SSS Disability Benefits to Members (Qualification & Amount)

Posted by Grace under Philippine Government Agencies on September 8, 2017

Want to know the SSS disability benefits to members? What are the qualifying conditions and the amount of money to receive by the Social Security System (SSS members)?

Well, a SSS member should know the benefits he should receive once he will become disabled. When it comes to disability, the SSS has great offers to their members. According to WikiPedia, the term disability defines as follow;


Disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these. It substantially affects a person’s life activities and may be present from birth or occur during a person’s lifetime.

But in SSS, the term disability defined as;

A cash benefit granted – either as a monthly pension or a lump sum amount – to a member who becomes permanently disabled, either partially or totally.

Disability may acquire in the workplace due to accident or hazards. If you think your work or occupation is very dangerous or your workplace is very dangerous/hazardous to your health, make sure that your employer is paying your SSS contribution.

SSS Disability Benefits to Members (Qualification & Amount)

Take a look at the benefits of SSS to disabled members and compare the benefits a SSS member can get if he is sick.

SSS Disability Benefits to Members (Qualifying Conditions)

    • The member has paid at least one (1) month contribution before the semester of disability.
    • To qualify for a monthly disability pension, he/she must have paid at least 36 monthly contributions prior to the semester of disability.
    • If with less than 36 monthly contributions, he/she is granted a lump sum amount.

SSS Disability Benefits to Members (Amount of Benefit)

  • If qualified, the member is granted a monthly Disability Pension, plus a P500 monthly Supplemental Allowance.
  • The lowest monthly Disability Pension is P1,000 if the member has less than ten (10) credited years of service (CYS); P1,200 if with at least ten (10) CYS; and P2,400 if with at least twenty (20) CYS.

Reference: SSS Social Security System (Philippines)

See Other Benefits of SSS

Faster and Hassle-Free Processing of Social Security System SSS Disability Benefits

For faster and hassle-free processing of your SSS Social Security System benefit claims and SSS loan applications, please ensure that your personal data in the SSS (Social Security System) membership records are complete, correct, and up-to-date, specifically your personal information such as your name, date of birth, birth place, SSS membership classification, SSS membership status, gender (sex), civil status, name of beneficiaries such as spouse, children,etc, your contact information like mailing address, mobile number and email address and your bank information.

For more details about SSS Disability benefits, contact the SSS via email at or call center nos. 920-6446 to 55 or 917-7777.

If you want to know more about SSS and its different benefits to members, stay tuned to! If you think the benefits you can get when you get disabled, you should find a insurance company and start buying health insurance with disability And if you think your work and your workplace is very hazardous and risky to your health, then consider buying life insurance.

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