How To Get A Solo Parent ID

Are you a single or solo parent? Good news! You can take advantage of the Solo Parent ID that was issued by the government for all solo or single parents. If you have a Solo Parent ID you will be able to take advantage of certain government discounts and benefits.

Solo Parent ID

Person Who Can Apply:

  • Unmarried Mother or Father
  • Rape or Other Crime Victim
    -If a woman decided to keep and raise the child
  • Parent left solo or alone
    -In case of spouse death
    -Mental or Physical incapacity of a spouse
    -Detained spouse
    -Legal Separation
    -Declaration of nullity or annulment of marriage
  • A family member who takes the responsibility to be head of the family
    -In the case of abandonment of parents
  • A person who solely provides parent care

Benefits of Solo Parent ID:

  • Flexible work schedule
    -Solo parent employee can request to their employer a flexible work schedule so that they can spend more time with their children
  • Parental leave
    -In every year they are entitled to have 7 days leave from work
  •  No work discrimination
    – “No employer shall discriminate against any solo parent employee with respect to terms and conditions of employment on account of his/her status,”
  •  Additional support and assistance
    – Educational, housing, and medical assistance if applicable

Requirements Needed:

  • Solo Parent ID application form
  • Proof of Financial Status
  • Barangay certificate
  • Supporting documents/certificates (Death certificate, Annulment Papers, and Medical certificates, etc)
  • Birth certificate/s of your child/children

Application Process:

  • Prepared all the documents needed
  • Visit the nearest Social Welfare and Development office at your location
  • Submit all the documents for assessment and verification
  • Once verified, the process will take up to 30 days

If you are a solo or single parent and you think you are qualified to have the Solo Parent ID, apply now at DSWD and get one so that you can take advantage of all the benefits you can get.

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