This page contains important information and useful tips for retirees receiving monthly pension benefits from PBGC.
Manage Your Benefits
Here you will find information on applying for your retirement benefit, designating a beneficiary, requesting an income verification letter, adjusting your Federal tax withholding, reporting a death, and more.
Is PBGC Responsible for My Benefits?
Congress established PBGC to protect traditional, defined-benefit pensions sponsored by private-sector employers. See if your retirement benefits are protected by PBGC.
Learn About Benefits
If your defined benefit pension plan ends without sufficient money to pay all benefits, PBGC’s insurance program will pay you the benefit provided by your pension plan up to the limits set by law. Learn more about the benefits PBGC guarantees, including the required start date for receiving benefits.