If your CPP Disability application has been denied by Service Canada, you have the option to appeal and ask them to reconsider their decision.
The Reconsideration request is the first level in the 3-level CPP Disability appeal process.
In order to start the appeal process, you must first submit a “Request For Reconsideration” letter to Service Canada, to let them know you will be appealing their decision. This “Request for Reconsideration” letter must be sent within 90 days of the day you received Service Canada denial letter.
To help you get a head start with the first CPP Disability Appeal level, we created the following sample “Request For Reconsideration” for your reference.
The following sample is not an official document or a template you must follow, but rather a suggestion. We recommend that you review the information laid forth and consider this format when writing your own Request for Reconsideration.
Once you have submitted your Request For Reconsideration letter, it is time to gather additional supporting documents from your treating doctors and write the Appeal Letter. Find the step-by-step guide on how to write the CPP Disability Appeal Letter or learn more about the full CPP Disability Appeal Process.
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CPP Disability Request For Consideration Sample
Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
Appeals and Reconsideration Division
Canada Pension Plan
Your Regional Office – address located on denial letter
Re: Denial of Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits
Further to your letter of Denial of Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits, I would like to inform that I will be appealing the denial of my disability benefits.
I believe I qualify for Canada Pension Plan disability under the legislative criteria, which I will further discuss in the Appeal Letter.
Please hold off any actions on my reconsideration until I have been able to provide your office with further medical and supporting information. I will forward this information to your office as soon as it becomes available.
Enclosed is a duly executed authorization enabling you to provide me with a complete copy of my Canada Pension Plan file. If you require any further information, I can be reached at: Your phone number.
At Disability Credit Canada, we take pride in helping disabled Canadians claim CPP Disability tax credit. Check our other Resource’s
- The Ultimate CPP Disability Guide
- Long Term Disability Coverage through the Canada Pension Plan
- CPP Disability Benefits Application Guide
- CPP Disability Benefits Frequently Asked Questions
- CPP Disability Denial and Appeal Overview
- CPP Disability Request For Reconsideration
- CPP Disability Appeal to Social Security Tribunal – General Division
- CPP Disability Appeal to Social Security Tribunal – Appeal Division
- CPP Disability Appeal Letter Sample
- Top Reasons CPP Disability Applicants Are Denied