The National Pension Commission (PenCom) will from 1, September 2021, go live with custom developed online application which automates the annual pre-retirement verification and enrolment exercise for retirees/ prospective retirees of treasury-funded Federal Government MDAs.
The Commission clears the step by step procedure for online enrolment would be hosted on the PenCom website and verification and enrolment for eligible persons should be completed by 29th October 2021.
PenCom statement created circles of focus on who is eligible for the online 2021 verification and enrolment exercise, these are, employees of Federal Government treasury-funded MDAs who retired between January and August 2021, and employees of Federal Government treasury-funded MDAs who are due to retire from September 2021. Also included are, employees of Federal Government treasury-funded MDAs who missed the enrolment exercises in previous years
According to PenCom, there are two options for enrolment: the first, self-assisted retirees/prospective retirees for the year 2021 are required to visit PenCom’s website www.pencom.gov.ng to initiate the online enrolment process. This is done by registering and capturing their employment details as well as uploading scanned copies of the required documents before proceeding to their respective Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) for physical verification and enrolment.
Following after is the pension desk officer (PDO)/PFA-assisted retirees/prospective retirees who are unable to complete the online registration for any reason and are advised to approach the PDO of their respective MDAs or visit their PFA for assistance.