Claiming for NSSF (National Social Security Fund) benefits is available for contributing members who have fulfilled the eligibility conditions to claim NSSF money.
You can claim for NSSF benefits across various platforms and devices such as mobile (Android and iPhone) or via a computer using the web platform. Even for users with feature phones, you can still claim for NSSF benefits while using USSD codes.
In this article, find the process to claim for NSSF benefits online in Uganda. The conditions required and how to track a NSSF benefits claim status.
Let’s dive right in!
Find out whether you are eligible to be a beneficiary in the section below. In case you are already eligible, then skip the section below and proceed directly.
Conditions For Claiming NSSF Money
To qualify for NSSF money you must be amongst the persons or falling within the categories below;
These types of benefits are paid to contributing members once they attain 55 years of age.
Paid out to members who attain 50 years of age and have been out of employment for 1 year.
These are types of benefits paid out to relatives of a deceased who was a contributing member. Relatives include spouses, children, and dependent parents of the deceased member.
Paid out to contributing members who have previously been working in Uganda but are leaving the country permanently.
These are types of benefits paid to members who lost their earning capacity and have physical or mental incapacities. Such incapacities are proved by a doctor from NSSF.
Exempted Employment Benefit
Paid out to members who join excepted job categories.
If you are eligible for benefits, then proceed to the steps below.
How To Claim For NSSF Benefits Online in Uganda
- Download the NSSFGO app via the Play Store or (NSSFGO app) via the AppStore OR simply head to the NSSF Web platform.
- In the sidebar menu, tap the Benefits icon
- Scroll down to the Initiate a Benefit Claim section
- Fill in the necessary details such as your member details, and employment records, and choose a mode of payment together with other supporting documents.
- After filling in the details submit your benefits claim application form.
How do I track my NSSF Benefits claim Status?
You can track the status of your NSSF Benefits claim status by using the NSSFGO app or web platform via a computer or smartphone by heading to the Benefits Application section.
You can as well USSD codes to track your NSSF Benefits claim status. Simply dial *254# on your phone. You can then request a mini status and benefits claim status by following the prompts.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I access NSSF Midterm benefits?
To qualify for NSSF midterm benefits, you must be a member; who has a disability or a member who has attained 40 years of age and above, and who has made contributions to the fund under Section 7 of the NSSF Act, for at least 10 years. If you fulfill those conditions, then you will be eligible for a sum of 50%.
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