Disability benefits under the Québec Pension Plan (QPP) are payments that you could receive each month if you:

  • are deemed to have a severe and permanent disability by Retraite Québec's medical advisors;
  • have sufficiently contributed to the Québec Pension Plan;
  • are under age 65;
  • are not entitled to an income replacement indemnity from the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST);
  • are not receiving a pension under the Canada Pension Plan.

Types of benefits

Disability benefits include:

General notice

How to file an application

For more information on the financial assistance for disabled persons, visit Retraite Québec’s Filing an Application for Disability Benefits under the Québec Pension Plan This hyperlink will open in a new window. web page.