How to make a claim to your spouse’s pension

Learn how to make a claim to your former spouse’s pension or get information about the pension.


Claim your pension share

As a former spouse of a plan member you can make a claim to a plan member’s pension benefit by submitting Form P1 Claim and request for information and notice.

We need this form to provide you with information about the plan. This form also authorizes us to provide information about the plan member’s pension to a third party such as a lawyer.

Once you submit the form, we can let you know if the plan member has ended their employment at WorkSafeBC, transferred their benefits to a new plan or retired.

We will not notify you when the plan member reaches their earliest retirement age. It is your responsibility to apply for your share of the pension benefit as a lump-sum transfer of the commuted value   to a locked-in financial vehicle as a separate pension.

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