When you purchase a life insurance policy, or join a retirement plan through work, you’re asked to name a beneficiary. At certain times in life, however (e.g., divorce, relationship changes), a change in beneficiary may be required.

To complete the change, based on your relationship with Manulife, choose from the listed categories below, then complete and provide us with the appropriate signed form.

As a Group plan member, to change, add or delete a beneficiary, you can:

  • Sign in to the secure site and follow these steps:
  1. Sign in to the secure site
  2. Go to the Forms menu and select Administration forms
  3. Under Find a form, download the Change of Beneficiary form
  4. Print and complete the form
  5. Go to Contact Us and click on Send documents
  6. Click on Browse … to select a scan or an image of your signed completed form
  7. Select Beneficiary under File Category
  8. Click on Send to send the completed form to Manulife

OR

  • Download the Beneficiary designation form (it may download to the left lower corner of your screen, depending on your browser settings). Save a copy to your computer, fill in the information, and send the completed form to us. This form is also available down the page under 'Most popular forms' below).

Download this Beneficiary designation form to make a beneficiary designation as described in your contract and permitted by law (Note the document may download to the left lower corner of your screen, depending on your browser settings). Save a copy to your computer, fill in the information, and send the completed form to us.

As a Group retirement plan member, to change, add or delete a beneficiary, you can:

  1. Sign in .
  2. Go to My Profile →  View My Member InformationBeneficiary Information section → Update

Otherwise ...

  1. Fill out a form for the plan you want to change your beneficiary for.
    Request for change - RRSP, TFSA, LIRA, RPP, NRSP
    Request for change - RRIF, LIF, LRIF, PRIF, RLIF
    Did you name an irrevocable beneficiary last time? Make sure they sign the form.
  2. Send us the form you filled out. Sign in and go to My AccountSend documents or use the mailing instructions on the form.

If you need help, call us at 1 888 727-7766, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.

VIP Room 

  1. Sign in .
  2. Click VIP Room - Group Savings & Retirement or choose the program you want.
  3. Go to Manage your plans Personal data.

Otherwise…

  1. Fill out a Miscellaneous change form.
  2. If you named an irrevocable beneficiary last time, get them to sign a Waiver of rights as irrevocable beneficiary form. To find it:
    1. Sign in .
    2. Click VIP Room - Group Savings & Retirement or choose the program you want.
    3. Go to Plan your financial futureHelpful information.
  3. Use the mailing instructions on the form (or forms) you filled out, or send it to us online:
    1. Sign in .
    2. Click VIP Room - Group Savings & Retirement or choose the program you want.
    3. Go to Manage my plansSend documents.

If you need help, call us at 1 800 242-1704, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.

Download this Beneficiary designation form to make a beneficiary designation as described in your contract and permitted by law (Note the document may download to the left lower corner of your screen, depending on your browser settings). Save a copy to your computer, fill in the information, and send the completed form to us.

As a Manulife Bank customer, to change a beneficiary for an RRSP, RRIF or TFSA, please download this form ((Note the document may download to the left lower corner of your screen, depending on your browser settings). Save a copy to your computer, fill in the information, and send the completed form to us. 

Visit the bank’s Find a form page for further information and resources.

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