Life Certificate: Pensioners can now submit Life Certificate at any time according to their convenience and time. Apart from this, its validity will be valid for the next one year from the date of submission of life certificate.
New Delhi. Pensioners have to submit Life Certificate or Jeevan Pramaan Patra every year to continue pension in their bank. Life certificate is the proof of their survival, which has to be submitted every year to the bank, post office or financial institution. So that pensioners’ pension can continue. Now there is a facility through banks and post offices that life certificate can be submitted even sitting at home. The EPFO used to fix the last date for submission of life certificate, within which pensioners had to submit this certificate.
Life certificate can be submitted anytime
EPFO has now given a big relief in the rule of submission of life certificate. According to the new rules, pensioners can now submit life certificate at any time according to their convenience and time. Apart from this, its validity will be valid for the next one year from the date of submission of life certificate. For example, suppose you have submitted your life certificate on December 1, 2021, then its validity will be till November 30, 2022.
Certificate can be generated through Jeevan Pramaan Portal
You can generate life certificate digitally through the Jeevan Pramaan portal of the Central Government. Digital certificate can be generated through Aadhaar based authentication by visiting Jeevan Pramaan website https://jeevanpramaan.gov.in/. You can book a digital life certificate through doorstep banking service of government banks or post offices. Before coming to the postman or agent’s house, details like Aadhar number, mobile number, pension number, pension account will have to be kept ready.
Life certificate can be submitted like this
Pensioners can submit a digital life certificate under the Indian Banks Association (IBA) using the doorstep banking service of 12 public sector banks. These banks include Indian Bank State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB), Bank of Baroda (BoB), Bank of India, Canara Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Central Bank of India, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Punjab and Sind Bank, UCO Bank and Union Bank of India.