Death Benefit

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada

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Description
Provides death benefit as a one-time payment, payable to the estate or other eligible individuals, on behalf of a deceased Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributor.

Service offers:

  • death benefit is a one-time payment
  • online resources for eligible individuals
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • the estate of individuals that have made contributions to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for at least
  • one-third of the calendar years in their contributory period for the base CPP, but no less than 3 calendar years or 10 calender years 
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service: 
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times vary. Contact for details.


Toll Free
1-866-426-1527
Web Site
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/cpp-death-benefit.html
Languages
French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
June 14, 2023
Address
5101 Franklin Avenue
Yellowknife, NT, X1A 3Z4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM