ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The government of Pakistan has launched a Biometric Verification Service (BVS) to facilitate the pensioners.
The Biometric Verification Service is an established link among the Bank, NADRA and Account Office (AGPR).
Now the pensioners shall provide proof of life every six months through Biometric Verification on National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) system from any branch of a bank maintaining his/her pension account.
However, a life certificate signed by a person authorized is required in bank only if he/she is unable to undergo biometric verification due to incapacitation by bodily illness, infirmity or if his/her fingerprints do not exist due to old age or a genetic condition.
To avail this facility, all pensioners are advised to contact concerned bank branch.
In case of any problem, concerned NADRA Centre or (AGPR) Islamabad can be contacted on following Phone numbers Ph#: 0519260623 and Ph#: 051-9107323 or visit website www.agpr.gov.pk.
The said facility is only for the pensioners who are drawing their pension from AGPR Islamabad.