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Disability Pension


Payment Dates

Disability pensions provide monthly tax-free payments to eligible:

Survivors / Surviving dependents can also qualify for benefits; please see the "Benefits for Survivors" section.

The amount of a Disability Pension depends on:

  • the degree to which that disability is related to your service (entitlement); and
  • the extent of the disability (assessment).

Your rank or years of military service have no impact on the amount you may receive.

Additional pension amounts may also be awarded for qualified dependents (e.g. spouse, common-law partner and/or children).

You may also qualify for related allowances and the Exceptional Incapacity Allowance if you receive a Disability Pension.

* Note: Typically, CAF members and Veterans are covered under the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act and are entitled to a Disability Award. However, anyone who submitted an application prior to April 1, 2006 may still qualify for a Disability Pension for any condition(s) related to that application.

2020 payment dates

  • January 30
  • February 27
  • March 30
  • April 29
  • May 28
  • June 29
  • July 30
  • August 28
  • September 29
  • October 29
  • November 27
  • December 23

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