It is critical that you understand how to check the Teachers Service Commission’s (TSC, online pension status, especially if you are retired or about to retire. Furthermore, it is critical to understand how the TSC pension is calculated online. Here’s how to check your TSC pension status online with your mobile phone from the comfort of your office.
When is it possible to claim a pension?
Individuals who are 55 or above and worked in pensionable teaching job on, are eligible for retirement benefits. Early Retirement Benefits are paid the day following the last day of pensionable employment if you apply while still in service.
What is required to verify TSC pension status?
In Kenya, the mandate of the TSC Pension Scheme is completely within the control of the National Treasury. This is provided for in the 2010 Constitution and the Public Management Act of 2012. One of the National Treasury’s primary constitutional tasks is to oversee the pension programs for retired government employees.
To verify one’s TSC pension status online, you must produce the following documents to the Head of HR Department:
- Two copies of ones national identification card ID
- TSC Retirement Clearance Certificate
- Duly Completed Pension Communication and address form
- At least two payslips each year
- Official Secrets Acts Declaration Form Appendix’E’
- Copy of Pin card and Bank plate
- Duly Completed Declaration Assets and liabilities form
Checking TSC’s Online Pension Status
After presenting the documentation to the National Treasury, the process of creating the pension claim begins. This process can take many months or a year. After the period has passed, one can begin receiving pension payments.
During this time, one must periodically check their TSC pension status to confirm their status. This is done by going to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) service portal or TSC online service and entering your TSC number, ID number, or password number. This is followed by just clicking on the search tab and checking TSC Pension Status.
How to Calculate Pension Benefits
Pension benefits are calculated by dividing the number of years of teaching service or length of work by the average salary, then dividing by 80, and receiving a lump sum equal to three times your pension. However, there is an online pension estimator that provides an exact estimate of how one’s pension payment may look.
A pension number is a unique number that is used to identify your pension and can normally be found at the top of your pension documentation.
To obtain the number, log into the employee self-service account and select “Payroll and Compensation.” Then, view the most recent paycheck stub and the pay statement data.