Régie des rentes du Québec

Entitlement to a retirement pension

Workers can receive a retirement pension as of age 60, provided they contributed to the Québec Pension Plan for at least one year. They do not need to have stopped working.

In the event of disability

  • If a worker stops working for health reasons and is under age 65, he or she can apply for disability benefits.

Reasons for refusing a retirement pension

A person cannot receive a retirement pension under the Québec Pension Plan if:

  • he or she is receiving an unreduced income replacement indemnity from the CSST This link will open in a new window.
  • he or she is receiving an indemnity from the SAAQ This link will open in a new window. , and the Régie has deemed him or her to be disabled for the same disability.

Statement of Participation in the Québec Pension Plan

Every 4 years, the Régie mails a Statement of Participation in the Québec Pension Plan to all contributors. The statement can also be consulted at any time online.

Filing an application...
Application for a Retirement Pension

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Did you know that?

If there has been a partition of employment earnings between you and your former spouse, you could be entitled to receive a retirement pension even if you never contributed to the Plan.

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