How To Check TSC Pension Status Online and How To Calculate Pension Benefits

For those teachers who are about to retire or who have retired, it’s prudent for them to get to know how to check the pension status online since the Teachers Service Commission has moved online. Since some officials in this sector are cunning, it’s also in order to understand how to calculate your pension benefits online. The procedure below highlights how to check your pension status online using your computer or smartphone from the comfort of your chair.

When will one claim pension

If one has been employed on Permanent and Pensionable terms and he/she is above 55 years of age, then this person is eligible to claim for pension from the teachers Service Commission. This only applies for persons employed after 30th, March, 2000.

If one dares to request for Early Retirement Benefits, the benefits are paid after the elapse of the last day of Pensionable employment.

Requirements for one to check for TSC Pension status

The TSC Pension scheme in Kenya is Mandated to National Treasury Jurisdictions since it’s provided in the constitution of kenya 2010 under the public management act 2012. The obligation of the National Treasury is to manage the retired government employees pension Schemes.

Documents required to check Pension Status Online

1. Two copies of your National Identification Card.

2. TSC Retirement Clearance Certificate

3. Duly Completed Pension Communication and address form.

4. At least two payslips each year

5. Official Secrets Acts Declaration Form Appendix ‘E’.

6. Copy of Pin Card and Bank plate

7. Duly Completed Declaration Assets and Liabilities form.

Checking Pension Status Online

After application, the treasury can take up to one year before you begin to receive your benefits.

To check the status of your application, one needs to visit the Teachers Service Commission portal and enter his/her TSC number ID number or password number then click on search button to check the status.

How to Calculate Pension Benefits

Multiply the number of years you have been in service by the average salary then divided by 80 and a lump sum equal to three times your pension.

You can also opt to an online estimator which gives an accurate figure on how one’s pension payment might look like.

Pension number

This is a unique number that is found at the top of your Pension paperwork that is used to identify your pension. In order for you to get this number, one needs to log into his online Self-service account then choose on ‘payroll and compensation’. Then on the last payroll stub pay statement details, you can check at the top for the number.

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