Under Section 3 of RA No. 8291, membership in the GSIS shall be compulsory for all government employees receiving compensation who have not reached the compulsory retirement age, irrespective of employment status, except members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police and contractuals who have no employer and employee relationship with their agencies.
GSIS covers all government workers irrespective of their employment status, except:
Except for the members of the judiciary and constitutional commissions who shall have life insurance only, all members of the GSIS shall have life insurance, retirement and all other social security protection provided under RA No. 8291.