Payment Dates

Are you receiving a pension or benefits paid by Retraite Québec? Would you like to know when upcoming payments will be made? Choose a program to consult one of our payment calendars.

Your pension will generally be paid on the last working day of the month.

Payment dates in 2016
29 January 2016 29 July 2016
29 February 2016 31 August 2016
31 March 2016 30 September 2016
29 April 2016 31 October 2016
31 May 2016 30 November 2016
30 June 2016 29 December 2016

Payment dates in 2017
31 January 2017 31 July 2017
28 February 2017 31 August 2017
31 March 2017 29 September 2017
28 April 2017 31 October 2017
31 May 2017 30 November 2017
29 June 2017 28 December 2017

If you opted for direct deposit, your public-sector retirement pension will be paid on the 15th of each month for the rest of your life. If the 15th falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, your pension will be paid on the preceding business day.  If you opted for payment by cheque, the cheque will be issued no later than 48 hours before that date.

Payment dates in 2016
15 January 2016 15 July 2016
15 February 2016 15 August 2016
15 March 2016 15 September 2016
15 April 2016 14 October 2016
13 May 2016 15 November 2016
15 June 2016 15 December 2016

Payment dates in 2017
13 January 2017 14 July 2017
15 February 2017 15 August 2017
15 March 2017 15 September 2017
13 April 2017 13 October 2017
15 May 2017 15 November 2017
15 June 2017 15 December 2017

We make child assistance payments and the payment of the supplement for handicapped children and supplement for handicapped children with special care needs (if applicable), 4 times a year: in January, April, July and October. Payments are made on the first working day of those months. If you would like to receive your payments every month, you must file a request for a Change in Frequency of Child Assistance Payments.

Sign up for direct deposit to receive your payments in your bank account.
Quarterly payment dates in 2016
January (includes January, February and March) 5 January 2016
April (includes April, May and June) 1 April 2016
July (includes July, August and September) 4 July 2016
October (includes October, November and December) 3 October 2016
Monthly payment dates in 2016
January 5 January 2016
February 1 February 2016
March 1 March 2016
April 1 April 2016
May 2 May 2016
June 1 June 2016
July 4 July 2016
August 1 August 2016
September 1 September 2016
October 3 October 2016
November 1 November 2016
December 1 December 2016

Quarterly payment dates in 2017
January (includes January, February and March) 4 January 2017
April (includes April, May and June) 3 April 2017
July (includes July, August and September) 3 July 2017
October (includes October, November and December) 2 October 2017
Monthly payment dates in 2017
January 4 January 2017
February 1 February 2017
March 1 March 2017
April 3 April 2017
May 1 May 2017
June 1 June 2017
July 3 July 2017
August 1 August 2017
September 1 September 2017
October 2 October 2017
November 1 November 2017
December 1 December 2017
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