How do you fill out the CPP disability benefits application form?


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To complete the Canada Pension Plan application for disability benefits, download the form from the Service Canada website and print it out, explains Service Canada. Start by filling in your personal information, including your full name, home address and mailing address (if different). Applicants no longer living in Canada must provide information about the year in which they left the country and their last place of residence in Canada.

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Next, furnish your Canadian direct deposit information, notes Service Canada. Applicants desiring direct deposit to an account outside of Canada must contact Service Canada to complete this process. Provide information about any employment held in other countries and applicable social security identification numbers in those countries. Specify if you have ever applied for or received benefits from the Canada Pension Plan, Quebec Pension Plan or Old Age Security program.

Provide information about your children under the age of 18, including each child's name, social insurance number, date of birth and gender, as well as if each child is adopted or not. Applicants must also furnish information regarding any children they have who are in another person's custody, states Service Canada. If applicants have children between ages 18 and 25 attending an educational institution, they must provide each child's name, address and date of birth. Applicants must specify if they have applied for or received benefits from the Canada or Quebec Pension Plans on behalf of any of their children.

To complete the form, the applicant or a representative must sign and date the application, according to Service Canada. In some instances, a witness must also sign the form. Finally, mail the form to your closest Service Canada office.

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