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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.

Statement of Estimated Income form (ISP-3041) —

If you have gone through a dramatic drop or stop personal income in the year 2020, you may be qualify for higher Guaranteed Income Supplements (GIS) by completing the Statement of Estimated form for the specific year that your income had dropped. This form is not publicly available unfortunately, therefore you will have to contact... ...

Contacting the CPP/OAS office from oversea —

To call: If you need to reach out to CPP/ OAS office from outside of Canada, you may call their office number with 1-800-Collect call. Dial 1-800-collect first, then dial 1-613-957-1954. The office hour is 8:30 to 4:30pm Easter Standard time. To mail in application form or documents: Mail your forms to: The nearest Service... ...

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... ...

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... ...

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... ...

2020 December early CPP/OAS/GIS payment —

The CPP and OAS/GIS payments for the month of December 2020 will be issued on December 22nd, 2020. Pensioners should expect to receive their payments within 2 business days if using direct deposit. If pensioners is receiving mail-in cheque, there will be potential delay for the delivery of the cheque due to higher delivery volume... ...

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,... ...

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:... ...

GIS amounts from July to September 2020

Guaranteed Income Supplement amounts – July to September 2020 If you are a single, widowed or divorced pensioner Your situation Maximum monthly payment amount Your annual income must be If you are a single, widowed, or divorced pensioner $916.38 Less than $18,600 If you have a spouse or common-law partner Your situation Maximum monthly payment... ...

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

Unable to return due to COVID-19 (*new update) 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 travel, you... ...

2020-2021 Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) renewal —

Service Canada is temporarily extending the GIS and Allowance payments if seniors’ 2019 income information has not been assessed. This will ensure that the most vulnerable seniors continue to receive their benefits when they need them the most. To avoid an interruption in benefits, seniors are encouraged to submit their 2019 income information as soon... ...

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 client 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 ( “2”... ...

CPP/OAS Processing time (2020 updates) —

Pension application processing time frame. New*(2020 update) Disability program Special circumstances Time frame Escalate after Dire need situations 2 days Immediately Foreign benefit applications and liaison 250 days 250 days International Operations accounts: Reflecting interactions with foreign governments 1 year 1 year Disability benefit: Medical decision on complete initial application Time frame Escalate after Terminal... ...

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