Public sector pension plan joint governance
Effective March 1, 2019, some public sector pension plans transitioned to a joint governance structure. Under joint governance, employee and employer groups share control of plan design and responsibility for the financial health of the plan.
Learn more about joint governance of public sector pension plans.
The Pensions Online Filing System (https://pensionfilings.alberta.ca/) is the secure website for pension plans registered in Alberta, to file documents with the Alberta Superintendent of Pensions.
Annual Information Return and Cost Certificate
In accordance with Section 38(1)(a) of the Employment Pension Plans Act (EPPA) and Section 47 of the Employment Pension Plans Regulation (Regulation):
- the annual information return (AIR) must be filed within 180 days of the fiscal year end of the plan
- the cost certificate (CC) and actuarial valuation must be filed within 270 days of the review date of a plan with one or more benefit formula provisions
The filing of these documents through this system is mandatory, effective October 1, 2014.
The following forms are working copies only, to assist you with online filing using the system:
- Annual Information Return (PDF, 150 KB)
(Form 19, effective April 10, 2018) - see related EPPA Update 18-02 (PDF, 138 KB)
- Cost Certificate (PDF, 344 KB)
(Form 20, updated October 23, 2018 – see related EPPA Update 18-04 (PDF, 242 KB)
Who can use the system
The site is intended for the use of Plan Administrators and their designated representatives.
The following documents are available:
Sign up for updates
Pension plans registered under the Employment Pension Plans Act (EPPA)
To connect with the Office of the Alberta Superintendent of Pensions:
Alberta Superintendent of Pensions
Alberta Treasury Board and Finance
Financial Sector Regulation and Policy
402 Terrace Building
9515 107 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2C3
Public sector pensions
Contact the following for information on:
Alberta public sector employee pensions: Alberta Pensions Services Corporation
Alberta Teachers’ Pension Plans: Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board
Federal pension plans: Canada Pension Plan or Old Age Security