Category: Notices

29 Jun
By: MOF Communications Unit 0

Public Advisory for Government Pensioners

Extension of moratorium for submission of life certificates for government pensioners 

The Ministry of Finance in its effort to safe guard its staff and the public against the spread of COVID-19, wishes to advise all government pensioners that it has placed a further three months moratorium on the submission and updating of the life certificates 

Submissions and updating of life certificates will therefore resume September 1, 2020.   

Life certificates can be emailed to: pensionsag@finance.gov.gy

For further enquiry, please call telephone numbers 227-3992 – 5 ext.  1035 & 1088 from 08:30hrs – 14:30hrs.

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08 Jun
By: MOF Communications Unit 0

Suspension of Services at MOF

The Ministry of Finance wishes to inform the public that on Sunday, June 7th 2020, it suffered a burst main, which resulted in severe water damage to documents and equipment in the main building, and the disruption of all phone services. Contrary to some media reports, the Office of the Minister of Finance is unaffected.

Please be advised therefore, that our counter services are suspended until Thursday, June 11, 2020. All other services, including the payment of salaries and pensions, remain uninterrupted.

We are working assiduously to ensure that the full operation of the Ministry is swiftly restored.

 

 

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07 Apr
By: MOF Communications Unit 0

Important Notice for Recipients and Guarantors of Student Loans

As the COVID – 19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Ministry of Finance wishes to let you know that your safety and security are our priority.

If you have challenges meeting your financial obligations at this time, do send us an email at studentloanagency@finance.gov.gy  so that we can offer you optional interest deferrals for up to 6 months.

Let us help you.

You can also call 222-5403/5412/5414/5418 for more information.

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06 Apr
By: MOF Communications Unit 0

Important: Public Advisory for Government Pensioners

The Ministry of Finance in its continued efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 wishes to advise all Government Pensioners that it has placed a three (3) months moratorium on the submission of the Life Certificates. Therefore, you are not required to submit Life Certificates until July 1st, 2020.

For further information and guidance, please call 227-3992-5 ext. 1035 and 1088 from 08:30 to 12:30hrs.

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31 Mar
By: MOF Communications Unit 2

GRA’s COVID-19 Implemented Measures

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) having noted the concerns of its many stakeholders in relation to the provision of services during the threat of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), wishes to advise the following:

GRA’s COVID-19 Implemented Measures – Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Online Application
GRA’s COVID-19 Implemented Measures – Pre-Payment Functionality For Exports In ASYCUDA World
GRA’s COVID-19 Implemented Measures – Online Application of Compliance and Liability
GRA’s COVID-19 Implemented Measures – Licence Revenue Operations
GRA’s COVID-19 Implemented Measures – 2020 Tax Returns
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08 Apr
By: MOF Communications Unit 4

Requirements for Pensions & Gratuities – FAQs

1. How long is a Government pensioner’s life certificate valid?
A life certificate is valid for three (3) months. It is renewable on or before the last working day of the month in which it expires.

2. Who is authorised to endorse a life certificate?
Life Certificates for pensioners residing in Guyana must be certified by a Notary Public, Commissioner of Oaths, Head of Department, Justice of the Peace, Minister of Religion or the Manager of a Bank.
For pensioners living abroad, life certificates must be certified by a Notary Public or the Guyana Consulate of the country in which the pensioner resides.

Important: The certifying officer must affix an official stamp on the life certificate.

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