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How to Submit Digital Life Certificates Online Via Mobile App: Full Details

ByCindy J. Daddario

Sep 16, 2022

Employees Provident Fund Organization, India (EPFO) recently tweeted about Facial Authentication technology for depositing Digital Life Certificates (DLC) of EPS, ’95 Pensioners through mobile app . The ‘FaceRD’ app, a mobile app available on Google PlayStore, would simplify the process of depositing DLC ​​via mobile phones for retirees who have difficulty obtaining their biometrics due to advanced age or health issues.

According to the EPFO, DLC submission can only be done at home. It states that there would be no kind of dependency on an externally registered device and that DLC submissions can also be made for friends and family, using the FaceRD mobile app. . Additionally, EPFO ​​says retirees living abroad can also submit their DLC applications using this facial authentication technology.

Jeevan Pramaan is a biometric which is a digital enabled service for retirees. Retirees from central government, state governments or any other government organization can take advantage of this facility by using facial authentication technology through the FaceRD app.

To get some perspective, the Digital Life Certificate Scheme for Indian Government Pensioners known as Jeevan Pramaan seeks to address this issue by digitizing the entire process of securing the Life Certificate. It aims to streamline the process of obtaining this certificate and make it hassle-free and much easier for retirees.

According to EPFO’s Jeevan Pramaan portal, Jeevan Pramaan uses the Aadhaar platform for biometric authentication of retiree. Successful authentication generates the digital life certificate which is stored in the life certificate repository. Pension paying bodies can access the certificate online.

Here’s how retirees can submit their DLCs through the mobile app:

STEP 1 Download Aadhar FaceRD app from Google PlayStore.

STEP 2 Download Face (android) app from Jeevan Pramaan portal.

STEP 3 Operator authentication.

STEP 4 Retiree Authentication

STEP 5 Choose sanctioning authority, disbursing agency, Aadhar Mobile, PPO number etc.

STEP 6 Scan the face and submit.

STEP 7 After approval, successful update of life certificate and in case of refusal SMS to retirees.

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