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The TSC Next of Kin Form and Death Gratuity complete ultimate guide

TSC Next of Kin Form pdf download.
TSC Next of Kin Form pdf download.

The TSC Next of Kin Form and Death Gratuity- My dear friend, dear teacher, death is inevitable and no one knows when it will happen. Therefore, it is necessary that you prepare yourself well for any eventuality. One way of preparing yourself is by putting your records in order at the Teachers Service Commission (TSC). This includes but not limited to filling out and filing the TSC Next Of Kin Form.

How to get the TSC Next of Kin Form. 

This form is available at no cost. You can download it here, now. After downloading it, fill the TSC Next of Kin Form correctly, seal it properly before handing it over to the Head Of Institution. The Head of Institution will then send it to the TSC Headquarter for filing.

Particulars in the next of kin form.

The following details must be captured well on the TSC Next of Kin Form:

S/N Particulars Description
1 Your Name Capture your name correctly as contained in the official TSC documents
2 Your TSC Number Write your TSC Number correctly as contained in the official TSC documents
3 Name of Spouse (s) List your spouse (s) by writing their official names as written on their National Identity cards.
4 Name (s) of your children List the children by their official names; as captured on their Birth Certificates
5 Name (s) of your parents Enter the names of parents by writing their official names as written on their National Identity card.
6 Relative (s) working with TSC If there is any relative working with the TSC as a teacher or in the secretariat; write the name here.

 

Remember, proof of identity of the listed individuals must be provided for them to benefit from TSC gratuity.

See also; Free PDF Downloads of all TSC Forms.

The TSC Death Gratuity

The dependants of a teacher who dies in service are entitled to Death Gratuity and Dependants Pension if the teacher was serving on Permanent and Pensionable terms and was confirmed in the service.

For Death Gratuity to be paid the following shall apply:

  • Deceased teacher’s name is removed from payroll and overpayment recorded if any.
  • The next-of-kin should submit original death certificate and a letter by area chief identifying the next-of-kin and dependants.
  • The next of kin will settle over payment if any.
  • The claim is forwarded to the Director of Pensions for payment. NB: In case of a dispute, the parties involved are referred to the Deputy County Commissioner for arbitration.
  • The dependants may also seek legal redress from a court of law.
  • Pension is paid to the deceased dependants who are aged below 18 years for a period of 5 years.

Teacher Killed while on duty

  • This is pension paid to dependants when a teacher is killed on duty.
  • The benefit is payable to the spouse and/or dependants of a teacher who dies as a result of injuries in the actual discharge of duty and without his/her own intention. Teachers Service Commission TSC Death Gratuity

NB: The retirees/next of kin are informed when the claims are forwarded to the treasury for payment.

TSC NEXT OF KIN FORM.

TEACHERS SERVICE COMMISSION

TSC
BENEVOLENT FUND

DECLARATION FORM FOR NEXT – OF – KIN
I, Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms …………………………………………………… TSC/…………………… hereby declare the under listed as my next of kin for the purpose of the Benevolent Fund.

However, the list is subject to the provisions of Articles II (1) of the BBF constitution.

NAMES OF NEXT OF KIN APPROXIMATE AGE

(A) SPOUSE(S)
……………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………. ……………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………
(B) OWN CHILDREN
……………………………………………………………………….. ……………………………………….. ……………………………………………………………………….. ……………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………..
…………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………….
(C) OWN PARENTS
…………………………………………………………………………. …………………………………………
………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………
RELATIVES WORKING WITH TSC AND RELATIONSHIP ………………………………………………………………………. ……………………………………….. …………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………..

I confirm that this nomination(s) supersedes any previous nominations.
Date …………………………………………… Signature ……

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