Old Age Security

Benefits

The Old Age Security (OAS) program provides a modest pension at age 65 for people who have lived in Canada for at least 10 years after the age of 18. Low-income seniors may be eligible for other benefits as early as age 60.

Benefits include the:

Amendments to the OAS Program

The Government of Canada, in Budget 2012, introduced measures to ensure that the OAS program remains on a sustainable path.