Below are the eligible beneficiaries to receive pension derivative:
Widow or Widower
Children below 21 years of age and single
However, the following exception applies:
Disabled children are eligible to receive derivative pension provided that the disabilities occur before the child reaches 21 years old and it causes the child to not be able to support him/herself
Children studying in Higher Learning Institution for First Degree are entitled to receive derivatives benefit until completion of the studies
For Derivative Gratuity and Derivative Payment in Lieu of Leave, the following are the fractions of share distribution:
- Widow/ Widower and Child - 9/10
- Mother or father - 1/10
* In the absence of the above recipients, derivative gratuity and may derivative payment in lieu of unutilised leave will be given to legitimate next of kin.
Derivative pension payment is apportioned as follows:
In the case of death in service, the application for derivative benefit is managed by the last official Department of the officer. Human Resources Department of the late officer needs to provide necessary documents and application forms to KWAP to process the retirement benefits.
Application for derivative benefit can be made by the heirs of pensioners by completing the application form JPA.BP.SPT.B01d for the derivative benefit due to death in retirement (download here
Funeral arrangement assistance is made to the heir of Malaysian Government retirees who pass away on and after 15 October 2010 including retirees who opt for EPF scheme (prior to this date, no refund is given if the pensioner died). Applications can be made using the JPA.BP.UMUM.BMJ form (download here
Please be informed that the BMJ payments are only made when the death of pensioner only and should not be made when derivative pension recipients dies.