SSS Maternity Benefits – Conditions to Receive it


As we know, the Social Security System is a program for private sector employees and self-employed. One of the great advantages of being a member is to have access to the SSS Maternity benefits.

It is a value that able women can receive, when they are away from their work for reasons of childbirth or miscarriage.

In this way, SSS Maternity supports women who has the qualifications to receive the value.

If you have a registration in MySSS, so you can check if you are able to receive it directly in the system.

If you don’t have an online account yet, click on How to Access SSS Online Application and find out how!

To know the conditions that apply to the receipt of the SSS maternity reimbursement, read below:


SSS Maternity Benefits Conditions

To receive the benefits that are available to women, check below the qualifications required to obtain:

    • You must have paid at least three monthly contributions within the 12-month period immediately preceding the semester of your delivery;
    • You have notified your pregnancy through your ER if employed, or directly to the SSS, if a SE, VM or member separated from employment.

Is it Necessary to Notify a Member’s Pregnancy?

Yes. As soon as an woman discover her pregnancy, she has to notify your ER or the SSS directly of the situation.

Many people asks about SSS maternity benefit how long to claim.

You have to notify, also, the probable date of childbirth at least 60 days from the date of conception.

You have to accomplish Maternity Notification Form.

The ER must notify the SSS through the submission of the MN Form after the receipt from the employee.

Nowadays, you can make the Maternity Notifications thru the ER’s online account.

How Much is the Maternity Benefit?

The benefit destined to pregnancy is equivalent to 100 percent of the mother’s average daily salary credit (ADSC).

However, the value is multiplied by 60 days for normal delivery, ectopy or miscarriage pregnancy without operation.

In the case of caesarean, 78 days for pregnancy with operation.

Can a Member Apply for SSS Benefits if She Has Been Paid the Maternity Benefit?

No. Is it in the law!

It says that a female member cannot claim for sickness benefit for a period of 60 or 78 days, if she has been paid the maternity benefit.

It works for any kind of benefit!


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