Can I apply for my NIS online?

Can I apply for my NIS online?

the Ministry of Labour and Social Security’s website at and select “National Insurance Scheme” from the menu at the left of the screen. This will take you to the NIS page of the site. Scroll down the page to and click on Registration. On the new page, select and download the NIS registration form.

How do I get a replacement NIS card?

You are just required to go to the NIS office with your id and request a replacement card (same number). If you are living overseas, you can have someone here act on your behalf by providing them with a letter to take to the NIS office. Additionally, it is a same-day process for the replacement card.

How do I apply for my NIS number?

The employer must submit all Prescribed Forms (NI4 Application to Register as an employed Person) to the NIBTT Service Centre within fourteen (14) days of hiring the employee. Complete the Form from his personnel records. Insert the note ‘Completed based on employers records’ at the top of the Form.

How long does it take to get a NIS card?

approximately three months
“When applying for benefits from the Scheme, it normally takes approximately three months. But each benefit requires different documentations. First the person must visit the NIS office in their parish, fill out an application pertaining to the benefit they are applying for.

How do I apply for NIS in Guyana?

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. OAB 1 Form (Application for Old Age Benefit)
  2. National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Card.
  3. National Registration Identification (ID) Card.
  4. Current Passport (to be used as a supporting document alongside the Certificate of Birth)
  5. Certificate of Birth.

What documents are needed for NIS?

Required Documents[edit]

  • Complete application form.
  • Original documentary proving your age e.g., Birth Certificate or Passport.
  • A valid picture identification.
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Deed poll (If applicable)
  • Authorization letter for a third-party applicant.

Can I pay my own NIS?

Yes you can. If however there is an increase in contribution rates, then the employer will have to remit the shortfall. I am the sole proprietor of a business, can I pay for myself? If you were previously an insured person you can pay voluntary contributions.

What are the benefits of NIS?

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  • Health Insurance.
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Group Disability Insurance.
  • Employee-Paid Disability Insurance.
  • Group Life Insurance (both employer- and employee-paid)

How do I check my NIS contributions?


  1. Start Now.
  2. Click on ‘don’t have a Government Gateway account’
  3. Follow the steps it will ask you full name DOB email address NI Number and Passport number they will then give you a User Name: mine is a 12 digit number.
  4. Set Password.
  5. Then log in.
  6. Follow the ‘Check your National Insurance contributions’ link.

How much does NIS pay in Guyana?

The total Contribution for Employed Contributors is 14% of the actual Wage / Salary paid to the Employee. This is derived from a 5.6% deduction from the Employee’s pay, and the remaining 8.4% paid by the Employer on behalf of the Employee.

Where can I change my NIS Cheque?

Method of Payment Your contributions are payable in Cash, Certified Cheque or Manager’s Cheque at the Service Centre in your district. Personal Cheques (including company cheques) will be accepted up to the Limit of a Valid Bank Card. Payment must be submitted with the relevant forms.

What age do you stop paying NIS?

age 60
Employees do not pay NIS Contribution after age 60. If NIS Contributions are being deducted from your income, this should cease immediately and you can claim a refund of all Contributions deducted after age 60. Your employer can also claim his/ her part.

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