Government of Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada - Old Age Security Pension

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Description
Provides monthly payments funded through general tax revenues for older adults.

Service provides:

  • a monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) pension recipients with low income
  • a benefit for low-income individuals who are the spouse or partner of a Guaranteed Income Support recipient
  • a benefit for spouse or partner that has passed away
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to Canadian citizens or legal residents:
  • age 65 and older
  • residing in Canada for at least 10 years since the age of 18
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service visit website to complete the online application if not automatically enrolled. Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Applications to be submitted six months prior to an individual's 65th birthday. Wait times vary. Contact for details.

Toll Free
1-800-277-9914 (English)
Toll Free
1-800-277-9915 (French)
TTY
1-800-255-4786
Web Site
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca
Languages
French -

Telephone interpretation in various foreign languages available on site.

Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Federal Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 5, 2018
Address
Crowsnest Trail Plaza; 920 2A Avenue N
Lethbridge, AB, T1H 0E3
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM