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.
Due to a possible interruption of postal services, Québec Pension Plan benefits and child assistance payments by cheque will be sent early. However, your cheque cannot be cashed before the date indicated on it.
To avoid any inconvenience due to a strike, sign up for direct deposit.
Your pension will generally be paid on the last working day of the month.
Payment dates in
|31 January 2018||31 July 2018|
|28 February 2018||31 August 2018|
|29 March 2018||28 September 2018|
|30 April 2018||31 October 2018 |
|31 May 2018||30 November 2018 |
|29 June 2018||28 December 2018 |
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
|15 January 2018||13 July 2018|
|15 February 2018||15 August 2018|
|15 March 2018||14 September 2018|
|13 April 2018||15 October 2018|
|15 May 2018||15 November 2018|
|15 June 2018 ||14 December 2018|
Payment dates for:
- Child assistance
- Supplement for handicapped children
- Supplement for handicapped children with exceptional care needs
- Supplement for the purchase of school supplies
We make child assistance payments in advance, 4 times a year. However, the
supplement for the purchase of school
supplies is paid
once a year, in
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
|January (includes January, February and March)||3 January 2018 |
|April (includes April, May and June)||3 April 2018|
|July (includes July, August and September)||3 July 2018 |
|October (includes October, November and December)|| 1 October 2018|
Monthly payment dates in
|3 January 2018||3 July 2018|
|1 February 2018||1 August 2018|
|1 March 2018||4 September 2018|
|3 April 2018||1 October 2018|
|1 May 2018||1 November 2018|
|1 June 2018||3 December 2018|
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