the loan and how does he pay? The loan is payable within two years in equal monthly installments. How much is the interest charged on an emergency loan? An emergency loan is charged an interest of six per cent a year. if any. The employer should report these payments to the SSS by submitting the duly certified Salary Loan Collection List monthly. . A borrower must include a certification of separation from his company. that he was separated from employment not earlier than 01 July 1997. In case of the borrower's death. In case a loan is not paid. The first monthly installment will be on the 13th month following the date of loan release. What is meant by monthly salary credit? The monthly salary credit is the basis of the computation of benefits and loans (Please see the schedule of contributions). exclusive of a 12 month grace period.500. will be deducted from his death. For employed members.How much is the loanable amount? An emergency loan is equivalent to twice the member-borrower's latest monthly salary credit posted in the SSS master file. but not to exceed P12. Unemployed borrowers will pay back through authorized collecting banks every month. total disability or retirement benefit. how much is the delinquency interest? Any balance of the loan not paid on time will be charged an interest of one per cent a month until it is fully paid. When is the deadline for applying for an emergency loan? The SSS will accept emergency loan applications until the entire P500 million allocated for this program has been released.

A borrower must also present any of the following documents: 1. Voter's ID 7. Valid NBI clearance 3. 3. Certification from the Office of Southern/Northern Cultural Communities/Office of Muslim Affairs 11. Major credit cards 6. Housing Loan Pari passu What is the Pari-passu arrangement for housing loan program? The Pari-passu is a joint housing loan program of the Social Security System (SSS) and the SSS’ accredited participating financial institutions . a borrower must present any two of the following: 1. Driver's License 2. due to job rotation or reduced working hours. 2. Postal ID 5. GSIS Member's Record 10. DOLE. Passport Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Card Seaman's Book In the absence of these documents. duly validated by the Regional Director. Savings Account Passbook 8. Company ID 4. he must submit a certification from his employer that his income or wages have been effectively reduced not earlier than 01 July 1997. Where can a borrower file his emergency loan application? A borrower may file his emergency loan application at the nearest SSS branch or representative office.If the company has ceased operations as a direct result of the currency crisis. Alien Certificate of Registration 9. BIR Taxpayer's Identification Number Card NOTE: The employer should submit annually their updated SSS Form L-501 (Specimen Signature Card) to avoid delays in the processing of emergency loan applications. If the member has not been laid off. he must submit his termination papers or any proof of employment from the company.

subject to review every five (5) years.000.00. of which SSS participation shall not exceed P1. including a row house or a condominium unit.(PFIs) which enables a member to acquire his own house.000. • Up-to-date in the payment of all SSS contributions and other loan amortizations.000. prior to date of marriage and is not delinquent. • What are the acceptable collaterals? The loan may be secured by a joint pari-passu first mortgage on the house and lot to be financed. • One of the spouses may still qualify for another loan if the other obtained the loan. How much is the loanable amount? A maximum of P5. • Not more than sixty-five (65) years old. 14% to borrower. retirement or total permanent disability benefit.000. • Who may borrow under the loan program? An active SSS member and has paid at least twelve (12) months continuous contributions or at least twenty-four (24) months total contributions.00 – 10% to PFI. Any variations by the participating financial institutions (PFI) shall be approved by the SSS. refund of contributions.00.000. What are the eligible purposes of the loan? Construction of a house on a lot already owned by the borrower.000. and • Has not been granted a housing loan by the SSS. What is the interest rate for the loan? SSS Portion – Up to P1. and • Purchase of a newly completed house and lot. The lot must be: • Registered under the Torrens System in the name of the . • Construction of a house on a lot with outstanding balance. • PFI Portion – Variable.

What is the term of the loan? The loan is payable at a maximum of twenty (20) years in multiples of five (5). 7. • Without any lien or encumbrances. if income comes from business Authenticated copy of TCT including encumbrance of real estate mortgage Tax declaration and latest tax receipt Lot plan (with vicinity map) of the project site Building plans (floor plans and elevation only) and specifications The PFI may require the applicant to submit additional documents. What are the requirements for this loan? The following documents should be submitted to the PFI upon application: 1. including penalties collected from the borrower. and • Accessible through an existing road. 3. * Loan applications/letter Applicant’s SSS certificate of loan eligibility Certificate of employment and compensation or updated employment contract Authenticated copy of latest income tax return/s with W-2 or audited financial statements for the last three years. 2. How are loans released? The PFI releases the SSS portion in advance subject to reimbursement by the SSS. What are the procedures on the collection of amortizations? The PFI collects the loan amortization and remits these to the SSS. Pampanga Contact Person: Teresa David-Carlos .applicant or his/her spouse. What happens if the borrower defaults? The PFI shall assume the SSS portion of the outstanding loan. 6. Where should a member file his application form? Application forms should be filed with any of the following SSS-accredited PFIs:* Bank of Florida San Fernando. 8. 4. 5. but shall not go beyond the difference between the applicant’s age and 70.

Makati City Tel.: (084) 822-05-13 East West Bank #349 Sen. For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 locals 5121 to 5127 or at the SSS office nearest you.: (045) 961-7079 Century Rural Bank. No.: 830-87-26 Fax No. Babak District Island Garden City of Samal Davao Del Norte Contact Person: Richard C. HOUSING LOAN FOR REPAIR AND IMPROVEMENTS What is the Housing Loan for Repairs and/or Improvement? The Housing Loan for Repairs and/or Improvements is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) available either directly from the SSS or thru its accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs). Gil Puyat Avenue. Villa Rica. No.: (045) 963-52-88 Fax No. No. Laud Tel. No.: 818-41-57 Equitable-PCI Bank Equitable-PCI Bank Tower II Makati Avenue. Inc.Tel. 8753 *This list is subject to change. Union Bank Plaza Meralco Avenue cor. Makati City Tel. Onyx Street Ortigas Center. Brgy. No. 8773.: 840-700 Union Bank of the Philippines 22nd Floor.: 892-0011 loc. Pasig City Tel. For what purpose may the loan be used? The loan may be used to finance: .: (084) 822-23-30 Fax No.

If existing housing loan is restructured. . a copy of the Supplemental Mortgage Contract shall be submitted. but. Major repairs. it should not exceed the economic life of the house after repairs and/or improvements are introduced as determined by the SSS or PFI. The gross receipt tax is shouldered by the borrower.00. What is the term of the loan? The loan is payable up to 20 years. • For an employed applicant. • How much is the loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount is P300.000. • Not more than 65 years old • Has not been previously granted a repair and improvement loan by the SSS or NHMFC • If with an existing member loan. the difference between the age of the applicant and 70. 2. What is the interest rate for the loan? The interest rate for the loan is 13 percent per annum. employer must be up-to-date in the payment of monthly contributions and loan remittances and must signify willingness to effect the mandatory payroll deduction system of repayment for SSS housing loan.1. particularly for dilapidated and structurally unsafe housing units. Improvements which shall apply to: Extension or expansion and enhancement of economic and aesthetic value of an existing housing unit. must be up-to-date in amortization payments in all member loans including housing loan with the SSS at the time of filing of application for repair and/or improvement. Said improvements shall be permanently attached to the house  Completion of an occupied bare house  Construction of concrete fence and steel gate  Installation of deep well and motor pump  Who are qualified to borrow? The principal applicant must have the following qualifications: Active SSS member and has paid at least 12 months continuous contributions or at least 24 months total contributions. nor.

The lot must have a clean title and registered under the Torrens System in the name of the borrower and/or his spouse. If availed from SSS. • . Form RS-1. Employer or Professional. last 3 years ITRs with corresponding Form W-2. What are the acceptable collaterals for the loan? The loan is secured by a first mortgage on the lot and house proposed to be repaired and/or improved. What are the required documents for the loan? The following documents should be submitted upon application: Mortgagor’s Application for housing loan. What are the insurance coverage requirement? The loan should be covered by a Mortgage Redemption Insurance and Property Insurance. the PFI will appraise the property. SSS will appraise the property.For employee-borrowers. Professionals and others. If Self-employed. If Self-employed. the Mandatory Payroll Deduction System shall be adopted as mode of repayment for loans filed directly at the SSS. Who will appraise the property? For loans availed from PFIs. For self-employed/voluntary members. Confirmation Receipts and Financing Statement • SSS Form E-1 (and E-4. PTR. Credit Information Sheet and 1” x 1” ID pictures of Principal Applicant and Spouse • Latest Income tax return together with Form W-2 and Confirmation Receipt. In case of loans thru the PFIs. a joint first mortgage for the SSS and the PFI is required. if any). issuance of minimum of twelve (12) post dated checks which shall be repeated every year thereafter until said loan shall be fully paid. Employer Membership Certificate & Business License. A property that is mortgaged to the SSS or the National Home Mortgage and Financing Corporation (NHMFC) is acceptable if the repair or improvement loan is filed directly at SSS.

Compensation & SSS Premium Contributions duly signed by the employer’s SSS authorized signatory. Housing Loan Certification to be secured from the Real Estate Loan Accounting Department.000 Inspection Fee – P500 for both within and outside Metro Manila Where should a member file his application form? Application forms should be filed at the Real Estate Department.. SSS (RELAD) • Owner’s copy of the Original/Transfer Certificate of Title* • Latest Property Tax Declaration and Realty Tax receipt • Lot plan with vicinity map duly signed and sealed by registered Surveyor or Geodetic Engineer * • Itemized scope of work with corresponding sketch plan or old building plans for the proposed repair • Building plans and working drawings of the proposed improvement duly signed and sealed by a Civil Engineer or Architect • Building and construction specifications duly signed and sealed by a Civil Engineer or Architect • Pictures of existing house and all portions to be repaired and/or improved • If existing housing loan with the SSS is a Joint Application. Pampanga . 5/F. Note: Application Fee – P5 per P1. Premium Receipts (Payment Return Form RS-5). Quezon City or with any of the following SSS-accredited PFIs:* Bank of Florida San Fernando. written conformity of the other applicant • Affidavit of undertaking to continue paying monthly SSS premium contributions for the duration of loan (Voluntary and Self-employed member only) • Authority to Deduct/Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Mandatory Payroll Deduction • Certified True Copy of the Original TCT issued by the Registry of Deeds. East Avenue. Voluntary member or self employed. Certification and Contract of Employment and form RS-5 • If has availed of SSS housing loan. 9th Floor. If Employer. • * Not required if presently mortgaged with SSS. Overseas worker.Certification of Employment. SSS Bldg. Certified true copy of two (2) latest monthly pay-slips.

No. Gil Puyat Avenue.: 830-87-26 Fax No.: 840-7000 East West Bank #349 Sen.: (045) 963-52-88 Fax No. No. Makati City Tel. and promote good labor-management relations and industrial peace. What are the two kinds of loans available under the program? The two kinds of loans available under the program are the Developmental Loan and Commitment Line for individual borrower’s . CORPORATE HOUSING PROGREM The Corporate Housing Program of the Social Security System (SSS) is designed to support the government’s low cost housing project. Makati City Contact Person: Tess Eusebio Tel. No.Contact Person: Teresa David-Carlos Tel. No. Herrera St..: 840-01-14 * This list is subject to change For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 locals 5121 to 5127 or at the SSS office nearest you. Ayala cor. Who are qualified to borrow under the loan program? An employer who: • • • Is not delinquent in the remittance of contributions and loan amortizations of his employees.: (045) 961-7079 Equitable-PCI Bank Equitable-PCI Bank Tower II Makati Avenue. Makati City Tel. help accelerate economic activity. Has a record of profitability for the last three years.: 818-41-57 Union Bank of the Philippines SSS Bldg. Has a development and construction arrangement with a developer or contractor with a satisfactory track record if he is not engaged in housing development nor owns the land.

Be located in areas where water. Otherwise. • The Commitment Line is granted on the condition that the employer will collect and remit the monthly amortizations. A Developmental Loan is granted to the employer for land development and house construction. • • If the housing units are located in different sites. electricity and transportation facilities are readily available. a Commitment Line may be allowed provided the number of housing units is not less than 50.loan. rowhouse or • . What are the required features for the developmental plan? The developmental plan must have the following general features: Technical Land development and house construction must conform with the requirements of Batas Pambansa Bilang 220. and • Housing units must be sold exclusively to employees who are SSS members. • Have at least 20 housing units in a given project site. Where can the employer have his employees' housing project? The housing site can be anywhere if the employer has a proven record of profitability and has paid dividends over the last three years. • A Commitment Line is granted to an employer who plans to undertake an employee housing program under the terms and conditions of the existing SSS Individual Housing Loan Program. What are the qualified projects under the program? Projects under the program must: Be situated on a relatively flat or slightly rolling terrain. the location must be in Metro Manila and other urban centers such as chartered cities and first class municipalities or those areas approved by the Social Security Commission (SSC) where there is a great demand or market for housing. • House construction includes single-detached.

kitchen. Financial The Developmental Loan must be sufficient to completely turn around the project and ensure full payment under assumptions found or considered reasonable by the SSS. • Marketing The employer should submit a list of employees or borrowers indicating their respective positions. • Core houses are allowed if these have walls and a roof. condominium and duplex units.000. • For individual borrowers.townhouse. • The Developmental Loan and the Commitment Line must be availed of within two years from the month of approval. • The credit capacity and other qualifications of the employee-borrower will be verified by the SSS. the loan is payable within 30 years. The availment period may be extended subject to the payment of usual fees. and • Four-inch CHB walls are allowed provided they are constructed with concrete columns and beams. What is the interest rate of the loan? For the Developmental Loan: 14 per cent per annum compounded monthly. enclosed toilet and bathroom. • How much is the loanable amount? For the Developmental Loan the maximum loanable amount is P50 million. • For individual borrowers: • .00 • What is the term of the loan? For the Developmental loan three (3) years from date of initial release. • For individual borrowers the maximum loanable amount is P1. natures of employment. total compensations and proposed transfer prices explaining the packages’ affordability. and door and window covers.000.

• Subsequent releases will not be more than 100 per cent of the appraised value of the physical improvement introduced into the project after the last release. • No part of such loan may be used to acquire the land or pay off any lien or encumbrance thereon.000. • .00 up to P500. If the volume of the loan application is big. with warranties. • How is the loan released? Developmental Loan Loan releases are based on the approved cash flow of the project. subject to SSS approval.a.000.00 up to P1. • What are the eligible purposes for the developmental loan? The Developmental Loan should be used exclusively for land development and house construction within the project site including the access road.000.a.00 – 13% p. • The individual borrower’s loan under the Commitment Line is processed by the SSS Real Estate Department and the branches. processing may be done by selected banks.00 – 9% p. • The approved projected cash flow may be revised to adjust to the financial needs of the project. subject to review by the SSS.000.Up to P300. fixed for the term of the loan.000.000. Over P300. • Partial release of the collateral is allowed upon payment of the redemption value of the individual lot.00– 14% p. • The first release will not be more than 60 per cent of the collateral’s appraised value. Over P500. What are the allowed collaterals for the loan? The loan may be secured by a first real estate mortgage on the project site and all improvements thereon. Who is in charge of the loan processing? • The Developmental Loan is processed by the SSS Real Estate Department.a.

his account will be closed to the amount released.Individual Borrower's Loan Availment of the approved loan is within eight months after its approval. • Progress Report . • If the borrower fails to complete the construction of the house within the eight-month period. • What happens to the loan when the individual borrower fails or defaults on his monthly amortization? If an individual borrower defaults in the payment of his monthly amortization. Prevailing interest rate at the time of conversion will be applied to the loan. • SSS may hire a professional project engineer or appoint its representative on the project site at project’s expense for this purpose. What are the conditions for the loan implementation? Technical Aspect SSS assumes technical controllership over the project to ensure that land development and house construction are in accordance with the approved developmental plans and specifications and that the loan is exclusively used for the physical development of the project. and the mortgaged property will be subject to foreclosure. the loan will become due and the SSS may foreclose the mortgage unless the house is livable. The basis of the conversion and foreclosure will be the listing which supports the lump sum monthly remittance of the employer. • The expense should not exceed one percent of the total project cost. the loan is automatically converted to a regular individual housing loan. • If the construction of the house is 100 per cent complete but the borrower has not availed of the full approved amount within the eight-month period. • The loan will be automatically cancelled if the borrower fails to avail of any release within the eight-month period.

