The PIS PASEP FGTS is a labor benefit that can be withdrawn by workers who meet the requirements established by the government. These requirements vary from program to program, but generally involve length of service and average pay.
To withdraw PIS, for example, it is necessary to have worked with a formal contract for at least 30 days in the base year and to have been registered in the program for at least five years.
To get the PASEP, you need to be a public servant and have been registered in the program for at least five years.
And to withdraw the FGTS, you must have been fired without just cause or in other specific situations, such as retirement or serious illness.
In this article, we will explore in detail the requirements for the PIS PASEP FGTS withdrawal, so that you can better understand if you are entitled to these benefits and how you can access them.
We will cover each program separately, explaining its eligibility criteria and the steps required to withdraw.
PIS PASEP FGTS Withdrawal Requirements
If you are a Brazilian worker, you may be entitled to withdraw PIS/PASEP or FGTS. However, there are some requirements that must be met before making the withdrawal. In this section, we will explain the requirements to withdraw PIS/PASEP and FGTS.
The PIS/PASEP is a salary bonus paid annually to workers who meet the following requirements:
- Being registered with PIS/PASEP for at least five years;
- Have worked with a formal contract for at least 30 days in the base year;
- Have received an average monthly remuneration of up to two minimum wages during the base year;
- Have your data correctly informed by the employer in the Annual Social Information List (RAIS).
The value of the salary bonus corresponds to the current value of the minimum wage divided by 12 and multiplied by the number of months worked in the base year.
To check if you are entitled to the salary allowance, you must provide your full name, date of birth, CPF number and NIS (Social Identification Number) in the area “Consulta de Qualificação Cadastral” on the INSS website.
The FGTS (Service Time Guarantee Fund) is a compulsory savings account that employers must deposit on behalf of their employees. The full FGTS withdrawal can be done in some specific situations, such as:
- Dismissal without just cause;
- Termination of a fixed-term employment contract;
- Purchase of property;
- Serious illness.
To withdraw the FGTS, it is necessary to present the necessary documentation, which includes the Citizen Card, the CPF and an identification document with a photo.
The payment schedule is established by Caixa Econômica Federal and varies according to the worker’s month of birth and the amount to be withdrawn.
The requirements to withdraw PIS/PASEP and FGTS vary according to the type of worker. Public servants who contribute to the PASEP, for example, must meet different requirements than private sector workers who contribute to the PIS. In addition, workers who opt for the FGTS birthday withdrawal also have specific requirements.
Necessary Documentation for Withdrawal PIS PASEP FGTS
To withdraw the PIS/PASEP or the FGTS, it is necessary to present the necessary documentation. In the case of PIS/PASEP, it is necessary to have the NIS number and the CPF. As for the FGTS, it is necessary to present the Citizen Card, the CPF and an identification document with a photo.
The PIS/PASEP and FGTS payment schedule is established by Caixa Econômica Federal and varies according to the worker’s month of birth and the amount to be withdrawn. It is important to pay attention to the dates so as not to miss the withdrawal deadline.
Withdrawal of PIS/PASEP and FGTS can be done at several branches of Caixa Econômica Federal, lottery units and self-service terminals. In addition, balance inquiries and notifications can be made through apps available for iOS and Android.
To check whether you are entitled to PIS/PASEP or FGTS, you must provide your personal data in the area “Consulta de Qualificação Cadastral” on the INSS website.
In addition, it is possible to consult the FGTS balance and payment dates through Caixa Econômica Federal applications.