Canada. Canada Pension Plan
Hamilton Mountain Location

Monthly retirement pension available at 65 years (or between 60 and 64 years if earning requirements met during initial qualifying period)

Disability Benefit: Monthly payments for a child of the person receiving a CPP disability benefit

Survivor Benefit: Monthly payments for a child of the deceased contributor

Death Benefit: lump sum payment to estate, or persons responsible for funeral costs

pension credits earned by either spouse during legal or common law marriage (same-sex or opposite-sex) may be divided equally (credit splitting) on termination of marriage or after separation for one year

1550 Upper James St 1st Flr
Hamilton, ON
L9B 1K3
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Phone: Toll Free: * English 1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
TTY: 1-800-255-4786

Eligibility

Those who have made contributions to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) * surviving spouses and dependents may be eligible * see below for age and other qualifications * Canada has reciprocal social security agreements with many other countries -- see website for details

Application

Apply 6 months before becoming eligible (not automatic) * application forms available online, by phone or in person at Service Canada sites -- see separate entries

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English; French

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Federal Government