Articles of Incorporation and By-laws . officers and stockholders with their corresponding shareholdings 5. • What is the required insurance for the loan? The house construction should be fully covered by fire insurance from an SSS accredited insurance company. Certificate of Registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission 6. as a required by the SSS. • Added Control SSS may adopt a direct payment system to contractors and suppliers or take over the project or through an accredited developer if: o The required cash flow level of the employer is not maintained. What are the required documents for the loan application? The documents required for the loan are: 1.The employer and project engineer should submit progress reports on actual flow and progress of construction vis-à-vis cash flow projection and construction targets monthly or more often. or. List of directors. Letter of application 2. • Take over all aspects of management and full control of operations to protect SSS interest under the terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the SSS and the employer. However. SSS may opt to act as selfinsurer in which case the corresponding insurance premium should be paid to SSS. Brief description of the employee housing project 3. • What happens when the program's conditions are violated? In case the conditions of the loan are violated: SSS has the right to consider the loan immediately due and demandable. o The project is in danger of being delayed. o The construction is not progressing in accordance with the schedule. Brief history of the company 4.

Subdivision plan showing the extent of the development/improvements. Complete subdivision development plan approved by the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB). if any 17. Authenticity of title (to be secured from the proper Register of Deeds) 14. Copy of contract between the contractor/developer and the company 23. For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 locals 5121 to 5127 or at the SSS office nearest you. Collection lists with corresponding receipts of payments (latest quarter) 10. together with the development permit 16. the following: a) Total number of housing units b) Total number of area of individual saleable lots c) Transfer price of each house and lot package 20. Project profile showing. nature of employment and total compensation 9. Owner’s copy of the original transfer certificate of title 13.000 Inspection Fee – P500 for both within and outside Metro Manila Where should a member file his application? Application should be filed with the Real Estate Department in Quezon City. List of employees/beneficiaries indicating their respective position. . specification and bill of materials of the proposed house model/s duly signed and sealed by an architect or civil engineer 18. List of depository banks and creditors/suppliers 11. Company profile of contractor/developer Note: Application Fee – P5 per P1. Audited financial statements for the last three years. Building plans. Authorization given to the SSS and its authorized representative to conduct credit verification with the depository bank and creditors/suppliers 12. Latest Property Tax Declaration and Realty Tax Receipt 19. together with the corresponding income tax returns (ITRs) and confirmation receipts 8. Projected cash flow statement 22. Schedule of development and/or construction work showing the number of days to finish the project 21. among others. Lot/location plan with vicinity map duly signed and sealed by a private land surveyor/geodetic engineer 15.7.

HDMF (Pag-Ibig). Four-inch CHB exterior walls are allowed provided they are constructed with concrete columns and beams. and • . refund of contributions.INDIVIDUAL HOUSING PROGRAM What is the Individual Housing Loan Program? The Individual Housing Loan Program is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) established to provide funds thru SSS-accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs). a condominium unit or a townhouse. • he is up-to-date in the payment of all SSS contributions and other loan amortizations. • A rowhouse or townhouse unit is allowed provided the units are separated by a minimum of 4” thick CHB common wall extended up to roof lines and 6” thick CHB and walls extended beyond the building and roof lines by at least one meter. • Purchase a lot and construction thereon of a new house or dwelling unit. and • Purchase an existing residential unit foreclosed by SSS. either directly or through conduit institutions. A core house is allowed as long as it has four walls and a roof. kitchen and door and window covers. HGC and other GFIs. What are the eligible purposes of the loan? Loans may be used to: Construct a new house or dwelling unit on a lot owned by the applicant free from liens/ encumbrances. retirement or total permanent disability benefit. • Purchase an existing residential unit which may be a house and lot. Drawdowns will be done by the PFI in batches of ten applications for review by the SSS Real Estate Department. enclosed toilet and bathroom. • he has not been previously granted a housing loan by the SSS. • he is not more than 65 years old. GSIS. Who may borrow under the loan program? A member is qualified to borrow if: he is an active SSS member and has paid at least twelve (12) months continuous contributions or at least twenty-four (24) months total contributions.

the amount justified by the paying capacity.00 up to P1.000. The bank must file the loan application with the SSS within the 120-day period from the time the interim financing was granted.a.a.000. • • Can the borrower avail of the interim financing for his loan? The individual borrower (for an owner-built house only as differentiated from a turn key arrangement with a developer/ contractor) may avail of interim financing from the bank. What is the interest rate of the loan? Up to P300.000. whichever is the lowest of the amount applied for.00 up to P500. subject to review every five (5) years. • without any liens or encumbrances. not to exceed the economic life of the house. and • . Who will appraise the property? The PFI will appraise the lot and the house to be constructed thereon. fixed for the term of the loan.00 – 13% p. the loan value of the collaterals. and. the difference between the age of the applicant and 70. • Over P500. and the actual need as determined by the bank. his employer must be up-to-date in the payment of monthly contributions and loan remittances. What is the term of the loan? The loan is payable in multiples of five (5) up to a maximum of thirty (30) years.000.00– 14% p.000. or.00. the lot must be: registered under the Torrens System in the name of the applicant and/or his spouse.000.000. Over P300.if employed.a. • How much is the loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount is P1. However.00 – 9% p. What are the allowable collaterals for the loan? The loan shall be secured by a first mortgage on the house and lot to be financed. but. subject to review every five (5) years.000.

No. Brgy. Laud Tel. • What are the required insurance coverages for the loan? The loan should be duly covered by Mortgage Redemption Insurance and Property Insurance. graded and passable. Villa Rica.: (084) 822-05-13 . with at least two meters right-of-way. What are the required documents for the loan? The following documents should be submitted upon application: Loan application Certificate of employment and compensation or updated employment contract • Certificate of Loan Eligibility (CLE) – (P100 Service Fee) • Authenticated copy(ies) of latest income tax return(s) with Form W-2 or financial statements for the last three years if income is from business • Authenticated copy of Transfer Certificate of Title (TCT) including encumbrance of real estate mortgage • Tax declaration and latest tax receipt • Lot Plan (with vicinity map) of the project site • Building plans (floor plans and elevation only) and specifications • Building permit • • Where should a member file his application? Application forms should be filed with any of the following SSS-accredited PFIs:* Bank of Florida San Fernando.: (045) 963-52-88 Fax No. Inc.: (045) 961-7079 Century Rural Bank.accessible thru an existing road. Babak District Island Garden City of Samal Davao Del Norte Contact Person: Richard C. No. the development of which should be at least macadam with the drainage system. Pampanga Contact Person: Teresa David-Carlos Tel.: (084) 822-23-30 Fax No.

Makati City Tel. For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 locals 5121 to 5127 or at the SSS office nearest you HOUSING DEVELOPMENT LOAN What is the Housing Development Loan? . No.: 892-00-11 loc.Equitable-PCI Bank Equitable-PCI Bank Tower II Makati Avenue. No. Union Bank Plaza Meralco Avenue cor. No. Onyx Street Ortigas Center.: 840-7000 East West Bank #349 Sen. Pasig City Tel.: 830-87-26 Fax No. 8773 & 8753 * This list is subject to change.: 818-41-57 Union Bank of the Philippines 22nd Floor. Gil Puyat Avenue. Makati City Tel.

have a minimum of 20 housing units in any given location. be located in areas where water. How can one avail himself of the loan? The loan is available thru SSS’ accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs). . and has a record of profitability for the last three years. or residential condominiums. The land development and house construction must at least conform with the requirements of Batas Pambansa Bilang 220. 2. What are the eligible projects under the program? The project to be financed must: 1. An SSS member-employer of good standing is one who is not delinquent in the remittance of salary and other loan amortizations to the SSS. A housing developer may be a corporation or partnership who develops land into residential subdivisions with housing components. and 3. Drawdowns on the fund will be made by a PFI on a project-to-project basis upon submission and review of required documents by the SSS Real Estate Department. electric and transportation facilities are readily available. Who may borrow under the program? A developer who is an SSS member-employer of good standing may borrow under this program. What are the requirements for a land development project? The developmental plan for the project to be financed should follow these specifications: Technical a.The Housing Development Loan is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) designed to support the social housing project of the government as well as to provide affordable and decent houses to all homeless SSS members. for the purpose of offering individually titled units for sale to the general public. be located in a relatively flat or slightly rolling terrain.

