Pensioners living abroad require presenting life certificate

Pensioners living abroad require presenting life certificate

ISLAMABAD: The finance division has made it mandatory for pensioners living abroad to submit life certificate in place of biometric verification.

The ministry of finance on Tuesday issued a notification stating that through a SRO issued January 28, 2021 it was made mandatory for pensioners to ensure verification of biometric in order to receive pension.

The ministry however stated that the pensioners receiving pension abroad through Pakistan Mission Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) / Chief Accounts Officer, MOFA will continue to provide proof of life through a medical certificate or by way of Life Certificate signed by a Gazetted Officer of Pakistan Mission in that area/country.

The Pakistan Mission, shall forward the life certificate or medical certificate through chief accountants office, MOFA to Accounts Office concerned for information and record purposes.

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