Social Security Tribunal of Canada

Department name

We are a federal institution that is part of the Employment and Social Development Canada portfolio. We operate at arm’s length from the Government of Canada.

The Social Security Tribunal of Canada (Tribunal) is an independent administrative tribunal that makes quasi-judicial decisions on appeals related to the Employment Insurance Act, the Canada Pension Plan, and the Old Age Security Act.

The Tribunal receives support services and facilities from the Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada.

The Social Security Tribunal of Canada is assessing candidates for Vice-Chair (all streams). Visit the Governor in Council website to view the full job descriptions and submit your application.

Services and information

Employment Insurance

Appeal an Employment Insurance decision made by the Canada Employment Insurance Commission. You may be able to get help from a law student.

Canada Pension Plan

Appeal a Canada Pension Plan decision made by the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada.

Old Age Security

Appeal an Old Age Security decision made by the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada.

Tribunal and court decisions

When preparing your appeal, it may be helpful to consult Tribunal and court decisions on cases that are similar to yours.

Corporate information

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