FAQs on Accrued Pension Rights

1. What is Accrued Pension Rights?

Accrued Pension Rights is a benefit given to the state employees who were in employment on the date of ratification of the Pension Act provided that they are below 65 years on this date. Accrued Pension Rights was given according to the laws and regulations in effect prior to the ratification of the Pension Act.


2. Who is eligible for Accrued Pension Rights?

All those employees who were in the state employment on 13th May 2009 and have not reached 65 years of age on this date are eligible for Accrued Pension Rights.


3. How is Accrued Pension Rights calculated?

Accrued Pension Rights is calculated using the following formula

Accrued pension rights= basic salary on 13 May 2009 × 93% ×14% × service period up to 30 April 2010.


4. How can I check my service period?

On our website www.pension.gov.mv there is a special link from which you can check your service period by entering your national ID number and your date of birth.


5. What should I do if the service period shown in the database is incorrect?

If your service period on our database is incorrect, you need to send the correct information to MPAO through your employer. If you are a civil servant your information must be sent through Civil Service Commission. Once we get the information from your employer we will change it accordingly.


6. What is the purpose of the GREEN FORM issued by MPAO for the civil servants?

The purpose of the GREEN FORM is to ensure that your service period and salary paid on 13 May 2009 mentioned in our records are changes or not and make necessary correction where needed and as an acknowledgement of receipt of accrued pension rights.


7. What should I do if the information given in the GREEN FORM is incorrect?

If the information given in the GREEN FORM is incorrect, you need to send the correct information to MPAO through your employer. If you are a civil servant your information must be sent through the Civil Service Commission.