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As an actively paying member of the SSS, either as a worker in the private sector or as an individual member (self-employed, voluntary, OFW, non-working spouse), you and your beneficiaries are assured of prompt, convenient, reliable, and meaningful social protection today and in the future. The SSS commits to provide all members with adequate social security benefits on time, especially in times of contingencies such as sickness, maternity, disability, old age, death, and even unemployment.​

There are two (2) types of coverage under the regular SSS Program: Compulsory and Voluntary.

Compulsory Coverage:

  • Employer (Business or Household Employer)
  • Employee
  • Self-Employed
  • Househelper or Kasambahay
  • Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) (land-based and sea-based, except for Filipino permanent migrants, including Filipino immigrants, permanent residents, and naturalized citizens of their host countries, who may be covered on a voluntary basis)

Voluntary Coverage:

  • Non-Working Spouse (NWS)
  • Separated Members