In the Philippines, citizens make their health as well as retirement contributions through SSS or Social Security System, the insurance scheme. Any Filipino can make their contributions, no matter if they are employed or self-employed. The PRN was launched by the government. SSS PRN then became a compulsory requirement for members who want to pay their contribution. In this article, we will guide you through how to get SSS PRN number online.
What is SSS PRN?
PRN stands for personal reference number. When submitting their contributions, social security system members will need to use this number. Without it, the system can’t update your payment records accurately.
How to get SSS PRN number
There are several ways to get this reference number.
Via the social security system app
All you need is to download and install the app on your smartphone. Next, use your SSS account to log in. If you don’t have one, the registering process for an account is simple. You can check out our article on how to get an SSS ID. After you are logged in, tap on the generate PRN/SOA icon.
To get the reference number, you need to fill in all necessary information and submit it. When you are done, you will see the number on the screen. You can either take a screen shot or save it as a pdf file for printing later.
Via the SSS PRN helpline
It is also possible to receive the reference number by contacting the SSS PRN helpline. You can phone them or send an email.
SSS PRN hotline: (02) 920-6446 to 55/917-7777 or 1-800-10-2255-777
The operational time of the helpline is from Monday to Friday.
At a social security system counter or e-centre
You can also visit the nearby social security system branch to get your PRN. You will need to present your UMID or social security system ID card. If you forget to bring these documents, you can provide your birth date as an alternative.
Text message service
Another way to get your PRN is via sending a test message. Send SSS REG>10 DIGIT SSS NUMBER><date of birth in MM/DD/YYYY> to 2600. You will receive a confirmation and a four-digit PIN.
Send another message with your PIN in this format SSS PRN<10-digit SSS number><PIN><Date of birth in MM/DD/YYYY>
Do note that Globe and Smart subscribers will be charged P2.5 while Sun Cellular subscribers will have to pay P2.
How to get PRN number in SSS online
You can also get your PRN number via the SSS portal.
How to get PRN number SSS online for voluntary
Step 1: Go to the SSS portal.
Step 2: Log in with your ID and password.
Step 3: On the menu, select the PRN link.
Step 4: Click the button for generating PRN.
Step 5: Choose voluntary as your membership type.
Step 6: Chose the contribution period.
Step 7: From the drop-down menu, enter your monthly contribution.
Step 8: Select submit request.
Step 9: Review your submitted details.
Step 10: If everything is correct, click OK.
Step 11: Download and print your PRN.
How to get PRN number SSS online
For individually paying members, the process í the same.
Step 1: Go to the SSS portal.
Step 2: Log in with your ID and password under the employer login tab.
Step 3: Select from the menu the payment reference number link.
Step 4: Review your electronic collection list.
Step 5: Click the generator button for PRN.
That is how to get SSS PRN number online. For more how-to articles, check out TechiestuffPH.com.