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employer registration

All government and private sector employers are required to register with PhilHealth to enable them to provide social health insurance coverage to their employees.

Private sector employers (including those of household helps) who have registered with the SSS prior to July 1, 1999 are automatically registered but are required to update their records with PhilHealth.

Procedures and requirements

Employers may register through the Philippine Business Registry (PBR). Once registered in this system, they will no longer be required to submit documents. However, if the employer fails to register through the PBR, the following shall be submitted:

Nature of Entity Additional Documents Required
Single proprietorships Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Registration
Partnerships and corporations Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registration
Foundations and non-profit organizations Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registration
Cooperatives Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) Registration
Backyard industries/ventures and micro-business enterprises Barangay Certification and/or Mayor's Permit

To register their employees

government and Private sectors

Submit the following to any PhilHealth Office:

Kasambahay Employer

Submit the following to any PhilHealth Office:

After processing, the employer will be issued the following:

  • PhilHealth Employer Number (PEN) and the Certificate of Registration
  • PhilHealth Identification Number (PIN) and Member Data Record (MDR) of registered employees

Employers (except for household employers) are required to display the Certificate of Registration in conspicuous area of their offices.