PenCom DG, Aisha Dahir-Umar

By Ngozi Onyeakusi—The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has disclosed that the 2023 online verification and enrolment exercise for retirees will commence on  October 2nd 2023 and run till December 31st 2023.

According to PenCom, the enrolment exercise is prospective retirees of Federal Government Treasury-Funded Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) who are due to retire in 2024.

To adapt to the evolving landscape of pension fund administration, PenCom embarked on a proactive journey to modernise and simplify the pension verification and enrolment process for prospective retirees. Recently, PenCom issued a revised guidance note to Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) on online enrolment to ensure a seamless transition into retirement for government employees.

Central to this exercise is the Online Enrolment Application, hosted on the PenCom website ( This web-based application empowers prospective retirees with the tools to complete their enrolment process conveniently from the comfort of their homes.

The application comprises four distinct modules that collectively contribute to the comprehensive pension enrolment process: Retiree Registration, PFA Module, MDA Module, and PenCom Module.