Applying for Pag-Ibig, SSS, and Philhealth is the number one responsibility of every Filipino before they start working. If you are in Cebu and planning to settle your life in this province, you need to be mindful of the process of getting your own mandatory documents because one way or another, you will be needing those once your employer requested for it.
SSS, Pag-ibig, and Philhealth have a respective processes for application. This article will help and guide you so you can save up time gathering the required documents before going to the government branches. Here’s the step by step application procedure for your own convenience.
Benefits of Having Social Security System Account
The following are the advantages if you have SSS in the country:
- Benefits for getting sick
- Benefits during maternity
- Benefits for retirement
- Benefits for disability
- Benefits during death and funeral
- Salary loan – you can loan from SSS for as much as P20,000.
- You can avail of a business loan.
SSS Application Process and Requirements
Be sure to secure the following documents:
- SSS E1 Form, which can be obtained from the SSS branch.
- NSO/PSA Birth Certificate and must be original
- Valid ID or nay supporting IDs from this list.
- Local/international driver’s license
- PRC ID
- Seaman’s book
- Voter’s ID/Certificate of Registration
- TIN ID
- Company ID
- Barangay/Police/NBI Clearance
- Credit/Debit Cards With Your Own Name
- Valid e-mail address for online account
How To Apply:
- Go to the nearest SSS branch.
- SM City Cebu Branch
Location: North Reclamation Are, Cebu City
- SSS Cebu
Location: SSS Building, Kalubihan, Cebu
Phone Number: (032)-505-9301
- SSS Bogo Cebu
Location: Tan Building San Vicente St. Bogo, Cebu
Phone Number: (032)-434-7559
- SSS Lapu-Lapu
Location: Ground Floor Annex Building, Gaisano Mactan Island Mall, Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu
Phone Number: (032)-340-8050
- Cebu NRA
Location: 3rd Floor Robinsons Galleria, Cebu
- SSS Robinsons Fuente
Location: Sta. Cruz, Fuente Osmena Boulevard, Cebu
Phone Number: (032)-254-1119
- SSS Talisay
Location: 2nd level, Gaisano Grand Fiesta Mall, Tabunok, Talisay, Cebu
Phone Number: (032)-520-7234
- SSS J. Centre Mall
Location: Mandaue J. Centre Mall, A.S Fortuna Street, Bakilid Mandaue City
Phone Number: (032)-246-4983
- SSS Toledo
Location: Penalosa St., Luray I, Poblacion, Toledo, Cebu
Phone Number: (032)-322-5294
- SM City Cebu Branch
Get your number from the guards and wait in the line together with your SSS E1 form.
Once your number flashes on the screen or you heard your number called by the personnel, go to the designated counter.
Submit the required documents and your E1 form.
The personnel will process everything then will give you a copy of your E1 form.
Keep your E1 form for future references like getting your UMID.
We hope this article helps to enlighten you about the SSS application process. Don’t forget to share this with your family and friends especially to those who are in Cebu and getting their first job. Having a list of the SSS branches, the how-to, and required documents will get everything easier for you.