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Fixing errors: Enrolling workers

We can't enrol a member using a start date in the future. Please edit the member's start date and upload the file again.

You can’t enrol a worker in advance of their start date. The start date is the date your employer duties first apply to that worker. You can either correct the start date if it’s incorrect or wait until the worker reaches their start date before enrolling them.

If you're using a file and have several workers with different start dates to enrol, you may wish to consider waiting for the last start date to arrive before uploading your file. Alternatively you can enrol the workers individually online.

It's important to provide us with the correct start date because this date creates an expectation of contributions going forward and NEST will include this worker in contribution schedules from this date. See our topic What start date should I enter when I enrol a worker into NEST? for more details .