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 5 December 2021 and 11 March 2022 1 avril 2022
Between 12 March and 10 June20224 July 2022
Between 11 June and 9 September 2022 3 October 2022
Between 10 September and 9 December 2022 4 January 2023


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