Retired member—Canadian Armed Forces pensions

Find information about your Canadian Armed Forces pension plan as a retired member.

Services and information - Life events

Newly Retired

Learn about the pension benefits available to you upon your retirement.

Reaching Age 65

Find information about your lifetime pension and the bridge benefit and how these are coordinated with the retirement pension available through the Canada Pension Plan and Quebec Pension Plan.

Re-employment after Retirement

Learn how your pension may be affected if you again become a contributor or participant in either of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Pension Plans after retirement.

Getting Married/Common-Law

Find out what you have to do if you get married or start a common-law relationship. Your partner may be eligible for a survivor benefit in the event of your death.

Divorce or separation

Learn about how a divorce or separation may affect your pension benefits.


Access information that will help you understand your options in the event that you become disabled or suffer from a long-term illness.

Living Outside of Canada

Find information about your pension payments if you live outside of Canada.

When Death Occurs

Learn about the survivor benefits your survivor and children may be eligible for in the event of your death.

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