Public service pension plan information
Find information about the public service pension plan – a contributory defined benefit pension plan that is offered to employees of the federal public service.
Services and information
Learn about how the public service pension plan provides employees with a retirement income during their lifetime.
Find information about the overall management and administration of the public service pension plan.
Explore the main features of the pension plan governed by the Public Service Superannuation Act.
Learn about the important milestones of the pension plan since its inception.
Learn about pension increases through service buyback, pension transfer agreement and counting periods of leave without pay.
Access information about how the government manages and reports on the public service pension plan.
Find information about the retirement income plan members receive and how pension benefits are calculated.
Learn about different pension options that are available under the pension plan, such as an immediate annuity, deferred annuity, annual allowance, transfer value or a return of contributions.
Learn about the benefits that are available to eligible survivors and children in the event of a plan member's death.
Find out if you are entitled to special service provisions as part of your pension.
Watch a series of videos about the public service pension plan.
Access forms related to your pension plan.
Find a list of useful pension terminology.
The funding policy provides the decision framework to support the funding of the plans. The policy provides guidance and rules to support prudent governance of the plans, and ensures that sufficient assets are accumulated to meet the cost of the accrued pension benefits.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Public Service Superannuation Act
- Supplementary Retirement Benefits Act
- Pension Benefits Division Act
News and announcements
- Information notice: Enhancements to the Canada Pension Plan
- Avoid payment delays with direct deposit
- Your 2015 pension and insurance benefits statement
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