COVID-19 Withdrawal Phase 4 Round 5


This relief phase is for compulsory members who have been unemployed for a long period – since January 2010.

It is a self-funded relief, meaning that members will only be paid from their general account if they meet the required minimum balance amount.

There is no Government top-up.



To qualify, members must meet the following criteria:

  • Unemployed since January 2010 and STILL unemployed
  • One contribution paid between January 2010 and September 2019;
  • Have not accessed phases two, three, Voluntary or Lockdown Relief;
  • 18 years or older

Documents to be submitted with the application form:

  • Valid photo ID (FNPF/FRCS Joint ID, Drivers License, Voter ID Card, Passport;
  • Latest bank statement (for first time applicants and those who want to change their payment mode to bank deposit).
  • If you have recently made changes to your name, please submit latest birth certificate extract post September 2021 and this should not be more than 1 month old

Processing Time

Applications will be processed within three (3) working days.

Processing will be delayed if the application is incomplete, which will require verification.

An application is incomplete if:

  • Information required in the application form is not provided;
  • All or some of the required documents are not provided.


There will be a one-off lump sum payment through the members’ chosen payment mode:

  • Bank – direct transfer
  • Vodafone M-PAiSA



Submission Mode

  • Applications must be submitted on the myFNPF App (download from Google Playstore and Apple App Store).
  • Members can also download the form from this link: Phase 4 Rd5 Form and email to or drop it at your nearest FNPF office.
  • Closing date is Friday 14 January 2022.