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SSS resumes updating of member's contact information via My.SSS| 20 May 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) announced today that member may update their contact information online starting May 16, 2022 after the state-run pension fund resumed the said online updating of record on the My.SSS portal.

SSS Short-Term Member Loan Penalty Condonation Program to end on May 14, 2022| 13 May 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Michael G. Regino urges members with past-due loans to avail of the Short-Term Member Loan Penalty Condonation Program (STMLPCP) or Pandemic Relief and Restructuring Program 5 (PRRP 5) before it ends on May 14, 2022.

SSS implements additional security measures in My.SSS Portal, reminds stakeholders to protect login credentials| 06 May 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and CEO Michael G. Regino said the pension fund added security measures in its My.SSS Portal to protect the accounts of its members, employers, and pensioners.

SSS now accepts contribution payments of individual members through ShopeePay| 04 May 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and CEO Michael G. Regino recently announced that self-employed, voluntary, non-working spouse, and land-based Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) members may now pay their contributions using ShopeePay.

SSS asks members, employers to keep online login details to themselves | 21 April 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and CEO Michael G. Regino today urged members, pensioners, and employers of the state-pension fund to secure their login credentials on the My.SSS portal and other personal information to protect their accounts from fraudulent transactions.

Regino directs resumption of RACE operations in Metro Manila | 04 April 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and CEO Michael G. Regino announced that the compliance deadline for the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners? Program (ACOP) for the calendar year 2021 has been extended from March 31, 2022, to June 30, 2022.

SSS Chief announces extension of ACOP compliance deadline to June 30, 2022 | 31 March 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and CEO Michael G. Regino announced that the compliance deadline for the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners? Program (ACOP) for the calendar year 2021 has been extended from March 31, 2022, to June 30, 2022.

PCEO Regino welcomes ARTA commendation on improved SSS services | 30 March 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and CEO Michael G. Regino welcomes the commendation of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) for the SSS? execution of several streamlining measures to address the long lines forming outside its offices.

SSS reminds delinquent employers of deadline to avail of contribution penalty condonation program | 22 March 2022

Social Security System (SSS) President and CEO Michael G. Regino today reminded delinquent employers that the deadline for application for its Pandemic Relief and Restructuring Program 2 (PRRP 2), a social security contribution penalty condonation program for business and household employers, will be on May 19, 2022.

New SSS chief clarifies retirement pensioners residing in PH are exempted from ACOP | 14 March 2022

Newly-appointed Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Regino said today that retirement pensioners residing in the Philippines were still exempted from complying with the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners? Program (ACOP) to continue receiving their monthly pensions.

Regino extends SSS office hours to accommodate influx of transactions| 11 March 2022

In an initial move to improve its frontline services, newly-installed Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Michael G. Regino ordered today all SSS branch heads in Metro Manila to extend their operating hours effective immediately.

SSS branches at 100% capacity to address influx of members, claimants| 07 March 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) said all its 281 branches nationwide under Alert Level 1 will be in 100% operations to address the expected influx of transacting members, particularly in certain SSS branches in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Selected NCR branches open until 7 p.m. today, March 4, 2022 and on Saturday, March 5, 2022| 04 March 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) wishes to inform the public that its selected NCR branches will extend its operations today, March 4, 2022, until 7:00 p.m. to accommodate the influx of transacting members due to the imposition of Alert Level 1 in the National Capital Region (NCR).

SSS launches its pilot Digital Branch in San Pedro City, Laguna| 02 March 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) recently launched its pilot Digital Branch located at the 2nd floor of Robinsons Galleria South in San Pedro, City, Laguna to offer multi-channel service delivery platforms to its members, employers, pensioners, and the general public from its 27 barangays.

SSS receives Silver Trailblazer Award for Performance Governance System (PGS)| 01 March 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) received the Silver Trailblazer Award after passing the 1st stage of the Performance Governance System (PGS) during the virtual revalida on November 23, 2021.

SSS: ACOP compliance deadline is on March 31, 2022; regular schedule resumes April 1, 2022| 18 February 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) reiterates that the deadline for compliance to the Annual Confirmation of Pensioners' Program or ACOP is on March 31, 2022.