The loan must be availed within two years from the month of approval. What happens when the borrower fails to pay the amortization on time? Any unpaid installment/amortization shall be charged a penalty of 1½% per month until full payment of such amortization. A core-house is allowed if it has: o four walls and a roof o enclosed serviceable toilet and bathroom o kitchen o door and window covers c. Payment for the interest starts on the first month following the month of the loan release. condominium and duplex units. the SSS may extend the availment period subject to the payment of the usual fees. Payment for the principal starts on the 13th month following the month of the loan release. . What are the acceptable collaterals for the loan? The property should be registered in the name of the applicant. What is the term of the loan? The loan is payable within 3 years from initial release of the loan.b. However. townhouse. rowhouse. What is the interest rate for the loan? The loan has an interest rate of 14 per cent per annum. How much is the loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount is P150 million. Four-inch CHB exterior walls are allowable provided they are constructed with concrete columns and beams. Financial The development loan must be sufficient to completely turnaround the project and ensure full payment under assumptions considered reasonable by the SSS. House construction should cover single-detached.

For what purposes may the loan be used? The loan should be used exclusively for land development and house construction within the project site including the access road.The loan of developers is secured by a first real estate mortgage on the project site and all improvements thereon. What are the required documentation for the loan? The program is covered by a: • • Memorandum of Agreement between the PFI and the SSS. • This program is subject to the availability of funds. • Special conditions and amendments may be considered on a caseto-case basis subject to the approval of the Social Security Commission. and Loan Agreement for the specific amount to be allocated to the PFI. A third party mortgage may be allowed provided the third party will also sign the mortgage documents as co-obligor regardless of loan amount. What is the required insurance coverage for the project? The building shall be covered by a fire insurance and mortgage redemption insurance for individual borrowers and fire insurance for corporations. present and future. The loan should not be used to acquire land or other properties on the site not to pay off any lien or encumbrance thereon. and The loan may be used as working capital to the extent of 20% of project cost. The insurance premium shall be shouldered by the borrower. The loan may be secured by any collateral acceptable to the PFIs. What are other conditions and amendments are applicable to the loan? Other relevant conditions included in the revised guidelines on investments of SSS funds are considered part of the program’s guidelines. Contract receivables may likewise be accepted as additional collateral subject to terms and conditions as maybe imposed by HGC. • What are the required documents for the loan? The following documents should be submitted upon application: .

No.: 818-41-57 Equitable-PCI Bank Equitable-PCI Bank Tower II Makati Avenue. Pampanga Contact Person: Teresa David-Carlos Tel.: 840-700 . Brgy. Project feasibility study and timetable including the selling prices of house and lot package Where should a member file his application form? Application forms should be filed with any of the following SSS-accredited PFIs: * Bank of Florida San Fernando. if income is from business 6.: (045) 963-52-88 Fax No. Babak District Island Garden City of Samal Davao Del Norte Contact Person: Richard C. Loan application 2. Gil Puyat Avenue. if applicable 12. Borrower’s SSS membership for corporations 3. Villa Rica.: 830-87-26 Fax No. Development permit 11.1.: (084) 822-05-13 East West Bank #349 Sen. SSS Form E-1 for individual borrowers 4. No. House plans and specifications 10. Conversion order from the department of agrarian reform. No. Inc. Subdivision development plan 9. Authenticated copy of transfer certificate of title (TCT) including encumbrance of real estate mortgage 7. Lot plan (with vicinity map) of the project site 8. Makati City Tel.: (045) 961-7079 Century Rural Bank. No. Makati City Tel. Authenticated copy(ies) of income tax return(s) with W-2 or last three years’ audited financial statements.: (084) 822-23-30 Fax No. Borrower’s SSS certificate of loan eligibility (CLE) – (P100 Service Fee) 5. Laud Tel.

Also qualified to borrow are corporations and duly registered organizations and associations that are SSS member-employers of good standing with a record of profitability for the last three years. Pasig City Tel. For what purposes may the loan be used? The loan may be used to construct dormitories. Who may borrow under this program? Active SSS members of good standing with at least 12 months of membership and not more than 65 years old may borrow under the program. Union Bank Plaza Meralco Avenue cor. Where can the projects be located? . In case of apartments. Drawdowns on the fund will be made by a PFI on a project-to-project basis upon submission of required documents and upon review by the Real Estate Department. Onyx Street Ortigas Center.Union Bank of the Philippines 22nd Floor. He must be up-to-date in the payment of all due SSS loan amortization. Self-employed SSS members who meet the requirements are also qualified. a minimum of three units is required. For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 locals 5121 to 5127 or at the SSS office nearest you. No.: 892-0011 loc. 8773 & 8753 *This list is subject to change. apartments and other residential buildings intended to be rented out. For dormitories. boarding and lodging houses. utilities and services for the use of boarders should be provided. APARTMENT AND DORMITORY What is the Apartment/Dormitory Loan Program? The Apartment/Dormitory Loan Program is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) available thru its accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs). His employer must also be up-to-date in the payment of monthly contributions and loan remittances. provided they will execute an affidavit of commitment to continue paying their monthly contributions.

subject to review every five years. Priority will be given to sites nearer the colleges and universities. The site must be within a five kilometer radius from existing colleges or universities. The loan may be secured by any collateral acceptable to the PFIs. What are the acceptable collaterals for the loan? The loan should be secured by a first mortgage on the land for the project site and the building to be constructed. The gross receipt tax is shouldered by the borrower. Payment for the interest starts on the first month following the month of the loan release. or. What is the interest rate of the loan? The loan has an interest rate of 14 per cent per annum. The lot must have a clean title and registered under the Torrens System in the name of the borrower and/or his spouse. .The project must be within Metro Manila and environs. The member may borrow up to 70 per cent of the appraised value of the land and building to be constructed but not to exceed 100 per cent of the building construction cost. or the corporation. whichever is shorter. A third party mortgage may be allowed provided the third party will also sign the mortgage documents as co-obligor regardless of loan amount. or the association. Payment for the principal starts on the 13th month following the month of the loan release. What is the term of the loan? The loan is payable in multiples of five (5) up to a maximum of twenty (20) years but not to exceed the economic life of the building and the difference between the age of the borrower and 70. regional growth centers in the country. How much is the loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount is P50 million which will be released on a one time basis.

the required building permit must be secured from the Building Official of the locality where the project is located. In the case of a condominium building or apartment units to be individually titled. tenants and occupants should be fair. The PFI will monitor and supervise the building construction to ensure compliance with the approved building plans and specifications and the completion of the building. the owner agrees to sell the unit. the minimum design standards in the Design Standard Guidelines should be followed. plans. boarders. reasonable and within prevailing rates. 3. the tenant is a bonafide occupant of the unit. approval from the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board should be secured. What are the insurance coverages needed for the loan? The building should be covered by a fire insurance and a mortgage redemption insurance for individual borrowers or. Prior to construction. When does a default happen? . What are the allowed rental rates? The rates and lease rentals to be charged to students. bill of materials and cost estimates of the building to be constructed subject to review by the SSS Real Estate Department. What technical aspects must be followed for the project? The following conditions for the project are: • • • • • • The PFI will approve the design. Is there a purchase option for the tenants of the project? Yes. specifications. A portion of the building may be utilized for commercial purposes but it shall not be eligible for financing under the program. 2. In the case of a dormitory building construction. the tenant is an active SSS member of good standing with at least 12 months continuous contributions or at least 24 months total contributions.Who will appraise the project? The PFI will appraise the land and the building to be constructed. a tenant or lessee may purchase the leased unit from the owner subject to the following conditions: 1. The insurance premium is shouldered by the borrower. a fire insurance for corporations.

