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Effective from: 1 April 2024

Additional Pain and Suffering Compensation
Grade Monthly amount
1 $1,767.89
2 $1,178.59
3 $589.30

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Attendance Allowance
Grade Amount
1 $2,221.53
2 $1,999.48
3 $1,332.97
4 $888.71
5 $355.57

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Canadian Forces Income Support
Maximum per month
Veteran or Survivor Veteran with Spouse/Partner Additional amount for each dependent child Orphan
$1,994.19 $2,936.91 $426.34 $913.85

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Caregiver Recognition Benefit

A monthly payment increased annually by the Consumer Price Index. The current payment is $1,206.87 per month.

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Clothing Allowance
Grade Amount
1 $251.74
2 $201.35
3 $151.06
4 $100.65
5 $89.44
6 $72.70
7 $67.10
8 $55.89
9 $44.78
10 $27.91

The Clothing Allowance is provided if you are receiving a disability benefit for a condition that causes wear and tear on your clothing or requires you to wear specially-made clothing.

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Critical Injury Benefit

The Critical Injury Benefit is a $87,992.30 tax-free lump-sum award to address the immediate impacts of the most severe and traumatic service-related injuries or diseases sustained by Canadian Armed Forces members.

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Death Benefit

The death benefit is a one-time, tax-free amount of $440,991.96 paid to a spouse or common-law partner and any dependent children if a CAF member dies while in service.

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Disability Pension
  Monthly Rate Additional Monthly Amounts
Class Single Spouse One Child Second Child Each Other Child
1 $3,357.30 $839.33 $436.45 $318.94 $251.80
5 $2,685.84 $671.46 $349.16 $255.15 $201.44
10 $1,846.52 $461.63 $240.05 $175.42 $138.49
15 $1,007.19 $251.80 $130.93 $95.69 $75.54
20 $167.87 $41.97 $21.82 $15.95 $12.59

View the complete Disability Pension rate tables

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Education Training Benefit

This program offers funding for college, university, technical education or short-term programs.

Years of Service
(authorized paid days)
Maximum Amount
6 years $48,274.98
12 years $96,549.95

You can use $6,034.36 of this benefit to participate in one-time short courses aimed at certification, professional designations, or professional development.

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Exceptional Incapacity Allowance
Grade Amount
1 $1,777.25
2 $1,481.01
3 $1,184.83
4 $888.71
5 $592.44

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Health-related travel

If you have a VAC Health Identification card you may qualify to have some or all your health-related travel costs covered. This can include transportation, parking, meals, lodging, out of province travel and, when required, an escort (someone to accompany you when travelling to receive treatment).

Current escort fee (maximum rates payable)
Time Amount
Full day $139.89
Half-day (4 hours or less) $69.94

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Income Replacement Benefit

This income replacement provides 90% of your gross pre-release military salary while you are participating in Rehabilitation services. This ensures a pre-tax income of at least $57,279.53 per year.

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Pain and Suffering Compensation
Extent of disability (%) Monthly benefit Lump sum amount
5 $67.77 $22,049.60
20 $271.08 $88,198.39
40 $542.15 $176,396.78
60 $813.23 $264,595.18
80 $1,084.30 $352,793.57
100 $1,355.38 $440,991.96

View the complete Pain and suffering compensation rate table

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Veterans Independence Program

This PDF chart shows the maximum VIP amounts.

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War Veterans Allowance
Maximum per month
Veteran or Survivor Veteran or Survivor (blind) Veteran with Spouse/Partner Veteran with Spouse/Partner (both blind) Additional amount for each dependent child Orphan
$1,994.19 $2,065.59 $2,936.88 $3,008.06 $304.99 $913.85

Important note to Veterans and qualified civilians:

If you had wartime service and your income is higher than the maximum level because you or your spouse/common-law partner receive OAS benefits, in certain cases, you may qualify for treatment benefits.

Read more about the War Veterans Allowance