SSS extends contribution payment deadline for selected months in 2021 in 'Odette'-hit areas| 14 February 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) announced that the contribution payment deadline for selected months in 2021 is extended to February 28, 2022, in areas declared under a state of calamity due to Typhoon Odette through Presidential Proclamation No. 1267.

SSS refunds 2020 loan payments of pension loan borrowers| 14 February 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) announces that it started refunding one to two months of loan payments collected from its pension loan borrowers under the Pension Loan Program (PLP) in 2020 effective January 20, 2022.

SSS advises members and pensioners to get protected from COVID-19| 07 February 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) reminds its members and pensioners to abide by the enhanced workplace safety systems following the nationwide surge of COVID-19 cases.

SSS reminds employers, members of payment deadline for December 2021, 4th quarter 2021 contributions| 31 January 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) reminds employers and members that the payment deadline for December 2021 contributions of regular employers and October to December 2021 contributions of household employers; self-employed, voluntary, non-working spouse (SE/V/NWS) members; and Land-based Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) members is on January 31, 2022.

SSS urges FB followers to utilize online portals and facilities| 28 January 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) encourages its more than five million Facebook (FB) followers to actively utilize its portals and various online facilities including its social media platforms for easier access to SSS information, services, and transactions.

SSS: COVID-hit members can avail of sickness benefits| 25 January 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) clarified that COVID-infected workers in home confinement are already covered under its Sickness Benefit Program, contrary to recent media reports.

SSS promotes its online channels amid rise in COVID-19 cases| 21 January 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) is once again urging its members, pensioners, and employers to use its online services as the country continues to record a high number of COVID-19 cases.

SSS Sickness Benefit Program covers COVID-infected workers in home confinement| 21 January 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) clarified that COVID-infected workers in home confinement are already covered under its Sickness Benefit Program, contrary to recent media reports.

SSS to offer calamity assistance to members, pensioners affected by Typhoon Odette| 11 January 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) will offer a Calamity Assistance Package to members and pensioners affected by Typhoon Odette starting January 14, 2022.

SSS calls out to members; be vigilant against fixers and scammers| 06 January 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) is reminding all members and employers to protect their personal information and be vigilant against fixers and scammers following the increasing reports on fraud incidents.

SSS reminds members of guidelines in filing of UMID Card applications| 13 December 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) is reminding its members who would want to apply for a Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID) Card to follow the application guidelines implemented in its branches to minimize their risk of exposure to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

SSS opens Short-Term Member Loan Condonation Program on November 15| 29 November 2021

Member-borrowers with past due short-term loans may apply for the Social Security System’s (SSS) Penalty Condonation Program via online using their My.SSS accounts starting November 15, 2021 up to February 14, 2022.

SSS releases P869.99 million unemployment benefits in January to September 2021| 18 November 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) granted P869.99 million worth of unemployment benefits to 67,937 members for the period of January to September 2021.

SSS OFW membership reaches 1.3M mark| 15 November 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) recorded 1.34 million Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) members as of June 2021, higher by over 800,000 from the same period in 2020.

SSS approves 7,158 online funeral claim applications worth P166.31 million| 15 November 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) has settled a total of 7,158 online Funeral claim applications from January to June 2021, amounting to P166.31 million, higher by 313.7 percent from the second semester of 2020.

SSS urges delivery riders to become self-employed members during an online forum | 02 November 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) urged delivery riders in food delivery and courier activities to become self-employed members and be covered for social security protection to enjoy various benefit programs and loan privileges offered by the pension fund.

SSS: 88 foreclosed properties for sale | 02 November 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) is now selling its foreclosed properties where members can get affordable housing with affordable and flexible payment terms.

SSS to extend calamity assistance to members, pensioners affected by Typhoon Fabian | 29 October 2021

The Social Security System (SSS) will open a calamity assistance package starting November 2, 2021, to help its members and pensioners in Calapan and Naujan in Oriental Mindoro, Malabon City, and all other areas that may be declared by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) to be under the state of calamity due to Typhoon Fabian.

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.