SSS Death Benefit Guidelines

Losing someone is hard. It is emotionally painful and will cause a big impact financially. Good thing, SSS created a way to help the family of the deceased members so they don’t suffer from too much distress. SSS now offers death benefits to a qualified member who passed away. The beneficiaries of the deceased member will receive a cash benefit from SSS either a monthly pension or a lump sum whichever they prefer. If you wanted to know more about SSS Death Benefit Guidelines, this might help you.

SSS Death Benefit Guidelines

Types of Beneficiaries:

  • Primary (legal spouse and minor children)
  • Secondary (parents)
  • Designated (indicated in member’s E1 or E4)
  • Legal Heirs

Types of Death Benefit:

Lump-Sum – this will be given to the beneficiaries of deceased members who have paid less than 36 monthly contributions. The lump-sum benefit will be given one time.

Monthly Pension – this will be given to the beneficiaries of deceased members who have paid at least 36 monthly contributions.

Requirements Needed:

  • Primary and Secondary Beneficiaries
    • Death Claim Application
    • Sinumpaang Salaysay
    • Affidavit (SSS Form CLD-1.3 A)
    • Death Certificate (deceased member)
    • Marriage Certificate (deceased member)
    • Birth Certificate (dependent children)
    • Passbook or ATM
  • Designated and Legal Heirs Beneficiaries
    • Death Claim Application
    • Sinumpaang Salaysay
    • Affidavit (SSS Form CLD-1.3)
    • Birth Certificate of Claimant
    • CENOMAR of a deceased member (if single)
    • Death Certificate of member’s spouse (if the member is a widow/widower)
    • Death Certificate of member’s parents (if single)

How much is the Benefit?

The member’s primary beneficiary will receive a monthly death pension with an additional 13th-month pension every December. In addition, if a member has a minor dependent they will receive a 10% of the member’s monthly pension which will equivalent to Php 250 or whichever is higher.

Less than 10 credited years of service – Php 1,000
At least 10 credited years of service – Php 1,200
20 years credited years of service – Php 2,400

NOTE: Only five minor children will be eligible. They will not allow substitution.

If you’re planning to apply for a SSS Death Benefit, you may visit the near SSS branch in your location. Make sure that you bring all the requirements needed and submit them to the SSS employees. Once submitted, they will assess your documents. Wait for the results.

For more inquiries, you may contact SSS using this hotline: (02) 8920 6446 or send them an email at [email protected]sss.gov.ph

READ: Instruction On How To File SSS Burial/Funeral Claim

97 Comments

  1. Gud day sir/mam ask ko lng po yng mother ko ng aaply n ng death benefit ng father ko last year July 2021 p at nag survey na po sa amin 2x na till now wala pa pong resulta yng apply ng mother ko. Hnd nmn po kami makapunta ng SSS dahil ang sabi tawagan raw yng number n binigay nila kaso since last year ngpa follow up kami nung una sumasagot p pero after po ng survey nila sa bahay nmn hnd na po sila ngrereply sa mssnge kht col hnd nmn nasagot dun sa number n binigay nila. Nito lng feb. Ngtry kaming pumunta ng SSS ngunit hnd kami pinapasok dahil wala raw kaming appointment sa kanila dahil ang sabi namin ipa follow nmn yng apply nmn death benefit ng father ko. Inaasahan po ng mother ko ang makukuha ny sa father ko pra sa kanyang maintenance n gamot kaya sana nmn po malaman n namin ang status ng apply ng mother ko. Salamat po

  2. Ako po Ang legal na Asawa namatay po Asawa ko last April 13 2004 pa.noong time po na namatay xa may kinakasama po xa pwede ko po bang mahabol Ang death benefits NG Asawa ko.

  3. Tanong ko lng po kng pwede po mag claim ng death benefits ung anak na 22 years old ng namatay kc po nsa abroad ung asawa magbibigay lng po ng authorization sa anak. Ano po dapat ilagay sa authorization.

