Canada Pension Plan–Disability benefit (CPP-D)
If you are under 65 and unable to work because you have a severe and long-term disability, you may be able to get Canada Pension Plan – Disability benefits.
You must have made contributions to Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Service Canada administers the benefit for Employment and Social Development Canada. Quebec has a similar, but separate plan.
Important information before applying for benefits
You will need a doctor and/or medical professional to fill in the medical forms which are part of some benefits application process (Disability Tax Credit, Canada Pension Plan- Disability and provincial and territorial benefits).
If you do not already have a doctor who knows you, your medical history and how you are impacted in your daily living with a disability, please see below on how to find a doctor who will work with you.How to find a doctor or nurse practitioner who will work with you
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Templates that may help you with your application.
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