prior to date of marriage and is not delinquent. HOUSING LOAN FOR OFW What is the Direct Housing Loan Facility for Overseas Filipino Workers? The Direct Housing Loan Facility is designed to support the Government’s Pabahay sa Bagong Siglo Program which aims to provide socialized and low-cost housing to overseas Filipino workers. • Purchase of a lot and construction thereon of a new house or dwelling unit. HDMF (Pag-Ibig). there is a material misrepresentation by the borrower and/or PFI in the loan application. An active SSS member and has paid at least twelve (12) months continuous contributions or at least twenty-four (24) months total contributions. • . GSIS. the building is used for purposes other than residential use. there is a violation by the PFI of the terms and conditions of the loan agreement. What are the eligible purposes of the loan? Construction of a new house or dwelling unit on a lot owned by the applicant free from lien/encumbrances. and • Purchase of an existing residential unit foreclosed by SSS. HGC and other GFIs. • Who may borrow under the loan program? A certified overseas Filipino worker. refund of contributions. • Not more than sixty-five (65) years old. • Not previously granted a housing loan by SSS. and • Up-to-date in the payment of all SSS contributions and other loan amortizations. • • One of the spouses may still qualify for another loan if the other obtained the loan. a condominium unit or a townhouse. • Purchase of an existing residential unit which may be a house and lot. Who is an OFW? Currently deployed with a contract processed through the POEA or authenticated by the Embassy abroad. retirement or total permanent disability benefit.A default happens when: • • • • the PFI fails to pay three consecutive monthly amortizations on due date.

whichever is shorter. What is the interest rate of the loan? • • • Up to P300.00 or whichever is the lowest of the amount applied for.000.000. however.00 Low-Cost Housing . release of loan shall be made upon renewal/ deployment.000. provided they are related within the 1st civil degree of consanguinity or affinity.00 A maximum of three (3) qualified SSS members may be tacked-in for a single loan up to the combined maximum individual availment for the loanable amount secured by the same collateral.000.000. The REM shall be annotated on the member-buyer’s TCT and shall be registered with the appropriate Registry of Deeds. the loan value of the collaterals as determined by the SSS.00– 14% p.P 300. the amount justified by the paying capacity.a.a. What is the term of the loan? The loan is payable in multiples of five (5) up to a maximum of thirty (30) years but not to exceed the economic life of the building and the difference between the age of the borrower and 70. • Long-term resident overseas Filipinos who wish to avail of housing packages either for themselves when they retire or when they visit the Philippines and/or for their extended families. • • Socialized Housing .P 1.000. Over P500.00 up to P1.00 up to P500.P 500.000. fixed for the term of the loan.a.00 – 9% p.Those with employment contracts which are awaiting renewal/deployment. Over P300.000. • How much is the loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount is P1.000. It shall also be covered by an What are the required documents for the loan? The following documents should be submitted upon application: .000.00 .00 – 13% p. • Citizens or immigrants of foreign countries but are interested in buying housing units for their families who are still in the country.000. What are the collaterals for the loan? The loan shall be secured by a first Real Estate Mortgage on the house and lot to be financed.000.

5/F. • Inspection Fee – P500 for both within and outside Metro Manila. 335 Sen. • A set of twelve (12) postdated checks covering twelve (12) monthly installments and shall be repeated every 12 months thereafter until the loan is fully paid. • Latest Property Tax Declaration and Realty Tax receipt (Photocopy). • Latest Contract of Employment (Photocopy). Gil Puyat Avenue. • Note: Present original and submit one (1) photocopy for authentication purposes. • Building plans/specifications/picture of the house (Blue Print).Mortgagor’s Application for Housing Loan with 1” x 1” ID pictures of Principal Applicant and Spouse (Original). Makati City with tel. • SSS reserves the right to require additional documents if deemed necessary. • Certificate of Loan Eligibility (Original) – (P100 Service Fee). SSS Foreign Representative Office or Philippine Embassy/Consular Office (Original). • Lot Plan with vicinity map duly signed and sealed by Registered Surveyor or Geodetic Engineer (Blue Print). Quezon City). no. • Certification from POEA. • How can an OFW repay his/her loan amortization? . • Where should the member file his application? To the nearest SSS office or foreign representative office or the Real Estate Department... • Certificate of Acceptance and Occupancy duly signed by the borrower if house is 100% complete at the time of loan filing (original). OWWA. • Certified True Copy of the Original Transfer Certificate Title issued by the Registry of Deeds. • Confirmation of Completion and Appraisal from Home Guaranty Corporation located at Jade Bldg. 895-90-11 (Original). DOLE. • Special Power of Attorney (if filing is thru a representative) (original). SSS Bldg. for both socialized and low-cost housing. • Contract to Sell with statement of latest balance (Original). East Avenue. • Application Fee – ½ of 1% of loan amount or P500 whichever is higher. • Owner’s copy of the Original/Transfer Certificate of Title (Photocopy). • Applicant must be up-to-date in all existing loan accounts with SSS subject to verification by SSS-Real Estate Department.

10. • Thru the SSS Branch Tellering System • List of Collecting Banks with Overseas Branches/Offices 1. 7. What are the eligible purposes of the loan? Loan may be used to: . 17. 9. 18. • Thru accredited collecting banks with overseas branches/offices. 3. HOUSING LOAN FOR WORKERS ORGANIZATION MEMBERS What is the Direct Housing Loan Facility for Workers Organization Members? The Direct Housing Loan Facility is designed to support the Government’s Pabahay sa Bagong Siglo Program which aims to provide socialized and low-cost housing to workers who are bona fide members of duly registered and accredited workers’ organizations. 16. 8. Allied Bank Asia United Bank Asiatrust Development Bank Bank of Commerce BPI Chinabank Development Bank of the Philippines East West Bank Equitable PCI Bank Export and Industry Bank International Exchange Bank Land Bank of the Philippines LBC Metrobank Philippine National Bank Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation Security Bank UCPB List of SSS Foreign Representative Offices For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 locals 5121 to 5128 or at the SSS office nearest you. 12.Issuance of a minimum of twelve (12) post-dated checks which shall be repeated every year thereafter until said loan shall be fully settled. 13. Subject arrangement is incorporated in the mortgage contract entered into by the SSS and the borrower. 5. 14. 11. 15. 2. 6. 4.

Construct a new house or dwelling unit on a lot owned by the applicant free from liens/ encumbrances. • Has not been previously granted a housing loan by the SSS.000.00. HGC and other GFIs. and • Purchase an existing residential unit foreclosed by SSS. a condominium unit or a townhouse. or the Cooperative Development Authority. national union. • An active SSS member and has paid at least twelve (12) months continuous contributions or at least twenty-four (24) months total contributions. federation. actual need. GSIS. The member shall be entitled to borrow up to the maximum loanable amount or whichever is the lowest: the amount applied for. . refund of contributions. the amount justified by the paying capacity. It shall include any trade union center. prior to the date of marriage and is not delinquent. • Who may borrow under the loan program? A bona fide member of a registered workers’ organization in the private sector. or any other association of workers which exists in whole or in part for collective bargaining or for the mutual aid and protection of its members. A maximum of three (3) qualified SSS members may be tacked-in for a single loan up to the combined maximum individual availment for the loanable amount.000. the Securities and Exchange Commission. • Purchase an existing residential unit which may be a house and lot. HDMF (Pag-Ibig). retirement or total permanent disability benefit. local/chapter or independent union as defined in Book V of the Labor Code and its implementing rules. provided they are related within the 1st civil degree of consanguinity or affinity. • Purchase a lot and construction thereon of a new house or dwelling unit. or as determined by the SSS. What is a workers’ organization? It refers to any association of workers in the private sector or of overseas Filipino workers duly registered with the DOLE. secured by the same collateral. • One of the spouses may still qualify for another loan if the other obtained the loan. How much is the loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount is P1. • Not more than sixty-five (65) years old. and • Up-to-date in the payment of all SSS contributions and other loan amortizations.

