Your pension plan qualifies you for PBGC benefits now or within 180 days.
Prior to submitting your application for benefits, you must request a benefit estimate.
If your application is missing "proof documents" such a birth certificate, PBGC will contact you.
You will begin receiving payments approximately three months after contacting PBGC regarding your pension benefits.
Use our online service, My Pension Benefit Access (MyPBA) to apply.
Call PBGC's Customer Contact Center to request an application for pension benefits.
Call at 1-800-400-7242. TTY/ASCII users may call 711.
To aid the customer service person, provide your Social Security or customer ID number, plan name, and case number.