Change in Frequency of Family Allowance

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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 16 September and 8 December 20183 January 2019
Between 9 December 2018 and 16 March 20191 April 2019
Between 17 March and 8 June 20192 July 2019
Between 9 June and 14 September 20191 October 2019

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