As a result of bargaining, the provincial parties have agreed to remove the collective agreement dual dental restrictions that were in place currently in place for Surrey teachers. There will no longer be a restriction preventing teachers from enrolling in the district’s dental plan if they are currently ensured under a secondary dental plan.  

If you have previously waived your dental coverage due to a dual dental restriction, you can apply during the open enrolment period from July 1, 2023 through September 30, 2023. Applications received after September 30th will be subject to late applicants rules and restrictions. To participate in the open enrolment process you must complete and return a copy of the  Open Dental Enrolment Change Form BEFORE September 30, 2023. All forms should be submitted via scan and email to  

Please ensure the form fills the entire frame of the provided image, and that it is well focused and clear or it may be returned for modification. Please note: Members must be logged into their account to access the form.  

Employees who opt-in during open enrollment will start on July 1, 2023. From the start, employees must pay their dental plan premium. After enrollment, qualified claims after July 1, 2023 may be submitted manually. Log in to your online member profile 14 business days following electronic submission to get confirmation of enrollment. Dental coverage should appear then. If not, contact PAYR-Office., , If you did not receive confirmation of receipt of your form, please resend to     

Please keep in mind that if you are already registered in the dental plan, you do not need to fill out the enrollment form again. This method is solely for employees and/or dependents who are not presently registered but want to join for dual dental coverage. If you previously cancelled your spouse dental coverage to enlist in Surrey Schools Dental, please contact the spousal insurer to see whether you may re-enroll. 

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