What are the requirements for applying for a Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card for OFWs?
Transacting with Pag-IBIG is much easier with a loyalty card, especially for OFW members. But before that, here’s how you can get the Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card.
To apply for a Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card for OFWs, you need to meet the following eligibility criteria:
- You need to have a Pag-IBIG Membership ID (MID) number.
- You must be an active Pag-IBIG member or a retiree member under Circular No. 407 who chose to get their earnings once a year.
Once you meet these rules, you should give these things:
- Fill out the Loyalty Card Plus application form (HQP-PFF-108), which you can get from the Pag-IBIG website.
- Show a valid ID that Pag-IBIG accepts (1 original and 1 copy).
- Pay ₱125 for the application fee.
- Good IDs include a passport, PRC ID, SSS card, driver’s license, and other IDs issued by the government. When you have everything ready, take it to the nearest Pag-IBIG Fund branch.
Acceptable IDs include a passport, PRC ID, SSS card, driver’s license, and other government-issued IDs. After completing the requirements, you can submit them to the nearest Pag-IBIG Fund branch.
Why get a Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card
Members of the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), or the Pag-IBIG Fund, may consider getting a Loyalty Card for several reasons:
The card serves as a multi-purpose ID card that can be used for various transactions and services, making it convenient for members to access their benefits and other government services.
With the card, members can easily transact with Pag-IBIG Fund and other government agencies, reducing the need to present multiple identification documents.
Discounts and Privileges
The IBIG Loyalty Card often comes with various discounts, privileges, and promos from partner establishments, including restaurants, shops, and service providers. Members can enjoy savings on everyday expenses.
Emergency Loan Application
Some branches accept the Loyalty Card as a valid ID for emergency loan applications. This can be beneficial for members facing unexpected financial difficulties.
In some cases, the card may be used for other government transactions, reducing the need for multiple IDs or documents when dealing with government agencies.
How long does it take to receive the Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card after submitting the application form?
Based on the search results, the processing time for the Loyalty Card application may vary. Here are some possible processing times:
- According to Philippine IDs, it is safe to assume that the card will be released within 15-45 days. You may choose to have it delivered or pick it up at the Pag-IBIG office.
- Lamudi states that the card will be processed and released on the same day.
- LinkedIn suggests that you can get the card in an hour by downloading, printing, and filling out the application form, then submitting it to any Pag-IBIG branch near you.
Ultimately, the processing time may depend on various factors, such as the volume of applications, the completeness of requirements, and the availability of the card. If you have any concerns or questions about the processing time, you can contact the Pag-IBIG Fund through their hotline or email.