InfoCapsules for Registered Disability Savings Plan providers

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

Disclaimer: RDSP issuers

The information contained on this page is technical in nature. The target audience are issuers of the:

  • Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)
  • Canada Disability Savings Grant (CDSG)
  • Canada Disability Savings Bond (CDSB)

For general information, visit the RDSP page.

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List of acronyms

Registered Disability Savings Plan
Canada Disability Savings Grant
Canada Disability Savings Bond


  • Version: 1
  • Latest update: December 4, 2023
  • Previous update: January 7, 2023
  • Description: Updated the Registered Disability Savings Plan income matching rates for the calendar year 2024, Budget 2023 changes to the Qualifying Family Member measure approved in Budget Implementation Act, 2023 and gender changes.


Consult this page frequently for newer versions. The following laws and regulations take precedence over information contained in InfoCapsules in the event of discrepancies:

  • Income Tax Act
  • Canada Disability Savings Act
  • Canada Disability Savings Regulations

List of InfoCapsules

  1. Overview of a Registered Disability Savings Plan
  2. Administrative responsibilities - Who does what
  3. Life cycle of a Registered Disability Savings Plan
  4. Holder
  5. Primary caregiver
  6. Application form for the Canada Disability Savings Grant and the Canada Disability Savings Bond
  7. Plan registration
  8. Canada Disability Savings Bond
  9. Contributions and rollovers
  10. Canada Disability Savings Grant
  11. Carry forward
  12. Withdrawals (Disability Assistance Payment and Lifetime Disability Assistance Payment)
  13. Shortened life expectancy
  14. Payment rules and limits
  15. Understanding error codes and refusal reasons
  16. Repayment rule
  17. Assistance holdback amount
  18. Transfers
  19. Plan closure

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