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COVID-19: Canada Emergency Response Benefit

The Government of Canada is issuing payments to workers residing in Canada who have lost income or self-employment income for reasons related to COVID-19. You can apply for this benefit through either the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) or Service Canada, but not both.


To apply, go to My Account.

First time logging in?

If you have logged into one of the Canada Revenue Agency’s secure services with one of our Sign-In Partners or with a Canada Revenue Agency user ID, use your existing username and password.

If you don’t have one, you will need to create an account using a Sign-In Partner or a Canada Revenue Agency user ID. To register, you will need your:

Once you have created an account, a security code will be mailed to you within 5 to 10 business days.

Note: Because this app contains private information, you will not be able to log in until you enter your security code.


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