Where and how to get SNILS? Answers to the main questions
Citizens of any legal state must draw up a set of certain documents that certify their identity or confirm other important personal information. If some of these documents are missing, then this is perceived as a violation, or deprives the citizen of certain rights. Today we will talk about one of these documents, which is an insurance certificate of state pension insurance, in everyday life called SNILS. What it is and how to get SNILS - read on.
What is SNILS?
SNILS literally decoded as the insurance number of an individual personal account. It is necessary then to confirm that you have officially registered with the pension insurance system, which operates in the Russian Federation. This insurance number is unique, as it contains data on the entire work activity of a person, insurance premiums from his salary, thanks to which he is then appointed and recalculated pension.
This insurance certificate looks like a small green card with all the personal information required for registration. This number is valid throughout life.
Why is an insurance certificate required?
In the presence of SNILS, a citizen of the Russian Federation may apply for a state pension and various benefits. Get SNILS necessary if you want to get a job and enter into a contract. You also need to get this insurance number in order to be able to register on the Governmental Services Portal of the Russian Federation and view data on possible fines, find out what taxes you paid, order documents, and more. To get a universal electronic card, the so-called UEC, you will also need this insurance number.
Where and how to get SNILS?
A person who wants to receive SNILS, at the place of registration, contacts the authorities of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation, where he fills out the relevant questionnaire. In addition to a passport or some other identity card, no more documents are required for SNILS. It is possible to pick up the certificate some time after submitting the application, approximately one to two weeks later.
Many are interested in how to get SNILS for a child.Starting from the age of 14 and older, a child can get an insurance number on his own, either on the basis of a passport or on the basis of some other document confirming his identity. And one of the parents may receive a SNILS for a child who is under the age of 14, for this it is necessary to present a birth certificate of a child or a document confirming the identity of that parent.
There is another way to get a certificate of insurance for working people. If suddenly it happened that you went to work, but you still do not have a personal insurance number, then within two weeks you need to conclude an employment contract with the employer, and then fill out and give him the application form necessary for obtaining the insurance certificate, which he must certify and transfer to the Pension Fund. After that, a personal retirement account will be opened for you and an insurance certificate will be drawn up, which will subsequently be issued to you by your employer.
When is replacement of SNILS necessary?
The insurance certificate should be replaced if you changed your passport and, accordingly, the surname, name or patronymic, as well as in case of loss of SNILS.
If the data needs to be replaced, apply for a new insurance certificate. After that, your personal data in the database will be changed, and you will be given a new insurance certificate. If you need a replacement of SNILS due to marriage or divorce, then you will need to present the relevant evidence when you apply.
If you lose your certificate, apply for the restoration of the insurance number to the Pension Fund department, after which you will be given a duplicate.