The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will allow pensioners to submit their Life Certificate or the Digital Pramaan Patra at any time during the year as per their convenience. Currently, the certificates have to be submitted during November or December. Also, the certificate will remain valid for one year from the date of submission.
EPFO has partnered with Common Service Centre( CSC) to provide facilities to submit Digital Jeevan Pramaan Patra. The post offices have also launched the doorstep DLC service that will facilitate the generation of digital life certificate. (Read: Pensioners to get Digital Life Certificate issued at doorstep) )
A multi-agency model adopted by EPFO empowers EPS pensioners with choice and autonomy to select the service delivery agency as per their convenience.
The Ministry in a statement said, "EPS pensioners are hereby requested to avoid visiting PF Offices and instead submit Aadhar based Biometric Digital Life Certificate for Jeevan Pramaan Patra at respective bank branches, nearest Post Offices or at Common Service Centers, for details about nearest Common Service Centre use link https://locator.esecloud.in".
Pensioners only need to carry their mobile, bank passbook, pension payment order number and Aadhar number. They can also avail this service by contacting their local Postman/ Nearest Post Office. There are 254 post offices and 100 Common Service centres all over Goa providing services of Jeevan Praman Patra, the statement added.