If you are a newly employed applicant at a company in the Philippines, you should read this article, especially if you have already begun contributing to SSS. The Philippines Social Security System (SSS) is a mandatory benefit for all national employees.

Social Security System Branches near you

Did you know that, SSS ID is widely known and acceptable Government ID in the country. And now, because of modern technology nowadays, SSS ID has new feature as 'UMID,' a.k.a Unified Multi-Purpose ID.

The old SSS ID card production stopped in April 2010 then the UMID cards started in the Philippines Social Security System on July 2011.

Just a little bit reminders, before you can apply for SSS ID card, you must be already SSS member.

How To Get An SSS ID

1. Bring your valid ID and visit the nearest SSS Branch to submit your E-6 Form (SSS ID Application Form).
2. Next, proceed to the Picture taking booth then to fingerprinting room.
3. Then wait and receive your acknowledgement official receipt.
4. Last, you can now go home and wait your SSS ID. (It will deliver to your home address)

What are the Valid ID's

Driver’s License
PRC License
Seaman’s Book

If you don't have any of the following ID's above, you will need to bring two ID's  and/or Documents listed below.

GSIS eCard
Voter’s ID
Senior’s Citizen ID
NBI Clearance
Postal ID
School ID
Company ID
TIN Card
Pagibig Data Form
Marriage certificate
Birth certificate
Baptismal certificate
Barangay Clearance
Philhealth ID card
Student permit issued by LTO
Life Insurance Policy
Alien certificate of registration
Certificate of Nationality
Certificate of Naturalization
Certificate from the office of the Muslim Affairs

Disclaimer: GoodFilipino.com is not affiliated with SSS. This article is for helping others. If you have personal inquiry about your SSS account, contact the SSS branch near you.