Pension and benefits for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Information about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) pension plan for active or retired members, as well as for plan member survivors or dependents. Learn about participating in the pension plan, retirement income sources and pension options.

Update on premium holiday for Royal Canadian Mounted Police Group Life Insurance Plans

The premium holiday period for plan members participating in the Group Life Insurance Plans has been extended until March 31, 2024. On April 1, 2024 the premium holiday period will end for the Basic Life plan and the monthly premium rate will be reinstated at a reduced rate. Check out the premium holiday notice for more information.

Important information about the Public Service Healthcare Plan

As of January 1, 2024, the Public Service Healthcare Plan (PSHCP) covers 80% of the lowest-cost generic drug when a generic is available, unless you have received an exception from Canada Life. To request an exception, discuss with your health care provider and have them fill in the appropriate form. The new emergency travel services provider is MSH International. For more information: Public Service Health Care Plan travel and emergency assistance benefits. If you wish to submit an appeal related to coverage or for a denied claim, you can find more information at the Federal Public Service Healthcare Plan Administration Authority.

Additional information on other changes and enhancements to your health care plan can be found here:

2024 Pension Benefits Statements for Retired Members

The 2024 Pension Benefits Statements for retired members will be mailed on February 9, 2024. A hard copy statement will be mailed to your primary address. 

If you have questions about your Pension Benefits Statements, please contact the Government of Canada Pension Centre at the number indicated below.

For all Regular and Civilian members: 1-855-502-7090.

For all Executives (EX-01, Chief Superintendent and above): 1-855-502-7088.

Newly signed pension transfer agreement with First Nations Public Security Pension Plan

The RCMP and the First Nations Public Security Pension Plan Committee recently finalized a Pension Transfer Agreement. This allows members to transfer pension credits between plans. Check out the Pension Transfer Agreements Package for more information.

Information about your pension plan

Find new and informative videos about your RCMP pension plan under the “You and your pension plan videos series” below. Additional videos will be added when available.

Services and information

Royal Canadian Mounted Police plan information

About our pension plan and group insurance benefits including health, dental, disability and life insurance plans

Active members

Life events and their implications for your pension and benefits as a RCMP plan member

You and your pension plan video series

Watch a series of videos about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) pension plan.

Retired members

Life events and their implications for your pension and benefits as a retired RCMP plan member

Survivors and dependants

Insurance benefits and how certain life events may affect them

Using pension tools and updating personal information

A range of self-service tools designed for active members of the RCMP

Pension and benefit forms

A collection of forms related to your pension and insurance benefit plans

Contact the Government of Canada Pension Centre

Reach us online or by telephone, fax or in writing with questions about your monthly pension or to change your personal information


Definitions of terms used in pension and benefits documentation

Related contacts and information

Links to external websites for your reference

Laws and regulation

Legislation governing the management and oversight of the RCMP pension plan

How we did this month

View the most recent monthly client call statistics from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police pensions.

Video collaboration with RCMP Pension Services and Pension Centre

A brief video to help your understanding on the RCMP pension plan, benefits and the steps required to prepare for retirement.

Making better possible: Pension modernization video series

Two pension plan members tell their personal stories about transitioning to retirement under the new pension administration.

Corporate information

News, promotions and public awareness

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