BENEFITS IN BRIEF
Old or young, retired or still working, we need to know that whatever life brings, we are prepared. That’s why your Social Security has benefit plans to help everyone, from the unborn child to the survivors of a deceased worker.
This benefit is paid to an insured person who cannot work due to a specific disease which is likely to be permanent, and who has been sick for not less than 13 consecutive weeks immediately before the week in which the benefit is claimed. The minimum pension is $47.00 per week.
If you have a permanent disability as a result of an employment injury or from a disease you develop as a result of your work and subsequently you are assessed at 25% disabled, you qualify for a Disablement Pension. The minimum weekly pension payable is $47.00.
This benefit is payable between the ages 60 to 64 if you retire from insurable employment, or at age 65 whether you retire or not. The minimum pension payable is $47.00 per week.
This benefit is awarded upon death by natural cause of an insured person. This benefit is payable to the widow (er), children up to 16 years or upto 21 years if receiving full-time education, and/or parents. The minimum pension payable is $47.00 per week divided among qualifying survivors.
This benefit is payable for death of an insured person caused by employment injury (work-related accident/prescribed disease). This benefit is payable to the widow(er), children up to 16 years or up to 21 years of age if receiving fill-time education, and/or parents of the deceased insured person. The minimum pension payable is $47.00 per week divided among qualifying survivors.
Dear valued pensioner,
To ensure that you continue to receive your pension monthly, please be sure to fill out a life declaration form and hand it in to the Social Security Board every six months. We ask that you fill it out during June and December yearly, and the form will be valid for the preceding six months.
Please fill out form P6 RB/DIS/INV if you are receiving a Retirement Pension OR a Disability Pension OR an Invalidity Pension.
If you are receiving a Survivor’s Pension or Death Pension, please fill out this form P6 SVB/DB. If you have children who are 16 years and not yet 21 years of age, proof of education must be submitted.
- Submit proof of education for children who are attending high school in September of each year.
- For children attending sixth form or university, proof of education must be submitted in January and September of each year.
If you are receiving Non-Contributory Pension (NCP), kindly fill out form P6 NCP. This form must be filled out by the pensioner and not the person who is authorized by the pensioner to collect.
Social Security Board