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Old Age Security Program, Identification Card (Seniors ID Card)

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Record #: BTN4921 Last Full Update: 04 Jun 2013
Comments for the PublicThis record is for the OAS Identification Card (Seniors Card) only. For information on Old Age Security programs and benefits, see here
Contact Numbers
Toll Free Phone1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
Contact Information
Located In CommunityNot Limited
Wheelchair AccessibilityUnknown or Not Applicable
Service Details
Areas ServedCanada
DescriptionThe Old Age Security (OAS) Identification Card is not an official document, but is a free wallet card that can be requested by recipients of Old Age Security benefits to use as proof of being age 65 or older, to receive senior discounts from stores, restaurants or other services, without needing to produce official documentation such as a driver's licence or other identification * the card itself does not provide any discounts or benefits, but is strictly proof of age. 
The card is no longer automatically sent to seniors with their first Old Age Security payment, but may be requested by calling the toll-free number above and providing Social Insurance Number * card will be mailed to applicant after a few weeks 
Card includes the recipient's name on the front, with the back containing a place for the senior's signature and the name of an emergency contact. 
EligibilityAges: 65 year(s) and up 
and receiving Old Age Security benefits
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Service Level(40) Federal Government
Service CategoriesIdentification Cards ~ Older Adults ; Old Age Security Program