Change in Frequency of Family Allowance
You can choose from the following payment frequencies:
- monthly payments (the first working day of each month)
- quarterly payments
(4 times a year, on the first working day of January, April, July and October).
You will need:
- your social insurance number (SIN).
Effective dates of change in frequency
The date on which payment frequency changes depends on the period during which you file your application.
|If you apply:||The change will take effect on:|
|Between 15 September and 7 December 2019||3 January 2020 |
|Between 8 December 2019 and 14 March 2020||1 April 2020 |
|Between 15 March and 13 June 2020||2 July 2020 |
|Between 14 June and 12 September 2020||1 October 2020 |
|Between 13 September and 5 December 2020||5 January 2021|
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