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PBGC Payment Dates

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PBGC Payment Dates

Direct Deposits

Direct deposit is a simple, fast, and secure way to receive payments, and it's free. These payments can be deposited directly into a bank account, savings and loan, credit union, or on a pre-paid debit card. Direct deposit payments are normally posted to accounts no later than the first business day of each month, but the actual date when you will receive your payment will depend on your financial institution. If the first of the month falls on a weekend or holiday, direct deposit payments will usually post before the first of the month. Direct deposit is available only if your account is with a U.S. financial institution. Apply for direct deposit.

Paper Checks

PBGC mails paper checks before the first of each month. However, PBGC cannot guarantee delivery on the first of the month. Normal mail delays, delays due to inclement weather or other uncontrollable events may result in checks being delivered later. If you have a bank account, we encourage you to choose direct deposit. It’s fast, free and a secure way to receive payments. For more information visit the Apply for direct deposit web page.

The table below shows payment dates through December 2019 when direct deposit payments will be delivered and when paper checks, dated the first of the month, will be mailed. Direct deposit payments are usually available sooner than paper checks.

Payment Month Direct Deposit Payment Date Check Mail Date
November 2018 November 1, 2018 October 27, 2018
December 2018 November 30, 2018 October 29, 2018
January 2019
January 2, 2019
December 27, 2018
February 2019 February 1, 2019 January 29, 2019
March 2019 March 1, 2019 February 26, 2019
April 2019 April 1, 2019 March 27, 2019
May 2019 May 1, 2019 April 26, 2019
June 2019 May 31, 2019 May 29, 2019
July 2019 July 1, 2019 June 26, 2019
August 2019 August 1, 2019 July 29, 2019
September 2019 August 30, 2019 August 28, 2019
October 2019 October 1, 2019 September 26, 2019
November 2019 November 1, 2019 October 29, 2019
December 2019 November 29, 2019 November 26, 2019

For your convenience, here are the 2019 printer-friendly PDFs for Direct Deposit Payment Dates and the Check Payment Dates.

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Last updated October 24, 2018