SSNIT extends the deadline for the Ghana card merger. How to merge your cards.
The deadline for Scheme members to integrate their SSNIT and NIA ID card numbers have been extended from December 31, 2021, to June 30, 2022.
SSNIT urged members who have not yet registered for their Ghana Cards to do so before June 30, 2022, so that their SSNIT and NIA numbers can be merged.
The Ghana Card will be the Trust’s exclusive form of identification starting July 1, 2022, according to the announcement.
“This is in accordance with Regulation 7 (1) of the National Identity Register Regulations, 2012 LI. 2111, which mandates the use of the Ghana Card as identification for “transactions involving persons in relation to pensions” and “transactions involving social security.”
“Employers should be aware that they will be required to process Contribution Reports and issue payments using only their employees’ NIA numbers.”
SSNIT extends the deadline for the Ghana card merger
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Voluntary contributors will be required to pay using their NIA numbers as well.
“The Trust informs the public that members who do not integrate their SSNIT and NIA numbers may lose access to SSNIT’s pensions and other social security-related services.”
There will be no more extensions beyond June 30, 2022, according to the statement.
SSNIT and NIA numbers should be combined. Members should call 7119# and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Members can also visit the SSNIT website at https://www.ssnit.org.gh/member/. and then combine their numbers according to the directions.
Members can also consolidate their accounts at any SSNIT branch by bringing their Ghana cards, valid email addresses, and phone numbers.
Once the SSNIT and NIA numbers have been combined.
Members can conduct business with the Trust using their Ghana Cards.
To enlist in the SSNIT Scheme, newcomers must present their Ghana Cards as proof of identification.