Apply for retirement health coverage online

Sign in to My Account to apply for retirement health coverage at the same time you apply for your pension.


Another way

You can also apply for extended health care and dental benefits by submitting a form to the plan.


Eligibility

You can apply for retirement health care and dental coverage online if you:

  • Are applying for your pension
    • you can do this while applying in My Account
  • Are a permanent resident of Canada
  • Have medical coverage through a provincial health plan in the province where you live (if you're applying for health care coverage)
  • Are within 60 days of your retirement date, or you can provide proof of continuous coverage in a plan if you are applying after this date

 

Your spouse and/or dependant(s) are eligible if they:

  • Are a permanent resident of Canada
  • Have medical coverage through a provincial health plan in the province where they live
  • Are joining the plan within 60 days of your retirement date, or you can provide proof of their continuous coverage in a plan if they are applying after this date
Required information

If you are applying for coverage 60 days or more after your retirement date, you must:

  • provide proof of continuous coverage with another provider that has been stopped and
  • enrol within 60 days of stopping that coverage.

You must provide the same proof for your spouse and eligible dependant(s) if you wish to enrol them as well.

External links for extended health care coverage

Pacific Blue Cross

Medical Services Plan of BC

Related content for apply for or cancel coverage

Contact the Municipal Retiree Benefit Trust

Retirement health coverage premiums