Why you need a social security card
Sberbank of Russia is known for its social programs, among which there are developments for students, pensioners and persons receiving subsidies from the state. Social card of Sberbank is made according to the standard Maestro, it typically is charged with a pension, but you can take back and other benefits or payments.
Social card will save you from having to retire uncomfortable way. Usually people have to sit at home on a certain day, expecting the employee mail or another service that deals with pensions. Retired never knows exactly when this man comes, sometimes even the date of his arrival is unknown, and that is if the planned day of the pension payment falls on a weekend day.
To receive a pension from the social map will be very simple. The money will be credited automatically. And if you connect SMS-notification, that the funds transferred to the account, you do and learn at the same moment. Today, a considerable number of pensioners uses cell phones, so this option can actually become very comfortable.
Social security card as an ordinary Bank, allows you to pay for any services, it is accepted in all shops and terminals in Russia.
How to open the social card of Sberbank
To get a social security card, you need to come to the nearest branch of Sberbank of Russia. There you will be given an application form. Filling it, you will also need to show your pension certificate and ID card – passport.
You must also have a permanent registration in the region in which the branch, where you draw a card. If permanent registration is not, then the decision about whether to issue you a card that is accepted by the Bank.
If you will be retired in the near future, it is possible to draw a social map a little in advance. You can seek in the savings Bank for a month or two before that date with a request to make a map: usually the employees of the Bank are not denied.
After registration you will be given account details. They should be dealt with by the FIU, after which the pension will automatically be credited to your account.
The advantages and disadvantages of social card
On the balance of the social card is 3.5% per annum, and this percentage is higher than for other types of cards of the savings Bank. Annual service on this card is free. At the request of the applicant may produce additional cards to the main account.
The card has one drawback, which for many pensioners hardly seems significant: it served only in Russia. The reason is that the operations on the social map are made only in rubles.
On the social map, you cannot get paid. For this purpose it is not released.