It shall also be covered by an HGC guaranty. • . • Lot Plan with Vicinity map duly signed and sealed by a registered Surveyor or Geodetic Engineer (Blue Print).000. • Certification of Membership from the workers’ organization (Original). whichever is shorter. What are the required documents for the loan? The following documents should be submitted upon application: Mortgagor’s Application for Housing Loan with 1” x 1” ID pictures of Principal Applicant and Spouse (Original).000. 895-90-11 (Original). • Certificate of Acceptance and Occupancy duly signed by the borrower if house is 100% complete at the time of loan filing (Original).00 up to P1. • Certified true copy of two (2) latest monthly pay-slips (Photocopy).00 – 13% p. Over P300. No.000. What is the interest rate of the loan? • • • Up to P300. Makati City with Tel. • Contract to Sell with Statement of latest balance (Original).a.000.00 up to P500. What are the allowable collaterals for the loan? The loan shall be secured by a first Real Estate Mortgage on the house and lot to be financed.. • Confirmation of Completion and Appraisal from Home Guaranty Corporation located at Jade Bldg.a.a.00 – 14% p. Over P500. 335 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue. • Latest Property Tax Declaration and Realty Tax receipt (Photocopy). fixed for the term of the loan. • Owner’s copy of the Original/Transfer Certificate of Title (Photocopy).000.00 – 9% p. • Certificate of Loan Eligibility (Original) – (P100 Service Fee). • Building plans/specifications/picture of the house (Blue Print). The REM shall be annotated on the member-buyer’s TCT and shall be registered with the Registry of Deeds. • Latest income tax return together with Form W-2 and Confirmation Receipt (Photocopy). if employed member (Original).What is the term of the loan? The loan is payable in multiples of five (5) up to a maximum of thirty (30) years but not to exceed the economic life of the building and the difference between the age of the borrower and 70. • Authority to Deduct/Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Mandatory Payroll Deduction.000.

• Application Fee – ½ of 1% of loan amount or P500 whichever is higher. for both socialized and low-cost housing. • Where should the member file his application? • To the local chapter/national chapter of the workers’ organization. • Not more than sixty-five (65) years old.ph or to the SSS office nearest you.gov. • SSS reserves the right to require additional documents if deemed necessary. • Applicant must be up-to-date in all existing loan accounts with SSS subject to verification by SSS-Real Estate Department.sss. Note: Present original and submit one (1) photocopy for authentication purposes. The SSS Real Estate Dept. ELIGIBLE BORROWER The principal applicant must have the following qualifications: An active SSS member and has paid at least twelve (12) months continuous contributions or at least twenty-four (24) months total contributions. ASSUMPTION OF MORTGAGE What is the Assumption of Mortgage Program? Assumption of Mortgage is a lending program of the Social Security System allowing a member in good standing to assume the updated principal balance of an existing SSS housing loan.• Certified True Copy of the original TCT issued by the Registry of Deeds. • Inspection Fee – P500 for both within and outside Metro Manila.com. or • For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 local 5121 to 5128 or at www.ph/sssemail@info. • .

000.000.00 – 9% p. refund of contributions. and • Has not been granted a housing loan by the SSS.00 – 13% p.00 but should not exceed the updated loan balance of the account assumed.000. FEES An application fee of P5.000.00 up to P500.a.00 loan and fraction thereof should be paid upon filing of the application. retirement or total permanent disability benefit. but shall in no case exceed: • • • The remaining term of the old mortgage.a.000. • AMOUNT OF LOAN FACILITY The maximum loanable amount is P1. and The difference between the age of the applicant and 70.000.000. TERM OF THE LOAN The amortization period shall be in multiples of five (5).00 per P1.Up-to-date in the payment of all SSS contributions and other loan amortizations.a. fixed for the term of the loan.000. Over P500. . Over P300. The economic life of the house. INTEREST RATE Up to P300.000. INSURANCE COVERAGE The loan shall be duly covered by Mortgaged Redemption Insurance (MRI) and Fire Insurance (FI) which shall be implemented in accordance with the existing policies of the System. SECURITY/COLLATERAL The collateral shall be the house and lot which is the subject of the mortgage to be assumed.00– 14% p.00 up to P1.

If Overseas Filipino worker. Prior to journalization. Form RS-1. If Self-Employed. DIRECT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT PLAN What is the Direct Housing Development Loan? . • Authority to Deduct/Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for Mandatory Payroll Deduction.LOAN RELEASE No cash outlay is involved. written conformity of the other Joint applicant • Affidavit of undertaking to continue paying monthly SSS Premium Contributions for the duration of loan for Voluntary and Self-Employed members only. • For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 locals 5121 to 5128 or at the SSS office nearest you. DEFAULT IN PAYMENT OF AMORTIZATION Any installment due and unpaid shall bear a penalty of 1.5% per month. the SSS may immediately foreclose the mortgaged property. the applicant shall continue paying the monthly amortization for the account of the original mortgagor. If the mortgagor fails or refuses to pay at least six (6) monthly amortizations. LOAN REQUIREMENTS The following documents should be submitted upon application: Mortgagor’s Application for Housing Loan with 1” x 1” ID pictures of Principal Applicant and Spouse (Original) • Latest income tax return together with Form W-2 and Confirmation Receipt (Photocopy). Employer Membership Certificate & Business License • Certification of Employment. Account shall be journalized and the name of the account shall be transferred under the name of the new borrower. if any). Certification and Contract of Employment • Deed of Sale with Assumption of Mortgage and latest Statement of Account from Real Estate Loans Accounting Department (RELAD) • If existing housing loan with the SSS is a Joint Application. not applicable to overseas worker • SSS Form E-1 (and E-4. LOAN REPAYMENT The regular monthly amortization payment shall start within the first (5) days of the succeeding month the account has been journalized. Compensation & SSS Premium Contributions duly signed by the employer’s SSS authorized signatory.

or residential condominiums for sale to SSS members and the general public with proven track record of success in undertaking real estate development projects • Proponent must have a proven track record of profitability for the last three (3) years with good credit standing among banks.0 million Flat or slightly rolling terrain With readily available water. electric and transportation facilities AMOUNT OF LOAN FACILITY The least of the following up to a maximum amount of P500 million: Actual need as supported by cash flow projections Based on loan to project prudent production cost ratio (70%) Single Borrower’s limit – 3x the networth of the proponent but not to exceed the required debt to equity ratio of 3:1. ELIGIBLE BORROWER The principal applicant must have the following qualifications: A developer who is an SSS member-employer of good standing A housing developer who develops land into residential subdivisions.The SSS Direct Housing Development Loan is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) which primarily aims to support developers for their development of land including the access road and house construction within the project site. its trade suppliers and other government agencies. working capital to the extent of 20% of project cost and construction of housing units eligible for mortgage or take-out financing. financial institutions including SSS. • • ELIGIBLE PROJECTS • • • • With minimum of twenty (20) housing units With selling price per housing unit of not more than P2. • • • .

INTEREST RATE The loan has the following interest rates per annum: • • 13% for one to three year-loan 15% for over three to five year-loan TERM OF LOAN The loan is payable over a maximum period of 5 years from initial release of the loan PENALTY CHARGES Any unpaid installment/amortization shall be charged a penalty of 1½% per month until full payment of such amortization. Initial release shall be based on 50% of the loan value of mortgaged project site. A third party mortgage may be allowed provided the third party will also sign the mortgage documents as co-obligor • Joint and Solidary Signatures (JSS) of principal officers of the company • Assignment of contract receivables • Insurance coverage of insurable assets • INSURANCE COVERAGE • Fire Insurance REQUIREMENTS FOR LAND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS I. releases shall be based on the project accomplishment and sales performance provided the accumulated releases shall not exceed the allowable loan value of the existing collateral/s. SECURITY/COLLATERAL The principal applicant must have the following qualifications: First mortgage on the property subject of the loan financed. AVAILMENTS/DRAWDOWNS Within six (6) months from the month of approval. Thereafter. Technical .

