|Record #: VIQ0959||Last Full Update: 29 Sep 2017|
|Alternate Name||CPP ; Credit Splitting ; Disability pension ; Lump Sum Death Benefit and Survivors Benefits ; Orphan Benefits ; Retirement Pension ; ServiceCanada ; VIQ|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Belleville|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||North Front St and Moira St E|
|Mailing Address||c/o Service Canada
PO Box 1600
Belleville, ON K8N 5J2
|Bus Route Notes||Belleville Transit Map|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Government of Canada income security program information / applications are available at this location and include:
The Canada Pension Plan:
Is a monthly benefit available to those who have contributed to the Canada Pension Plan, must have attained at least sixty years of age and made the necessary application.
If you are 60-64, you must have wholly or substantially ceased work to qualify.
It is advisable to apply 6 months prior to the date you wish the pension to begin.
Is a method of pension division between married pensioners.
Is a method of pension division between separated/divorced couples or common-law partners.
For further details contact your local Income Security Program office. This covers cases of divorce, annulment, separation and credit splitting between married or partnered pensioners.
Is a monthly benefit provided for contributors who have become disabled before reaching 65 years of age.
Eligibility is based on the factors of disability and contributions.
Disabilities must be both severe and prolonged.
Monthly benefits are also available to dependent children (under the age of 18 and children 18 - 25 yrs of age who are in full attendance at school) of the disabled contributor.
Lump Sum Death Benefit:
Canada Pension Plan Contributors qualify their survivors or estate for a Lump Sum Death Benefit.
The lump sum is directly related to the deceased contributor's earnings and contributions
Provides a monthly pension for survivors of a Canada Pension Plan contributor
A monthly flat rate benefit is payable on behalf of the deceased or disabled contributor's dependent children.
International Social Security Agreements:
Reciprocal Social Security Agreements allow portability of social security benefits between countries. Canada has numerous social security agreements with countries around the world. For a complete listing, contact your Income Security office.
Note: Telephone the toll free number for further information. Telephoning often may save a visit to the office.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Belleville ; Central Hastings ; Tyendinaga (Village of)|
|Eligibility||Ages: 60 year(s) and up|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Service Categories||Canada Pension Plan ; Canada Pension Plan Survivors Benefit|
|Office Phone||Toll free 1-800-622-6232|
|Toll Free Phone||English: 1-800-277-9914