Philippines - Obtain a Social Security System card
- 1 Procedure
- 2 Required Documents
- 3 Office Locations & Contacts
- 4 Eligibility
- 5 Fees
- 6 Validity
- 7 Documents to Use
- 8 Sample Documents
- 9 Processing Time
- 10 Related Videos
- 11 Instructions
- 12 Required Information
- 13 Need for the Document
- 14 Information which might help
- 15 Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- 16 External Links
- 17 Others
If you are a Philippine citizen or resident who is an active Social Security System (SSS) member with at least one month’s contribution, you can apply for your SSS card at any SSS branch office. Please follow the guide below to do it:
- Prepare the requirements:
- The primary document as your Passport, or Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) card, or Seaman’s book (original and copy);
- In the absence of the primary documents, prepare two of the following and at least one of which must have your recent photograph:
Your Driver’s license
Your Postal ID
Your School or Company ID
Your Senior citizen card
Your valid National Bureau of Investigation Clearance
Your Voter’s ID
Your Certification from the Office of Southern/Northern Cultural Communities or Office of Muslim Affairs
Your Savings account passbook
Your Alien certificate of registration
Your Government Service Insurance System member’s record
Your Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) card
- Obtain your SSS ID Card
Visit a suitable SSS branch office SSS Branch Office Locations and get your number from the clerk responsible for giving away the E-6 form. Fill out the E-6 form and submit it with the required documents to the officer. You will receive your ID Clearance that is a small paper indicating your schedule for ID capture. The ID capture is always scheduled for a time in the few days following after E-6 form submission. Turn back on the date and get another number from the designated officer or guard for your ID capture. The ID capture process only takes a few minutes. SSS Clerks will get your personal data as fingerprints, signature, facial images, and 4-digit pin number. After your ID capture, you must wait for 30 days to receive the SSS ID card by mail. If you fail to receive it after 30 days, please inquire to your nearest SSS branch office and prepare your 4-digit PIN on hand
- Primary documents:
- Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) card,
- Seaman’s book (original and copy);
- In the absence of primary documents, prepare two of the following and at least one of which must have your recent photograph:
- Your Driver’s license
- Your Postal ID
- Your School or Company ID
- Your Senior citizen card
- Your valid National Bureau of Investigation Clearance
- Your Voter’s ID
- Your Certification from the Office of Southern/Northern Cultural Communities or Office of Muslim Affairs
- Your Savings account passbook
- Your Alien certificate of registration
- Your Government Service Insurance System member’s record
- Your Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) card
Office Locations & Contacts
Social Security System
SSS Trunkline No. (632) 8920-6401
SSS Call Center: (632) 8920-6446 to 55
IVRS: (632) 7917-7777
Toll-Free No.: 1-800-10-2255777
SSS Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SSS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SSSPh
More detail in the link : SSS Office Locations.
Philippine citizen or resident who is an active Social Security System (SSS) member with at least one month’s contribution.
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Documents to Use
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