DAR Conversion or Exemption.e. Lot plan (with vicinity map) of the project site duly signed and sealed by a Geodetic Engineer 8. b. Project design. The following permits/clearances shall be secured prior to initial loan release: a. SEC Registration and Articles of Incorporation (if applicable) 6. condominium or duplex units. Conversion order from the Department of Agrarian Reform. Financial a. Development permit 11. Bills of Materials and specifications duly signed and sealed by a Civil Engineer or Architect 10. II. House plans. if applicable 13. land development and house construction must conform with the standards of BP 220 and/or PD 957. and c. The development loan must be sufficient to completely turn around the project. Borrower’s SSS certificate of loan eligibility (CLE) – (P100 Service Fee) 3. Project feasibility study to include:  Description of Project including fund sources . townhouse. HLURB’s License to Sell must be secured prior to the second release. whichever is applicable. i. LOAN REQUIREMENTS 1.. row-house. The project must have a debt-service coverage ratio of at least 1. Authenticated copy of transfer certificate of title (TCT) including encumbrance of real estate mortgage 7. Subdivision development plan duly signed and sealed by a Geodetic Engineer 9. House construction should cover single-detached. Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC by DENR) a. Audited Financial Statements for the last 3 years with supporting schedules 4.a. The project should generate a return on equity of at least 10% after provisions for income tax. Loan application 2. b. Authenticated copy(ies) of income tax return(s) with W-2 5. HLURB/LGU Development Permit II. and a.25:1. II. Latest Property Tax Declaration and Realty Tax Receipts 12.

and • Front-end fee of one-half of 1% • For more information contact the SSS Real Estate Department in Quezon City with telephone number 920-64-01 local 5121 to 5128 or at www. and • acquisition of land (up to 40% of its cost but not to exceed 40% of the SSS loan).gov.sss. How can an SSS member avail himself of the loan program? The loan facility is available thru SSS-accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs)/banks which will on-lend the fund to eligible borrowers for financing. enhancement of existing facilities. especially in the countryside. For what purposes may the loan be used? Loans may be used: for site development. resort cottages).History/Background of Business Experience as a Developer  Projected Financial Statements covering the term of the loan  The selling prices of house and lot package  Market study  Technical study  SECURITY/COLLATERAL Non-refundable application/processing fee of P20. and to contribute to the country’s foreign exchange earnings.000 (deductible from the front-end fee).ph/sssemail@info. furnishings and fixtures. construction of building/s (hotels.ph or to the SSS office nearest you. BUSINESS LOAN TOURISM PROJECT What is the Financing Program for Tourism Projects? The Financing Program for Tourism Projects is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) designed to provide long term financing to members engaged in tourism projects. It also aims to contribute to the government’s program of generating more employment opportunities. furniture.com. • • • • . acquisition of machinery and equipment.

Asiatrust Bank 3. the loanable amount is up to 40% of its cost but not to exceed 40% of the SSS loan.Who may borrow under the program? Eligible borrowers are single proprietorships. Banco de Oro Universal Bank . are at least 60% Filipino owned. are new or existing enterprises engaged in the tourism business. What is the term of the loan? The loan shall carry a maximum term of ten (10) years inclusive of a 3-year grace period on principal payment. and. • have debt-to-equity ratio of not more that 75:25 before and after financing. What are the accredited participating financial institutions under the program? The accredited PFIs are: 1. have good track record. experience and training on the project being proposed. For land acquisition. How much is the interest rate? The the interest rate shall be the prevailing SSS pass-on rate to PFI plus spread and subject to review every five (5) years. Where should a member file his loan application? The loan application shall be filed with any of the SSS' accredited PFIs. Asia United Bank 2. • an SSS Member employer of good standing • • • How much is the loanable amount? The amount of loan shall depend on the requirements of the project/business but not to exceed P150 million. What are the acceptable collaterals? The SSS loan shall be secured by a Real Estate Mortgage (REM)/Chattel Mortgage and other collaterals acceptable to the PFIs. partnerships and corporations that: .

Please confirm the accreditation of these banks with the SSS Institutional Loans Department (ILD). 16. Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation 19. How can an SSS member avail himself of the loan program? The loan facility is available thru SSS-accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs)/banks which will on-lend the fund to eligible borrowers for financing. Chinatrust (Phils. INDUSTRY LOAN PROGRAM What is the Industry Loan Program? The Industry Loan Program is the Lending Program of the Social Security System designed to contribute to the national recovery and create and preserve employement by providing financial assistance to selected companies. Development Bank of the Philippines 11. 20. International Exchange Bank 12. Philippine Business Bank 15. Inc. Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. Country Rural Bank of Taguig 10. Rural Bank of Sta. Catalina (Negros Oriental). Bank of the Philippine Islands 6. For what purposes may the loan be used? The loan may be used for the following purposes: 1. Philippine Rural Banking Corp. China Banking Corporation 8. . Century Rural Bank 7. 2. The program has a total fund allocation of P5 Billion. Philippine Postal Savings Bank This list is subject to change. Addition of new capacity. Planters Development Bank 18. For more information contact the ILD in Quezon City at telephone number 9206401 local 5115 or 5118 or the SSS office nearest you.4. 14. Philippine Veterans Bank 17. Security Bank Corporation 21. Land Bank of the Philippines 13. Bank of Florida 5. Increasing capacity utilization of existing firms.) Commercial Bank 9.

P 51 Million Maximum . furniture.P500 Million The maximum loan that can be borrowed shall be 75% of the requirement of the project but not to exceed P500 Million. warehousing. 4. Engaged in any of the following: o o o o o o Agri-business – contract growing. acquaculture Food Processing – rice. Civil works and building construction. etc. for corporations. subject to review every five years. utilities. textile. Are SSS member-employers of good standing How much is the loanable amount? Minimum . Modernization of plant and equipment. (up to 40% of the cost of land but not to exceed 40% of its cost but not to exceed 40% of SSS loan. Have debt-to-equity ratio of not more than 75:25 after financing. Manufacturing – garments. Are at least 60% Filipino owned. oil. etc. Real Estate Development Projects – commercial and industrial estate development 2. Service Oriented Enterprises . 4. Have a proven track record of profitability. Who may borrow under the program? The eligible borrowers shall be existing/start-up private industries and enterprises with the following qualifications: 1. Land acquisition. Tourism Related Projects – hotel. 5. 3. ceramics. resort. theme park. feed mill. 6. etc. meat processing etc. Enterprises with asset size of P60 Million.transportation.3. How much is the interest rate? The interest rate shall be the prevailing SSS pass-on rate to PFI plus spread. What is the term of the loan? . and 5. construction materials.

