Beneficiaries

Learn how your pension plan provides financial security for you and your loved ones.


Beneficiaries and your pension

Learn the options available to you when choosing a beneficiary (or beneficiaries) for your pension benefit.

Learn whom you can name as a beneficiary

Learn whom you can name as a beneficiary to receive your pension benefit when you die.

Name or change a beneficiary before retirement

You can name a beneficiary to receive a pre-retirement survivor (death) benefit if you die before retiring. Learn more.

Change your beneficiary after retirement

You may be able to change your beneficiary after you've retired and are collecting your pension. Learn more.

Name a beneficiary (limited member)

If you're a limited member, you can name a beneficiary to receive your portion of a former spouse's pension benefit when you die. Learn more.

Waiving beneficiary rights to a pension benefit

A spouse can give up their rights to be the sole beneficiary of a plan member's pension benefits. Learn more.

How your beneficiaries will be paid

Learn how your beneficiary or beneficiaries are paid after you die.