Terms of pension assigning
Citizens can apply for pensions at any time after they have the right to get pension.
The date of receipt of the application with all necessary documents shall be considered as the day of applying for the pension.
In case of lack of all necessary documents to the application, the Off-budget Pension Fund under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan shall inform the administration of the organization or the applicant which documents should be submitted additionally. If documents above mentioned submitted within three months from the date of receipt of the notice on the necessity of submitting additional documents, the date of the application for the appointment of a pension or the date of application is considered as the date of application for the pension.
a) an age related pension -if citizens have applied for a period of three months from the date of emergence of the pension right, age related pension will be appointed from the date of retirement age. This pension is appointed for lifelong;
b) Disability pension - if the disabled person has applied for a pensions within three months from the date of disability, it will be appointed from the date of determination of disability by MLEC. This pension is assigned to all persons with disabilities for all disability period. Men (over 60)and women (over 55) with disabilities are appointed disability pensions for lifelong. Such kind of pensioners with disability undergo medical examination only on their request.
v) pension on the loss of the breadwinner - will be appointed from the date of emergence of the right of pension, but from the term not more than 6 months prior to applying for pensions. According to the article 19 of the present Law, for the whole period (in this period family member of deceased are specified as disability) pensions are appointed for lifelong:
to men are at 60
to women at 55
In all other cases, the pension is appointed from the date of application.
Transfer of one pension to another type is made by the pensioner from the first day of the month following the month with which the applicant applied with the relevant application and all necessary documents.