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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 2020
31 January 202031 July 2020
28 February 202031 August 2020
31 March 202030 September 2020
30 April 202030 October 2020
29 May 202030 November 2020
30 June 202030 December 2020

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 2020
15 January 202015 July 2020
14 February 202014 August 2020
13 March 202015 September 2020
15 April 202015 October 2020
15 May 202013 November 2020
15 June 202015 December 2020

Retraite Québec pays the following benefits 4 times a year:

  • Family Allowance
  • Supplement for Handicapped Children
  • Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care
Quarterly payment dates in 2020
January (includes January, February and March)3 January 2020
April (includes April, May and June)1 April 2020
July (includes July, August and September)2 July 2020
October (includes October, November and December)1 October 2020

If you wish to receive your payments on a monthly basis, you must file the Change in Frequency of Family Allowance form.

Monthly payment dates in 2020
3 January 20202 July 2020
3 February 20203 August 2020
2 March 20201 September 2020
1 April 20201 October 2020
1 May 20202 November 2020
1 June 20201 December 2020

The Supplement for the Purchase of School Supplies is paid once a year, in July.

Date of annual payment 2020
2020-2021 school year 2 July 2020

Sign up for direct deposit to receive your payments in your bank account.

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