If you’re an SSS member, paying your contribution is essential to avail of varying benefits such as maternity, retirement, housing, and educational loans. That’s why SSS members should ensure that their contributions are paid monthly or quarterly. And in this article, we’ll share how to pay SSS contributions using Gcash, one of the most utilized e-wallets to make online transactions.
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What do I need to pay my SSS contribution using Gcash?
The payment of SSS contribution using Gcash is accessible for members, who are self-employed, voluntary, non-working spouses, and OFWs. Furthermore, whether you’re paying at an SSS branch, partner banks, payment centers, or via e-wallet, like Gcash, you will need to generate a Personal Reference Number (PRN). PRN was launched on January 16, 2018, that allows Real-Time Processing of Contributions (RTPC).
SSS members are also required to generate a new PRN every time they pay for their contribution. Through the utilization of PRN, SSS members’ contribution payments will instantly be transmitted and posted on their records, and get an SMS notification that their contributions are acknowledged. Thus, SSS encourages members to update and provide their contacts details to receive a PRN. It will also prevent the delay in claiming benefits and services.
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How to Pay SSS Contribution Using Gcash?
Once you’ve got an SSS PRN, let’s talk about the steps on how to pay SSS contribution using Gcash.
- Generate and use the latest PRN.
- Launch Gcash mobile app and log in to your account.
- On the homepage, click “Pay Bills”.
- Choose “Government” on the Biller Categories section.
- Next, choose “SSS – PRN” under the “Government” list.
- Fill out the required SSS details.
- On the “Account Type”, choose “PRN”.
- Enter the newly generated PRN,
- Enter the amount of contribution.
- Provide Email Address (optional)
- Check your payment details, click “Next” to proceed, and click “Confirm”.
After confirming your payment, your SSS contribution is posted on your records in real-time via Gcash partnership with Bayad Center. Nonetheless, at present, Gcash only accepts individual contribution payments. So employers who wish to pay their employees SSS contribution using Gcash cannot proceed with the transaction.
How to generate an SSS PRN?
Now that you know how to pay SSS contributions using Gcash, let’s talk about how you can generate an SSS PRN. Remember that paying your SSS contribution requires a PRN before proceeding with the payment, as it will expire 5 days after the latest bill’s due date. If you attempt to use an old PRN, your payments will be declined, or your Gcash account will be deducted, without being transmitted to SSS. Thus, make sure to always generate a new PRN before proceeding to pay your SSS contribution. The first step you need to do before generating an SSS PRN is to update your contact details. To do so, you may visit the nearest SSS branch, create an account on My.SSS, or download the SSS mobile app on your device. After updating your contact details, SSS will send your PRN via SMS. Next, you can generate it by calling the SSS PRN helpline from Monday to Friday at 920-6446 to 55 or 1-800-10-2255-777. You may also get your PRN by visiting an SSS branch, requesting PRNHelpline@sss.gov.ph, or logging in to your account at My.SSS and click “Payment Reference Number (PRN)”.