Eligibility for the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan depends on who you work for (your worker status). For more information, visit the following pages based on your current situation:
- Wage earner (you get paid by an employer)
- Self-employed worker
- Wage earner who is also self-employed
If you do not know your worker status, visit the Revenu Quebec website.
You can use the QPIP Benefit Calculation Simulator to see how much you might get from QPIP.
Social Insurance Number
- confirmation of SIN letter
- plastic SIN card (non-expired)
Record of Employment
This is an official form, filled out by your employer, that says how long you worked and how much you earned when you worked for that employer. When you leave your job for whatever reason, your employer must give you a Record of Employment within 5 days after your last day of employment.
Your checklist to follow:
- When to Apply for Benefits
- Completing Your Application
- Sending Your Application
To learn more, you can read a simple guide to the QPIP prepared by the Gouvernement du Québec.