- What is the Multi-Purpose Loan?
The Multi-Purpose Loan (MPL) is a cash loan under Pag-IBIG’s short-term loan program that aims to provide financial assistance to qualified members for:
- House Repair
- Minor Home Improvement
- Home Enhancement
- Tuition/ Educational Expenses
- Health and Wellness
- Other purposes
- Who are eligible?
The loan is open to any Pag-IBIG member who:
- Has made at least 24 monthly mandatory savings (MS)
- Has 5 MS for the last 6 months prior to date of loan application
- If with an existing Housing Loan and/or MPL and/or Calamity Loan, the account/s must not be in default prior to loan application.
- How much can one borrow?
The borrower’s loan value shall be a percentage of his Total Accumulated Value (TAV), to wit:
However, 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 render the borrower’s net take home pay to fall below the minimum requirement as prescribed by the General Appropriations Act (GAA) or company policy, whichever is applicable.
- How much is the interest rate?
The loan shall bear a nominal interest rate of 10.75% per annum, paid equally for the duration of the loan.
- What is the repayment period?
The loan shall be repaid over a maximum period of twenty-four (24) months, with a grace period of two (2) months. Payments must be remitted to Pag-IBIG on or before the 15th day of each month starting on the 3rd month following the date on the DV/Check.
- Will a member with an existing calamity loan still be allowed to avail of an MPL?
Yes, provided the calamity loan is not in default. The MPL and Calamity Loan programs shall be treated as separate and distinct from each other. Hence, the member shall be allowed to avail an MPL while he still has an outstanding calamity loan and vice versa. However, in no way shall the aggregate STL exceed 80% of the borrower’s TAV.
- How can one pay his MPL?
The loan shall be paid in equal monthly payments, through:
- Thru salary deduction for employed members; or
- Over the counter; via- auto-debit arrangements with banks or other modes the Fund may adopt, for self-employed/individual payors
- When can a member renew his MPL?
A qualified borrower may renew his/her MPL after making 6 monthly amortizations. The proceeds of the new loan shall be net of the outstanding balance of the existing loan.
- What are the documentary requirements?
- Duly accomplished Multi-Purpose Loan Application Form (MPLAF)
- Photocopy of at least two (2) valid IDs
- Proof of income
- For Formally-employed
The “Certificate of Monthly Net Income” portion at the back of the application form must be accomplished by the employer or submit photocopy of latest payslip duly authenticated by the company’s authorized representative.
- For Self-employed or Individual-payors
Photocopy of any of the following:
– Business Mayor’s Permit
– Commission Vouchers
– Other valid proof of income
- How and where will the member submit their MPL applications?
- For employed member- borrowers, they may file their applications through their Fund Coordinators or directly at any Pag-IBIG office nationwide.
- For individual payors, they must submit their applications and requirements to the branch office nearest them.
- How will the loan proceeds be released to the borrower?
The MPL shall be released through any of the following modes, depending on the borrower’s preference:
- Disbursement Card, e.g. LBP Cash Card or Pag-IBIG Citi Prepaid Card
- Landbank’s Payroll Credit Systems Validation (PACSVAL)
- or other similar modes of payment
- When will the loan be in default and what are its effect?
The borrower shall be in default in any of the following cases:
- Any willful misrepresentation made by the borrower in any of the documents executed in relation to his/her MPL application
- Failure of the borrower to pay any three (3) consecutive monthly amortizations
- Failure of the borrower to pay any three (3) consecutive mandatory savings
- Violation by the borrower of any of the policies, rules, regulations and guideline of Pag-IBIG Fund
In case of default, the outstanding loan obligation shall be become due and demandable. The outstanding obligation shall be deducted from the TAV credited to the borrower, and/or Modified Pag-IBIG II (MP2), if any.
Note: The MPL Application Form can be downloaded from the Pag-IBIG website at http://www.pagibigfund.gov.ph or it can be secured from any Pag-IBIG office nationwide.
For inquiries, Pag-IBIG Fund’s hotline is open 24/7 – (02) 724-4244. E-mails can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.