All people who collect a Social Security pension (almost ten million if contributory and non-contributory pensions are added) do so through a bank account whose data they have previously provided to the organization so that it can proceed with direct debit collection.
That is why in the case of a bank account change it is necessary to act quickly to ensure the correct collection of the pension, since in many cases it is the pensioner’s main source of income.
Social Security has reported in his citizen service profile on X (formerly Twitter) What to do if the bank account number changes. The organization has explained that, in the event that the change occurs in the same entity, it is best to go to the bank branch that corresponds to us.
“Ask at your bank branch, most already offer the possibility of communicating it to Social Security“recommends the organization, which explains that thanks to this option the citizen can avoid the procedure at the Social Security offices.
Social Security explains that, if the citizen gives consent to the banking entity, it will be in charge of carrying out the procedure and there would be nothing to do: just wait for an SMS confirming the changes from Social Security.
How to change the account number to collect the pension
In the event that the bank does not have this service or if the citizen prefers to do it on their own, Social Security makes available up to three different ways to communicate a change of bank account in which to collect the pension: