How To Apply for SSS Membership as Kasambahay — A GUIDE

Steps on How To Apply for SSS Membership for Kasambahay Who Aspire To Be Members

HOW TO APPLY FOR SSS MEMBERSHIP AS KASAMBAHAY – Here are the steps in registering to be a member of the Social Security System.

There is a huge advantage in being an active member of the giant social insurance institutions in the Philippines which include the Social Security System (SSS) and the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS). It has a lot of offers for its members that attend to financially-challenging situations.


The Social Security System got SSS loans and SSS benefits that qualified members may turn to in times of calamity, sickness, unemployment, disability, etc. How to qualify for these offers? The best move is to regularly post monthly contributions.

The SSS membership is open for a lot of people coming from different walks of life. Most household employers in the country mandate an SSS membership among their household helpers or kasambahays to widen their options and help them save for the future.

How To Apply for SSS Membership as Kasambahay
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In times of emergency, kasambahays who are SSS members with updated account may apply for a loan to the state-run social insurance institution. The loans can be repaid in light monthly installments. The employer also pays for a share in the contribution of the household helper.

Here are the steps on how to apply for an SSS membership as a kasambahay:

There are forms that you need to prepare and submit in applying to be a member of the Social Security System. Here are the requirements for the application process:

  • duly-accomplished and signed Kasambahay Unified Registration Form, Household Employer Unified Registration Form (PPS-HEUR1 Form), and Household Employment Unified Report Form (PPS-HEUR2 Form).
  • prepare an original and a photocopy of one (1) valid primary document such as the following:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Baptismal Certificate
    • LTO Driver’s License
    • Passport
    • Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Card
    • Seaman’s Book
  • In the absence of a valid primary document, you may submit original and photocopies of two (2) of the following secondary documents:
    • Bank Account Passbook
    • ATM card with the cardholder’s nam
    • Birth or Baptismal Certificate
    • Alien Certificate of Registration
    • ATM card and certification from the issuing bank if the account number doesn’t bear the cardholder’s name
    • Certificate from various authorities
    • Certificate of Naturalization from the Bureau of Immigration
    • Certificate of Licensure, Qualification Document, or Seafarer’s ID from the Maritime Industry Authority
    • Company ID
    • Company Representative Authorization Card issued by SSS
    • Fisherman’s Card issued by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
    • Credit Card
    • GSIS Card or Certificate of Membership
    • ID card issued by professional organizations recognized by the PRC
    • Health or Medical Card
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • ID card issued by Local Government Units
    • Marriage Contract
    • NBI Clearance
    • Pag-IBIG Member’s Data Form
    • Membership card issued by private companies
    • Overseas Workers Welfare Administration card
    • PhilHealth Member’s Data Record
    • School ID
    • Police Clearance
    • Postal ID
    • Senior Citizen Card
    • Seafarer’s Registration Certificate issued by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration
    • Tax Identification Number (TIN) Card
    • Transcript of School Records
    • Temporary License and Student Permit issued by the Land Transportation Office
    • Voter’s Identification Card or Affidavit

You as the kasambahay or your employed must fill in the Kasambahay Unified Registration Form. The employer also needs to fill in the Household Employer Unified Registration Form (PPS-HEUR1 Form) and the Household Employment Unified Report Form (PPS-HEUR2 Form).

Visit a branch of the Social Security System (SSS), Pag-IBIG Fund, or PhilHealth. After the assessment, the government body will give you your SS number.

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