Workers' Compensation Safety Board of Nova Scotia

Claim Cheque Processing Schedule

The following is a list of cheque processing dates.

Temporary Earnings Replacement Benefits (TERB)
TERB cheques are printed daily Monday to Friday (during business hours; holiday schedules are planned ahead of time). Once established, TERB cheques are typically issued biweekly. 

Medical Aid
Medical Aid cheques are printed on Wednesday and Friday mornings and go out in the mail the same day.

Medical Aid Monthly
Medical Aid Monthly cheques (example: Attendant Allowance, Home Care Services) are printed every third Friday of the month.

Medical Aid Yearly
Medical Aid Yearly cheques (example: clothing allowance) are printed once a year in June. 

Pension Adjustment
Pension Adjustment cheques (lump sum, commutations, retroactive pensions and manual pension adjustments) are printed and mailed every Tuesday and Thursday, except when the processing of the Pension Regular Monthly cheques occurs on a Monday. When this happens, the Pension Adjustment cheques are mailed on the Monday instead of Tuesday.

Pension Regular Monthly
Pension Regular (monthly benefits including: CRS pensions and Supplementary Benefits, Permanent Impairment Benefits, Extended Earnings Replacement Benefits and Survivor Pensions) cheques are printed once a month on a date pre-determined by our Finance and our Health and Extended Benefits departments for each calendar year. 

The tentative schedule for 2015 direct deposit is provided below. 

Direct Deposit Request form  - Please note that this is only available for monthly long-term benefit recipients. 

  • January 12th  
  • February 12th
  • March 12th
  • April 10th 
  • May 11th 
  • June 12th
  • July 10th 
  • August 13th
  • September 11th 
  • October 13th
  • November 13th 
  • December 10th