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Canada Student Loans Program - Permanent Disability Benefit

The Permanent Disability Benefit (PDB) allows for the forgiveness of Canada Student Loans for persons who have a permanent disability and are experiencing hardship repaying their loans due to their disability.

Delivered by: Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

Eligibility Information

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • have a permanent disability
  • be experiencing exceptional financial hardship with their repayment obligations due to their disability
  • other criteria may apply

Application Information

  • Individuals must contact the National Student Loans Service Centre to request an application package.