IMSS pension and bonus, don’t forget, tomorrow they deposit

If you receive a pension from the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) every month, you must be aware that payments are made in a timely manner. But, who is entitled to receive this money? All workers who met the age and years worked stipulated in the Social Security Law.

Payments are scheduled in advance, this information is published every beginning of the year, only when there is an extraordinary situation, they can be made before or when the institute indicates it. If you don’t know when the December deposit is made, we’ll tell you.

Do not forget that tomorrow they pay the pension. Photo: Pixabay

The IMSS stipulates that the pension deposit is made on the first business day of each month, only when it is a non-business day, the payment is made on the last business day of the previous month. Therefore, the payment of the pension is made tomorrow, Tuesday, December 1, only if the authorities indicate otherwise.

The payment of the second part of the bonus will be made the same day, tomorrow, Tuesday, December 1; As you will remember, the first part of this benefit was made on October 30. If in your case you receive this benefit from the IMSS, you must be aware that this payment is made to you. Pensioners from Afores or from another insurer maintain their own dates to receive the monthly payment.

Who is entitled to this payment?

Retired and retired workers who worked the years established by the institute and who met the requirements to be entitled to this benefit. Also people who retired due to a permanent disability, such as an illness or accident.

Similarly, the beneficiaries of a pensioner who died receive the payment of the pension for widowhood, as well as for orphans and ascendants, they also have the right to receive the payment of the pension.


There are some recommendations that pensioners should implement when collecting their pension due to the conditions that have been generated in the face of coronavirus infections, one of them is not to attend the day the deposit is made to make the withdrawal of the money Since there are usually a lot of people, it is advisable to do it one day later at the corresponding branch.

It is also recommended to make purchases with bank cards in establishments that allow it, this in order to reduce the use of cash. If pensioners must pay for a service such as electricity, water, internet, among others, it is best to do so through digital platforms.

In the event that you do not receive your pension payment on the stipulated day, you can make the corresponding report at the Economic Benefits windows of your Family Medicine Unit (UMF) or at the Department of Pensions in your IMSS Sub-delegation. In the same way, you can contact 800 623 2323, in Option 3 of « Pensioners ».

If you want to know more information about pensions visit our Retirement section.