You may be able to get this a monthly payment if:
- You are 65 or older.
- You live in Canada.
- You get the Old Age Security (OAS) pension.
- Your income is below $18,984 if you are single, widowed, or divorced.
- Your income plus the income of your spouse/common-law partner is below:
- $25,104 if your spouse/common-law partner receives the full OAS pension
- $45,504 if your spouse/common-law partner does not receive an OAS pension
- $45,504 if your spouse/common-law partner receives the Allowance
Social Insurance Number
- confirmation of SIN letter
- plastic SIN card (non-expired)
You may have to apply for the Guaranteed Income Supplement. They may not have enough information to enroll you automatically. You may have to apply if you are already receiving your Old Age Security pension and never applied for the Guaranteed Income Supplement.
- If you are applying online, you’ll need a My Service Canada Account (MSCA).
- If you don’t have a My Service Canada Account (MSCA), you can register for one. You’ll receive a personal access code to complete your registration.
- Apply or register through My Service Canada Account
Apply using paper application:
- Complete the form included with your letter or download a new Application for the Guaranteed Income Supplement or Statement of Income (ISP-3025)
- Include certified true copies of the required documents.
- Mail the application to Service Canada or bring it in person to a Service Canada office.