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Know The Seven(7) Useful Short Codes For GES Teachers

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Let’s take a look at seven most useful Short codes for teachers (GES)and other Ghanaian workers. These short codes enable one to access various services via mobile phone.

They include the following;

1. Tier 1 *711*9#. SSNIT

A mandatory contributory scheme with monthly contributions of 13.5% (11% towards monthly pensions and 2.5% contribution to NHIS) on the basic salary of all employees. Tier 1 is a defined benefit scheme and contributions are fully tax-exempt and are managed by SSNIT

2. Tier 2 *365*65#. GESOPS

The contribution is managed by SSNIT. The Second Tier is a defined contributory Occupational Pension Scheme mandatory for workers with 5% contribution made on behalf of members

3. Tier 3 *789*33#. GNAT Provident

The GNAT Provident Fund Scheme is a Group Personal Pension Tier-3 Scheme that is open to all GNAT (Ghana National Association of Teachers) members who want to save in a tax-efficient manner towards a comfortable retirement. This scheme is owned by the members themselves, making it a powerful tool for building retirement wealth.

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One of the key advantages of the GNAT Provident Fund is that all contributions are tax-exempt up to 16.5%, allowing you to maximize your savings. Additionally, the fund offers competitive interest rates, helping to increase your income over time.

Here’s How To Sign up

  1. Dial *789*33# on your phone.
  2. Enter 1 to register for the Provident Fund.
  3. Enter your Staff ID number.
  4. If you are being assisted by an agent, enter the agent’s reference code. Otherwise, press 0 to skip.
  5. Provide your personal details, including your full name, date of birth, and phone number.
  6. Enter your desired contribution rate, which is a percentage of your basic salary.
  7. Specify one beneficiary name.
  8. Create a 4-digit PIN for added security.
  9. You will receive an alert when your registration is successful.
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4. *888# Teachers Fund

The Teachers Fund was set up in 1998 as a Solidarity and Retirement Supplement Scheme for members of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT). With current total membership of about two hundred thousand (200,000),

5. *929# NHIS

Dial this code to renew your National Health Insurance card.

6. *800*08# Gnat Ashanti bundle

7. *227*2234# Nagrat data bundle

This is a data bundle offer for all teachers under NAGRAT.

 

To purchase the bundle, follow these steps:

  1. Dial *2272234# on MTN network
  2. Select the bundle you want
  3. Enter the beneficiary’s phone number
  4. Select 1 to confirm or 2 to cancel
  5. Check your phone for a prompt to approve the transaction
  6. You’ll receive a message for payment

If the prompt authorization does not appear, dial *170#, navigate to my wallet, and approve the transaction.

 

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