Canada Workers Benefit (CWB): Disability Supplement

Easy application

Tax filing required

Prerequisite(s) required

To get this benefit you need to first apply for the following benefit(s) if you're eligible:

The Disability Supplement is a refundable tax credit which is the second part of the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB).

You may be able to get this benefit if you are eligible for the Disability Tax Credit and the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB).

Social Insurance Number

  • confirmation of SIN letter
  • plastic SIN card (non-expired)

Apply for the Disability Supplement:

  • Prepare your income tax and benefit return.
  • Complete step 3 in Schedule 6, Canada Workers Benefit to apply for the disability supplement.
  • Enter the CWB amount calculated on Schedule 6 line 42, on line 45300 of your return.
  • If you are filing by paper - include your completed Schedule 6 with your return.

Request advance payment:


  • CRA must receive Form RC201 no later than August 31st or it will not be processed.
  • Once CRA receives your form, it should be processed within 11 weeks.
  • You must apply every year that you want advance payments.

Last updated: August 17, 2021