December 15, 2016

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List of Conditions for SSS Member to Qualify for Disability Benefits

The information below contains the list of all the qualifying conditions for a SSS (Social Security System) member to avail his/her "Disability Benefits". Please refer to the list below for more details.

List of Conditions for SSS Member to Qualify for Disability Benefits

A member who suffers partial or total disability with at least one monthly contribution paid to the SSS prior to the semester of contingency is qualified.

Partial Disability

A complete and permanent loss or use of any of the following body parts, but which does not totally prevent a member from engaging in any gainful occupation.

  • one thumb
  • one index finger
  • one middle finger
  • one ring finger 
  • one little finger
  • hearing of one ear
  • hearing of both ears
  • sight of one eye
  • one big toe
  • one hand
  • one arm
  • one foot
  • one leg
  • one ear
  • both ears

Permanent Total Disability

  • complete loss of sight of both eyes;
  • loss of two limbs at or above the ankle or wrists;
  • permanent complete paralysis of two limbs;
  • brain injury resulting to incurable imbecility or insanity; and
  • such cases as determined and approved by the SSS.


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