Welcome to ICT Catalogue with the update for all Ghana Education Service personnel to be able to check their occupational scheme contribution online easily.
Introduction About GES Employees Contribution
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) is a statutory public Trust charged under the National Pensions Act, 2008 Act 766 with the administration of Ghana’s Basic National Social Security Scheme.
Its mandate is to cater for the First Tier of the Three-Tier Pension Scheme. The Trust is currently the largest non-bank financial institution in Ghana.
About Ghana Education Service Occupational Scheme (GESOPS)
The Ghana Education Service Occupational Pension Scheme (GESOPS) is a Tier-2 pension scheme that is registered and also regulated by the National Pensions Regulatory Authority under the Pensions Act, 2008, (Act 766) as amended in the constitutional book of Ghana.
The Scheme’s membership is drawn from employees of the Ghana Education Service, with members belonging to one of the Unions in the educational sector.
In today’s guide, I will like to give you the step by step guide on how to check your GESOPS Contribution Online at ease.
How To Check Your GESOPS Contribution Online
- Visit the Ghana Education Service Occupational Pension Scheme (GESOPS) at their official website on GESPensions
- At the official website, click on “Members”.
- Click “Create One” if you are a first time user.
- Enter your GES Staff ID Number and SSNIT Number and proceed to Submit
- Your Bio data will be displayed if your data is captured in GESOPS. The data includes:
- Scheme type
- Staff ID
- SSNIT Number
- Base Number
- Scheme Name
- Date Of Birth in the format of Year, Month & Date
- Phone Number (Number used during your biometric registration)
- Contributor’s Name (Surname & Other Names)
After checking and verifying the details of the above information, click next to proceed to the next page.
- Registration Dashboard
You will need to enter the following details to confirm your registration on GES Occupational Scheme’s web portal.
- Valid accessible Email Address
- Repeat your password
- Now, enter your Staff ID and Password you used at Step 6 and click Login.
- Viola, you have successfully created your account with GESOPS. On your Dashboard, you can do the following:
- Check Statement
- View Beneficiaries
- Submit a Claim
You can equally check your Profile.
Some GES personnel may encounter an error during Step 4 even though they have entered the right details.
How To Deal With Error On GESOPS Portal
When it happened to be that you have encountered any error from the web portal, the only option to take is to call the office of GESOPS via 0509629009 or you can also send a WhatsApp message to 0271900977 within the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm
You can also send an email via: [email protected]
In summary, GESOPS is managed by a Board of Trustees with representation from relevant institutions such as the Ministries of Education, Finance, the Attorney General’s Department, the various Unions and an Independent Trustee. Like all Tier-2 Pension Schemes, GESOPS receives five (5) out of the 18.5% monthly social security contributions made on workers’ behalf.
The Ghana Education Service Occupational Pension Scheme has the mission To pay benefits to members and their beneficiaries through prudent investment policies, stakeholder involvement and member satisfaction and with the vision to be the benchmark scheme for the payment of enhanced lump sum benefits.
This article is prepared with much information and references from NewsVibz.com — as Ghana’s News, Entertainment & Lifestyle Portal.
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