Published: January 31, 2020 | Updated: July 9, 2020 | Posted by: Moneymax | Government Services
This article was originally published on April 12, 2019 and was updated on January 31, 2020.
Are you a Philippine Social Security System (SSS) member but don’t have a My.SSS account yet? Better do it now to reap the benefits of this SSS online service facility. Know all about My.SSS and the steps to complete your SSS online registration in this quick guide.
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My.SSS or SSS Portal is an easy-to-use online service platform of the SSS website that enables registered SSS members to conveniently and safely access their social security records online.
To use this SSS online facility, all you need is a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer that’s connected to the internet. That means you can do transactions with the SSS Portal anytime and anywhere without the hassle of going to a branch and standing in long lines.
It’s mainly for your convenience. Completing your SSS online registration can save you a lot of time, energy, and stress because you can transact with SSS in the comfort of your own home and beyond the usual office hours.
They also require its members to go through the SSS online registration process to ensure security (and prevent identity theft) when they transact with SSS online.
The Philippine Social Security System (SSS) encourages all members to complete their SSS online registration from the My.SSS Portal. You can sign up if you belong to any of the following:
Creating an SSS online account is effortless if you follow the My.SSS registration procedure correctly. But before you start, make sure to use Internet Explorer 11 as your web browser. The SSS site may not work properly with other browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. After installing IE 11, you can proceed with your SSS online registration.
When you’re done, double-check all information. Click the Submit button. A short message will appear to confirm the successful submission of your enrollment for SSS online registration. Click OK.
After you submit your SSS online membership application, they will validate your info against their records. If they match, you’ll receive an email from email@example.com after half an hour. The message contains an activation link and your user ID.
If the email address you provided is not Yahoo Mail (e.g., Gmail, Hotmail, etc.), check your Spam folder if you can’t find the SSS email in your main inbox.
Once you receive the email from SSS, click on the activation link. You need to activate your account immediately up to five days. Or else, the activation link will expire and you will have to register again.
Clicking on the link will direct you to a page where you’ll be required to create a password and re-type to confirm it. Be sure your password meets these requirements:
When you’re done, click the Submit button. If the two passwords match, you will be directed immediately to the SSS online login page.
Forgot your My.SSS password? Here are the steps to retrieving your SSS online account and changing your password.
If you can’t access the email registered with your My.SSS account, you can request for an account reset by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting an SSS branch.
If you own a Unified Multi-Purpose ID (UMID) then you have a CRN or Common Reference Number. You can find this number on the upper right portion of your UMID card. Your CRN links the ID numbers of SSS, GSIS, Pag-IBIG, and PhilHealth.
Don’t be confused. Your CRN is different from your SSS number. The CRN is comprised of 12 digits while the SSS number has 10.
Need to provide your SSS number but forgot your card? Or maybe you lost it? Don’t stress yourself out. Here are four ways to get your SSS number.
The SSS hotline is open 24 hours, Monday to Friday. You may call them at 920-6446-55. An SSS representative will accommodate you and will ask you a couple of verification questions.
You can view your SSS number after successfully creating a My.SSS account.
If the first two options didn’t work, don’t lose hope. You may send an email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. State that you would like to know your SSS number and provide the following information and document/s.
You may also visit an SSS branch nearest you. Of course, this might take more of your time and effort.
Sometimes, SSS members who tried to register from the My.SSS Portal would receive an email message about their registration failure. It happens when the system finds inconsistencies in the submitted information versus the SSS records. It could also be that the required format isn’t followed.
When your SSS online registration is unsuccessful, you may try doing it again using another registration option (refer to Step 1) or you can email SSS at email@example.com for assistance.
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