Submit a form to waive your beneficiary rights to your spouse's pension

Send us a form that allows you, as the spouse of a plan member, to waive all remaining beneficiary rights should your spouse die after retiring.


Submit a form to give up your right to a plan member's pension benefit

  1. Print Form 2 Spouse’s waiver of 60% lifetime survivor’s benefit and/or beneficiary rights from a pension plan or annuity after payments start
  2. Complete it in the presence of a witness; your spouse (the plan member) must not be present when you complete the form
  3. Initial the box next to Waiver B to give up your right to receive any remaining benefits in your spouse’s pension should they die
  4. Sign and date the form
  5. Have your witness sign the form
  6. Send the form to BC's Public Service Pension Plan

Eligibility

You can only initial Waiver B to give up your beneficiary rights if:

  • You have also signed Waiver A to give up your right to a death (survivor’s) benefit
  • Your spouse (the plan member) chose a single life pension with a guarantee period, the guarantee period hasn't expired and you are currently listed as the beneficiary
 

If your spouse (the plan member) is still working but has not yet started receiving their pension, and you want to give up your right to the pre-retirement death benefit, submit Form 4 instead.

Required information
  • The name, address and provincial registration number of the pension plan:
    Public Service Pension Plan
    P.O. Box 9460
    Victoria, BC V8W 9V8
    Provincial registration number: P085496
  • A witness to sign the form

Download the form: Form 2 Spouse’s waiver of 60% lifetime survivor’s benefit and/or beneficiary rights from a pension plan or annuity after payments start from the Financial Institutions Commission of British Columbia website