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Organization: Canada. Canada Pension Plan  
Toll-Free: English 1-800-277-9914 ; French 1-800-277-9915
Teletype: Toll free 1-800-255-4786
Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions/cpp/...
Address:
c/o Service Canada
Stn D
PO Box 5100
Scarborough, ON
M1R 5C8
Street
Address
:
Toronto  
Hours: Recorded information Mon-Sun 24 hours * call Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm to speak to an agent
Service Description: Monthly retirement pension, beginning as early as 60 years or as late as 70 years * full pension if started at 65 years * reduced pension if started before 65 years * increased pension if started after 65 years

Post-Retirement Benefit -- for workers 60-70 years who continue to contribute to CPP while receiving a CPP pension

Disability benefits for contributors under 65 years * allowance for dependent children

Survivor benefits -- monthly pension for surviving spouse or common law partner * children's benefit for dependent children of deceased contributor * death benefit (lump sum payment to estate, or persons responsible for funeral costs)

Amount of benefits payable is in proportion to contributions * pension credits earned by either spouse may be divided equally (credit splitting) on termination of marriage or common law partnership

Social Security Tribunal, 1-877-227-8577 -- independent appeal process for Canada Pension Plan decisions

Program of Employment and Social Development Canada, delivered by Service Canada

Application: Apply 6 months before becoming eligible (not automatic) * application forms available online, by phone or in person at Service Canada sites -- see separate entries
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Contributors to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) * Canada has reciprocal social security agreements with many countries, which may allow people who have lived or worked in another country to qualify for a foreign pension
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served:
Algoma, Barrie & Area, Brampton, Brant, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge–North Dumfries, Chatham – Kent, Cochrane, Collingwood & Area, Dufferin County, Durham North East, Durham West, East York, Elgin, Etobicoke, Grey and Bruce, Guelph–Puslinch, Haldimand Norfolk, Haliburton County and City of Kawartha Lakes, Halton, Hamilton, Huron and Perth, Kenora District, Kingston, Kitchener–Waterloo–Wellesley–Wilmot–Woolwich, Lanark, Leeds & Grenville, London and Middlesex, Malton, Manitoulin/Sudbury, Midland, Penetanguishene & Area, Mississauga, Muskoka, Niagara, Nipissing, North Lanark/North Grenville, North York, Northumberland County, Orillia & Area, Ottawa, Oxford and Norfolk, Parry Sound, Peterborough City and County, Prescott/Russell, Quinte, Rainy River District, Renfrew County, Rural Frontenac, Lennox & Addington, Rural Hastings, Sarnia – Lambton, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Simcoe, Stormont/Dundas/Glengarry, Thunder Bay City, Thunder Bay District, Timiskaming, Toronto, Wellington, Windsor – Essex, Woodbridge, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Financial Assistance for Seniors
Survivor Benefits

This information was last completely updated on August 22, 2016

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