TN 4 (05-98)
GN 01715.212 Evidence of Residence for Old Age Security (OAS) Claims
Applicants for OAS benefits must submit evidence to establish periods of residence in Canada after age 18 as well as their legal status under Canadian law during those periods.
B. Description of types of evidence
1. Legal Status
The following types of evidence may be used to establish that a claimant was legally present in Canada.
2. Periods Of Residence
If the applicant has not resided continuously in Canada, the following types of evidence should be submitted to establish the beginning and ending dates of absences from Canada:
Note: All of above must show entry/departure dates.