Survivors’ Pension is paid to a spouse and/or children of the deceased insured person under 18 or 21 years if in full time education. If a deceased insured person had no surviving spouse and children, the pension shall be paid to parents and if all are not around a family member will be paid in accordance with the inheritance Law of Tanzania
The determination of the amount payable is the same as for Old Age pension but the additional percentage above 180 credits is 1.0% The benefi ts payable are also the same as in the Old Age scheme, which are monthly pension, initial lumpsum and survivors’ special lumpsum for nonqualifying survivors.
For the purpose of this part, dependants include a spouse, children under 18 or 21 years if in full time education or parents in case there is no widow and orphans.
The amount of pension payable shall be distributed to spouse (40%) and children (60%) or parents (100%), in case there are no spouses and children