Régie des rentes du Québec

You are a self-employed worker

  • The Québec Pension Plan is a compulsory, public insurance plan for workers aged 18 and over, whose annual employment income is more than 3 500 $. The Plan is paid for by your contributions.
  • If you have contributed sufficiently to the Plan, the Régie can provide you and your family with several pensions and benefits.
  • Months during which you received a disability pension, child assistance payments, Canada child tax credits or an unreduced income replacement indemnity are not counted in you contribution period.
  • Consult you Statement of Participation on line to find out the amount of the employment earnings recorded under your name as well as other important information.
  • You stop contributing to the Plan when you retire and are no longer economically active.
  • If you receive a disability pension, you no longer contribute to the Plan.

To find out more

Consult our section Planning your retirement, where you will find several tools and helpful advice to get you going on your retirement planning.

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