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Canada. Canada Pension Plan

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Names
Alternate Name Canada Pension Plan ; CPP ; Employment and Social Development Canada ; ESDC ; Post Retirement Benefit ; Régime de pension du Canada ; Social Security Tribunal ; Survivors benefits
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
Canada
 
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Mailing Address c/o Service Canada, Stn D; PO Box 5100 
Scarborough, ON 
Canada M1R 5C8
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) 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
Hours Recorded information Mon-Sun 24 hours * call Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm to speak to an agent
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility 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
Application Apply 6 months before you want your pension to start (not automatic) * application forms available online, by phone or in person at Service Canada sites -- see separate entries
Languages English; French
Service Categories Canada Pension Plan ; Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit ; Canada Pension Plan Survivors Benefit
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-277-9914 ; French 1-800-277-9915
TTY Phone 1-800-255-4786
Website www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp.html

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