|Accessing Benefits of a Deceased RSA Holder|
A Beneficiary/Next-of-Kin (NOK) of a deceased RSA holder can access the deceased RSA in line with the PRA 2004 or the Regulations for the Administration of Retirement and Terminal Benefits for:
Requirements for Accessing Benefits of a Deceased RSA Holder
The beneficiary/Next of Kin (NOK) applying for the balance in the RSAÃ‚Â of a deceased RSA holder must provide the following items (1), (2) and any one of items (3) - (13) below:
A Missing RSA Holder (Presumed Dead)
The employer and/or Next-of-Kin shall notify the PFA of the disappearance of the RSA holder after a minimum period of 12 months. The Next-of-Kin shall provide a satisfactory means of identification which can be any of following:
Upon satisfactory identification of the Next-of-Kin, the PFA shall request for items (i) and (ii) and, if available, item (iii) listed below, which shall serve as adequate evidence that the RSA holder is missing:
(i.)A Police Report confirming that the person has been missing with effect from the reported date, the circumstance of the disappearance and that the person has not been found after more than 12 months.
(ii.)Letter of confirmation of disappearance from the employer (if in active employment at the time of disappearance) bearing the passport photograph of the missing person.
(iii.)Newspaper publication announcing the disappearance of the person.
Upon completion of sitting,the Board of Enquiry may declare the missing RSA holder as presumed dead. Subsequently, the Beneficiary/Next-of Kin (NOK) will be required to provide documentation for processing the deceased RSA holder's benefits in line with documentation requirements for accessing the benefits of a deceased RSA holder.