Guaranteed Income Supplement

​The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) provides a monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada.

You qualify for the Guaranteed Income Supplement if you meet all of the following conditions:

  • you are 65 or older
  • you live in Canada
  • you get the Old Age Security (OAS) pension
  • your income is below $18,984 if you are single, widowed, or divorced
  • your income plus the income of your spouse/common-law partner is below:$25,104 if your spouse/common-law partner receives the full OAS pension
  • $45,504 if your spouse/common-law partner does not receive an OAS pension
  • $45,504 if your spouse/common-law partner receives the Allowance

You must apply in writing for the GIS. Complete and mail the Application for the Guaranteed Income Supplement (ISP-3025) for the payment year that applies to you and include certified true copies of the required documentation.

Click here to access Application Form and Instructions