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NEWS

***     Pension payments will be suspended temporally from August 2018 for the pensioners who not submitted their life certificates for the year 2018.    ***     Please be noted that the deadline for the WnOP Re-Registration will be extended to 31st October 2018.    ***     Pension payments will be suspended temporally from June 2018 for the pensioners who obtain pensions via High Commissions and not submitted life certificates for the year 2018 until 25.05.2018.    ***    

Foreign Pension Unit

 



  Eligibility to get register as a foreign pensioner

I. Pensioner holding Citizenship of another country.

II. Pensioners holding dual Citizenship.

III. Sri Lankan pensioners who visit abroad for a period of more than (02) two years.

* Kindly refer circular No 1/2018    

 

  Registration process

According pension circular 01/2018 pensioners have to submit following documents to the DoP that duly certified only by an authorized officer of SL Embassy / High Commission office or the foreign mission of the country of resident. ( Documents Certified by any other officers or person/ Institution will be rejected without a prior notice)

 

Data Entry Form

Life Certificate

Letter of Consent

Valid Passport Copy - 2

                      Passport size color Photograph - 2

 

 

  Bank Application

 

Bank of Ceylon, Metropolitan branch

Peoples Bank, Queens Branch

Pan Asia Bank, Borella Branch

Hatton National Bank, Maligawatta Branch

 

 

  To Registration from W&OP payment

 

Required Documents

Data Entry Form           

Widow's Declaration         

Affidavit                       

Life Certificate

Letter of Consent

 

Request letter for W&OP                         

Passport size color Photograph - 2

Valid Passport Copy - 2

Marriage Certificate - Original

Birth Certificate - Original (Widow)

 

Death Certificate of Husband or Wife (Original/Copy should be certified by the High Commission or Consulate General)

 

  Bank Application

 

Bank of Ceylon, Metropolitan branch

Peoples Bank, Queens Branch

Pan Asia Bank, Borella Branch

Hatton National Bank, Maligawatta Branch

 

 

If the pension arrears more than 5 lacks, the pensioner should be submitted an affidavit.

 

 

  Pay arrears of pensions and widows' and orphans

 1. The letter of request for arrears of pension / widows’ & orphans’ pension.

 2. Death certificate of pensioner / widow (original of the certificate or a copy certificated by the High Commission Embassy or Consulate General office.

 3. Birth certificate of the heirs (original of the certificate or a copy certificated by the high Commission Embassy or Consulate General office

 4. Copy of the passport certificate by the High Commission Embassy or Consulate General office.

 5. If the heir would be the wife of the pensioner, originals of the marriage certificate or a copy certificated by the high Commission Embassy or Consulate General office.

 6. An affidavit for number of family members (Attested before a justice of peace, Lawyer, or an Authorized officer of the high Commission Embassy or Consulate General office.

 7. A copy of the first page of a Bank passbook (Local) duly certified by high Commission Embassy or Consulate General office.

 8. An affidavit attested before a justice of Please, Lawyer, or an Authorized officer of the Commission Embassy or Consulate General office in case where if an heir is willing to hand –over his / her own entitlement to another heir.

 9. Document to confirm that pensioner /widow has migrated to overseas (the relevant page of the copy of Passport.)

 10.Document to confirm the heir migrated to overseas.(The relevant page of the Copy of Passport)

 

  Life Certificate

 The life certificate should be submitted to Department of pension through the Embassy once a year with a valid passport copy before 31st March of each year. (Upon a failure in this cause will lead to stop the pension payment)

 

 Personal visit to the Department of pension

 

  Transfer of pensions

Pensioners now can transfer their money from Sri Lankan bank to your Bank accounts by submitting a money form & life certificate to the bank directly.

 

 Bank Contact Details

 

Bank of Ceylon, Metropolitan Branch                     

Tel: +94112326083                                                     

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Peoples Bank, Queens Branch                           

Tel: +94112422058

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Pan Asia Bank, Borella Branch                                     

Tel: +94114374207                                                 

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Hatton National Bank, Maligawatta Branch                        

Tel: +94114063335

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 Contact Details of Foreign Pension Branch 

 Tel: +94112327752

 Fax: +94112386469

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