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The Family Allowance


An increase in the annual maximum and minimum Family Allowance amounts, taking effect in January 2020, was announced in November 2019. The amounts granted will no longer vary based on the children's rank in the family.

Use our CalculAide tool for an estimate of the amounts to which you could be entitled.

Consult our Amounts and payment of Family Allowance Web page for more information.

My Account

Consult your account online whenever you want. You can also update your account, file and track an application or request, or find out the amounts that you have received or will receive.
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Application for Family Allowance Payments

Apply to receive the Family Allowance payments
In the case of a birth in Québec, no application is required in order to receive the Family Allowance payments. The child is automatically signed up for the Family Allowance measure when the birth is declared to the Directeur de l'état civil.

Change in Frequency of Family Allowance Payments

Request quarterly or monthly payments of your Family Allowance.

Change in Conjugal Status

Inform us of any change in conjugal status. In the case of the breakdown of your union, you must wait 90 days before notifying us.

Direct Deposit in Canada

Change of address


Calculate the amount of the Family Allowance payments to which you could be entitled depending on your family situation.

List of given names

Find out the most popular names given to newborns in Québec in the last 5 years.

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