Canada Pension Plan

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada

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Provides a monthly taxable benefit to individuals who have contributed to the Canada Pension Plan.

Service offers:

  • monthly taxable benefit for retired contributors at age 65
  • if eligible, individuals will receive the Canadian Pension Plan for the duration of their lifetime
  • options of a reduced pension at age 60 or an increased pension at age 70
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals age 60 and older
  • have made at least one valid contribution to the Candian Pension Plan (CCP)
Valid contributions can come from work you did in Canada or credits received from a former spouse or former common-law partner after the relationship ends.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • applications can be submitted online or by mail, dependent on applicant's background
  • visit Service Canada Centres to submit supporting documents, or to use the telephone interpretation service 
  • by phone, inquiries can be made about application status or the monthly payment amount and date
  • visit website to apply online (requires a My Service Canada Account)
  • visit website to apply using a paper application
  • visit website to find a Service Canada Centre

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

It is advised that applications should be submitted 11 months prior to the date an applicant wants to receive their pension. Contact for details.

Web Site
English; French
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Last Verified On
July 15, 2024
5101 Franklin Avenue
Yellowknife, NT, X1A 3Z4
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