Proof of Life certificate

If you are retired and perceive a French retirement pension, you need to send a proof of life certificate to your pension funds once a year.


This document, entitled “attestation d’existence” or “justificatif d’existence,” must be filled out by the a notary public. If you do not fill out the document and send it back by the deadline, your pension payments may be suspended.

« Ma retraite à l’étranger » enables you to receive and send the documents directly with the website.

This service is accessible at by logging to your personal account, or on the website of one of your pension funds (, ou by logging to your personal account.

If you haven’t created an account yes, you can do so, in a few clicks, at

Last modified on 13/12/2019

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