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MyPBA: My Pension Benefit Access

Retiree Update

For year-end tax information related to your PBGC payment, please see our Retiree Update.

Note for Premium Filers

The MyPBA system is for PBGC-trusteed plan participants to manage their benefits. If you want to access the premium payment system, please visit our My PAA page.

Based on your feedback, PBGC has improved your online experience with extra security and easier access, partnering with to protect your personal information when conducting business with PBGC online.

You are eligible for a MyPBA account if you are owed benefits from a plan that has been trusteed by PBGC. This includes customers currently receiving benefits as well as those entitled to future benefits.   

New and existing My Pension Benefit Access (MyPBA) account users, must create a account to gain access to the enhanced version of MyPBA. The authentication security process is used to verify your identity and protect your personal information. Once you create your account, it will take approximately 20 minutes for your new MyPBA account to be ready. When complete, you will be able to access your MyPBA account information. With this new account, your password will not expire.

Here’s what you’ll need to register:

  • Valid Email Address
  • Phone Number (mobile preferred)
  • Current State-Issued ID (picture of the front and the back)

Enjoy these benefits:

  • View your 1099-R tax form
  • Obtain a letter that verifies your PBGC income
  • Update your address, contact, and banking information
  • Update your federal tax withholding
  • Request a benefit estimate
  • Apply for benefits

User Guide: Creating a Account to Access MyPBA
This PDF describes the steps to create a account to access MyPBA. It also includes a Troubleshooting Guide with common questions and answers. button for MyPBA account access
For the best experience, please use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome
Questions? See the MyPBA FAQs.

Looking for your 1099-R in MyPBA? To retrieve your most recent 1099-R, log in to your MyPBA account. Then go to the “My Summary” page and scroll down to “Plans.” Click on your plan name link in blue letters to open a new window displaying information about your plan. Scroll to the bottom of your plan page to see a 1099 button under “Tax forms.” Click the 1099 button to download your tax form in an Edge or Chrome browser. For additional help, view our Download 1099 reference sheet

Last Updated: December 2, 2022