GPSSA: Pension payment continues without the need to update data
18 March 2020
Abu Dhabi March 18, 2020: The General Pension and Social Security Authority has said that it is to support the guidance of our rational government in taking all precautionary measures by all entities working in the country to limit the spread of Corona virus, the Authority will continue to pay pensions to retirees and beneficiaries without the need to visit any of its centers to update the data and until further notice. The Authority has indicated that this procedure was requiring the retirees and beneficiaries to ensure the continuing payment of pensions properly.
Hanan Al Sahlawi, Executive Director of the Authority’s pensions sector, has stated that ensuring public health and safety for all groups benefiting from the Authority’s services, especially retired senior citizens, remains the most important option in such circumstances of today's world. As a member of the government of the Emirates, the Authority will make every effort to keep all beneficiary groups safe from all risks associated with the spread of Corona virus. The Authority will continue to take all preventive measures that facilitate access to services in a safe environment in order to enhance the directions issued by the competent health authorities in the country.
She has explained that the Authority will continue to pay pensions to retirees and beneficiaries, so that from today retirees and beneficiaries do not have to visit the Authority centers to update their data until further notice. The Authority also advises all groups, including retirees and beneficiaries, to obtain the services provided by the Authority, such as the request for pension certificate or other certificates and other services, through online services available on the Authority's website or call the toll-free number; and the call center staff will issue and send these certificates to them at their e-mails.
Al Sahlawi has called on all groups benefiting from the Authority's services to follow its accounts on social media @GPSSAAE to know the latest developments. She has pointed out that any actions the authority will take during the next period will be announced through all of its media and social media channels.