Québec Parental Insurance Plan

  • New flexibility measure related to COVID-19

    Temporary suspension of the withholding of amounts from parental insurance benefits for the repayment of a debt

    The Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale has introduced a new flexibility measure to financially assist parents receiving benefits under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) during the COVID-19 epidemic. Under this measure, the withholding of amounts from parental insurance benefits for the repayment of a debt is temporarily suspended.

    This measure came into effect on April 20, 2020 for three months and does not require the beneficiaries concerned to take any specific steps.

    Consult all of the QPIP flexibility measures related to COVID-19

     

  • New flexibility measure related to COVID-19

    Temporary suspension of the withholding of amounts from parental insurance benefits for the repayment of a debt

    The Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale has introduced a new flexibility measure to financially assist parents receiving benefits under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) during the COVID-19 epidemic. Under this measure, the withholding of amounts from parental insurance benefits for the repayment of a debt is temporarily suspended.

    This measure came into effect on April 20, 2020 for three months and does not require the beneficiaries concerned to take any specific steps.

    Consult all of the QPIP flexibility measures related to COVID-19

     

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If you move, you must inform the QPIP of your new address and telephone number. To do so, access your online file, or call the Centre de service à la clientèle at 1-888-610-7727. The information is needed in order for us to send you important information, such as your income tax slips. Note that you must provide us with your new address even if you have already made a change of address using the Service québécois de changement d’adresse.

On June 15, 2020, the Conseil des ministres announced in a press release (French only) that Québec Parental Insurance Plan premium rates for 2021 will remain at the same level as in 2020.

The premium rate (as a percentage of insurable income), is 0.494% for salaried workers, 0.692% for employers and 0.878% for self-employed workers.

The Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale has introduced a new flexibility measure to financially assist parents receiving benefits under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP) during the COVID-19 epidemic. Under this measure, the withholding of amounts from parental insurance benefits for the repayment of a debt is temporarily suspended.

This measure came into effect on April 20, 2020 for three months and does not require the beneficiaries concerned to take any specific steps.