A voluntary contributor is someone who is between ages 16 and 60, and while not employed or self-employed, wish to continue to have contributions paid on their behalf.
The contribution rate for a voluntary contributor is 6.75% of total insurable earnings. The maximum earnings on which contributions are payable is $5,000.00 per month.
Voluntary contributors must satisfy the following requirements:
To register as a voluntary contributor, visit any NIS office.
A voluntary contributor is entitled to the following benefits: Age, Invalidity, Survivors and Funeral
Any person who was perviously employed my apply to the National Insurance Board for approval to pay contributions voluntarily for the purpose of: