Québec Parental Insurance Plan

Benefits Table

 
Type of Benefits Basic Plan Special Plan Benefit start date (earliest possible date) Benefit end date (latest possible date, except in the case of an extended benefit period)

Maternity (exclusively for the woman who gave birth)

Maximum of 18 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 70% of the average weekly earnings

Maximum of 15 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 75% of the average weekly earnings

the 16th week before the expected week of delivery.

 

Maternity
Termination of pregnancy
(exclusively for the mother)

Maximum of 18 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 70% of the average weekly earnings

Maximum of 15 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 75% of the average weekly earnings

in the case of a termination of pregnancy, the week the pregnancy was terminated if the termination occurs after the 19th full week of pregnancy

 

Paternity (exclusively for the father)

Maximum of 5 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 70% of the average weekly earnings

Maximum of 3 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 75% of the average weekly earnings

the week the child is born

 

Parental (may be shared between the parents)

Maximum of 32 weeks.

Weekly benefit:

  • 70% of the average weekly earnings for the first 7 weeks
  • 55% of the average weekly earnings for the other 25 weeks.

Maximum of 25 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 75% of the average weekly earnings

the week the child is born

 

Adoption (may be shared between the adoptive parents)

Maximum of 37 weeks.

Weekly benefit:

  • 70% of the average weekly earnings for the first 12 weeks
  • 55% of the average weekly earnings for the other 25 weeks.

Maximum of 28 weeks.

Weekly benefit: 75% of the average weekly earnings

 

 

Last update: March 19, 2018