Old Age Security
The OAS pension is a monthly payment available to seniors who meet the following requirements.
You must be 65 years or older
You must live in Canada and be a Canadian citizen or a person authorized to live in Canada at the moment of the approval of your application for the Pension Plan
You must have lived in Canada for at least 10 years after your 18th birthday
Get your Old Age Security pension application kit either at a Service Canada Center or by consulting: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/old-age-security.html
Guaranteed Income Supplement
The GIS provides a monthly, non-taxable benefit to OAS pension recipients living in Canada who have a low income.
You are eligible for the Guaranteed Income Supplement if you meet the following criteria:
You receive the Old Age Security benefits
Your annual income (or for a couple, your combined annual income) is less than the maximum threshold established for the year
Get your Guaranteed Income Supplement application kit either at a Service Canada Center or by consulting: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/old-age-security/guaranteed-income-supplement.html
Service Canada Centre
In the Riding of Beauséjour, the Canada Service Centres are located in:
You may also contact an officer at 1-800-277-9915 and ask to receive the kits by mail.
What can my Member of Parliament do?
With the written authorisation of the person involved, my office is able to communicate with an officer concerning your file.
If you are in a difficult situation that requests an immediate intervention or if you would like to be helped with a particular process, I suggest that you book an appointment with a member of my team.