Canada Pension Plan Regulations (C.R.C., c. 385)

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2014-06-19. Previous Versions

Information and Evidence Required to be Furnished by an Applicant or Beneficiary

 For the purposes of determining the eligibility of an applicant for a benefit, the amount that an applicant or beneficiary is entitled to receive as a benefit or the eligibility of a beneficiary to continue to receive a benefit, the applicant, the person applying on his behalf, or the beneficiary, as the case may be, shall, in the application, or thereafter in writing when requested to do so by the Minister, set out or furnish the Minister with the following applicable information or evidence:

  • (a) the name at birth and present name, sex, address and Social Insurance Number of

    • (i) the applicant or beneficiary,

    • (ii) the disabled or deceased contributor,

    • (iii) the spouse or common-law partner of the disabled contributor or the survivor of the deceased contributor,

    • (iv) each dependent child of the disabled or deceased contributor, and

    • (v) any former spouse or former common-law partner, where known to the applicant;

  • (b) the date and place of birth of

    • (i) the applicant or beneficiary,

    • (ii) the disabled or deceased contributor,

    • (iii) the survivor of the deceased contributor, and

    • (iv) each dependent child of the disabled or deceased contributor;

  • (c) the date and place of death of the contributor;

  • (d) whether a dependent child of the contributor has died since

    • (i) the date on which the contributor claims to have become disabled, or

    • (ii) the death of the contributor;

  • (e[Repealed, SOR/86-1133, s. 10]

  • (f) whether the deceased contributor was married at the time of his death and, if so, to whom, and the date and place of the marriage;

  • (g) whether the deceased contributor was separated or divorced at the time of his death;

  • (h) whether there is a personal representative of the estate of the deceased contributor, and the name and address of any such personal representative;

  • (i) whether a dependent child of the disabled or deceased contributor

    • (i) is his child,

    • (ii) is his legally adopted child or was adopted in fact by him or is a legally adopted child of another person,

    • (iii) was legally or in fact in his custody and control,

    • (iv) is in the custody and control of the disabled contributor, the survivor of the contributor or another person or agency,

    • (v) is living apart from the disabled contributor or the survivor, or

    • (vi) is or was maintained by the disabled contributor;

  • (j) where a dependent child of the disabled or deceased contributor is 18 or more years of age, whether that child is and has been in full-time attendance at a school or university;

  • (k) whether the applicant or beneficiary who is the survivor of a contributor maintains wholly or substantially one or more dependent children of the deceased contributor;

  • (k.1[Repealed, SOR/2013-83, s. 2]

  • (l) a statement evidencing the amount of the contributory salary and wages and of the contributory self-employed earnings of a disabled or deceased contributor for the year in which the contributor became disabled or died and for any preceding year;

  • (m) whether the applicant, beneficiary or deceased contributor is or was in receipt of or has applied for a benefit under the Act or under a provincial pension plan or a pension under the Old Age Security Act; and

  • (n) such additional documents, statements or records that are in the possession of the applicant or beneficiary or are obtainable by him that will assist the Minister in ascertaining the accuracy of the information and evidence referred to in paragraphs (a) to (m).

  • SOR/86-1133, s. 10;
  • SOR/89-345, s. 5(F);
  • SOR/96-522, s. 23;
  • SOR/2000-411, ss. 7, 18;
  • SOR/2013-83, s. 2.