Social security for flexible work permits

IS ENROLMENT IN SOCIAL SECURITY MANDATORY?

Social security subscription is mandatory

 

What is the percentage of contribution to social security corporation? Who supposed to pay these contributions?

The person who obtained a flexible work permit is obligated to pay the full value of the contributions, but the system permitted him to be covered by old age coverage according to segment system.

 

What is the method of subscribing to social security?

The registration process is done electronically (online) and there is no need to visit any of the Social Security branches.

In the event of not being able to register, the SSC branches and offices located in all governorates of the Kingdom can be reviewed, including booths located in commercial malls, bearing in mind that the SSC has a plan to launch a field branch.

 

What is the website/platform used for social security registration purposes?

What is the system of segment available for social security contributions for a flexible work permit, what is the cost of each segment and what does it include?

Coverage Amount of monthly subscription Monthly salary Tier according to contribution
All benefits are in. As for old-age insurance, it is linked to the segment chosen by the insured It is determined in accordance with Articles (33) and (34) of the inclusion system related to the voluntary insured’s contribution. 75%
All benefits are in. As for old-age insurance, it is linked to the segment chosen by the insured It is determined in accordance with Articles (33) and (34) of the inclusion system related to the voluntary insured’s contribution 50%
All benefits are in. As for old-age insurance, it is linked to the segment chosen by the insured It is determined in accordance with Articles (33) and (34) of the inclusion system related to the voluntary insured’s contribution 25%
All benefits are in. As for old-age insurance, it is linked to the segment chosen by the insured It is determined in accordance with Articles (33) and (34) of the inclusion system related to the voluntary insured’s contribution 10%

 

The selection of the segment will have an impact on the amount of the old-age pension and the amount of the early retirement pension, while the rest of the other insurance rights, will not be affected even if a lower segment is selected.

Accordingly, if the insured subscribes to the 10% segment for the length of his subscription period, he will receive a retirement salary equivalent to 10% of the pension received by an insured who has participated in the same wages and periods, but he was obligated to pay the old-age insurance contributions in full.

 

What is the value of the full amount to be paid when applying for a flexible work permit? What does it include (work permit fees, insurance contributions, etc)

As for the value of the fees, it is determined in accordance with the regulations followed by the Ministry of Labour. As for the old-age insurance contributions, they are linked to the old-age insurance coverage segment chosen by the worker in accordance with what is mentioned in question No. (5).

 

What are the payment methods used for social security?

  • Daman Pay (a social security payment channel in cooperation with some commercial banks and Al-Alawneh Exchange Company).
  • e-FAWATEERcom app

What are the benefits of subscribing to Social Security?

Benefit from the applicable insurances

  1. Work-related injuries
  2. Old aging
  3. Disability Insurance
  4. Death insurance
  5. Maternity insurance
  6. Unemployment insurance where applicable)

If there is a person already registered with social security, how can he/she register again using the website when obtaining a flexible work permit? What is the value of his/her contributions?

Registration takes place in accordance with what is stated in clause (3). As for determining the rates of contributions, it is linked to the coverage tranche of old-age insurance, provided that it is taken into account that the wage subject to deduction is not less than the minimum wage and the wage that was previously included on its basis.

 

Those who are 60 years old male/55 years old female and above and want to issue a flexible work permit, will they be required to register in social security? Or is there another procedure?

Yes, they will be obligated if they have contributions that are ahead of age and their rights have not been settled (disbursing a lump sum compensation or entitlement to any pension salary), otherwise they are not obligated to be included.

 

How is the monthly contribution calculated when paying the social security? And when is it paid?

The monthly contribution of the insured persons covered according to the flexible work permit is calculated on the basis of the monthly wage subject to deduction, provided that it is not less than the minimum wage, according to the following percentages:

  • (2%) Work Injury Insurance Allowance
  • (1.5%) unemployment insurance allowance.
  • (1%) disability and death insurance allowance.
  • (0.75%) maternity insurance allo In addition to the percentage mentioned in the bracket to which the old-age insurance is subject, the payment must be made within the first fifteen days of the month following maturity.

For people who have not yet renewed their work permit, when renewing the permit, do they have to pay the security for the previous months?

No, the subscription is with immediate effect.

 

There are seasonal works in the sense that they stop in certain months of the year, such as the winter season for construction and agricultural works, so do the monthly subscriptions continue for these periods? How can the case of non-work be proven?

The work permit is obligatory for the continuity of coverage and deduction

 

If the refugee decides to travel, whether to return to Syria or to another country, will he demand the insurance contributions that he did not pay upon departure?

No, but his rights are not settled until after they are paid.

 

Does anyone who issues a flexible work permit pay the contributions for the whole year when the permit is issued, or month by month on time?

With regard to the insured who is covered by a free work permit that includes the entire period of the permit for a period of one year and pays the contributions resulting therefrom, with the exception of the Syrians who includes a period of two months and pays the contributions resulting from this period, then the payment becomes month by month

 

If the contributor pays for some months and not all of them and then suffers a work injury, is he covered?

According to Article (46/d/2) of the inclusion system, the insured of this category does not obtain any insurance benefit until after paying the indebtedness.

 

Can a refugee be legally prosecuted if he has accumulated payments and has a flexible work permit?

Clause (16) shall apply. According to Article (46/d/2) of the inclusion system, the insured of this category does not obtain any insurance benefit until after paying the indebtedness incurred by him.

 

Does non-payment of security contributions affect other applications in other government departments?

Yes, non-payment of SSC contributions would affect applications in government departments such as obtaining a work permit, since in order to renew the work permit, a clearance from the Social Security must be obtained.

 

Are there fines for the worker in the event of delay in paying social security contributions? What is the value of the fines?

Payment is made in advance, and in all cases, the general rules of the law are applied, so that if the payment of contributions is late for the specified period, a delay fine will be applied.

 

If the worker subscribes for two months and then stops the social security contribution, is he obliged upon renewal of the permit to pay the social security contributions for the previous period?

Yes, unless a case of suspension of subscription applies to it

 

When the subscription to social security is suspended, is the flexible work permit suspended?

The principle is that the insured shall not be suspended until after the permit has been cancelled

 

In the event IF the worker holds a flexible work permit, and works for an official facility (he has an employer), what is the type of his subordination and how can he correct his status in SSC?

The original inclusion is that it is done through a facility, and the exception is a flexible work permit, etc., and accordingly, the work permit must be transferred from flexible coverage to coverage through the facility.