Pension application checklist
Use our pension application checklist to stay on track when applying for your pension.
Although there are many details to consider when applying for your pension, our online application makes the process streamlined and efficient. The following checklist can also help you stay on track.
Informing your employer
Contact your employer and BC's Public Service Pension Plan in writing to let us both know your last day of paid employment. We suggest you provide as much notice as possible to ensure a smooth application.
90 days before your pension effective date
□ Sign in to My Account to apply for your pension online
□ Apply for optional retirement health coverage, if you are interested
□ If you will be 60 or older when you retire, contact Service Canada to learn about the Canada Pension Plan retirement pension
□ If you will be 65 or older when you retire, contact Service Canada to learn about the old age security pension