  4. follow up lng po sa burial benefit ni Ramuld Carl Catolico Paguntalan last april 23,2021 pa po hanggang ngayon wla papo yong claim namin last dec 2021 papo nakapasa na kmi ulit ng requirements nya kilan po ba namin makukuha sir mam

  5. Naka sudmit na po ako ng acop pwede sa aking lng no mag reply kasi mahina ang signal dito.,grascias

  6. Hi po. Tanung ko lng po bakit hangang ngayon po wala pa rin lamn atm ng mother ko. Ok nmn po lht ng requirement. Narcve na po nila yun nuon pang 2020 ng dec 21.nag msge nmn sila ng ganito. This policy is limited only. Yun lng. Tapos wala ng kasunod na tx 2yrs na lumipas. My atm na po mother ko plgi kmi nag check bk my laman na atm nya ngunit inabot na ng 2yrs. Ganun po ba kabagal ang trabaho ng sss. Pakisuyo na lng po ito po name ng ID ng father ko. Aracadio c. Cabalen. Slmt po.ito rin po ang cp number ko #09673350462.

  7. Mgndang araw po.tanung ko lng po paki check na lng po ang sss pension ng mother ko sa father kong pumanaw na, paki follow up nmn po kung makakpag pension pa ba mother ko sa ss ng father ko. 2020 pa po nila narcve ang mga requirement na pinasa ko. Nag msge na rin po ss skin na this policy is limited only ibig sabihin aprub na mga papeles namin. 2 yrs na po lilipas. Hanagng ngayon umaasa pa po kami. Ito name ng father ko sa sss, Arcadio c. Casamis. Mother ko na benificiary nya si tetesita Manatad Casamis. Yan po.

  8. Gd am PO ma’am follow up kulan PO funeral claim s Kapatid ko lalaine falco Sevilla Feb 4,2022 kupa npasa lhat Ang requiment PO kailan Kya m claim funeral nga kpatid ko PO..

  9. follow up lang po survivor po ako nasa inyo na po mga papeles ko mag 1yr.na pong patay asawa ko until now wala tx pls.po paki tingin naman po

  10. Good day Maam/Sir
    Follow up lng po kung ano na ang status ng death claim ng hipag ko po namatay cya May 2021hanggang ngayon wala pa pumupunta naman ang asawa ko sa SSS tapos wala pa rin kailangan kasi ng nanay niya ang pera pambili ng gamot sana matugunan ang tanong kung ito ang pangalan ng hipag ko na namatay Rolan Guimera Tanguan maraming salamat po

  11. Kailan po dapat magrenew na ACOP para sa survivor pensioner, birthday or death anniversary ng namatay?

  12. Sir ask q lang Kung may makukuha kmi kpag namatay na isang membro Gaya po dibidendo ng kontrbusyon

  13. Hello po, hinge po ako ng tulong kasi asawa ko patay na november 25,2021 nag file po ako ng Death Certipacate, sabi po 3 weeks daw ma release, file ko Feb 4,2022 bakit hangang ngayon po wala pa, Bernabe Llaguno po asawa ko, pls. po pakitulongan niyo naman Pls po tulongan niyo po ako, Name ko po Juana S. Llaguno

  14. And tagal na namin Ng claim .bakit and tgal poh 2017 pa ngaun 2022 na Hays ewn ko lng kng nkha Na Ng byanan Kong hilaw na mukhang pra ..at ung mga ank ko asakin amn gusto Nia hati kme 40k lng ung akin 133k un …

  15. ako ay si leila ildefonso.mother po ako ni mr. fernando wittorff ildefonso.ask ko lng pi kung my makukuha po ako sa anak kong namatY last sept 16 2021.my asawa nga pi cya .pero wala po clng anak.kc po sa pag sa pg ibig hnd po pumayag na ung asawa lng ang makakuha khit kasal cla.dahil nga po wala clng anak.gusto ko lng pong malaman kung my karapatan pi ako.kc po yang anak ko lng ang tumutulong sa akin.16 years old plng pi yan ay nag work na.binata pa po yan.nag asawa lng po yan ng 2004.pls po sana masagot ninyo adk ko.prng awa na po ninyo.hnd npo ako tinulungan ng manugang ko mula ng mamatay anak ko.my kapatid po yan na 2 pdw.ano pi kaya mahahabol ko sa anak ko khit konting tulong.wala pong anak ung anak ko sa asawa niya.bukod dun po maganda trabaho ng manygang ko.pls lng po pakitulunfan ako.

