Abu Dhabi (Etihad)
The Abu Dhabi Pension Fund confirmed that the day after tomorrow, Monday, is the last date for the deadline for adding the previous service periods to the insured by refunding the reward only, which was applied in response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, to exempt the insured Those registered with the Fund must pay the cost of adding the previous years of service based on a percentage of their current salary, calling on the insured who have previous service periods and wish to add them and who meet the terms of the grace period to quickly benefit from the grace period before its expiry.
The Fund stated that more than 70% of the applications submitted so far have been completed, and work is underway to complete the examinations, audits and complete the deficiencies for all the remaining applications, due to the high demand by the insured to take advantage of this period. The Fund confirmed that all the insured who applied for inclusion during the period of the exemption period that was determined (from October 17, 2021 to January 17, 2022) will benefit from this exemption if its conditions are met, and it will communicate with them during the coming period, to complete their requests and start paying the value of the inclusion In cash or in installments, if they were not contacted in advance. The Fund stated that the payment period allows the insured to combine their previous service periods by refunding only the end-of-service gratuity they received, without any additional cost, provided that the insured’s service has ended, and a reward was paid for it before May 20, 2020, and that the insured, at the head His work at the time of submitting the application, and that the service to be included should not be in private sector establishments outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, or before obtaining the nationality of the state, pointing out that there are some periods to which the conditions for adding service according to the law do not apply, including “requests for the addition of the scholarship period or periods of the insured He must be a student in the military sector – if he does not join the military entity to work -, or request the inclusion of a period of service that ended with deprivation of the stipend.
The Fund stressed that after the period of expiry of the deadline for submitting requests for service addition, the cost of joining will be calculated for all the insured who wish to add their previous service periods on the basis of 26% of the salary subject to deduction for all the insured according to the law, stressing that the insured can submit their requests through the mobile application. The smart “Abu Dhabi Pension” or via the fund’s website www.pension.gov.ae or directly through the current insured’s employer.