OLD AGE PENSION


Basis of benefit
  • Sec. 10 of RA 6948 as amended by SEc. 3 of RA 7696
Persons Eligible
  • All veterans or
  • Surviving Spouse
Effectivity
  • 65th birthday of the veteran or
  • Death of veteran
Amount
  • Php 5,000/month

Limitations:
  1. The widow-beneficiary should not be receiving a similar pension for the same consideration from other government funds or from the United States government.
  2. The pension is terminated when the surviving spouse remarried
  3. Veteran died between 09 April 1990 and 09 April 1994 before his 65th birthday: Effective dated is widow's 65th birthday or 09 April 1994, whichever is earlier, but no earlier than veteran's date of death.
  4. Veteran died between 09 April 1990 and 09 April 1994 after his 65th birthday; Effective date is veteran's date of death.
  5. Veteran died after 09 April 1994: Effective date is veteran's date of death.

Basic requirements (Pangunahing dokumento):
1. Proof of service
  • For WWII AFP veterans - Military Service Record from NRD, OTAG. Ex-pc serviceman - MSR from Camp Crame
  • For Philippine Scout - enlistment record/report of separation from USVA. Cut-off date for the Philippine Scout Service (on or before 3 June 1946)
  • Claim number of any approved claim, if dg.
2. Proof of birth
  • Birth certificate from LCR/NSO/archives office with registry no. (original or certified photocopy done by issuing officer)
3. Proof of death
  • Death certificate from LCR/NSO with LCR registry number (original or photocopy)
4. Proof of marriage
  • Marriage certificate from LCR/NSO with registry number (original or certified photocopy).
5. Valid ID (passport, driver's license, COMELEC ID, postal ID, GSIS/SSS ID, AFP ID or VMMC greencard).
6. Two (2) pcs. 2x2 latest ID pictures of veteran and spouse

Secondary requirements in cases basic documents are insufficient:
(karagdagang dokumento kung hindi sapat ang pangunahing dokumento na isinumite ayon sa nakatala sa itaas o  kawalan ng pangunahing dokumento)
1. Proof of service, any of the following:
  1. Discharge certificate
  2. Form 23/21/24
  3. Affidavit of 2 comrades-in-arms (in cases information in MSR is insufficient)
2. Proof of birth
  1. Certificate of non-availability issued by LCR/NSO or archives office
  2. Baptisimal certificate
  3. Joint affidavit of 2 disintererested persons
  4. Certificate of 2 disinnterested persons
3. Proof of death
  1. Certificate of non-availability issued by LCR/NSO or archives office
  2. Joint affidavit of 2 disinterested persons
  3. Burial permit or certificate of interment record
  4. Casualty report
4. Proof of marriage, submit  any 2 of a to e
  1. Certificate of non-availability issued by LCR/NSO or Archives Office
  2. Joint affidavit of 2 disinterested persons
  3. Birth certificate of any one child
  4. Land title
  5. Declaration of beneficiaries



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