The easiest way to update your information is online with myOMERS.com.
If you don’t know either your username or password, click the “forgot your password” or “forgot your username” link at myOMERS.com.
The bridge benefit supplements your OMERS Plan lifetime pension until age 65, when it is expected your Canada Pension Plan (CPP) pension will begin. The bridge benefit continues to be paid to age 65 even if you start your CPP pension before age 65.
It depends on whether or not you have a retirement-date spouse. The rules are:
Yes, if you appoint a power of attorney for your financial affairs in case you become incapacitated, send OMERS a copy of the power of attorney document. For pension related purposes, your power of attorney requires a continuing power of attorney for property. We will deal with requests from your appointed power of attorney, provided we get proof of their identity. If you have specified that proof of your incapacity is needed first, we will require that proof as well.
If your spouse or other family member has not been named by you in a continuing power of attorney for property, we can’t carry out a request to change your address, banking or other information.
* Whether two persons are “living separate and apart” is often complicated to assess. It is a question of both fact and law and must be determined on a case-by-case basis. The determination may require the assistance of a lawyer.
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