Are kasambahays required to get an SSS number? How?

Yes.

The Kasambahay Law requires SSS coverage for maids, cooks, gardeners, and other household service workers in the Philippines.

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Under the Kasambahay Unified Registration System, kasambahays can choose any SSS, Pag-IBIG, or PhilHealth branchOpens in a new tab. where they’ll register and get membership numbers from all the three government agencies.

To apply for SSS, Pag-IBIG, and PhilHealth numbers, fill out a Kasambahay Unified Registration Form that’s available in any branch of the three agencies. The form may be downloaded onlineOpens in a new tab. and filled out in advance.

Submit the accomplished form to the nearest SSS, Pag-IBIG, or PhilHealth branch.

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