The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has developed an online application which automates the Annual Pre-Retirement Verification and Enrolment Exercise for retirees/ prospective retirees of Treasury-funded Federal Government MDAs.
Accordingly, the online Enrolment Application would go live on 1st September, 2021.
Who is eligible for the 2021 Verification and Enrolment exercise? The following groups of people are eligible for the Online Verification and Enrolment Exercise from 1st September, 2021.
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 iii. Employees of Federal Government treasury-funded MDAs who missed the enrolment exercises in previous years
Options for Enrolment The two enrolment options are as follows:
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.
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.
The Verification and Enrolment by all concerned must be completed with their respective PFAs by 29th October 2021.