The mandatory annual proof of life for beneficiaries of the National Social Security Institute (INSS) will remain suspended until the end of April, he said. today (23) the president of the institute, Leonardo Rolim.
“From of May, becomes mandatory again ”, affirmed Rolim, who participated in this Monday of a live broadcast on the channel of the Secretariat of Social Security and Labor, of the Ministry of Economy, on YouTube.
The annual proof of life, mandatory for INSS retirees and pensioners not to have their benefits blocked, has been suspended since March last year, due to the covid-19 pandemic. The suspension has been extended since then.
Before the announcement this Tuesday (23), a decree published in January 20 it had extended the suspension of the obligation until February. According to Rolim, 5.3 million beneficiaries failed to take the proof of life last year, without having their benefits blocked.
Proof of digital life
In transmitting this to haveIn addition, the expansion of a pilot project was announced, allowing 5.3 million beneficiaries to carry out the procedure through digital means. The service is available in the MeuGov.br application, which can be downloaded on mobile phones with Android and iOS operating systems.
Despite the suspension of the mandatory to have once again extended, the INSS encourages beneficiaries to regularize the situation as soon as possible.
See below the video released by the agency with a step by step to make the digital life proof.