Disability benefits under the Québec Pension Plan

Disability benefits under the Québec Pension Plan (QPP) are payments that you could receive each month if you:

  • are deemed to have a severe and permanent disability by Retraite Québec's medical advisors;
  • have sufficiently contributed to the Québec Pension Plan;
  • are under age 65;
  • are not entitled to an income replacement indemnity from the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST);
  • are not receiving a pension under the Canada Pension Plan.

Types of benefits

Disability benefits include:

Since 1 January 2024, the additional amount for disability is no longer paid to new beneficiaries. Persons who currently receive it will continue receiving it until they turn 65.

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