How do I apply for CPP retirement benefits?
Question & AnswerHow do I apply for CPP retirement benefits?
1. Decide when to apply
You can decide to start getting your Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement pension:
- as soon as you qualify
- at age 65, which means that your pension will start the month after you turn 65
- on a date that you choose
When making your decision think about things like:
- your health
- your financial situation
- your retirement plans