21. if warranted. 12. 3. 2. What are the accredited participating financial institutions under the program? The accredited PFIs are: 1. quarterly. 10. or semi-annual payments and shall have a maximum term of ten (10) years which may include a maximum of 3 years grace period on principal payment. 14. 7. What are the acceptable collateral for the loan? The loan may be secured by any collateral accpetable to the PFIs provided the loan is fully secured. 15. Where should a member file his loan application? The loan application shall be filed with any of the SSS' accredited PFIs. 19. Allied Banking Corporation Asia United Bank Asiatrust Bank Bank of Florida (RB of Floridablanca) Banco de Oro Universal Bank Bank of the Philippine Islands Century Rural Bank China Banking Corporation Chinatrust (Phils) Commercial Bank Country Rural Bank of Taguig Development Bank of the Philippines East West Banking Corporation Insular Investment & Trust Co. International Exchange Bank Land Bank of the Philippines Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company Philippine Business Bank Philippine Rural Banking Corporation Philippine Postal Savings Bank Philippine Veterans Bank Planters Development Bank . 6. 11. 17. 4. 16. 20. How much is the prepayment penalty in case of pre-termination of the loan? No penalty shall be charged in case of prepayment of loan. 5. 18. 9.The loan shall be paid in monthly. 13. 8.

aged and infirm individuals. HOSPITAL FINANCING PROGRAM What is the Hospital Financing Program? The Hospital Financing Program is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) designed to improve hospital care delivery by making adequate hospital care accessible and affordable to low-income employees. For more information contact the ILD in Quezon City at telephone number 9206401 local 5115 or 5118 or the SSS office nearest you. How can an SSS member avail himself of the loan program? SSS member-employers may avail of the loan facility through the SSS-accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs) which will onlend the fund to eligible borrowers for financing. Inc. 23. For what purposes may the loan be used? The loan may be used for the following purposes: Construction of new hospital buildings and institutions for the sick. It also aims to support the program of the national government to attain better distribution of hospital facilities nationwide which will be responsive to the needs of particular localities and their inhabitants. • Completion or improvement of existing hospital buildings. 25. Catalina (Neg. Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation Rural Bank of Sta.). Security Bank Corporation Union Bank of the Philippines This list is subject to change.Or. What are the other conditions under the program? The SSS Industry Loan Program shall not be subject to legal reserve nor to the liquidity floor requirements on borrowings of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). • . 24. The program will also facilitate the establishment and maintenance of hospitals and institutions for sick. aged and infirm members and their families.22. Please confirm the accreditation of these banks with the SSS Institutional Loans Department (ILD).

What is the term of the loan? The loan shall be paid in monthly. the maximum loanable amount shall be 100% of the project cost but not to exceed P150 million to primary and secondary hospitals and P350 million. The borrowing institution must: Be a registered SSS member-employer of good standing. Maintain a debt-to-equity ratio of not morethan 75:25 after financing. Be at least 60% Filipino owned. or semi-annual payments and shall have a maximum term of ten (10) years which may include a maximum of 3 years grace period on principal payment. expasion and improvement of doctors’ clinics as part of the hospital building complex. secondary. How much is the interest rate of the loan? The interest shall be the prevailing SSS pass-on-rate to PFI plus PFI’s sspread.Acquisition or repair / upgrading of hospital equipment and machinery. quarterly. and • Acquisition of land • Who may borrow under the loan program? All categories of hospitals (primary. if warranted. Have a proven track record of profitability. and • Not have defaulted in the payment of any loan obligations or securities • • • • How much is the maximum loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount shall be 75% of the total project cost but not to exceed the following: Primary & Secondary Hospitals: P150 M Tertiary Hospitals: P350 M For repair and reconstruction projects in declared calamity areas. • Repair and reconstruction of hospital buildings damaged by recent calamities. What are the acceptable collaterals? . • Construction. and tertiary) may borrow under the program.

Planters Development Bank 20. International Exchange Bank 13. Philippine Veterans Bank 19. Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. Security Bank Corp. Please confirm the accreditation of these banks with the SSS Institutional Loans Department (ILD). Banco de Oro 12. Century Rural Bank 7. 8. What are the accredited participating financial institutions under the program? The accredited PFIs are: 1. Catalina (Negros Oriental) 22. Philippine Rural Banking Corp. Bank of Florida (RB of Floridablanca) 5. 15. China Banking Corp. Where should a member file his loan application? The loan application shall be filed with any of the following SSS' accredited PFIs. This list is subject to change. Development Bank of the Philippines 11. For more information contact the ILD in Quezon City at telephone number 9206401 local 5115 or 5118 or the SSS office nearest you . Philippine Postal Savings Bank 18. 2. What is the prepayment penalty of the loan? No penalty shall be charged in case of prepayment of loan. Land Bank of the Philippines 14. Rizal Commercial Bank 21. Asiatrust Bank 4. Chinatrust Commercial Bank 9. Philippine Business Bank 16. Rural Bank of Sta. 17.The loan shall be secured preferably by a real estate mortgage on the borrower’s property. The loan may also be secured by any collateral acceptable to PFIs. Country Rural Bank of Taguig 10. Bank of the Philippine ISlands 6. Allied Banking Corp. Asia United Bank 3.

FINANCING PROGRAM FOR HOSPITAL INSTITUTION What is the Financing Program for Educational Institutions? The Financing Program for Educational Institutions is a lending program of the Social Security System (SSS) designed to improve access to better educational facilities by providing long-term financial assistance to private educational institutions. It also aims to enhance the country’s economic productivity through the development of a larger pool of professionals and skilled workers to support the country’s industrial and agricultural expansion. The loan program will also complement the government’s aim to achieve a better distribution of educational institutions nationwide. How can an SSS member avail himself of the loan program? SSS member-employers may avail of the loan facility through the SSS-accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs) which will onlend the fund to eligible borrowers for financing. For what purposes may the loan be used? The loan may be used for the following purposes: 1. Construction of new school buildings, including gymnasium, library and other facilities related to the school’s operation (sports complex, multi-purpose hall, covered court, track and field oval, etc.); 2. Completion or improvement of existing school buildings; 3. Acquisition or repair/upgrading of school equipment and machinery; 4. Repair and reconstruction of school buildings damaged by recent calamities; and 5. Acquisition of land Who may borrow under the program? The eligible borrowers shall be new or existing private educational institutons in the elementary, secondary, or collegiate/university level which are duly licensed by the Department of Eductaion or Commission on Hgher Eductaion may borrow under the program. The borrowing institution must:
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be a registered SSS member-employer of good standing; be at least 60% Filipino-owned;

have a proven track record of profitability; maintain a debt-to-equity ratio of not morethan 75:25 after financing; and • not have defaulted in the payments of its loan obligations or securities
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New schools shopuld be able to justify projections of viable operations and demonstrate an acceptable track record of performance in the educatioanl field or any. How much is the maximum loanable amount? The maximum loanable amount shall be 75% of the total project cost but not to exceed the following: Elementary & Secondary School: P150 M College: P250 M University: P350 M For repair and reconstruction projects in declared calamity areas, the maximum loanable amount shall be 100% of the project cost but not to exceed the maximum loanable amount. For land acquisition, the maximum loanable amount shall be up to 40% of its cost but not to exceed 40% of the SSS loan.

SULONG PROGRAM What is the SULONG Program? The SME Unified Lending Opportunities for National Growth (SULONG) Program by government financial institutions (GFIs) designed to give small and medium enterprises (SMEs) greater access to short and long term funds. The program has a total fund allocation of P100 Million. The program has a total fund allocation of P100 million. How can an SSS member avail himself of the loan program? The loan facility is available thru SSS-accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs)/banks which will on-lend the fund to eligible borrowers for financing. For what purposes may the loan be used? The loan may be used for the following purposes:

For Short-term loans:
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Export financing (Export Packing Credit) Temporary Working Capital

For Long-term loans:
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Purchase of equipment Building construction Purchase of lot Permanent working capita

Who may borrow under the program? Eligible borrowers shall be existing private enterprises with the following qualifications:
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enterprises in all industries except trading of imported goods, liquor, cigarettes, and extractive industries like mining or quarrying; are at least 60 per cent Filipino owned; enterprises with asset size of not more than P100 million, excluding land; have positive income for the previous year. If the previous year's income is negative, the average income of the past 2 or 3 years should be positive; have debt-to-equity ratio of not more than 80:20 after financing, or 70:30 if borrower is a franchisee; are SSS member-employers of good standing.

How much is the loanable amount? For short-term loans, the program can fund up to 70% of the value of the Letters of Credit or Purchase Order for export packing, or 70% of the working capital requirement up to P5.0 million. For long-term loans, the program can fund up to 80% of the incremental cost, up to a maximum of P5.0 million. How much is the interest rate? For short-term loans Rate to PFI : Fixed rate based on PDST-F (MART 1) Rate Rate to Borrower : at PFIs option For long-term loans Rate to PFI : Fixed rate based on prevailing rate of similar tenor but not to exceed 10% Rate to Borrower : at PFIs option

including a 1 year grace period on principal payment. For long-term loans. . the maximum term shall be 5 years.What is the term of the loan? For short-term loans. the maximum term shall be 1 year.