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NRI Pensioners


  1. Defence pensioner not residing in India and intending to draw his/her pension through DPDOs, PAOs, TOs is required to :-
    1. Open a Non –Residential bank account with any Scheduled Bank in India.
    2. Execute a power of Attorney in duplicate (Specimen enclosed ) on Indian Non-Judicial Stamp paper of appropriate value or where Indian Non-Judicial Stamp paper is not available, on durable plain paper affixed with adhesive Indian Stamp of appropriate value, in favour of athorised agent. The value of stamp will be determined with reference to practice as obtained in the place where the power of Attorney is executed. The power of Attorney to be executed before Notary Public or Indian Mission abroad. If the power of Attorney to be executed before notary public it must be signed in the presence of an official of Indian Embassy/ Mission abroad, who should attest the signature of the pensioner. If the power of Attorney is executed on a plain paper, and is not affixed with adhesive Indian Stamp of appropriate value, the pensioner may write his agent in India, advising him to take the same to the Collector within three month of its receipt for getting it stamped according to Indian Stamp Act.
    3. Submit pension claim on IAFA-380(a) or an arrear claim on IAF (CDA) 651 to his / her PDA, if the pension has not been drawn for more than one year.
    4. Submit the life certificate (IAFA-409) his/her PDA, issued by an authorised official of the Embassy/High Commission of India, or consules of Indian Consulates or a Notary Public or an officer of an Indian Public Sector Bank attached to its branch in the country , where the pensioner is residing, once in a year in NOVEMBER each year.
    5. Submit a certificate to his/her PDA once a year in April each year whose nationality at the time of retirement was Indian and who for the time being is residing outside India, on the following lines :- “I certify that I was an Indian National at the time of my retirement and have not thereafter changed my nationality and become a naturalised citizen of a foreign state.”
    6. Intimate the change of his/her nationality, if nationality has been changed, along with nationality certificate granted by the country where the pensioner is residing to the PDA as well as to Pr.CDA (P) Allahabad for updation of records.
    7. Forward an attested copy of his/her passport to his/her PDA.
    8. Submit other certificates viz.non-employment/re-employment certificate, non marriage certificate etc to his/her PDA.
  2. Defence pensioner not residing in India and intending to draw his/her pension through Public Sector Banks is required to :-
    1. Open a Non –Residential bank account with any Scheduled Bank in India.
    2. Submit pension claim on IAFA-380(a) or an arrear claim on IAF (CDA) 651 to his/her PDA, if the pension has not been drawn for more than one year.
    3. Submit the life certificate (IAFA-409) to his/her PDA, issued by an authorised official of the Embassy/High Commission of India, or consules of Indian Consultates or a Notary Public or an officer of an Indian Public Sector Bank attached to its branch in the country , where the pensioner is residing, once in a year in NOVEMBER each year.
    4. Submit a certificate to his/her PDA once a year in April each year whose nationality at the time of retirement was Indian and who for the time being are residing outside India, on the following lines :- “I certify that I was an Indian National at the time of my retirement and have not thereafter changed my nationality and become a naturalised citizen of a foreign state.”
    5. Intimate the change of his/her nationality, if nationality has been changed, along with nationality certificate granted by the country where the pensioner is residing to the PDA as well as to Pr.CDA (P) Allahabad for updation of records.
    6. Forward an attested copy of his/her passport to his/her PDA.
    7. Submit other certificates viz.non-employment/re-employment certificate, non marriage certificate etc to his/her PDA
      Note:-Execution of Power of Attorney is not required by the pensioner drawing his/her pension from Public Sector Banks
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