Can a Wife of an SSS Member Avail the Maternity Benefits?

Question: Can I a Wife of an SSS Member Avail the Maternity Benefits? Answer: I reviewed the SSS policies on Maternity benefits but I found nothing about the wife of an SSS member. However, we can read this from the said policies: What are the qualifications for entitlement to the maternity benefit? 1. She has … Continue reading “Can a Wife of an SSS Member Avail the Maternity Benefits?”

SSS Death and Funeral Benefits

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. Who are the beneficiaries of a deceased member? The primary beneficiaries are the legitimate dependent spouse until the person remarries and the dependent legitimate, legitimated, or legally adopted, and illegitimate … Continue reading “SSS Death and Funeral Benefits”

SSS Retirement Benefits

Below are the answers the frequently asked questions regarding the Social Security System of the Philippines or SSS Retirement Benefits. 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. Who may qualify for a … Continue reading “SSS Retirement Benefits”

SSS Disability Benefits

What you need to know about the Social Security System of the Philippines or SSS disability benefits are all here. The information below is coming from the SSS. 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. The new program … Continue reading “SSS Disability Benefits”

SSS Sickness Benefits

This information is directly copied from the SSS. 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. How does an SSS member qualify for the sickness benefit? A member is qualified to avail of … Continue reading “SSS Sickness Benefits”

How to Avail SSS Maternity Benefits?

Table of Content What are the qualifications for entitlement to the maternity benefit? Is the voluntary or self-employed member also entitled to the maternity benefit? How much is the maternity benefit? How is the maternity benefit computed? How many deliveries are covered under existing laws? Can a member apply for sickness benefit if she has … Continue reading “How to Avail SSS Maternity Benefits?”

SSS For Retirement and Other Benefits

I was already member of the Social Security System since 1999 but I failed to pay the monthly dues. My aunt who recently celebrated her 60th birthday anniversary and considered herself a member of the bay area retirement community encouraged me to actively pay my obligation to the Social Security Service to make sure that … Continue reading “SSS For Retirement and Other Benefits”

SSS Offers Amnesty to Delinquent Loan Payer

SSS revealed that they will be offering amnesty program to members with unsettled loans. Through this program, they will only be paying the principal and the interest without paying fully the penalties. The program will start on April and the deadline will be on September 30. But beneficiaries of the delinquent borrower who died without … Continue reading “SSS Offers Amnesty to Delinquent Loan Payer”

How Many Days Should I File My SSS Maternity Benefit Form?

Question: How Many Days Should I File My SSS Maternity Benefit Form? Answer: From the article “How to Avail SSS Maternity Benefits“, the following can be read: Is it necessary to notify the SSS of a member’s pregnancy? Yes. As soon as a member becomes pregnant, she must immediately notify her employer (if employed) or … Continue reading “How Many Days Should I File My SSS Maternity Benefit Form?”

How Do I Change My Status in SSS Philippines?

Question: How Do I Change My Status in SSS Philippines? Answer: Just visit the SSS office near you. Bring with you the documents needed like the Marriage Contract. Once in the SSS Office, ask the guard on how to process it and who among the SSS personnel in that office should you talk with. But … Continue reading “How Do I Change My Status in SSS Philippines?”