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Service Canada

Sudbury District - Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security


Description
Provides financial benefits to retired seniors

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
  • Provides a monthly taxable benefit to retired contributors
Old Age Security (OAS)
  • Provides a monthly benefit available to most Canadians 65 years of age who meet the Canadian legal status and residence requirements
Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
  • Provides a monthly non-taxable benefit to low-income OAS recipients living in Canada
Comments
Shortest wait times are: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-10 am
Eligibility
Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
  • Must have worked; and
  • Must have made at least one valid contribution to the CPP: and are
  • either 65 or older or
  • between 60 and 65 and want their retirement pension payments to begin within 11 months

Old Age Security (OAS)

People living in Canada
  • Must be 65 years of age or older
  • Must live in Canada and be a Canadian citizen or a legal resident at the time the pension application is approved
  • Must have lived in Canada for at least 10 years after turning 18

People living outside Canada
  • Must be 65 years of age or older
  • Must have been a Canadian citizen or a legal resident of Canada the day before leaving Canada
  • You must have lived in Canada for at least 20 years after turning 18

Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
  • Low-income OAS recipients living in Canada
Application Process
Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
  • Begin application six months before you wish to receive benefits
  • Apply online, print and complete an application and mail it, or call to have an application kit mailed
  • Must have Social Insurance Number to apply
Old Age Security (OAS)
  • Begin application six months before you turn 65
  • Pick up application at a Service Canada location, print application and mail, or call to have an application kit mailed
  • If not born in Canada or have not been living continuously in Canada since age 18, must submit citizenship or immigration papers as well as a statement of all the dates arrived in and departed Canada from age 18 to present
Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
  • Phone for an application at 1-800-277-9914 (TTY: 1-800-255-4786)
  • Re-apply by filing your income tax return
Office
1-800-277-9914 - Toll Free
TTY
1-800-255-4786
Web Site
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions.html
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Documents Required
Social Insurance Number
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(40) Federal Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 31, 2021
Address
721 Centre St, Suite 2
Espanola, ON, P5E 1T3
Service Canada Centre located in Suite 2 of 721 Centre Street at Algoma Street in Espanola
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1600
Tue
0830 - 1600
Wed
0830 - 1600
Thu
0830 - 1600
Fri
0830 - 1600

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Espanola
  • Sudbury District