Prospective Retirees Get Online Registration Extension From PenCom

Yemisi Izuora

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has pushed forward the online enrolment exercise for retirees/ prospective retirees of Treasury Funded Federal Government Department and Agencies (MDAs).

Consequently, the earlier deadline of October 29 has been shifted to December 31, 2021.

Oriental News Nigeria reports that PenCom, had developed an online application that automated the Annual Pre-Retirement Verification and Enrolment Exercise for retirees/prospective retirees of Treasury Funded Federal Government Ministry Department and Agencies (MDAs).

The online enrolment application went live on 1st September 2021 and Retirees and prospective Retirees were given a deadline of 29th October 2021 to conclude the enrolment process.

“This is to inform all Retirees and prospective Retirees that the Commission has extended the timeline for the online enrolment exercise from 29th October 2021 to 31st December 2021 in order to ensure that all eligible persons complete the enrolment process,” PenCom stated in a statement today.

Persons Eligible to Participate in the 2021 Online Enrolment, according to PenCom are employees of Federal Government Treasury-Funded MDAs including employees who retired from January to October 2021; employees who are due to retire from November to December 2021; and retirees that missed the previous enrolment exercises from 2007 to 2019.

The portal provided Self-Assisted Registration for the affected retirees/ prospective retirees and they are required to visit PenCom’s website www.pencom.gov.ng to initiate the online enrolment process 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 the physical verification and enrolment.

Retirees/prospective retirees who are unable to complete the online registration could approach the Pension Desk Officer (PDO)/PFA-Assisted Registration of their respective MDAs or visit their PFAs for assistance.

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