Old Age Benefit is payable to an insured person who has attained the age of 65 years and is paid until death whether or not he/she continues to be employed. To qualify for an Old Age Pension, you must have paid 500 weeks of contributions. A grant is payable if you have contributed to at least 150 weeks of contribution but do not qualify for the pension.
A minimum Old Age Pension of $165.00 per week is payable.
Claim for Old Age Benefit should be completed on the appropriate form available at the Social Security Office and submitted along with your birth certificate or passport at least 3 months before attaining age 65.