New SSS Coding Scheme | Based on Last Digit of SS or ER Number

As additional precautionary measures following the country’s pandemic-related protocols, the Social Security System (SSS) implemented a new coding scheme for all allowed walk-in transactions done inside any of the SSS branches. 

Starting October 19, the members, employers, or any SSS visitors shall only be allowed inside the SSS offices once a week, depending on the last digit of their SS number or Employer (ER) ID Number. 

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The new SSS scheme is as follows:

Last digit of SS or ER Number Transaction Day
1, 2 Monday
3, 4 Tuesday
5, 6 Wednesday
7, 8 Thursday
9, 0 Friday

The Number Coding was enforced to control the volume of people inside the SSS branch.

What are the allowed transactions?

The new coding scheme is only for the following transactions:

  • Contribution payment and loan amortization;
  • Personal appearance as a requirement for online SS Number application;
  • UMID Card pick-up;
  • Submission/presentation of the original copies of documentary requirements for claim application; and
    • For funeral or death claims, the claimant shall base the schedule according to the deceased’s SS number.
  • Other valid reasons.

For other SSS transactions not mentioned above, the members may do the following:

  • Do the online transaction;
  • Submit hard copies of documents through the respective dropboxes in SSS branches; or
  • Contact the nearest SSS branch.

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SSS Coding Scheme | Branches Covered

The Number Coding System is implemented in the following branches:

  • All NCR branches;
  • Luzon:
    • Baguio
    • Dagupan
    • Bacoor
    • Biñan
  • Visayas:
    • Cebu
    • Lapu-Lapu
    • Bacolod
    • Iloilo-Central
  • Mindanao:
    • Cagayan de Oro
    • Davao

Other Reminders

In the event that the transaction day falls on a non-working holiday or experienced a system downtime or offline, the members may do any of the following options:

  1. Go back to the next week’s scheduled day;
  2. Schedule an appointment with the bank on the fastest day you may return to complete the transaction; or
  3. Patiently wait for the system to go online.

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SSS Coding Schedule

Sources: sss.gov.ph

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