Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit – How much could you receive

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

3. How much could you receive

For 2018, the average monthly CPP disability pension is $971.23 and the maximum monthly amount is $1,335.83. You will receive the basic monthly amount fixed for all recipients ($485.20), plus an amount based on how much you contributed to the CPP during your entire working career.

If you are receiving CPP disability benefits (disability pension or post-retirement disability benefit), your dependent children may also be eligible for a children's benefit. In 2018, the flat monthly rate your child can receive is $244.64.

Read more about the CPP benefits amounts.

Note: Contact your province

CPP disability benefits are not designed to pay for such things as medications and devices. Contact your province if you need financial assistance.

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