Your pension

As a member of the plan, you are eligible for a lifetime monthly pension when you retire. Learn more about how your pension works, and how life events and career decisions can affect your pension.

Pension basics

Get to know your pension – whether you’re just starting your job or retirement is just around the corner.

Death and death benefits

This section summarizes what needs to be done when someone dies and explains how your eligible beneficiary(ies) can claim a death benefit.

Taking time off work and buying service

Thinking about taking time off work? You may be able to buy back that time and increase your pension from BC's Municipal Pension Plan.


Learn more about what happens to your pension if you change jobs with the same employer, leave your job or are laid off.

Divorce and separation

The end of a spousal relationship may affect your pension with BC's Municipal Pension Plan. Here's what you need to know.

Planning for retirement

Thinking about retirement? Learn more about your retirement options so you can make decisions with confidence.

Applying for your pension

Ready to retire? Here’s what you need to do to make your application with BC's Municipal Pension Plan quick and simple.

Retirement health coverage

Find out what retirement health coverage you can access through the plan

Managing your account information

My Account provides secure online access to your pension information, along with useful tools to explore retirement options.


If you are unable to work because of illness or injury, you may be eligible for long-term disability benefits.