The estimator has been updated to reflect plan changes announced April 1, 2018, for estimates with a pension effective date of October 1, 2019, onward.

Submit a form to purchase service

Submit a form to buy service for an approved leave of absence, non-contributory service, past service or arrears.

Submit the form

  1. Download the Purchase of service application form and complete part A
  2. Print and sign the form
  3. Attach any required documents
  4. Send the completed form and documents to your employer, who will complete part B and send the form and its documents to BC's Public Service Pension Plan

Once we have processed your application, we will send you a statement of cost.

Another way to submit the form

Sign in to My Account and use the personalized purchase cost estimator to estimate the cost of buying service for a leave or non-contributory service.


You may be able to buy service for a leave, non-contributory service, past service or arrears if:

  • You are currently an active plan member
  • The service or arrears period was with an employer participating in the Public Service Pension Plan
  • You meet the deadline
Required information
  • Both you and your employer need to complete specific sections of the form
  • You may need to include documents with your form, depending on the type of service you are buying

IMPORTANT plan changes:

Board Communique: March 16, 2018