OFW Contributor – How to withdraw from Pagibig Fund?
Are you in need of fund during the pandemic? Are you a regular contributor of PAG-IBIG Fund? Here are some asenso kabayan tips on how to withdraw from Pagibig Fund.
Here are the things you need to remember before you withdraw your contribution from Pag-ibig fund.
- Membership maturity after 20 years of contributions, equivalent to 240 monthly contributions.
- If you are planning to retire at the age of 60 years old (optional) or 65 years old (mandatory).
- Separation from service due to health reasons.
- Migrating overseas and not planning to return in Philippines.
- Permanent and total disability or contributor is experiencing insanity.
- If the contributor passed away, in which case, his legal heirs will receive his TAV plus an additional death benefit.
- Critical illness of the member or any of his immediate family member, as certified by a licensed physician.
Here’s a broad information on how to withdraw from Pag-ibig Fund if you’re a contributor.
The Pag-IBIG Fund guarantees the refund of member’s total accumulated savings (TAV), which consists of the member’s accumulated contributions, the employer counterpart contributions, if any, and the dividend earnings credited to the member’s account upon occurrence of any of the following grounds for withdrawal:
- Membership maturity. The member must have remitted at least 240 monthly membership contributions with the Fund. For Pag-IBIG Overseas Program (POP) members, membership with the Fund shall be at the end of five (5), ten (10), fifteen (15), or twenty (20) years depending on the option of the member upon membership registration.
- Retirement. The member shall be compulsorily retired upon reaching age 65. He may however, opt to retire upon the occurrence of any of the following:
- Actual retirement from the SSS, the GSIS or a separate employer provident/retirement plan, provided the member has at least reached age 45.
- Upon Reaching the Retiring Age of 60 Years old.
- Permanent and Total Disability or Insanity. The following disabilities shall be deemed total and permanent:
- Temporary or total disability that last or continuously for more than 120 days.
- Loss of two limbs at or over the ankle or wrist.
- Permanent complete paralysis of two limbs.
- Brain injury resulting in incurable imbecility or insanity.
- Such other cases which are adjudged to be total and permanent disability by a duly licensed physician and approved by the Board of Trustees.
- Separation from the service due to health reason.
- Permanent departure from the country.
- Death. In case of death, the Fund benefits shall be divided among the member’s legal heirs in accordance with the New Civil Code as amended by the New Family Code.