As of April 1, 2017 the Accountant General Department (AGD) will be accepting Barcoded Life Certificates. The traditional forms will not be valid after this date.
A Life Certificate is a document used by the AGD to verify the identity of Government pensioners before payments are made to them. It is first issued when each Government pensioner becomes eligible for a pension. The Life Certificate is completed and submitted to the AGD quarterly by each pensioner.
The new barcode certificates can be completed and returned to the Accountant General’s Department by mail or email.
The Barcoded Life Certificate is expected to ensure:
- Quicker and more efficient processing of pensions
- Reduction in the threat of identity theft
For additional information, please contact:
Accountant General Department
13 King Street
Telephone: (876) 922-8320-7