The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has announced that its newly developed online application which automates the annual pre-retirement verification and enrolment exercise for retirees/prospective retirees of treasury-funded federal government MDAs will kick-start 1st September, 2021.
In a press release issued by the Commission said that, those eligible for the 2021 verification and enrolment exercise includes; employees of federal government treasury-funded MDAs who retired between January and August 2021 employees of federal government treasury-funded MDAs who are due to retire from September 2021 as well as the employees of federal government treasury-funded MDAs who missed the enrolment exercises in previous years.
The two enrolment options as listed by the Commission are;
i. 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.
The step by step procedure for the online enrolment would be hosted on the PenCom website.
ii. Pension Desk Officer (PDO)/PFA-Assisted
Retirees/prospective retirees who are unable to complete the online registration for any reason could approach the PDO of their respective MDAs or visit their PFA for assistance.
Please note that verification and enrolment by all concerned must be complete with their respective PFAs by 29th October 2021.