Unemployment relief payment continues

A total of 3,284 members will be paid $3.61 million over five fortnights, for the second round of phase two of the COVID-19 withdrawals.

These members were paid $722,480 in the first payment cycle yesterday (1st September) with $531,973.60 subsidized by Government.

Members who received their funds through their bank accounts, totaled 3,276 while 8 members opted forM-PAiSA.

The next payment will be disbursed on 15th September and members who haven’t applied, must submit their application by Friday 11th September to be part of the second payment cycle.

Members who missed out on the first payment cycle for Phase 2 Round 2, will receive two payments on 15th September.

Mobile app now available

The updated version of the myFNPF App is now available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Chief executive officer Jaoji Koroi acknowledged members’ for their patience while the Fund resolved the mobile app issue, adding that the updates were necessary to enable the submission of withdrawals through the myFNPF App.

“We understand that this could have hampered members’ efforts to submit their applications but we assure them, that they will receive their funds if they comply with the requirements.”

To ensure they have the latest version of the myFNPF App, members who had already downloaded the app,will need to update it by visiting Google Play Store or Apple App Store and clicking on the update button.

Others can simply download the myFNPF App and follow the instructions to register or sign in before they can submit their withdrawals.

Phase 4 progresses

Phase 4 withdrawal opened on Monday 31 August 2020 and members must apply on the mobile app.

Members downloading the app for the first time are reminded that their email address or mobile number must be updated with the Fund.

A minimum General Account balance of $135 is required and members must be unemployed from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2019, to qualify for Phase 4. Government top up is not applicable for this phase.