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With the great success of our blogsite UnemploymentCanada.ca, our team of experts have decided to expand our service to also focus on Canadian pension programs. This new blogsite will help Canadian residents to better understand Federal pension programs. As always, we offer free email service for those who has general question about the programs and we will be more than happen to assist you at our best ability.

Declaration of Attendance at School or University form (ISP1401) —

Due to unforeseen circumstances resulted from the COVID-19 outbreak, many school’s registrar’s office may be closed or have limited in-person services. This might result into complications for students who are receiving CPP Child’s Benefit to have their Declaration of Attendance at School or University (ISP-1401) form completed and signed by the authorized school official. As... ...

2021 CPP/OAS payment dates —

Canada Pension Plan programs Programs include: Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and disability(CPP-Disability), children’s and survivor benefits. January 27, 2021 February 24, 2021 March 29, 2021 April 28, 2021 May 27, 2021 June 28, 2021 July 28, 2021 August 27, 2021 September 28, 2021 October 27, 2021 November 26, 2021 December 22, 2021   Old Age... ...

2021 Senior Calendar —

2021 Senior Calendar Click the link below to download your language version. English Calendar French Calendar   Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the senior calendar will not be distributed at your local Service Canada centres. You will have to print your online version (PDF copy) through a printer. If you would like to find out your... ...

How to appeal an Old Age Security application —

  The form ISP-3134 is used to request a review of the decision on your application for Old Age Security Programs, this includes Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), Allowance/Allowance for the Survivor (ALW/ALWS). This form does not apply to Canada Pension program. A few reminders: Ensure to write down your SIN or your... ...

2020 CPP/OAS T4 slips —

Service Canada is in the process of mailing out 2020 CPP and OAS T4 slips. Pensioners should expect to receive their T4 slips by the end of February 2021. Please ensure your home/mailing address is up to date in your pension. Unfortunately, changing address, direct deposit or telephone service in My Service Canada Account is... ...

Common reasons why OAS amount is reduced?

Once a pensioner qualified for their OAS benefit, the amount paid under OAS title will not be reduced unless there was a recalculation occurred to the pensioner’s file. When the pensioners noticed their OAS benefit payment reduced when checking their bank statement, it was most likely due to the amount paid under GIS was either... ...

Can I receive OAS / GIS, Allowance when I’m outside of Canada?

* * * If you are unable to return to Canada within 6 months due to Covid travel restriction, click here to learn more * * * The general rules of receiving your OAS, GIS, Allowance (ALW) when you travel outside of Canada are as follow: If you are planning to live outside of Canada... ...

Sharing of travel information from CBSA

CBSA has recently started to share pensioners’ travel information with Service Canada pension program. Currently, if a pensioner leaves Canada for over 6 consecutive months, they have the obligation to inform Service Canada of their extended leave. This new sharing of information will further assist Service Canada’s investigator to audit pension’s GIS entitlement.  How does CBSA uses... ...

Unable to return to Canada due to COVID-19 travel restriction

Unable to return to Canada due to COVID-19 travel restriction If you are unable to return to Canada within 6 consecutive months because and are currently staying in a country where there is a travel ban or restrictions, quarantined (cruise ship), in self-isolation from another country, or fear of contracting the COVID-19 virus during air... ...

Adding authorized communicate person —

If you are planning to add another person to help the pensioner to communicate with pension office, you can appoint the contact person through 2 options indicated below. This form allows pensioners to name an authorized person under the Canada Pension Plan or the Old Age Security Act. It authorizes that appointed person to both... ...

CPP/OAS Processing time (2021 update) —

Pension application processing time frame. New*(2021 update) CPP Disability program Special circumstances Processing time Dire need situations 2 days Foreign benefit applications and liaison 250 days International Operations accounts: Reflecting interactions with foreign governments 1 year Disability benefit: Medical decision on complete initial application Processing time Terminal illness (2530): Death imminent 5 days Grave condition... ...

How to easily speak to CPP/OAS call centre agent —

  Service Canada Pension call centre phone number: 1-800-277-9914 Recently, CPP/OAS call centre has upgraded their telephone system and clients are no longer able to quickly press zero to get connected to a call centre agent. From now on, once you get connected and hear the automated message, press “1” right away for English language... ...

My Service Canada Account for CPP/OAS —

You may register your My Service Canada Account (MSCA) to view your claim payment information. Here is a list of service you may find under MSCA: View and print copies of the CPP Statement of Contributions. Verify your payment information for CPP and OAS benefits. Print an official proof of payment report for social housing. View,... ...

Will CERB/CRB benefits affect my CPP, CPP Disability or OAS? —

Currently, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the newly instated Canada Recovery Benefits (CRB) will not have any affect your CPP / OAS or CPP Disability benefits. CERB and CRB are not considered as employment or self-employed income, therefore you do not have to report these benefits under your CPP Disability benefit. However, you... ...

Service Canada Outreach Support Centre —

If you need help completing your Service Canada forms, (OAS, GIS, CPP application or renewals), you can receive help from Service Canada Outreach Support Centre by calling telephone number according to the province you live in. Ontario: 1- 877-355-2657 Quebec: 1-877-760-2657 Yukon / N-W T / Nunavut / BC / Alberta / Sask / Manitoba:... ...

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