Retirement Age

What Retirement Age applies to me?

 (1)    New entrants from 1 Jan 2013 enrolled in the “Single Public Service Pension Scheme” (Career Average Pension Scheme):

  • Retirement age is initially set at 66 years (from 1 Jan 2014). It will rise in step with statutory SPC age (increases to 67 from 1 Jan 2021 and 68 from 1 Jan 2028).  
  • SPS Scheme members must retire at the age of 70. 

 (2)    New entrants & Non New Entrants (Pre 1 Jan 2013) enrolled in the “Model /JPS Scheme”:

New Entrant: PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2004

  • Minimum retirement Age: 65
  • Maximum retirement age: None 

Non New Entrant: PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2004/ PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION (AGE OF RETIREMENT) ACT 2018:

  • Minimum Retirement:  Age 60  
  • Maximum Retirement: Age 70   

 PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2004 Section 2 defines a new entrant as “..... a person who is not serving in a public service body......... on 31 March 2004 but becomes a public servant on or after 1 April 2004”