Question: Is Service Canada Same As CRA?

How do I access My Service Canada Account?

To access your My Service Canada Account, take the following steps:Visit the My Service Canada Account login page.Click the Continue to Sign-in Partner button.Click the graphic icon for your financial institution and sign in using your online banking login credentials.More items…•.

Can I check my EI status online?

Check or update your information With My Service Canada Account, you can check the status of your EI application. You can also: view and update your personal information. find out when your payments start and end.

What is Service Canada responsible for?

Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. Sign in to access Employment Insurance (EI), Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPP-D) and Old Age Security (OAS).

Does Service Canada contact you by phone?

1 800 O-Canada is a general information service and does not usually make unsolicited attempts to contact Canadians. In very rare cases, Service Canada may unexpectedly contact you in the course of delivering Government of Canada services.

What is a Service Canada Account?

Sign in with your province My Service Canada Account ( MSCA ) is a secure online portal that lets you apply, view and update your information for Employment Insurance ( EI ), Canada Pension Plan ( CPP ), Canada Pension Plan Disability ( CPP-D ) and Old Age Security ( OAS ).

Is Service Canada part of ESDC?

The mission of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), including the Labour Program and Service Canada, is to build a stronger and more inclusive Canada, to support Canadians in helping them live productive and rewarding lives and to improve Canadians’ quality of life.

Why does Service Canada call you?

Some of the reasons the CRA may call you owe tax or money to a government program. A collections officer may call you to discuss your file and ask you to make a payment. In this case, you may need to provide some information about your household financial situation. you did not file your income tax and benefit return.

Does Service Canada call you for SIN number?

However, Service Canada and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre have confirmed these calls are fraudulent and that fraudsters are masking their phone number with legitimate government phone numbers in an effort to gain access to personal or financial information. …

What department is Service Canada?

Employment and Social Development CanadaService Canada is currently a part of the Employment and Social Development Canada. The department is the Government of Canada’s major provider of social programs, services and benefits, and is a key player in the development of the full range of social policies at the federal level.

How do I find my Service Canada access code?

If you applied for or are receiving EI, your EI Access Code was sent you when applied. It can be found on your first benefit statement. If you cannot find your EI Access Code, call 1-800-206-7218 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm local time or go to your Service Canada Office (you will be required to verify your identity).

Can I Access My Service Canada Account from my CRA account?

If you are registered for CRA’s My Account you can securely access ESDC’s My Service Canada Account without having to login or revalidate your identity. The link will take you directly to your My Service Canada Account within a single secure session, without having to sign in or register with MSCA.

How do I get a GCKey?

To register for a GCKey, go to the sign in page and click the “Continue to GCKey” button. Then, choose a user name and a password. It’ll ask you to create security questions.