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SSS approves more than P1.9 B pension loans as of August 2021 | 18 October 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) approves over P1.923 billion loans under its enhanced Pension Loan Program (PLP) from January to August 2021, benefitting 43,424 retirement pensioners.

SSS Pension Loan Program, Retirement Benefit modules, now available in ExpreSSS e-Learning Portal | 18 October 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) added the Pension Loan Program (PLP)and Retirement Benefit Modules in the ExpreSSS e-Learning (ExSSSel) Portal last June and September 2021, respectively, where 1.8 million retirement pensioners can access a more detailed information about the said programs.

SSS salutes top employers, media partners in the first virtual Balikat ng Bayan Awards | 04 October 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) recognized top employers and media partners in ensuring the social security protection of Filipino workers in the country during its first virtual Balikat ng Bayan Awards held on September 30, 2021, as the culminating activity for its month-long anniversary celebration.

SSS' Annual Confirmation of Pensioners Program resumes today, October 1 | 01 October 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) announced the resumption of its Annual Confirmation of Pensioners (ACOP) Program or their yearly reporting to SSS starting October 2021 to March 31, 2022through various alternative ways.

SSS receives over 17,726 maternity benefit applications online | 29 September 2021

A month after its initial implementation last May 31, 2021, the Social Security System (SSS) received over 17,726 maternity benefit applications online through the My.SSSPortal on the SSS website.

SSS extends its July 2021 contribution payment deadline for regular employers to September 30 | 20 September 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) extends its payment deadline for the July 2021 contributions of regular employers from 31 August 2021 to 30 September 2021.

SSS reports first semester of 2021 accomplishments, launches uSSSap Tayo Portal to commemorate 64th anniversary | 10 September 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) held a press conference on its accomplishments from January to June 2021 and launched the uSSSap Tayo Portal today, September 10, 2021.

SSS conducts the first virtual Pensioners? Day; benefits over 2,000 pensioners nationwide | 08 September 2021

SSS marks the start of the celebration for its 64th founding anniversary with the conduct of the first virtual Pensioners? Day that benefits over 2,000 pensioners nationwide.

DILG inks agreement with SSS for social security coverage of its job order, contract of service workers | 08 September 2021

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Social Security System (SSS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for social security coverage of DILG?s own job order or contract of service workers which was commemorated by a virtual signing ceremony held on 16 August 2021.

SSS enhances its online application of SS number | 07 September 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) announces the enhancement of the online application of Social Security (SS) number which now offers uploading of supporting documents, also via online.

SSS approves 240,000 sickness benefit reimbursement applications online worth P1.75 billion | 03 September 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) has approved a total of 239,995 Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Applications (SBRA) that were submitted online from July 2020 to June 2021, amounting to P1.75 billion.

SSS unemployment benefits up by 407% to P732.15M | 25 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) released P732.15 million in unemployment benefit disbursements to 54,282 members from January to June 2021, higher by 407 percent from the same period of last year. Number of member beneficiaries also rose from 11,917 to 54,282 by 355 percent.

SSS continues to extend filing deadlines of Sickness Notifications and Sickness Benefit Claims | 24 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) informs its members and covered employers that Sickness Notification (SN), Sickness Benefit Application (SBA), and Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Application (SBRA) filing deadlines remain extended for sicknesses or injuries occurring on 01 March 2020 until the lifting of all types of community quarantine being implemented in the country.

SSS continues to extend filing deadlines of Sickness Notifications and Sickness Benefit Claims | 18 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) informs its members and covered employers that Sickness Notification (SN), Sickness Benefit Application (SBA), and Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Application (SBRA) filing deadlines remain extended for sicknesses or injuries occurring on 01 March 2020 until the lifting of all types of community quarantine being implemented in the country.

SSS to pensioners: avoid loan sharks, apply for Pension Loan Program with low-interest rate | 17 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) is encouraging its pensioners to use its Pension Loan Program (PLP) for their immediate financial needs instead of going to loan sharks that offer high-interest rates and uses their ATM cards as collateral.

Several Text-SSS services temporarily unavailable until further notice | 16 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) informs that several of its inquiry services through the Text-SSS facility via 2600 will be temporarily unavailable starting July 29, 2021.

SSS reiterates call for members, pensioners, employers to use online channels for transactions | 16 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) reiterates its call for members, pensioners, covered employers, and the public to use its online service channels for their transactions as the government continues to implement community quarantine protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19.

SSS calls upon all employers to comply with the SS Law | 16 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) reminds all employers, registered and unregistered, to be compliant with their legal obligations to their employees, regardless of employment status, to avoid criminal prosecution under the provisions of Republic Act No. 11199 or the Social Security Act of 2018.

SSS Advisory on branch servicing guidelines for various community quarantine classifications | 12 August 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) advises its members, pensioners, covered employers, and the transacting public that various servicing guidelines are being implemented in its branches based on the quarantine classification in their respective areas.

SSS urges employers to use online platform to file sickness, maternity benefit reimbursement claims | 30 July 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) reminds covered employers that Sickness Benefit Reimbursement Applications (SBRAs) and Maternity Benefit Reimbursement Applications (MBRAs) can now be submitted online through the My.SSS Portal at www.sss.gov.ph.

SSS releases P115.53 million for educational loans in H1 2021 | 23 July 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) disbursed over P115.53 million for educational loans from January to June 2021, 52.5 percent or P39.75 million higher than last year?s releases.

SSS self-employed, voluntary membership up by 20.2% | 21 July 2021

The number of self-employed and voluntary members (SEVM) of the Social Security System (SSS) increased by 20.2 percent to 8.43 million, as of May 2021.

