Rates

Effective from: October 1, 2017

Attendance Allowance

Grade Amount
1 $1,808.74
2 $1,627.95
3 $1,085.28
4 $723.58
5 $289.50

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Family Caregiver Relief Benefit

The Family Caregiver Relief Benefit provides eligible Veterans with an annual tax-free grant of $7,427.41.

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Veterans Independence Program

This PDF chart shows the maximum VIP amounts.

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Clothing Allowance

Grade Amount
1 $204.96
2 $163.93
3 $122.99
4 $81.95
5 $72.82
6 $59.19
7 $54.64
8 $45.51
9 $36.45
10 $22.73

The Clothing Allowance is provided if you are receiving a disability benefit for a condition that causes wear and tear on your clothing or requires you to wear specially-made clothing.

Disability Award

The disability award is a one-time, tax-free cash award. The current maximum is $360,000.

If you are receiving a Disability Award of 5% or more, you have flexible payment options. This calculator can help you decide which option is best for you.

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Earnings Loss Benefit

This income replacement provides 90% of your gross pre-release military salary while you are participating in Rehabilitation services. This ensures a pre-tax income of at least $47,326 per year.

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Canadian Forces Income Support

Maximum per month
Veteran or Survivor Veteran with Spouse/Partner Additional amount for each dependent child Orphan
$1,578.21 $2,351.95 $349.92 $750.06

Maximum per month

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War Veterans Allowance

Maximum per month
Veteran or Survivor Veteran or Survivor (blind) Veteran with Spouse/Partner Veteran with Spouse/Partner (both blind) Additional amount for each dependent child Orphan
$1,578.21 $1,636.81 $2,351.96 $2,410.35 $250.31 $750.06

Important note to Veterans and qualified civilians:

If you had wartime service and your income is higher than the maximum level because you or your spouse/common-law partner receive OAS benefits, in certain cases, you may qualify for treatment benefits.

Maximum monthly benefit

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Disability Pension

  Monthly Rate Additional Monthly Amounts
Class Single Spouse One Child Second Child Each Other Child
1 $2,733.47 $683.37 $355.35 $259.68 $205.01
5 $2,186.78 $546.70 $284.28 $207.75 $164.01
10 $1,503.41 $375.85 $195.44 $142.83 $112.76
15 $820.04 $205.01 $106.61 $77.90 $61.50
20 $136.67 $34.17 $17.77 $12.98 $10.25

Grade 21 assessments, which range from 1% to 4%, are paid as a lump sum.

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Exceptional Incapacity Allowance

Grade Amount
1 $1,447.03
2 $1,205.08
3 $964.66
4 $723.58
5 $482.36

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Career Impact Allowance

Grade Amount
1 $1,799.87
2 $1,199.93
3 $599.96

The CIA supplement is $1,103.06.

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Critical Injury Benefit

The Critical Injury Benefit is a $71,831.76 tax-free lump-sum award to address the immediate impacts of the most severe and traumatic service-related injuries or diseases sustained by Canadian Armed Forces members.

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Retirement Income Security Benefit

The Retirement Income Security Benefit ensures that an eligible Veteran’s total annual income is at least 70% of the amount received in Veterans Affairs Canada financial benefits before age 65.

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Death Benefit

The death benefit is a one-time, tax-free amount of $360,000 paid to a spouse or common-law partner and any dependent children if a CAF member dies while in service.

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