Eligibility to Join a Plan

Membership in a pension plan can be either mandatory or voluntary. Generally, plans must provide that full-time and part-time employees, who are members of the class of employees for which the plan was established, become eligible to join the pension plan after no more than 24 months of continuous service.


Type Title Reference
Guidance Opting out of a PBSA Regulated Pension Plan 2009-014
Guidance Eligibility Requirements for Few or Single Member Plans 2008-004