I got these publications during my recent visit to SSS office. I am sharing this for both employed and voluntary members. This is printed in “tagalog ” so that everyone can easily comprehend the guidelines of being an SSS member.
Voluntary members, particularly those overseas workers this is a Must for you.
Published by the SSS Corporate Communication Department February 2018
This will help us as we reach our retiring age. With a paid contributions of at least 120 months, you are entitled to receive a monthly pension. Your pension will be dependent on the amount you have contributed.
One good thing with SSS is that those who have not reached the 120-month contribution will still eligible to receive a lump-sum benefit based on how much you and your employer contributed.
Every employee member is entitled to benefits under SSS and EC-Employees Compensation. However, voluntary and self-employed members are exempted under the EC program.
Member can basically benefits provide under SSS programs:
As member, you should always check if your employer reported you and religiously remitted your contributions.