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How to Pay SSS Online


As an overseas Filipino worker (OFW), it is vital that you continue to pay your monthly Social Security System (SSS) contributions, especially if your long-term plan is to retire in the Philippines. However, you would often ask, “How will I pay my SSS contributions if I am abroad?”

In this article, we will guide you through the process of conveniently paying your monthly SSS contributions while living and working abroad.

What is SSS?

The Social Security System or SSS is a government-run financial institution that administers social insurance programs to Filipinos working in the private sectors. Its mandate includes providing protection to members and their families against the hazards of disability, sickness, maternity, old age, death and other issues that could result in loss of income or financial burden.

 An SSS member is entitled to receive the following benefits:

Click here to read more information about SSS Benefits.

What is the required monthly contribution?

For land-based OFWs, please see the table below to view the monthly contribution that one is required to pay. It should also be noted that OFWs have the option to pay their contributions on a quarterly or a yearly basis. 

Click here for more information.

Other members and those who are unemployed can base their monthly contributions on this table:

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How do I pay SSS contributions online?

OFWs in Japan, Canada and Singapore can now conveniently pay their monthly SSS contributions through the Smiles Mobile Remittance App, anytime and anywhere.

Here’s how to pay your SSS contributions with Smiles App:

Pay easily with Smiles Mobile Remittance

Smiles Mobile Remittance, recognized as the most popular mobile money transfer service in Japan and Good Design Award 2021 receiver, works hard to offer the best experience for every Filipino abroad. Its daily high rates and affordable remittance fees allow OFWs to consistently send and invest in the Philippines, while still being able to save and spend enough for their living expenses abroad.

On top of that, paying with Smiles provides assurance that your payments are received in real time and with no hassles because Smiles Mobile Remittance is partnered with major banks in the Philippines.

To experience fast and convenient payments, make sure to download the Smiles App now!

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