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What is the rate of NSITF in Nigeria?

What is the rate of NSITF in Nigeria?

The Act provided for monthly contributions by members at the rate of 6% of basic salary subject to a maximum of N8. 00 per month or a sum total of N96. 00 per annum to be paid in equal proportion by the employer and the employee.

How is NSITF calculated in Nigeria?

The NSITF, in their newspaper advertorial, requested that employers contribute an amount equal to 1% of total salary. Fortunately, the Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) released guidelines based on a clarification meeting with NSITF on what constitutes total emoluments which the 1% will be applied to.

How do I register my business with NSITF?


  1. Certificate of Incorporation with CAC.
  2. Completion of Registration form ECS RE 01- stating Company Name, Address, and Telephone No etc.
  3. Payroll Schedule Form RE 03 stating employee’s details- Staff Name, ID Number, Gender, Remuneration.
  4. Tax Clearance Certificate.

What are the functions of national social insurance fund?

The mission of the National Social Insurance Fund is to serve, within the framework of the Government’s general policy, various benefits provided for by social and family protection legislation.

How do you calculate employee compensation?

In the case of total permanent disability of an employee due to an accident in the workplace, the compensation that is offered under workmen compensation policy are:

  1. 50% of the monthly salary X relevant factor based on the age of the worker.
  2. 1,20,000 is the minimum amount payable in this situation.

Can I have two pension accounts in Nigeria?

It is not allowed for employees to open more than one RSA. In the event of change of employment, the contributor is required to provide the same RSA details to his new employer who now assumes the responsibility of remitting the monthly pension contributions into the same RSA.

What is the full meaning of Nsitf in Nigeria?

Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) is one of the foremost social insurance organizations in Africa with a long history of service dating back to 1961. NSITF is backed by the Employees Compensation Act (ECA) 2011, this is a Defined Benefit Scheme for workers in Nigeria.

What are the requirements for Nsitf?

NSITF Registration Requirements

  • Company CAC certificate registered in Nigeria.
  • Director’s Identity.
  • Company details.
  • Company Tax Identification Number (TIN)
  • Staff List.
  • Staff Salary.

What is pencom certificate?

PENCOM certificate is given by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) which is a body that regulates and supervises pension matters in Nigeria. The PENCOM certificate is given to companies upon application to show that they have complied with this aspect of law as required by the Pension Reform Act (2014).

What is the importance of social insurance?

Social insurance, public insurance program that provides protection against various economic risks (e.g., loss of income due to sickness, old age, or unemployment) and in which participation is compulsory.

What are the core values of Nsitf?

Human Capital Development.

  • Professional Management and Good Corporate Governance.
  • Security of Investible Funds.
  • Social Responsibility and Advocacy.
  • Transparency and Accountability.