Pensioners’ Relief: Super Senior Citizens Can Submit Life Certificate from October 1

Super senior citizens aged 80 and above have been granted an extended submission period for their life certificates.

They can submit their life certificates from October 1 to November 30, 2023, providing a comfortable two-month timeframe.

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Important Date for Senior Citizens

For senior citizens in the age group of 60 to 80, the life certificate submission process will commence from November 1, 2023.

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Ensuring timely submission is crucial for pensioners to receive their pensions without disruptions.

Simplifying Pensioner Procedures

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The government’s Digital Life Certificate Scheme aims to simplify procedures for pensioners.

This initiative eliminates the need for pensioners to physically visit the bank for certificate submission. Instead, they can conveniently submit their life certificates from the comfort of their homes.

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 Easy Submission with Aadhaar and Biometrics

Pensioners can utilize their Aadhaar numbers and biometric data to submit their Digital Life Certificates online.


This feature is especially beneficial for those who find it challenging to visit a bank branch.

Key Dates for Submission


As per the office memorandum dated September 29, the submission window for super senior citizens opens on October 1, 2023.

The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare outlines this annual requirement for individuals aged 80 and above.

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Utilizing face authentication technology, citizens can submit their Digital Life Certificates via an Android smartphone or at a bank branch.

Understanding the Digital Life Certificate (Jeevan Pramaan)

The Digital Life Certificate, known as Jeevan Pramaan, is a biometrics-enabled digital service tailored for pensioners from Central, State, or other government agencies.

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Yearly Renewal Required

It’s important to note that the life certificate is valid for one year. Pensioners will need to renew their life certificate annually to confirm their status.

Multiple Submission Options

Pensioners have several convenient options for submitting their life certificates. They can use the Digital Life Certificate service with biometrics, or alternatively, visit their bank or post office for submission.


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