Service Canada

Site: Barrie

Service: Canada Pension Plan

Description (Service) COVID-19 All in person Service Canada Centres are closed to the public until further notice * clients can apply for critical services online * personal service support for EI and pension applications are available through e-service online and on mobile phones

Monthly payment to people who have contributed to the Canada Pension Plan and who are at least 60 years of age * amount of benefits is based on the contributor's earnings and contributions to the Plan * pension is fully indexed each January to reflect increases in the cost of living * apply for and receive a full CPP retirement pension at age 65 or receive it as early as age 60 with a reduction, or as late as age 70 with an increase * when a legal or common law marriage breaks down, either spouse can apply to split the pension credits earned by them during the period that they cohabited
Service Details
Public Comments No local Barrie phone number * NOTE: sign at front of building which houses Barrie Service Canada Centre says Government of Canada, 48 Owen St
Hours Barrie Service Canada Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * no appointment necessary
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility Partial pension Seniors 60-64yrs * Full pension Seniors 65yrs and up * have made contributions to the plan
Application Apply on-line by signing in or registering for a My Service Canada Account (MSCA) * not eligible to apply online if any of the following apply: currently receiving CPP retirement pension, have already applied for CPP retirement pension and Service Canada is currently assessing the application, are currently or were previously receiving CPP disability benefit, previously received a disabled contributor’s child benefit or a surviving child’s benefit, were previously receiving a benefit that was paid to a designated third party, are currently living outside of Canada; or have an authorized third party on the account * if any of the above applies, application will need to be done by mail or by bringing an application to the Service Canada Centre closest to you 
To register for a My Service Canada Account the following will be required: confirmation of personal information, banking information for direct deposit and the date the pension should start * apply a maximum of 12 months before the date you would like pension to start 
If you prefer to receive CPP payment by paper cheque complete the Application for a Canada Pension Plan Retirement Pension and mail it or bring it to the Service Canada Centre closest to you * see website for details
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Service Canada Centre
48 Owen St
Barrie, ON L4M 3H1
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Intersection Owen St and Worsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone English 1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
TTY Phone 1-800-255-4786
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