Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan payment dates

Possible Canada Post service disruption: Important notice

In the event of a Canada Post service disruption, Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security cheques will not be impacted.

We encourage all Canadians to sign up for direct deposit to avoid delays. Direct deposit is the most efficient and surest method of payment that will not be impacted by a postal disruption.

Payment dates for the Old Age Security (OAS) and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) are listed below. If you have signed up for direct deposit, your payments for Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan are automatically deposited in your account on the following dates :

2016

  • January 27
  • February 25
  • March 29
  • April 27
  • May 27
  • June 28
  • July 27
  • August 29
  • September 28
  • October 27
  • November 28
  • December 21

2017

  • January 27
  • February 24
  • March 29
  • April 26
  • May 29
  • June 28
  • July 27
  • August 29
  • September 27
  • October 27
  • November 28
  • December 20

If you have not requested payment by direct deposit, you will usually receive your payment within the last 3 business days of each month.

Sign up for direct deposit now. It's convenient, secure and reliable.

All you need is:

  • your Social Insurance Number
  • the name of your bank or financial institution
  • your branch transit number and your account number

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