Two categories of Russians will change the rules for receiving a pension

The Ministry of Labor has developed new rules for receiving pensions for two categories of Russians The new rules will affect two categories of Russians. Writes about this “MK”.

The innovations will affect only those citizens who have the right to withdraw their savings in full at once. In particular, the new rules will apply to Russians who receive a survivor's pension and disability pension. The second category will include those whose work experience is too short for the appointment of an old-age pension, and there is a shortfall in pension points – men over 60 and women over 55.

Now, to apply for a lump sum payment pension savings, these categories of citizens will need to apply for a lump sum payment of pension savings on the State Services portal.

In addition, the terms for re-receiving a lump sum payment will change – it will be possible to apply for it no earlier than in five years. According to the new rules, it will take no more than five days for the Pension Fund official to review the application. They will also inform about their decision whether to pay or not through the State Services portal.

The new rules will come into force on July 1, 2022.

Earlier it became known that the Ministry of Labor had prepared a project on remote the appointment of pension payments. A lump sum payment is made by the Pension Fund or non-state pension funds, depending on where the citizen's savings were formed.



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