How to apply for the disability tax credit (DTC)?
|Qualified practitioner:||can certify:|
|Medical doctor||all impairments|
|Occupational therapist||walking, feeding, dressing, and the cumulative effect for these activities|
|Psychologist||performing the mental functions necessary for everyday life|
When the qualified practitioner has completed and signed Part B of Form T2201, send it to your tax centre.
Avoid delays in the processing of your application
We do not accept photocopies or facsimile copies of Form T2201 when completed and signed. If we receive a photocopy or a facsimile copy, we will return it to the address on file with a request to submit the original version of Form T2201. The original certified form must be submitted in its entirety.
You can send your form to us at any time during the year. By sending us your form before you file your income tax and benefit return, you may prevent a delay in your assessment. We will review your application before we assess your return. Keep a copy of your completed form for your records.
Fees - You are responsible for any fees that the qualified practitioner charges to complete the form or to give us more information. However, you may be able to claim these fees as medical expenses on line 330 or line 331 of your income tax and benefit return.
Forms and publications
- Guide RC4064, Medical and Disability-Related Information
- Form T2201, Disability Tax Credit Certificate
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