Frequently asked questions about the Québec Pension Plan

General questions

You can find answers to your questions rapidly in the FAQ. For further information, consult the section Québec Pension Plan.

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Every 6 years.

Our actuaries are grouped into two separate directorates. 

The actuaries in the Direction de la révision, de l'évaluation actuarielle et des programmes evaluate and develop programs related to retirement income security and family policy. 

The actuaries in the Direction des régimes de retraite act as pension plan specialists. Their main role is to promote and monitor the plans.

Every three years.

The Canada Pension Plan, which is social insurance plan based on contributions that are proportional to employment earnings. It ensures contributors stable and reliable pensions at retirement. It also provides contributors and their dependents basic financial protection in case of disability or death.

The Gouvernement du Québec has entered into social security agreements with 33 countries. Our Bureau des ententes de sécurité sociale (BESS) is responsible for applying the agreements, which allow employees to:
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