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GN 01716.025 Canadian Liaison Agencies

A. Policy

There are two liaison agencies for Canada. The first is the Department of National Health and Welfare which administers the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and the Old Age Security (OAS) Pension. The second agency is the Direction de l'administration des Ententes de Securite Sociale (DAESS) in Quebec, whose primary function is to prepare claims packages for Quebec residents who want to claim U.S. benefits and send them to one of the four border offices which service Quebec. In addition to DAESS, the Regie des rentes du Quebec (RRQ) administers the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP).

B. Procedure

Transmit information and/or request information via form SSA-e2960-U3-CQ (which is preaddressed) for the specific benefit to the following addresses:

  • CPP or OAS benefits

    • International Operations Division
      Income Security Programs Branch
      Department of National Health and Welfare
      Ottawa, ON, Canada
      K1A OL4

  • QPP benefits

    • Regie des rentes du Quebec (RRQ)
      Case Postale 5200
      Quebec, PQ, Canada
      G1K 7S9


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0201716025
GN 01716.025 - Canadian Liaison Agencies - 05/25/2017
Batch run: 05/25/2017
Rev:05/25/2017