About The Mineworkers Provident Fund - MWPF

The Mineworkers Provident Fund (‘Fund’) was established on 14 June 1989 with the main objective of providing benefitsformembers on retirement and for dependants of members who die in service. The Fund is a defined contribution Fund. The member’s retirement benefit is dependent on the contributions made and the investment growth thereon.



MINEWORKERS PROVIDENT FUND
3rd & 4th Floor
26 Ameshoff Street
Braamfontein, 2001
Johannesburg
South Africa
Principal Officer (PO)
clientservices@mineworkers.co.za
Switchboard: +27 (0)10 100-3000
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Terminal Illness


Terminal Illness Benefits

Terminal Illness Benefits


How to claim when you are diagnosed with terminal illness

If you satisfy the Trustees that:

  • You are permanently unfit to continue in or resume employment in the category of work you have been employed in the service of the Employer; and

  • You are permanently unfit to continue in or resume employment in any other category of work for which the Chamber minimum annual basic wages are greater than or equal to those for the category of work in which you have been so employed, and you die within twelve months of your last working day,

  • CLAIM YOUR BENEFIT NOW !

    The following benefits will be payable:

    3 x annual pensionable salary;
    The total retirement contributions;
    Total Voluntary Contributions;
    Total Transferred Portion; and
    Net investment return.


    What is the employee’s responsibility?

    Notify the employer of ill health;
    Complete the Terminally Ill claim form;
    Provide certified copy of ID;
    Provide medical evidence (Medical Certificate);
    Initial medical evidence –the employee is liable for the cost of the medical report as the onus is on the member to prove disability.
    You may take your full fund credit in cash — just remember that you will pay tax on a portion of the money.


    The Claim Process:

  • Complete the claim form
  • Get the employer to sign the claim form
  • Prepare and ensure you have all required, supporting documents
  • Submit the signed claim form with all supporting documents to your HR Office
  • All documents are received and verified
  • Claims are investigated by the trustees to determine benefit llocation
  • Tax calculation is applied
  • Bank verification is received
  • Payment is made


    For Claim Status or Benefit Statement, CLick Here or Contact us.

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    Documents Required for this Claim

    • Withdrawal (Retirement, Disability & Terminally ill) claim form signed by the member and two Employer authorised signatories.
    • The withdrawal form must be stamped by the mine;
    • Banking details (copy of bank statement stamped by the bank);
    • Certified copy of Identity Document.
    • Payslip
    • Medical certificate.

    About MWPF

    The Mineworkers Provident Fund (‘Fund’) was established on 14 June 1989 with the main objective of providing benefitsformembers on retirement and for dependants of members who die in service. The Fund is a defined contribution Fund. The member’s retirement benefit is dependent on the contributions made and the investment growth thereon.