Cashing Pensions


This service is available at all post offices:

  • Government Pensions
  • Welfare Grants
  • National Insurance Benefit Cheques
  • National Insurance Pension Cheques


*Cheques are not honoured before the due date.

Persons wishing to have cheques collected on their behalf must give written authorisation, on the reverse side of the cheque. Please note that the bearer is required to present identification as well as the identification of the beneficiary.

Identification accepted by the Post:

  • National Identification Card
  • Valid Driver’s LicenCe or
  • Valid Passport


Example of Authorisation:

John Smith is requesting Ms. Jenny Holder to collect his pension. How should the authorisation be given?