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Life Certificate

Life Certificate is an essential document for pensioners which must be submitted to the pension disbursing authority or bank every month as a proof that the pensioner is alive.


Extension of Last Date for Submission of Life Certificate

January 27, 2022

In view of the ongoing COVID – 19 pandemic and the vulnerability of the elderly persons to Corona virus, the Governor has now been pleased to order that in the current year all the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners may submit Life Certificate to the Treasuries/ Pension Disbursing Banks, as the case may be, till 28.02.2021.

Acceptance of Life Certificates submitted through Messenger/ Post

January 27, 2022

All the Pension Disbursing Authorities are requested to accept the duly verified Life Certificates submitted through messenger/ post and should not insist upon the physical appearance of the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners in the Bank branches/ Treasuries.

Who are authorized to Verify Life Certificates?

March 25, 2022

As per West Bengal Treasury Rule the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners are required to submit Life Certificates duly verified by authorized persons in the month of November every year to the pension disbursing Bank/ Treasuries.

Facility for Submission of Life Certificate through Digital Mode

January 27, 2022

Introduction of facility for submission of Life Certificate through Digital mode for the Pensioners/ Family Pensioners drawing Pension through the Treasuries of West Bengal.

Last Date of Submission of Annual Life Certificate

March 25, 2022

Last date of submission of life certificate by all categories of pensioners/ Family pensioners is hereby extended from 15th November, 2016 to 15th January, 2017.

Life Certificate of a Pensioner/ Family Pensioner under SED

January 27, 2022

A Pensioner/ Family Pensioner is required to attend personally at least once in a year unless he/she is incapacitated on account of bodily illness or infirmity in which case production of a “LIFE-CERTIFICATE” is necessary.