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How is a public servant's basic pension paid?

Verified 20 October 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

Pension reform project

Published on 27 January 2020

One universal pension bill shall be examined by Parliament. The pension rules will be amended. Pending the publication of the law, the information contained in this page remains current.

General case

The payment of the remuneration of activity shall cease the day following the last day of activity.

Superannuation shall be paid from 1to day of the month following the end of the activity.

The payment of the pension shall be made each month by transfer, overdue..

Example :

If you cease your professional activity on June 8, you are paid at the end of June by your administration for the period of 1to to June 8.

Your pension entitlement starts on 1to July and you collect your 1re pension at the end of july.

You have no income for the period from June 9 to June 30.

However, if you cease your activity on June 30, you will receive your full June salary.

Then, your pension is paid each month at the end of the month.

Retirement for age limit

If you retire because you have reached the age limit, the pension shall be payable from the day of termination of employment even if that day occurs during the month.

Payment shall be made by transfer every month, and overdue..

Example :

If you cease your professional activity on February 4th, you are paid by your administration for the period of 1to to 4 February.

Your pension entitlement begins on February 5 and you receive your 1re pension at the end of february.

Then, your pension is paid each month at the end of the month.

Retirement for invalidity

If you retire because of your invalidity, the pension shall be payable from the day of termination of employment even if that day occurs during the month.

Payment shall be made monthly by transfer, overdue..

Example :

If you cease your professional activity on February 4th, you are paid by your administration for the period of 1to to 4 February.

Your pension entitlement begins on February 5 and you receive your 1re pension at the end of february.

Then, your pension is paid each month at the end of the month.