SSS Identification Card

What this is For:

Application for SSS Identification Card

Where to File:

Nearest SSS Office that has facilities for SS ID data capture

How to File:

You must fill up the first page of Form E-6 using black ink and submit it in person to the nearest SSS branch that has facilities for SS ID data capture.

When you submit your application, the SSS will immediately obtain your personal data (i.e. your fingerprints, facial image, signature, and personal identification number will be electronically recorded) for transfer to your new ID card. The ID card will be mailed to the address you specified on your Form E-6. If you do not receive your ID within 30 days from the date on which you applied, you may inquire from any SSS branch in your area.

The new SSS ID card is issued free for first-time applicants. However, a replacement fee will be charged under the following circumstances:

when the ID card is lost

when the ID card is damaged

when the applicant avails of the option to omit the printing of the date of birth on the card

Other Documentary Requirements:

SS Form E-6 must be submitted together with any of the following primary documents:


Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) card

Seaman's book

In the absence of any of these documents, the applicant may present any two of the following documents, provided at least one document contains the applicant's photograph:

Driver's license

Valid National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance

School or company ID

Postal ID

Senior citizen card

Major credit card

Voter's ID

Savings account passbook

Alien certificate of registration

Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) member's record

Certification from the Office of Southern/Northern Cultural Communities or Office of Muslim Affairs

Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) card