Short Term: Maternity Grant

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HOW TO QUALIFY

YOU MUSTREQUIREMENTS
Be an insured womanThe insured woman must have claimed Maternity Benefit on the prescribed form (MB1)
Have been confinedA male claimant (insured man) must make claim on the prescribed form (MB5)
Have 50 paid contributionsMB5 must be fully completed and signed by the insured contributor
Have 25 paid contributions in the 50 weeks before confinementMust present Birth Certificate or certificate of registration of birth of child, showing claimant as the father
Or | Be an insured manEmployer must declare claimant’s employment status. Record the salary or wages (SM2/MB form)of the insured man 50 weeks before confinement.
Have 50 paid contributionsSubmit claim within 3 months after date of confinement
Have 25 paid contributions in the 50 weeks before spouse’s confinementIf claim is not submitted within 3 months after date of birth, a good reason must be given by the insured person and recorded on the MB5.
WIFE, (married or common-law) has been confined
WIFE does not qualify for the benefit

FORM: Click to download the form: MB5 Maternity Claim SM2/MB Salaries Record

RATE AND PAYMENT OF BENEFIT

$300 per child

 

 

 

One-time payment

 

 

 

January-December

Can receive only one grant per calendar year.