PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — NV GEBE announced today the extension of the 62+ Senior Citizen Electricity Relief program for the budgeted year 2016 has been extended until December 31. The program will commence on February 8 and is also opened to new applicants.
Persons who are currently registered in the program will see a relief in their bills for February 2016, however they are required to submit an:
- attestatie de vita (proof of life),
- a valid identification
- and a contract account number
The aforementioned should be submitted before February 23, 2016, to ensure continuity of this relief.
NV GEBE stated that it is very important for persons who are currently enrolled in the 62+ Senior Citizen Electricity Relief program to comply with required information and deadline in order for their applications to be re-processed.
Failure to submit the requested information before the deadline will exclude that senior citizen from the 2016 electricity relief program.
New applicants are encouraged to apply for the program from February 8, and have until February 23 2016, to complete the registration form in order to be eligible.
Forms for the 62+ Senior Citizen Electricity Relief program can be collected at the NV GEBE main office at the receptionist during the hours of 7:30am to 3:00pm.
NV GEBE also stated that the amount of relief that each senior citizen will receive will be determined after all applications are processed in the month of March.