SSS records 11.5% increase in OFW members to 1.34M | 15 July 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) records 1.34 million Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) members as of May 2021, higher by 11.5 percent from the same period of last year.

SSS releases P90.52-B worth of benefits to 3.5M beneficiaries in first 5 months of 2021 | 14 July 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) disbursed a total of P90.52 billion worth of Social Security and Employees Compensation (EC) benefits during the first five months of the year, aiding around 3.46 million members, pensioners, and their beneficiaries.

SSS Advisory on the crediting time for monthly pensions starting July 2021 | 02 July 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) wishes to inform its pensioners that starting July 2021, the release of monthly pensions through its latest disbursement method will be every 4:00 PM onwards of their crediting date.

SSS implements mandatory use of PRN for loan payments starting July 1 | 01 July 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) reminds its members and covered employers that the mandatory use of Payment Reference Number (PRN) for Salary, Calamity, Emergency, and Restructured loan payment transactions starts today, July 1, 2021, covering the billing month of June 2021.

SSS redesigns mobile app to better serve members, employers | 30 June 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) said the latest iteration of the SSS Mobile App offers new design features that make its user interface easier to navigate for members and employers.

SSS reports 12.3 million paying members as of May 2021 | 28 June 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) recorded over 12.3 million paying members as of May 2021, 13.6 percent lower than the 14.2-million count in the same period of last year.

SSS membership tally now more than 40 million, advises use of digital systems to serve more members | 24 June 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) announced that there are 40.49 million covered members as of April 2021, allowing it to expand social security protection services to more individuals, particularly in times of contingencies.

136,000 SSS members receive P1.71-B unemployment benefits in 2020 | 22 June 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) released in 2020 more than P1.71 billion in unemployment benefits to 135,814 qualified members.

SSS releases P1.35 billion for sickness benefit reimbursement online applications | 11 June 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) approved a total of 186,444 sickness benefit reimbursement applications (SBRA) submitted by 22,237 employers online through My.SSS from July 2020 to April 2021. It is equivalent to over P1.35 billion worth of sickness reimbursement benefits.

SSS rolls out online filing of maternity benefit claims | 28 May 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) will soon start accepting online Maternity Benefit Applications (MBA) and Maternity Benefit Reimbursement Applications (MBRA) through the My.SSS portal on the SSS website.

SSS releases more than P3.07-B funeral benefits in 2020 | 25 May 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) has disbursed P3.07 billion worth of funeral benefits to over 135,600 beneficiaries in 2020.

SSS reports Q1 2021 online funeral claim transactions up by 13.6% | 17 May 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) recorded 11,088 online transactions for funeral benefit claims in the first quarter of 2021, up by 13.6% from 9,762 transactions recorded in the second semester of last year.

SSS extends until September 30 the compliance deadline for pensioners to shift to PESONet banks | 10 May 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) has extended to September 30, 2021 its deadline for pensioners to shift their disbursement accounts to participating banks or e-wallets under the Philippine Electronic Fund Transfer System and Operations Network (PESONet) or Remittance Transfer Companies/Cash Payout Outlets (RTCs/CPOs).

SSS introduces ExpreSSS e-Learning Portal to members, employers | 28 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) now offers an online learning platform to all members, employers, and other stakeholders to learn about the benefits and services of the pension fund.

SSS rolls out online filing of maternity benefit claims | 22 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) has extended the payment deadline for the February 2021 contributions of all regular employers in the National Capital Region (NCR), Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal Provinces from March 31, 2021 to April 30, 2021.

SSS ranks fifth highest in resolution rate among government agencies | 19 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) achieved a 92.03 percent resolution rate for queries, complaints, and requests, said the Civil Service Commission (CSC), attaining the fifth-highest rank among government agencies in the country.

SSS urges members in MECQ areas to continue using online services, drop boxes | 15 April 2021

In line with the declaration of the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) in the National Capital Region, Laguna, Cavite, Rizal, Bulacan, the City of Santiago in Isabela, Quirino, and Abra from April 12 to 30, 2021, all offices and branches of the Social Security System (SSS) located in the covered areas will operate with only skeleton workforce to ensure the continuous delivery of services.

SSS Mobile App hits 60 million transactions in 2020 | 12 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) recorded nearly 60 million transactions in the SSS Mobile App from January to December 2020, four times more than the almost 12 million transactions recorded in the same period in 2019.

SSS reports P6.23 billion in disability benefits in Q4 2020 | 08 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) recorded P6.23 billion in disbursements for disability benefits in 2020, lower by 12.6 percent from the previous year. The amount covers payouts to 118,755 beneficiaries.

SSS releases P10.49 B in maternity benefits in 2020 | 07 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) released P10.49 billion under its maternity benefit program with some 290,000 female members as beneficiaries in 2020, almost double the amount paid by the state pension fund in 2016.

SSS tells members, employers, pensioners: use online facilities, drop box system as NCR Plus remains on ECQ | 06 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) continues to urge members, employers, and the public to transact with its branches using SSS online services and the drop box system as the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble remains under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) starting today, April 5 until April 11, 2021.

SSS to impose mandatory use of payment reference number for short-term loan payments on May 1 | 04 April 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) announced that the mandatory use of payment reference number (PRN) for short-term loan payments was moved to May 1 from its April 1 schedule.

SSS encourages members to use drop box system, online services in ECQ areas | 30 March 2021

SSS is advising members, pensioners, covered employers, and the public that walk-in transactions will be suspended in its offices and branches located in areas declared under the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from March 29 to April 4, 2021.