Québec Parental Insurance Plan

Québec Parental Insurance Plan

Tables of Benefits

Pregnancy and Birth

Your Child Was Born on or After January 1, 2021

Type of Benefits Basic Plan Special Plan
Maternity
Non-shareable benefits  

18 weeks

70% of earnings*

15 weeks

75% of earnings*

Paternity
Non-shareable benefits  

5 weeks

70% of earnings*

3 weeks

75% of earnings*

Parental
Shareable benefits 

32 weeks

  • First 7 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

4 additional benefit weeks once 8 shareable parental benefit weeks have been paid to each parent: 55% of earnings

25 weeks

75% of earnings*

3 additional benefit weeks once 6 shareable parental benefit weeks have been paid to each  

Parental for Multiple Births
Non-shareable benefits  

5 weeks to each parent

70% of earnings*

3 weeks to each parent

75% of earnings*

Basic Plan Special Plan
Maternity
Non-shareable benefits

18 weeks

70% of earnings*

15 weeks

75% of earnings*

Paternity
Non-shareable benefits

5 weeks

70% of earnings*

3 weeks

75% of earnings*

Parental
Shareable benefits 

32 weeks

  • First 7 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

4 additional benefit weeks once 8 shareable parental benefit weeks have been paid to each parent: 55% of earnings

25 weeks

75% of earnings*

3 additional benefit weeks once 6 shareable parental benefit weeks have been paid to each  

Parental for Multiple Births
Non-shareable benefits 

5 weeks to each parent

70% of earnings*

3 weeks to each parent

75% of earnings*

*The amount of the benefit is calculated according to the percentage of average weekly earnings (% of earnings) 

Your Child Was Born Before January 1, 2021

Type of Benefits Basic Plan Special Plan
Maternity
Non-shareable benefits  

18 weeks

70% of earnings*

15 weeks

75% of earnings*

Paternity
Non-shareable benefits 

5 weeks

70% of earnings*

3 weeks

75% of earnings*

Parental
Shareable benefits 

32 weeks

  • First 7 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

25 weeks

75% of earnings*

Basic Plan Special Plan
Maternity
Non-shareable benefits 

18 weeks

70% of earnings*

15 weeks

75% of earnings*

Paternity
Non-shareable benefits 

5 weeks

70% of earnings*

3 weeks

75% of earnings*

Parental
Shareable benefits 

32 weeks

  • First 7 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

25 weeks

75% of earnings*

*The amount of the benefit is calculated according to the percentage of average weekly earnings (% of earnings) 

Adoption

You Adopted Your Child on or After January 1, 2021

Type of Benefits Basic Plan Special Plan
Adoption
Non-shareable benefits

5 weeks to each parent

70% of earnings*

3 weeks to each parent

75% of earnings*

Adoption-Related Welcome and Support Benefits 
Shareable benefits

13 weeks

70% of earnings*

12 weeks

75% of earnings*

Adoption
Shareable benefits

32 weeks

  • First 7 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

4 additional benefit weeks once 8 shareable adoption benefit weeks have been paid to each parent: 55% of earnings

25 weeks

75% of earnings*

3 additional benefit weeks once 6 shareable adoption benefit weeks have been paid to each parent: 75% of earnings 

Multiple Adoption 
Non-shareable benefits

5 weeks to each parent

70% of earnings*

3 weeks to each parent

75% of earnings*

Basic Plan Special Plan
Adoption
Non-shareable benefits

5 weeks to each parent

70% of earnings*

3 weeks to each parent

75% of earnings*

Adoption-Related Welcome and Support Benefits 
Shareable benefits

13 weeks

70% of earnings*

12 weeks

75% of earnings*

Adoption
Shareable benefits

32 weeks

  • First 7 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

4 additional benefit weeks once 8 shareable adoption benefit weeks have been paid to each parent: 55% of earnings

25 weeks

75% of earnings*

3 additional benefit weeks once 6 shareable adoption benefit weeks have been paid to each parent: 75% of earnings 

Multiple Adoption 
Non-shareable benefits

5 weeks to each parent

70% of earnings*

3 weeks to each parent

75% of earnings*

*The amount of the benefit is calculated according to the percentage of average weekly earnings (% of earnings) 

You Adopted Your Child Before January 1, 2021

Type of Benefits Basic Plan Special Plan
Adoption
Shareable benefits

37 weeks

  • First 12 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

28 weeks

75% of earnings*

Basic Plan Special Plan
Adoption
Shareable benefits

37 weeks

  • First 12 weeks: 70% of earnings*
  • Next 25 weeks: 55% of earnings*

28 weeks

75% of earnings*

*The amount of the benefit is calculated according to the percentage of average weekly earnings (% of earnings) 

Last update: April 14, 2021