FGTS for calamity: residents of municipalities affected by rains can withdraw; see list | Economy

Those who live in areas that were affected by heavy rains can request the withdrawal of the Severance Indemnity Fund (FGTS) in case of calamity. Release can be requested through the FGTS Application.

It is necessary to have a positive balance in the FGTS account and not have withdrawn for the same reason in a period of less than 12 months. O Maximum withdrawal amount is BRL 6,220.

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FGTS: See the step by step to check the balance in the app

FGTS: See the step by step to check the balance in the app

Until the moment, municipalities of Amapá, Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Paraná, Rio de JaneiroSanta Catarina and Sao Paulo were enabled with the FGTS Loot due to calamity. The deadline for payments of some of them, however, has already expired.

Check below the list of municipalities that are still in the deadline for the withdrawal:

  • amapá: Victory of Jari;
  • Holy Spirit: Bom Jesus do Norte and São Miguel da Palha.
  • Minas Gerais: Aimorés, Cataguases, Mateus Leme (Ordinance 993), Muriaé and Santo Antônio do Amparo.
  • Pernambuco: Jaboatão dos Guararapes and Recife.
  • Paraná: Maripa.
  • Rio de Janeiro: Angra dos Reis, Aperibé (Gate 1024), Belford Roxo, Bom Jesus do Itabapoana (Gate 894), Cambuci (Gate 838), Itaocara (Gate 838), Mesquita, Miracema, Nova Iguaçu, Paraty and Queimados.
  • Santa Catarina: Içara and Tubarão.
  • Sao Paulo: Avaré, Campo Limpo Paulista, Capivari, Embu das Artes, Franco da Rocha, Jaú and Monte Mor.

The complete list of municipalities and deadlines can be found at this link.

How to make the request

It is not necessary to go to an agency to file the application. It can be done by cell phone, in the FGTS applicationwhich is available for free download on digital platforms (for Android and IOS).

  • After downloading the FGTS app and with the registration information entered, go to the “my withdrawals” and select “Other withdrawal situations“. Click in “Public calamity” — and inform the municipality.
  • Forward the following documents: photo of identity document (driver’s license or passport are also accepted) and proof of address (electricity, water bill or other document received by mail) in the name of the worker issued up to 120 days before the declaration of calamity. If the proof of residence is in the name of a spouse or partner, it is still necessary to send a Marriage Certificate or Public Deed of Stable Union.
  • After that, select in the application the option to credit the amount to a Caixa account or any other bank and send the request. The deadline for returning the analysis and crediting the account, if the withdrawal is approved, is five working days.

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