Public pensions

Information on the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security pension and related benefits, the Canadian retirement income calculator and retirement planning.

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Canada Pension Plan retirement pension

Eligibility criteria, deciding when to take your pension, how to apply online and amounts.

Canada Pension Plan disability benefits

A taxable benefit you may be eligible for if you are unable to work because of a disability.

Old Age Security pension

A pension you can receive if you are 65 years of age or older and have lived in Canada for at least 10 years - even if you have never worked.

Guaranteed Income Supplement

A benefit you may be eligible to collect if you are an Old Age Security recipient with low income.

Allowance for people aged 60 to 64

Benefit available to the spouses or common-law partners of Guaranteed Income Supplement recipients.

Benefits for Canadians abroad

Information on Employment Insurance (EI), pensions, benefits and taxes, for those who work or live outside of Canada.

Retirement planning

Help you plan for retirement, including where your retirement income may come from, and what benefits you may be eligible for when you retire.

Allowance for the Survivor

Find out how to receive a benefit if you are a low-income widow and are not yet eligible for Old Age Security.

Survivor's Pension

Includes information on eligibility criteria, how to apply and amounts.

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My Service Canada Account

Provides convenient and secure access to view and update your Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security information online.

The Canadian Retirement Income Calculator helps plan your future

Use the Canadian Retirement Income Calculator to decide when to start your Canada Pension Plan, then apply online!

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