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You can now remit contributions to SSS using your PayMaya account or any credit, debit, and prepaid card

06:11 PM December 23, 2019

Now you can skip the lines and easily remit your membership contributions to the Social Security System (SSS) through the official SSS mobile app, using only your mobile number linked to your PayMaya account as well as via any credit, debit, and prepaid card. This convenience was made possible through SSS’s recent accreditation of PayMaya as a payment platform.

If you are self-employed or a voluntary member who wants to make sure that your SSS contributions are up to date, all you need to do is to download the newly launched SSS mobile app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store to easily make contribution payments anytime, anywhere.

“We are very glad that we were able to add another accredited collection partner that will ensure fast, convenient, and secure ways of remitting the hard-earned money of our members for their future contingencies and retirement options to the pension fund.”–Aurora C. Ignacio, SSS President and CEO.

Filipinos who do not have a bank account or a credit card can easily sign up for a PayMaya account by downloading and registering in the PayMaya app. Once done, they can also use the Pay with PayMaya option to pay for their contribution payments using the SSS mobile app.

And since the SSS app now accepts all VISA, Mastercard, and JCB credit, debit, and prepaid card payments through the PayMaya Checkout payment gateway, even overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) abroad can ensure that their membership contribution payments are up to date even if they are not physically present in the country.

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“Using digital technology in delivering social services to all Filipinos is a big leap for SSS and we are proud that they have tapped us in this initiative. Making public service more accessible to all Filipinos through digital financial services is in line with our thrust at PayMaya to push for digital and financial inclusion,” said PayMaya Founder and CEO Orlando B. Vea.

Initially available for payment via the app are contributions from self-employed, voluntary, and OFWs. For the next phase of the partnership, employer’s contributions (regular and household) and salary loan payments will also be made available soon. Card and mobile wallet payments will also be possible at other online channels and physical branch offices of SSS using PayMaya’s unique integrated digital payments platform.

The SSS is part of the growing list of government partners enabled by PayMaya with its universal payment platforms that enable all kinds of enterprises and institutions to accept digital payments through their online, mobile, and branch channels, helping them deliver more efficient public services to every Filipino.

These initiatives are also in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s mandate to improve ease of doing business and streamline government services by opening up avenues for online transactions, following the enactment of the Anti-Red Tape Act in 2019.

PayMaya is the only financial technology company in the Philippines offering integrated consumer and merchant payment solutions. It is the first to give millions of Filipinos an e-wallet that allows cashless transactions at any time of the day, anywhere in the world, and from any device. Through PayMaya Enterprise, it enables merchants to accept all payment options, including credit, debit, prepaid cards and mobile wallets. Meanwhile, Smart Padala by PayMaya, the country’s largest domestic remittance network with over 27,000 partner agents, is providing millions of underserved Filipinos access to digital financial services.

POWERING FAST, ACCESSIBLE PAYMENTS IN THE SSS MOBILE APP WITH PAYMAYA. Voluntary members of the Social Security System (SSS), including overseas Filipino workers, can now easily make contribution payments to the state-owned pension fund using their PayMaya account or any credit, debit, and prepaid card as the agency officially launches its partnership with digital financial services leader PayMaya. Leading the launch during the event at the SSS Headquarters in Quezon City are SSS President and CEO Aurora C. Ignacio (8th from left), PayMaya Founder and CEO Orlando B. Vea (7th from the right), and PayMaya President Shailesh Baidwan (6th from right). Joining the launch are (from leftmost to 7th from left) SSS Department Manager Belinda B. Ella, SSS EVP for Operations Sector Judy Frances A. See, SSS EVP for Investments Sector Rizaldy T. Capulong, SSS EVP for Corporate Services Sector Elvira Resare-Alcantara, SSS Commissioner Bai Norhata Macatbar-Alonto, SSS Commissioner Anita Bumpus-Quitain, and SSS VP Gilda Victoria Mendoza. Also present at the launch are (5th from right to rightmost) SSS Commissioner Michael Regino, SSS Commissioner Ricardo L. Moldez, DOLE Assistant Secretary Alex V. Avila, PayMaya Government Sector Head Marvin Santos, and PayMaya Enterprise Head Mar Lazaro.

PayMaya is the financial technology arm of Voyager Innovations, the leading technology company in the country backed by PLDT, KKR, Tencent, World Bank’s IFC and the IFC Emerging Asia Fund. To know more about PayMaya and all of its products and services, visit www.PayMaya.com.

Making SSS payments accessible to every Filipino

To make SSS contribution payments using your PayMaya account or your payment card, simply do the following steps:

1. Log in to the SSS mobile app using your My.SSS account.

2. At the homepage, tap on the “Generate PRN” or Payment Reference Number button, fill in all the necessary information for your contribution payment, and verify your PRN request details.

SSS mobile app Now, individual members of SSS can easily and conveniently make their voluntary contribution payments using the SSS mobile app via their PayMaya account or any credit, debit, or prepaid card whenever, wherever.

3. Once the PRN has been generated, click on the Pay button and choose the payment method of your choice:

To Pay with PayMaya: Click the “Pay with PayMaya” button in the payment page. Log in using the mobile number and password associated with your PayMaya account. You will receive a One-Time PIN (OTP) that you need to enter to verify the transaction. Once done, click “Confirm Payment” to finish the transaction.

To Pay using credit, debit, or prepaid cards: In the payment page, enter the card number, cardholder name, and expiry date, as well as the three-digit CVV verification number, in the fields provided. Once done, click the “Confirm Payment” button. If your card requires it, you may be asked to enter a One-Time PIN (OTP) sent to your mobile number to verify the transaction. After verifying, the payment will be confirmed and finalized.

4.  Once payment is successful, the contribution payment will be reflected in the “My Contributions” section of the app.

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