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What steps should a public official take to apply for retirement?

Verified 02 février 2021 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Pension reform project

One universal pension bill shall be examined by Parliament. The retirement rules will be amended. Until the law is published, the information on this page remains current.

The steps to apply for retirement vary depending on whether you are a government employee or a contractor.

Official

You must apply for retirement at least 6 months before the date you wish to cease your activity.

You must inform your employer through the chain of command.

Your request allows you to assert your rights and trigger payment at the same time 

  • your basic pension (paid by the SRE and/or CNRACL)
  • and your supplementary pension (FRA).

The pension application process varies depending on your home public service.

State Civil Service (EPF)

The request is made online.

If you in absolute impossibility you can make your request online (due to a lack of internet connection) using the cerfa form n°14903.

Online

Apply to the State Pension Service

State Pension Service (SRE) - Ministry of Public Finance

You must inform your employer of your approach by following the line of authority.

By mail

Request for retirement of a State official or a judge

Cerfa n° 14903*32 - State Pension Service (SRE) - Ministry of Public Finance

You must inform your employer of your approach by following the line

Territorial (FPT)

You can apply for your basic and supplementary retirement online from your personal space.

You must complete your step at least 6 months before the desired departure date.

You must inform your employer of your request.

Once you have completed your application, it is forwarded to all your pension plans. You will receive an email with a list of plans that have received your request.

If you have successfully completed your application at least 6 months before your desired departure date, it is forwarded to your employer. He will handle your file with you.

You receive an email from CNRACL stating that your request is processed.

If you have not made your request at least 6 months in advance, you receive an email from CNRACL indicating that your request is rejected. You must then approach your employer to take your request into account.

You will be able to follow the progress of your application from your personal area.

Once your request is in state « Processed CNRACL », you can access your final pension account from your personal space.

If you do not have an internet connection, you can make your retirement request in writing to your employer.

CNRACL pension application form to be sent to his employer

National Pension Fund for Local Government Officials (CNRACL)

Your employer enters your application and edits the document « Pension application » that you must sign.

Your employer then sends it to CNRACL, by mail, along with the supporting documents, at least 3 months before your retirement date.

Once the processing of your file by the CNRACL is completed, a final pension account is made available in your personal space.

The final pension statement shall be binding on CNRACL and shall indicate the following information definitively:

  • Date of removal of executives
  • Gross index
  • Number of quarters posted
  • Effective date of payment
  • Pension amount

Hospital (FPH)

You can apply for your basic and supplementary retirement online from your personal space.

You must do the process at least 6 months before the desired departure date.

You must inform your employer of your request.

Once you have completed your application, it is forwarded to all your pension plans. You will receive an email with a list of plans that have received your request.

If you have successfully completed your application at least 6 months before your desired departure date, it is forwarded to your employer who will process your file with you.

You receive an email from CNRACL stating that your request is processed.

If you have not made your request at least 6 months in advance, you receive an email from CNRACL indicating that your request is rejected. You must then approach your employer to take your request into account.

You will be able to follow the progress of your application from your personal area.

Once your request is in state « Processed CNRACL », you can access your final pension account from your personal space.

If you do not have an internet connection, you can make your basic pension request in writing to your employer.

CNRACL pension application form to be sent to his employer

National Pension Fund for Local Government Officials (CNRACL)

Your employer who enters your application and edits the document « Pension application » that you must sign.

Your employer then sends it to CNRACL, by mail, along with the supporting documents, at least 3 months before your retirement date.

Once the processing of your file by the CNRACL is completed, a final pension account is made available in your personal space.

The final pension statement shall be binding on CNRACL and shall indicate the following information definitively:

  • Date of removal of executives
  • Gross index
  • Number of quarters posted
  • Effective date of payment
  • Pension amount

Contract

You must apply for your basic pension from your Social Security pension fund and apply for your supplementary pension from theIrcantec.

Online

You can apply for your retirement online directly from your personal area on the Pension Insurance website.

Apply to Social Security Pension Insurance

National Old Age Insurance Fund (Cnav)

The application form is pre-filled and personalised.

Supporting documents can be sent directly online.

You must submit your application within 6 to 4 months before the desired departure date.

By mail

You must complete the General Plan pension application form.

Single application for personal basic pension - General (employees and self-employed), agricultural (MSA), cult (Cavimac) schemes

Cerfa n° 51672#05 - National Old Age Insurance Fund (Cnav)
Other number : S 5135i

You must attach the supporting documents requested in addition (the list is specified on the form).

You must file your file within 6 to 4 months before the desired departure date.

The form and supporting documents should be sent to your regional pension fund.

Who shall I contact

Online request

You can apply for your retirement online, in your personal space, within 6 to 4 months before you retire.

Receive a personalised retirement record

You can complete the contact form, from your personal area, to receive a personalised retirement file.

Once your application has been completed, signed and accompanied by the required supporting documents, you must send it to Ircantec within 6 to 4 months before your retirement date.

Meeting with a Cicas advisor

You can also contact a Cicas advisor within 6 to 4 months prior to your retirement date. It will offer you an appointment close to your home.

Who shall I contact

Throughout the processing of your retirement application, you can follow the progress of your file in your personal space.