Who Can Apply for an SSS Number?

Who Can Apply for an SSS Number in the Philippines? The Social Security System (SSS) provides a social program for those Filipinos below 60 of aged. Those individuals could enjoy their benefits while they are still members of the SSS program.

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Here is the list of members that may apply for an SSS number.

EMPLOYEES

probationary status, contractual and regular employee.

  • Employees in private sectors whether he/she is a probationary status, contractual or regular with below 60 years old.
  • Parent, spouse or child below 21 years old which is the single owner of a business.
  • Household service workers such as driver, maid, cook, and other similar occupation in the entire Philippines.
  • A foreign government employee which entered into an administrative agreement with coverage of the SSS of its Filipino Workers.
  • Filipino Seafarers.
  • Household service workers earning at least 1000 pesos a month is compulsorily covered starting September 1, 1993.




SELF-EMPLOYED

A self-employed person with an income of at least 1000 pesos a month, 60 years old and below should be member in SSS.

  • Professional workers.
  • Entrepreneurs such as single owner, business partners and board of directors.
  • Fishermen and Farmers
  • Workers in the informal sectors such as cigarette vendors, jeepney and tricycle drivers, etc.
  • journalists, actress, actors, directors, script writers, etc.
  • Professional athletes, trainers, coaches and jockeys.

VOLUNTARY

  • Coverage of Separated Members that would like to continue contributing including the separated from their employment or ceased to be self-employed/non-working spouse/OFW.
  • Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) which hired by the foreign-based employer for employment abroad.
  • legal spouse of an SSS member can be qualified to get SSS number as long he/she can pay the SSS contribution.

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