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
What is the public service pension plan
Learn about how the public service pension plan provides employees with a retirement income during their lifetime.
Roles and responsibilities
Find information about the overall management and administration of the public service pension plan.
Your pension at a glance
Explore the main features of the pension plan governed by the Public Service Superannuation Act.
Public Service Pension Plan history
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.
Retirement income sources
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.
Operational service provisions
Find out if you are entitled to special service provisions as part of your pension.
Access forms related to your pension plan.
Information packages and kits for plan members
Information to help you understand your pension plan and the processes involved at different stages of your career in the federal public service.
You and your pension plan video series
Watch a series of videos about the public service pension plan.
Find a list of useful pension terminology..
Pension plan funding, investments, accounting and reporting
Access information about how the government manages and reports on the public service pension plan.
Funding Policy for the Public Sector Pension Plans
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.
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