Social Security System (SSS) members can now conveniently claim proceeds from their SSS benefits by enrolling their PayMaya accounts as the default disbursement option through the My.SSS online portal.
Proceeds from the SSS funeral and unemployment benefits, among others, may be coursed through the member’s PayMaya account. Soon, members may also receive their calamity, salary, and other loan proceeds via PayMaya.
The move is part of SSS’s efforts to migrate to a “checkless” disbursement processes, using online and electronic channels to distribute funds and other proceeds to their members.
To do this, just enroll your PayMaya account ont the My.SSS member portal (http://member.sss.gov.ph) by entering your 11-digit PayMaya-registered mobile number (ex. 09981234567) under the “Account Number” field at the Bank Enrollment portion of the portal.
Accelerating digitalization of government
The availability of PayMaya as a disbursement option for claims and benefits is part of its partnership with SSS in the latter’s efforts to ramp up the digitalization of its member services.
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, PayMaya also provided the SSS a way to quickly and easily disburse proceeds for its Small Business Wage Subsidy (SBWS) program to qualified MSME employees via their PayMaya accounts, allowing them to still receive much-needed government aid even without a bank account.
To date, PayMaya has helped disburse over PHP 1.4 billion in financial aid from the various national agencies and local government units to their respective constituents through digital means, allowing recipients to quickly and safely receive funds using only their mobile phones. For more information on PayMaya’s digital payment solutions for government, you may email [email protected]
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PayMaya provides millions of Filipinos with the fastest way to own a financial account with over 40,000 Add Money touchpoints nationwide. Its Smart Padala by PayMaya network of over 30,000 partner touchpoints nationwide serves as last mile digital financial hubs in communities, providing the unbanked and underserved with access to services.
For those who don’t have their own PayMaya account, you can download the app for free on the Google Playstore and the Apple App Store. To know more deals you can get with your PayMaya account, visit www.PayMaya.com/deals.