To ensure the timely, efficient and effective payment of pensions, gratuities and other benefits to eligible employees of the Kenyan Public Service so that they enjoy a dignified and secure livelihood when they leave the Service.
Timely, efficient and effective compensation for past service in the Kenyan Public Service
The Pensions Department operates under the Ministry of Finance and administers the Government's public pensions policy.
- Processing and payment of pensions, death gratuities and other benefits to retired, deceased or terminated officers in the Public Service as well as their dependants and legal representatives. This includes former East African Community personnel and those with mixed service including an aspect of Local Government or other public service.
- Implementation and periodic review of the Pensions Acts - Cap 189 (Main Act) & Caps 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 199, the Service Commissions Act Cap. 185, the Constitution, other Statutes and also the Civil Service Code of Regulations as it relates to Pensions.
- Advise to the Government on the Public Service pensions policy.
- Pensioner Care Services to retired officers and their families on Government pension policy and the administration of their pension