PenCom To Adopt Electronic Pension Verification

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National Commission (PenCom) said adopt an automated electronic process conduct annual verification and enrolment .

In a statement yesterday, PenCom said due -19, could not conduct 2020 physically for employees of treasury-funded Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) would retire from service between January and December 2021.

The new electronic process has options: the self-assisted or the Fund Administrator (PFA) assisted option.

“The self-assisted option entails a prospective retiree scanning original copies of all relevant documents required for the and uploading these documents the Enrolment web portal located the Commission’s website.

“After carrying this process, the retiree is required to visit his/her PFA for the verification and validation of the submitted documents.

“If a prospective retiree chooses the PFA assisted option, he/she is required to initiate and conclude the Verification/Enrolment process by visiting his/her PFA to verify and validate all relevant original documents to enable the PFA upload these documents to the Commission’s Enrolment portal behalf of the prospective retiree,” PenCom explained.

The Commission revealed the exercise is scheduled to commence within the first quarter in 2021.

“Details be published in the national newspapers and the Commission’s website or before 31 March, 2021. The Commission assures prospective retirees and the of its commitment to excellent service delivery,” said.