Certificate of Separation from last employer (if member is less than 65 years old)
Passbook or ATM Card (if pension);
A member must open a single savings account in the bank of his choice and submit to the SSS his savings account number and a photocopy of his passbook or ATM Card upon filing of his application. The original copy of the passbook must be presented for authentication purposes.
Certified true copies of birth or baptismal certificate of dependent children;
Certified of cessation of business or practice of profession (for self-employed members who are less than 65 years old);
Certified true copy of marriage certificate
Proofs of filiation for illegitimate dependent children
UMID or SSS biometrics ID card or two (2) other valid IDs, both with signature and at least one (1) with photo and date of birth.
* Other supporting documents may be requested by SSS depending on the evaluation of the claim
Applications for retirement benefit are filed at any SSS branch or representative office. You can also watch our How-To video for a more detailed instruction.