Proof of death of a member of the public service pension plan

In the event of a member/former plan member's death, the Government of Canada pension centre should be contacted immediately, and the death certificate issued by the funeral director showing the date of death should be sent along with the required supporting documentation that is listed in the following sections:

Situations where proof of death is required

You may find additional information on notification of a death in the annuitant booklet: When death occurs

Plan member or former plan member with survivors (widow/er, partner, and/or children under age 25)

Required Information

The survivor's superannuation pension number will be the same as the annuitants and must be used in all communications with the Government of Canada pension centre.

Survivor (widow/er, partner or child under age 25)

Required Information

Pensioner with no survivors

Required Information


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