(Watch: Pag-IBIG Multi-Purpose Loan)
Don’t you know that as a member of Pag-IBIG, you can avail many kinds of loan and not just a housing loan? Here’s a good news, this 2017 you can now borrow the 80 percent of your total savings in Pag-IBIG through Multi-Purpose Loan (MPL).
All you need to do is to make sure that you made a 24 months contribution; you are an active member of the fund nad has an updated account if you already had an existing Pag-IBIG housing loan, multi-purpose loan (MPL) or calamity loan.
MPL is another short-term loan (SLT) program of Pag-IBIG that aims to provide financial assistance to Pag-ibig members for house repair, minor home improvement, home enhancement, tuition or educational expenses, health and wellness, livelihood, and other purposes.
Who are the eligible to borrow (qualifications)?
1.Has made at least twenty-four (24) membership savings (MS).
For members who have withdrawn their MS due to membership maturity and/or optional maturity, the reckoning date of the updated 24 MS shall be the first MS following the month the member is qualified to withdraw his MS; and
A member, whose MS are still short of the required number of MS, may be allowed to apply for MPL, provided his total savings is at least equivalent to 24 MS based on the mandatory rate inclusive of employee and employer counterpart.
2. Has at least one (1) MS for the last six (6) months prior to date of loan application;
3. If with existing Pag-IBIG Housing Loan, the account must not be in default as of date of application; and
4. If with existing MPL and/or Calamity Loan, the account/s must not be in default as of the date of application.
How much is the loanable amount?
A qualified Pag-IBIG member shall be allowed to borrow an amount based on the lowest of the following: desired loan amount, loan entitlement, capacity-to-pay.
1. Loan Entitlement
Maximum of 80% of Total Accumulated Value (TAV).
2. Capacity to Pay
An eligible borrower’s loan shall be limited to an amount for which statutory deductions, monthly repayment of principal and interest, and other obligations will not render the borrower’s net take home pay to fall below the minimum requirement as prescribed by the General Appropriation Act (GAA) or company policy, whichever is applicable.
If the borrower has an existing Calamity Loan, the loanable amount shall be the difference between 80% of the borrowers TAV and the outstanding balance of his Calamity Loan; provided, it does not exceed the borrower’s loan entitlement.
The loan shall be charged with an interest based on the prevailing guidelines of the program.
A maximum period of twenty-four (24) months, with a grace period of two (2) months.
After payment of at least six (6) monthly amortizations.
The proceeds of the new loan shall be applied to the borrower’s outstanding MPL obligation and the net proceeds shall then be released to the borrower.
In a case of full payment prior to loan maturity, a borrower shall be allowed to apply for a new loan anytime.
What are the requirements?
Duly accomplished Multi-Purpose Loan Application Form (MPLAF) or Calamity Loan Application Form (CLAF)(Downloadable from the Pag-IBIG website, (www.pagibigfund.gov.ph)
Photocopy of at least two (2) valid IDs
Proof of Income
The “Certificate of Monthly Net Income” portion at the back of the application form must be accomplished by the employer or submit a photocopy of latest payslip duly authenticated by company’s authorized representative.
Self-Employed or Individual Payors
Photocopy of any of the following:
1. Business/Mayor’s Permit;
2. Commission Vouchers;
3.Other valid proof of income.
For releasing of loan proceeds thru Payroll Account/Disbursement Card, submit
1. photocopy of deposit slip (for a newly opened account)/Payroll Account/Disbursement Card.
2.If through Citibank Prepaid Card, submit a photocopy of Package Unit ID.
3.For application thru an employer, the photocopy of Payroll Account/Disbursement Card shall be duly certified by the employer.
4.For an individual application, the Payroll Account/Disbursement Card shall be presented for authentication.
Submit accomplished Multi-Purpose Loan Application Form (MPLAF, HQP-SLF-001) or Calamity Loan Application Form (CLAF, HQP-SLF-002) and required supporting documents to Members Services Officer of Pag-IBIG.
Get STL Acknowledgement Receipt (SAR, HQP-SLF-003).
NOTE: Prior to submission of loan application, the member-applicant must be registered online and with Pag-IBIG Membership Identification (MID) Number or Registration Tracking Number (RTN).
On scheduled date, get loan proceeds:
If released through Check, present SAR and 2 valid IDs at Cashier.
If released through Payroll Account/ Disbursement Card, verify and withdraw at any accredited ATM/Bank.
Schedule of Availability of Service Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m(No Noon Break)
3 working days – New and Loan Renewal (Processing of loan application up to release of loan proceeds through Cash Card/Payroll Account Card)
1 working day – Additional WD if through check releasing
2 working days – Additional WDs if subject to further validation with partner bank
20 working days – Additional working day if with record from other branch/es
Processing Fee: None
According to Pag-IBIG website, “An individual at least 18 years old but not more than 65 years old may register with the Fund under voluntary membership. However, said individual shall be required to comply with the set of rules and regulations for Pag-IBIG members including the amount of contribution and schedule of payment. In addition, they shall be subject to the eligibility requirements in the event of availment of loans and other programs/benefits offered by the Fund.”
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 an occurrence of any of the following grounds for withdrawal:
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