  16. gud pm po…mam puede po kaya aq Ang mglakad ng burial ng kua q po..KC d po KC cla kasal po..,slamat po

  17. Sir/mam namatay Asawa ko Aug 4 2021 naipasa ko ng lahat papers na hiningi Ng sss sorsogon bat hangang Ngayon Wala pa akong natatanggap

  18. Ask lang po sa burial biniguan po kaming 2 voucher isa lang po ang narecieve namkng pera wala napoba yong isang voucher 3yrs lang po nakahilog asawa ko salamat po

  19. Good evening tanong ko po, nagkaka problema po kami sa pag kuha ng requirements ng death claim kasi ang mga beneficiart na lang uncle ko mga kapatid nia ang problema wlng mga birth cert.mga kapatid nia sa psa even sa probensya nila wala pano po ang gagawin.pati death cert ng nanay nung uncle ko wl sa psa at sa probensya nila at nanrin ung kapatid nila na bata pa namatay wl record pano po ang gagawin namin sana po masagot nia mahirap po magpabalikbalik ang nanay ko sa sss kasi matanda na napapagod na agd pati iba mga kapatid mga matatanda na

  20. maayong gabie ma’am in sir,akong mama mang tulo na ka tuig patay ang among Problem kay iyang lum Sam wla pa nakuwa, ang naka apan lang kay iyang duha ka igsoon ang benifiaciary naa mn unta siya anaka duha, unsa on namu na pag lihok

  21. Mam ask lng poh qng ung beneficiary NG pensioner d nkakuha NG pension cmula nun nmatay ung pensioner dhil poh ilan taon poh nmin bago Nlaman n patay n c pensioner tas ung beneficiary ung asawa nmatay n dn poh nun Jan 14 Pro dpa dn nkakuha NG pension my mkukuha p poh ung anak NG pensioner n beneficiary dn

  22. Pakihelp naman po kong panu matransfer yong burial fee ng asawa ko po kasi nasend na pala ang control number follow ako ng follow ky maam cha sabi nya wlapa raw yong control nasend pro nasend na pala ng sss sa email ko nung feb.17 2022,pwde po ipalipat ko nlang sa gcash ko po kasi dkona mawithdraw yong pera dhil dto na po ako sa saudi,please help po sss anung gagawin ko po,slamt

  23. Namatay po asawa ko noong August, 2021 may nakuha naman po ako na death claim na 20k+ po, ask ko lang po may pwede pa ho ba ako makuha pero matagal na po sya hindi nakapaghulog at hindi din po ako sure kung nakailan po sya ng share galing sa mga companies na napasukan nya..

    Salamat po sa pagsagot

  24. Good day po, may problem po ako sa pag claim ng death benefit ng husband ko, namatay po siya may 2020 pa po, d po kase ako baka pag change name sa sss ko po, until now po wala pang result ang change name ko, naibigay ko ba po ang lahat na requirements na hininge po nila dto sa malanday marikina branch.sabi po sa akin nasa pasig pa daw po ang aking mga documents everytime po mag email ako wala pa rin daw po. sana po matulungan niyo naman po ako kase ang dami ko na pong absenses sa pag asikaso po ng mga requirements po ang hirap po at pandemic salamat po kung matulungan niyo po ako.

  25. Tanong ko lang po if lumpsum 10 years above nakapagbayad tuloy tuloy po magkano po ba ang matatanggap halimbawa tatlo po ang beneficiary?

  26. Tanong ko lang po if lumpsum 10 years above nakapagbayad tuloy tuloy po magkano po ba ang matatanggap halimbawa tatlo po ang beneficiary?

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  29. Mamaya ang asawa ko last Oct 2020,kailan po makakarecieve ang mga anak ko ng monthly pension?ako po Meron na …

  30. Good day. po sir/ma’am, follow up ko lng po ung sa burial NG husband ko kc nagpasa na po kame Para sa burial nya sya po kc member NG sss. Feb. 20, 2022 namatay ung husband ko gang ngaun po wla PA me natatanggap napasa ko na po lhat NG requirements nya. Ito po cp# ko 09652370568

  31. Ask ko lang po about primary beneficiary never ko po kasi sya nakilala..nagpost nadin ako social media Pangalan mo nya nagbakasali po ako may makakilala po sa kanya 3 year napo mula nun pinost hanggang ngayon wala po sagot..ano po ba dapat kung gawin para maclaim na po yon death claim ng Father ko

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