Decent shelter is one of the necessities of life. That is why the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or the Pag-IBIG Fund was established to assist Filipinos in getting decent shelter and affordable housing. If you’re not a member of the Pag-IBIG Fund yet, you can still follow our Pag-IBIG online registration tutorial to become a bonafide member of Pag-IBIG.
When you’re a Pag-IBIG member, you can avail of several benefits such as the Pag-IBIG housing loan, short-term loans, and provident savings. Employees are required by law to be a member of the HDMF or Pag-IBIG Fund, so if you’re employed in the past, chances are you are already a member.
Who Can Be a Member of Pag-IBIG?
Any Filipino citizen can be a member of HDMF, including but not limited to:
- A private employee, whether permanent, temporary, or provisional who is not over 60 years old;
- A household helper earning at least P1,000 per month;
- A Filipino seafarer upon the signing of the standard contract of employment between the seafarer and the manning agency, which together with the foreign ship owner, acts as the employer;
- A self-employed person regardless of trade, business or occupation, with an income of at least P1,000 per month and not over 60 years old;
- All employees who are subject to mandatory coverage by the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS);
- Uniformed members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Bureau of Fire Protection, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, and the Philippine National Police;
- Filipinos employed by foreign-based employers, whether they are deployed locally or abroad or a combination thereof.
If you don’t have a Pag-IBIG MID number, you can register for it online at the Pag-IBIG website. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the Pag-IBIG online registration process so that you will have your own Pag-IBIG number.
Pag-IBIG Online Registration Step-by-Step Process
Step 1: Open the Pag-IBIG Online Services website at https://www.pagibigfundservices.com. Click the Membership Registration section as shown in the image below.
Step 2: You will be taken to the Pag-IBIG Fund online registration system. Click Continue.
Step 3: Enter your last name, first name, middle name, and date of birth. Input the captcha code and click Proceed.
Step 4: Next, enter your member information including your father’s name and mother’s maiden name.
Step 5: Click the Other Info tab. Enter your place of birth, sex, citizenship, and civil status. You can also enter your spouse’s name, height, weight, TIN, and other information.
Step 6: Click the Address tab and input your permanent and present addresses. If your present address is the same as your permanent address, tick the “Check if Same as Above” checkbox. Indicate your preferred mailing address.
Step 7: Next is the Contacts tab. Provide your email address, telephone number (if any), and cellphone number.
Step 8: In the Heirs tab, add your legal heirs, which could be your relative or your spouse. Your fund benefits will be divided among your heirs in case of death.
Step 9: Click the Member Category tab. Select your appropriate membership category, whether employed, unemployed, or voluntary.
Step 10: In the Employment History tab, click Add Employment Detail to add your previous jobs.
Step 11: Finally, in the Summary tab, click the Submit Registration button to complete your registration. Make sure that all the information you entered are complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge.
Step 12: You will then be redirected to the Successful Registration page. Print the Member’s Data Form (MDF) by clicking the PRINT MDF button. If you don’t have a printer, you can save the Pag-IBIG form as an HTML file.
The Pag-IBIG Registration Tracking Number (RTN) found in your MDF will serve as your reference number for the issuance of the Pag-IBIG MID number. Use the RTN to remit your contributions while waiting for your Pag-IBIG ID number.
Pag-IBIG Online Verification
After two working days, you can verify your permanent Pag-IBIG number by sending a text message in this format:
Example: IDSTAT 123456789 12/30/1990
Send to 09178884363 for Globe and Touch Mobile subscribers and 09188984363 for Smart and Talk N Text subscribers.
That’s it! You are now a member of HDMF or the Pag-IBIG Fund. I hope that you find this Pag-IBIG online registration tutorial useful and please share it with your friends who might need it. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to comment below.