Overseas foreign workers (OFWs) must apply for Pagibig membership and pay the corresponding monthly contribution under Republic Act 9679.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and the Pag-IBIG Fund recently issued an advisory reminding OFWs to get their Pag-IBIG Membership Identification Number (MID). Moreover, OFWs must also pay their monthly contributions through the POEA’s system.
If you are still unable to process this new OFW requirement, let’s find out how to get the Pagibig ID and pay the corresponding monthly contribution.
OFW: How to get a Pag-IBIG ID?
Access the Pag-IBIG Online Membership Application here;
Fill out your personal information;
Key in your name and birthday. Enter the code at the bottom and click “Submit.”
Fill out the online registration form;
There are several tabs that you have to input the required information – Member’s Info, Other Info, Address, Contacts, Heirs, Member’s Category, and Employment History.
Make sure that you type in the correct data as you will not proceed to the next tab if you key in invalid information.
Submit the Online Registration Form;
Once you correctly supply the information, the system will direct you to the Summary tab. Click “Submit Registration.” Wait for an SMS confirming your successful registration.
OFW: How to pay Pag-IBIG premium contribution?
Congratulations, you are now a Pag-IBIG Fund member. Being part of Pag-IBIG Fund, don’t forget to pay your monthly contribution.
You can enjoy many benefits and services such as loan availment and other savings options if you pay your monthly dues on time.
Click here to know How to Pay Pag-IBIG Premium Contribution.
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The Pag-IBIG Fund is a convenient way to save your hard-earned money. Your monthly premium earns tax-free annual dividends, which are added to your account.
As part of the POEA and Pag-IBIG Fund agreement, payment of updated Pag-IBIG premium is one of the requirements before an OFW is issued the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC).
All departing OFWs are required to pay a minimum contribution of P100 without service fees. However, they may contribute more.