National Service Scheme Extension, The NSS extension application procedure is not usually as difficult as often thought. It only requires careful understanding of the rules and guidelines for a valid and fruitful process. The steps for the registration process are as follows;
PIN verification Source
You must have a PIN number for the whole process to work. The personal identification digits can be can be checked on the NSS portal through their official website; https://portal.nss.gov.gh.
Once on the website, click on ‘check and pay for pin code then enter your Index number or school identification number. Thereafter, click search.
Your pin code and personal information would now be displayed for your confirmation. The personal details simply comprise of your course of study, year of enrollment of service, institution, full name and index number.
However, for the whole enrollment process to be activated, you need to pay GHC 40.00 at any branch of Agricultural Development Bank throughout the country.
Alternatively, you can also take advantage of the mobile means of payment using MTN mobile money. The guideline is as follows;
Select option 2 for ‘Pay Bill’
Select General Payments (option 6)
Enter Payment code as- NSS PINCODE (Type NSS, put a space, then type your PINCODE). For confirmation purpose, the menu will automatically return to your name.
Enter Deposit amount, which is GHC 40.00
Enter NSS reference
Enter PIN to confirm payment
You will receive a message to confirm the transaction before proceeding to NSS registration.
This is a new process that was introduced just recently and so far has proved to be effective and ideal.
NSS extension posting checking
The NSS extension 2018 posting checking can now be done easily on the online platform. The process is faster and very much efficient. Nevertheless, you will be required to follow the following guidelines to get your posting status;
Visit the National Service Posting via https://posting.nssghana.org
Enter your NSS number (Example: NSSGCC100105) in the stipulated box.
Finally, click on the submit button then wait for only a couple of seconds for the pop-up window to reveal your posting information.
Well, ideally you are required to print two copies of the posting information in case you have received it-then take them to the regional office. A copy is left behind at the regional offices as the other one is sent to the regional director. This is the final step in getting approval for an assignment.
The process is usually simple but in the event where you have an issue, you are encouraged to visit the NSS offices near you or better still you can reach them via their contacts or official NSS website.
The exercise runs for one year after which the service personnel is issued with a certificate of merit from the National Service. Anyway, this comes after their assessment forms have been commented and signed by them as well as their employers and submitted to the Regional Coordinator by the end of May of every year.
The advantages and contributions of this initiative have been visibly noted across the country. Even though there are still some contemporary issues that need to be ironed out, there is an immense impact both on the economy as well as social welfare attributed to this organization.