Secure Pension Tools - Compensation Web Applications

Notice to Readers

For information about your Pension and Insurance Benefits Statement and alternative resources available to you, please consult this Information Notice.

The secure tools which are part of the Compensation Web Applications (CWA) suite of online products are designed for active members of the public service pension and group benefit plans. You can use these tools to update your contact information, estimate the cost of buying back past pensionable service, estimate the amount of your future pension, your survivor’s entitlement. You can also apply for and manage your coverage under the Public Service Health Care Plan.


The secure tools are only available to Government of Canada employees working for organizations that participate in the release of the CWA. These applications are not accessible from outside the Government of Canada network. If you are unsure whether your department or organization has access to the CWA, contact your departmental help desk.

To access the following secure tools, enrol in the Compensation Web Applications (CWA) Key image representing a Secure Pension Tool

*Follow the step-by-step Enrolment Instructions in registering and enrolling to the CWA!

Active member pension applications

The Active Member Pension Applications secure portal offers a variety of services that facilitate communication between active members of the public service pension plan and the Government of Canada Pension Centre (Pension Centre). Plan members will receive broadcast messages and announcements, and they will find ways to communicate directly and securely with the Pension Centre through the secure messaging option and the Web Inquiry function.

Also, the Active Member Pension Applications secure portal provides accessibility to the Personalized Pension Tools, where active plan members can perform accurate pension calculations and estimates using real-time data. There are six self-service Personalized Pension Tools: Member Information, Pension and Insurance Benefits Statement, Pension Benefits Calculator (including the Net Pension Calculator), Service Buyback Estimator and the Survivor Benefits Estimator.

Did you know that there are many times throughout your career when the Pension Centre may need to contact you directly to advise you of important pension information? To ensure the Pension Centre is able to communicate with you, please use the Member Information tool to manage your personal information, update your contact information and select your primary choice of language and method of communication.

If you require more assistance or information regarding CWA and the tools available to you, visit the Compensation Web Applications (CWA) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

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