March 21, 2016

List of SSS Application Requirements to Avail Maternity Benefit

If you’re an SSS (Social Security System) female member, you can avail their maternity benefits if you qualify to their qualifying conditions prior to submission of application and requirements.

For employee and employer, once a member gets pregnant she should inform company HR (usual department to assist you in this kind of matter) then accomplish SSS Maternity Notification Form (MAT-1) and certificate of proof of pregnancy.  Your employer will notify SSS via notification forms you submitted.
SSS Maternity Form
One of SSS Maternity Benefits requiremens
For self employed, un-employed and voluntary members they can go directly to their nearest SSS branch to comply above required documents. In case of failure and delay of notification, maternity benefit application may be denied.

SSS Maternity Benefit Application Required Documents

For Notifications
  1. Maternity Notification Form (MAT-1)
  2. 2 valid IDs both with signature and at least one 1 with photo and date of birth
  3. Proof of pregnancy / Ultrasound reports / Certification of Pregnancy from your doctor
For Claim and Reimbursement

  1. Maternity Notification Form duly stamped and received by SSS
  2. Maternity Reimbursement Form (MAT-2)
  3. 2 valid IDs both with signature and at least one 1 with photo and date of birth
  4. Child Birth Certificate original copy from NSO / Local Civil Registrar with the original "Certified True Copy" stamp or mark

Additional Requirements required by SSS

  1. If normal delivery or CS - certified true or authenticated copy of duly registered birth certificate. In case the child dies or is a stillborn, duly registered death or fetal death certificate.
  2. If Delivery was through Caesarean - certified or authenticated copy of duly registered birth certificate and certified true copy of operating room record/surgical memorandum.
  3. If Miscarriage or abortion - obstetrical history stating the number of pregnancy certified by the attending physician and dilatation and curettage (D&C) report for incomplete abortion, pregnancy test before and after abortion with age of gestation and hystopath report for complete abortion. 
You can submit the complete requirements and forms to nearest SSS branch on your location or to company department who handles this kind of matter.This post serves as reference in case you’re having problem in accessing SSS website, as there are time that they experience server downtime.

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