OSPC: Information for Industry & Plan Sponsors

One-time transfer from a life income fund (LIF) or pension plan


Before continuing, please note the following:

  • A one-time transfer can only be made once in a lifetime.
  • Individuals wishing to make a one-time transfer must submit a written request to the administrator from w hich the transfer is to be made.
  • If the applicant is making a one-time transfer of funds from two or more plans, the applicant must:
    • submit a written request to each administrator of those plans, and
    • authorize one of the administrators to act as the authorized administrator on the application form he or she provides to that administrator.
  • Only the authorized administrator can submit a request to the superintendent to verify that the superintendent has no record of a previous one-time transfer by the applicant.
  • All highlighted fields must be completed.
  • After submitting an online request, you will receive a confirmation number. Please keep this number for your records and refer to it should you have any questions regarding the request.

Submitting a request to the Office of the Superintendent - Pension Commission for written notice

The authorized administrator can submit a request in one of two ways:
  1. By completing and mailing or faxing the request to Superintendent of Pensions for Written Notice to the OSPC, or
  2. By completing an Online Request to Superintendent of Pensions for Written Notice:

Online Request to Superintendent of Pensions for Written Notice

Further information on submitting a request can be found in:

Update #10-03 Changes to One-time Transfer

Detailed information on the legislative requirements and application process can be found in:

Policy Bulletin # 3 - One-time Transfer.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON THE COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Office of the Superintendent - Pension Commission (OSPC) - a division of Manitoba Manitoba Finance collects information on this application form, including personal information for the purpose of ensuring compliance with The Pension Benefits Act and Regulation. The information on this form may also be used for policy analysis and/or research by this office. Authority to collect the information contained on this application form is provided in subsection 10.56(8) of the Pension Benefits Regulation.

The use of personal information is protected by The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any other use of disclosure of personal information other than as noted above must be authorized under that Act. Please direct any questions or concerns to:

The Superintendent of Pensions
Office of the Superintendent - Pension Commission
1004 - 401 York Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0P8
pensions@gov.mb.ca

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