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Social Security Premium Deadline Extension Due to COVID-19

Social Security Premium Deadline Extension Due to COVID-19

Social Security Institution has published a General Letter regarding the premium deadline extension due to COVID-19.

The below statements have been included on the General Letter as a summary;

On the General Letter numbered 5157380 and dated 02.04.2020, the below decisions were made as below:

The social security premiums accrued during the force major period can be paid within 15 days as of the end date of force major status for the below individuals/institutions:

a) From the date 22.03.2020 until the end of force major date, the individuals who have completed 65 can benefit without an application.

b) The rest of the individuals who can prove their chronic disease/illnesses via a health report can benefit with an application.

Based on that, for the employers and employees who have chronic disease/illness and were considered within the scope of force major as of 22.03.2020, the end date of force major situation is decided as 26.06.2021.

Moreover, for the postponed premium payments of these employers and employees, the payment deadline is decided as 26.07.2021."

You can reach the SSI General Letter via the link.

Should you have any queries or need further details, please contact your customer representative.

Author Erdoğdu Onur Erol, Category Social Security Law and Legislation

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