The Guaranteed Income Supplement provides additional money, on top of the Old Age Security pension, to low-income seniors living in Canada.
To be eligible for the GIS benefit, you must meet all the following criteria:
- You are a legal resident of Canada.
- You receive the Old Age Security pension.
- Your annual income as a single person or couple is lower than the maximum amount allowable for the GIS.
Eligibility is reviewed every year.
Click here for additional details on the GIS.