Guide Pension Fund
The pension fund statement – also called the pension certificate – contains specific information about your second pillar that concerns not only your retirement age. However, you need to be familiar with some jargon and background information in order to understand your pension certificate properly. We explain them in an example, point by point.
It is not very easy for people who recently started living and working in Switzerland to keep an overview of their pension status. The AHV and pension fund statement provides important information about the status of your three pillars.
When changing employers, employees must transfer their BVG capital to the new pension fund pursuant to the Federal Act on Vesting in Pension Plans. This payment forms the basis for the calculation of future payments to which the employee is entitled.