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Micro Pension Accounts

Micro Pension Accounts

Guaranty Trust Pension Managers is invested in safeguarding the future of everyone. This includes everyone in the informal sector who is not covered by private or government employers. With our micro pension account, everyone can secure their future.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Self Employed 
  • Persons working for organizations that are unstructured (registered or unregistered) 
  • Persons with irregular income and  
  • Persons with limited or no access to financial services
  • Persons above 18 years of age with legitimate sources of income

HOW TO REGISTER

  • A Completed RSA Registration Form  
  • A Passport Photograph against a white background 
  •  Your Means of Identification (National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) Slip, Permanent voters’ card or international passport) 
  • Bank Verification Number (BVN) 

Benefits

We direct our investments towards earning you profitable returns while safeguarding your money. See how we’re performing today.

  • Fast

    We promise to give you the best retirement, but it will only happen because of our quick response to market opportunities and your needs.

  • Efficient

    We have built a reputation for efficiency and continue to do so with our checklist of value-adding innovation which we optimise to manage your pension.

  • Smart ROI

    Our investment decisions are smart and directed towards high-performing instruments that deliver profitable returns on your investment.

FAQs

Everything you need to know about our pension product and services. If you don’t find the answer you are looking for, you can reach out to our support team.

  • What is a Pension?

    Pension is a regular income received by a person at retirement when he/she stopped working because of having reached a certain age or based on health condition to cater for his/her needs at old age

  • What is an RSA Account?

    A Retirement Savings Account (RSA) is an account opened by an employee or contributor with a PFA of choice into which all pension contributions and returns on investment are paid. Every contributor under the contributory pension scheme (CPS) is expected to open RSA in his/her name with a PFA of his/her choice into which all his/her contributions and returns on investment are paid

  • Can I withdraw from my RSA account at any time?

    Contributors cannot withdraw money except at retirement or upon temporary loss of job and in all cases, withdrawals are subject to approval by the National Pension Commission (PenCom). The PFA is required to invest the money in allowable investment outlets and the income generated is fully credited into the RSA.

  • Who is a Pension Fund Administrator (PFA)?

    A PFA is a company licensed by the National Pension Commission for the sole purpose of managing and administering pension funds contributed into the RSAs.

  • Who is a Pension Fund Custodian (PFC)?

    A PFC is a company licensed by the National Pension Commission to keep pension money and assets in the RSA on. trust for the employee on behalf of the PFA. The PFC receives pension contributions from employers on behalf of PFAs, settles investment transactions on the order of the PFA, effects payments of benefits and undertakes other administrative functions.

  • What is the Difference Between a PFA and a PFC?

    The PFA manages and invests the pension funds on behalf of contributors while the PFC keeps the pension funds and assets in safe custody and carries out transactions on behalf of the PFA.