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Transition interview for RCMP

Leaving the RCMP can be a big change for you and your family. Schedule a transition interview to learn how we can help you be successful in your post-service life.

About this program

An important step when preparing to leave the RCMP is completing VAC’s transition interview. We recommend you schedule the interview early as you prepare to leave the organization, so that we can work with you and your family to identify your needs ahead of time.

During a transition interview, we can provide:

  • information on programs and services available to you and your family;
  • advice and guidance for applying to VAC programs, including disability benefits;
  • a referral to a VAC case manager or Veteran service agent;
  • referrals to other community service providers you may need.

Do you qualify?

Transition interviews are available to all RCMP members (regular and civilian) who have started, or are planning to start the retirement process or leave the organization.

We suggest you schedule an interview as early as possible. We encourage you to include your family in the interview, if possible.

How to apply

A transition interview can be scheduled in the following ways:

Additional information

Case management – A Case Manager can work with you to identify your needs, help you set goals, and work with you to create a plan to help you achieve your highest level of independence, health, and well-being.

VAC Support For RCMP – Learn about the options available to you as a member or former member of the RCMP.

Disability pension programs and services – Financial payments provided for a service-related illness or injury.

Guided support – Sometimes life situations can be challenging. When the challenge is too much to handle independently, Guided Support services can help you and your family.

Frequently asked questions

Is it mandatory that my family attend the transition interview?

No, it is not mandatory for your family to attend your transition interview. However, we strongly encourage that your family attend, as they will be an important part of your transition to life after service.

I already left the RCMP. Is it too late for a transition interview?

No. Even if you already left the RCMP, you can still speak to a Veteran Service Agent by contacting 1-866-522-2122 or TDD/TTY at 1-833-921-0071 to discuss the services and benefits available to support you and your family.