When Is the PhilHealth Payment Deadline?

Do you want seamless access to PhilHealth benefits whenever the need arises? It starts with knowing the PhilHealth payment deadline, so you can always pay your contributions on time and avoid paying interest for the months you’ve missed. This guide should get you started. 

Disclaimer: This article has been published for educational purposes only. Neither the author nor FilipiKnow is affiliated with PhilHealth, so specific queries about your membership and insurance benefits must be forwarded to the proper authority.

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PhilHealth Payment Deadline for Employers

It is highly encouraged for business and household employers to pay the PhilHealth contribution of their employees each month.

  • Employers whose PhilHealth Employer Number (PEN) ends in 0 to 4 must remit the contributions on the 11th to 15th day of the month following the applicable period. 
  • Employers with PEN ending in 5 to 9 can submit their employee’s contributions every 16th to 20th day of the month following the applicable period. 

For example, contributions for October 2022 must be remitted every 11th to 15th or 16th to 20th day of November 2022.

PhilHealth Payment Deadline for Voluntary Members

Payment terms1 include every month, every quarter, every half-year, and every year. Let’s briefly discuss them one by one.

Payment Term/FrequencyPayment DeadlineExample
MonthlyLast working day of the applicable monthThe month being paid for: September 2022
Deadline: September 30, 2022
QuarterlyThe last working day of the quarter you are paying for.Quarter being paid for: January-March 2022
Deadline: March 31, 2022
Semi-annual Last working day of the first quarter of the applicable semesterSemester being paid for: July-December 2022
Deadline: September 30, 2022
AnnualLast working day of the first quarter of the applicable yearThe year being paid for: 2022
Deadline: March 31, 2022

Return to the main article: How To Pay PhilHealth Online: An Ultimate Guide


  1. Philippine Health Insurance Corporation. (2016, August 8). PhilHealth Circular No. 2016-0025 [Press release]. Retrieved September 22, 2022, from https://www.philhealth.gov.ph/circulars/2016/circ2016-025.pdf

Camille Lamera, MD

Camille Lamera is a medical doctor with clinical and government work experience. She has always been passionate about health education and public service, having worked in two government offices and as a part-time educator in Preventive and Community Medicine. She is currently working as a doctor in public health while also doing freelance academic and scientific writing.

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