Service Canada

Site: Scarborough Area Office

Service: Canada Pension Plan

Public Comments Callers outside Canada and the United States can call collect: 613-957-1954, Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Contact Details
Office Phone Toll free English 1-800-277-9914 ; French 1-800-277-9915
TTY Phone Toll free 1-800-255-4786
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Scarborough
Mailing Address PO Box 5100 
Station D 
Scarborough, ON M1R 5C8
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Monthly retirement pension, beginning as early as 60 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
Hours Inquiry Lines Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility Those who have made contributions to the Canada Pension Plan * 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 before becoming eligible (not automatic) * Recommended to apply six months before becoming eligible * application forms available online, by phone or in person at Service Canada sites -- see separate entries
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Service Categories Canada Pension Plan ; Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit ; Canada Pension Plan Survivors Benefit

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