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The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services has advised that in keeping with measures implemented by Government to reduce the spread of COVID-19, it is informing that all Senior Citizens’ Pension recipients and their relatives that they will no longer be required to visit their local board to sign the Life Certificate Register.

In a statement issued yesterday, the ministry said recipients and their relatives will be informed of the resumption of the Life Certificate exercise accordingly.

The ministry added that it appreciates the understanding and cooperation in following these guidelines as it seeks to limit the exposure of older persons who are among the more vulnerable groups in the society.

The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services added that it remains committed to the health and wellbeing of both staff and clients.

It has advised that anyone in need of further information or with questions to contact their local district office or call the ministry’s toll-free hotline at 800 –1MSD (1673).