List of documents for claiming Family Pension

List of documents for claiming Family Pension by a person other than spouse

No. 1/16/2011- P&PW(E)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel. Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare

(Desk ‘E’)

3rd Floor. Lok Nayak Bhavan,

New Delhi. the 20th September . 2012

Office Memorandum

Sub : Family pension – list of documents to be submitted by a claimant member of family (other than spouse) along with Form 14, PPO and death certificate in respect of the deceased pensioner/family pensioner regarding.

The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare O.M. of even number, dated 8th December, 2011 on the above subject (copy enclosed).

From the representations received in this Department, it appears that some offices ask the applicant family pensioners for the documents not indicated in the office memorandum indicated above.

All the Ministries/Departments are requested to instruct their attached/subordinate/field offices to follow the instructions contained in the O.M. dated 8.12.2011 strictly to avoid any hardships to the family pensioners. They may also be advised to go through the other office memoranda issued during the last two years as contained in the Circulars on Family Pension on this Department’s website and also on



Under Secretary

Click here for OM dated 08.12.2011

Download this Office Memorandum dated 20.09.2012

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