Unpaid retirement fund monies are defined in the South African Pensions Funds Act as unclaimed benefits two years after a member leaves a fund when they resign, or are dismissed or retrenched.
How do I claim my provident fund in South Africa?
To claim your benefit, you must get hold of a withdrawal notification form from your HR department, complete this and return with required supporting documents (proof of banking and ID) to your HR department. They will then counter-sign and forward it to the fund administrator for processing.
How do I find my unclaimed pension benefits?
Unclaimed Benefits. The Registrar of Pension funds provides a central database on the FSCA website to assist members of the public to ascertain through the search engine if there are any unclaimed benefits due to them.