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Apply to transfer service from a (non-teachers') public sector pension plan

Send us a form to begin the process of transferring service from a public sector pension plan that's not a teachers' pension plan. 


Submit the form

  1. Complete the Pension transfer application (appendix A – transfer information request and authorization) form online
  2. Print and sign it
  3. Attach a clear copy of government-issued identification to prove your age and identity
  4. Send the completed form and a copy of your identification to BC's Teachers' Pension Plan

Eligibility

You can use this form to transfer service to the Teachers' Pension Plan if:

  • Your previous employer’s pension plan has a transfer agreement with the Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • The pension plan you're transferring service from is not a teachers' pension plan
  • You apply within the transfer agreement deadline
 

You cannot use this form to transfer service from a teachers' pension plan.

If you earned service as a teacher:

  • In Alberta before February 1, 1995, submit the Interprovincial reciprocal agreement (information part 1) form
  • In Alberta on or after February 1, 1995, or in any other teachers' pension plan in Canada at any time, submit the Interprovincial reciprocal transfer agreement (appendix A – application) form
Required information

A clear copy of government-issued identification to prove your age and identity. 

Examples of acceptable forms of government-issued identification include:

  • Valid photo BC Services Card
  • Canadian birth certificate
  • Canadian marriage certificate (with date of birth)
  • Valid Canadian passport (photo page)
  • Valid Canadian provincial or territorial driver's licence