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PenCom Verification 2019: Civil Service Retirees Verification check here-https://www.pencom.gov.ng/

PenCom: Verification of 2019 civil service retirees – The National Pension Commission has said it will soon commence the verification of intending retirees in the federal service. The verification exercise will cover all retirees under the civil service, this is your chance to verify your claims and receive you pension’s dues without any hassle as you read more to find out how to start your online verification.PENCOMThe Acting Director-General, PenCom, Aisha Dahir-Umar, said this during the pre-retirement seminar in Lagos for Federal Government workers due to retire in 2019 under the Contributory Pension Scheme.

“As part of our annual regulatory activities, the commission has finalised arrangements to commence the verification of prospective retirees, who will be retiring in year 2019 from the public service. “It is our hope that the workshop will educate participants on what they need to know on documentation requirements, payment of retirement benefits and life after retirement,” Dahir-Umar said

Dahir-Umar explained that the impending exercise necessitated the need to undertake adequate sensitisation and public enlightenment in order to prepare prospective retirees for the steps to take towards a hitch-free retirement life.


The commission has established uniform set of rules, regulations and standards for all aspects of pension administration, including payment of retirement benefits to retirees.

the commission have decided to enlighten all retirees on the enrolment exercise and documentation requirements, accessing retirement and terminal benefits under the CPS and life after retirement. The verification exercise is scheduled to be undertaken from June 25 to August 17, 2018 in 15 centres across the country,”


Some of the characteristics of the process will include the use of fingerprints, voiceprints, facial features, writing patterns, iris patterns and hand geometry. According to the Pension Funds Operators Association, the method involves the use of passwords and PIN numbers, to ensure highest level of security.


As a retiree, in order to start your verification exercise, please visit the PENCOM website below and follow the steps outline. All vital documents must be on hand before you start the verification.


According to her, the workshop is tailored towards addressing the challenges that prospective retirees may face when they retire under the CPS.

The acting director-general said one of the salient objectives of the Pension Reform Act, 2014 was to make pension administration transparent and seamless.

“This was achieved in the case of the latter, through issuance of the regulation on administration of retirement and terminal benefits; regulation on retirement life annuity; the frameworks on pension enhancement and programmed withdrawals; and the circular on voluntary contributions, among others,” she added.

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