To qualify for the $400 annual benefit applicants must have been a resident of New Brunswick on December 31, 2020 and a recipient of a benefit under the Old Age Security Act
- The Federal Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) during 2020 (must be 65 years or older) or
- The Federal Allowance for the Survivor during 2020 (must be between 60-64 years old) or
- The Federal Allowance during 2020 (must be between 60-64 years old).
Important: Persons in receipt of a Federal allowance who are under the age of 60 do not qualify for this benefit.
Where both spouses received the guaranteed income supplement and lived in the same household, only one payment is available.
Direct Deposit Information: To receive or change direct deposit, please complete and submit the form located at www.gnb.ca/directdeposit.
Application deadline date: December 31, 2021
The personal information on this form is being collected under the authority of the New Brunswick Income Tax Act
, and will be used for the
purposes of determining eligibility under the Low-Income Seniors’ Benefit, and for necessary administration of this Program. If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of this information, please contact the Manager Tax Accounting, Department of Finance, P. O. Box 1900, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G4. Phone: 1-800-669-7070 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Typing in your name and electronically sending this form to the Department of Finance constitutes your electronic signature