She applied for an oEA pension here in Canada last year (September 2014), we received a response that they forwarded their application to the International Division, and then, after one year, they sent another letter saying that she did not complete her 10-year residency, so they did not grant her the OAS pension When we filed their application, The basis we have considered is that she has lived here in Canada and the Philippines for the past 10 years. With an agreement, he can count the years of residence or contribution in that other country to meet the minimum 20-year requirement to qualify for Canada`s OAS. However, the amount of his entitlement to the OAS benefit depends exclusively on his 15-year residence in Canada. Service des presatations 3 Bureau des ententes de sécuritéite sociale Régie des rentes du Québec 1055, boulevard René-Lévesque Est, 13th floor Montreal, Quebec H2L 4S5 social security agreements may influence whether you meet the minimum contribution conditions to obtain benefits (what I call eligibility), but they have no influence on the amount of these benefits (what I call entitlement). . . .