Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits. We are committed to improving services for Canadians by working with partners to provide access to the full range of government services and benefits that Canadians want and need through the Internet, by telephone, in person or by mail.
Service Canada is a federal institution that is part of Employment and Social Development Canada.
Fort McMurray: Important Notice
The Government of Canada is committed to helping Canadians affected by the Fort McMurray forest fire in northern Alberta. For more information, consult the Important Notice web page.
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- 2016-01-05- The Government of Canada is supporting communities in the first national homeless Point-in-Time Count
Our services and information
Convenient and secure access to view and update your Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security information online.
Provides information on types of benefits, initiatives, related programs and services and what you need to know in order to apply for benefits.
Find information on the OAS pension and other benefits and how to receive them.
Find information on CPP pensions and benefits when contributors retire, become disabled, or die.
Find information for employees and employers, how to apply for a SIN, and what to do in case of loss or theft of a SIN.
Find information on Apprentice Incentive Grants and how to apply for one.
Find information on the Wage Earner Protection Program (WEPP) which compensates eligible workers for unpaid wages, vacation, severance and termination pay they are owed when their employer declares bankruptcy or becomes subject to a receivership under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
Find out which Service Canada Centres are passport receiving agents and what services they offer.
Job Bank offers users free occupational and career information such as job opportunities, educational requirements, main duties, wage rates and salaries, current employment trends, and outlooks.
Direct deposit is a way to receive your payments without any postal delay. Not only will you be able to access your payments more quickly, you can also be sure they will never be lost, stolen or damaged.
Canada Benefits is a unique service that helps you find federal, provincial and territorial programs and services in one convenient location based on your unique needs.
The GST/HST credit is a tax-free quarterly payment that helps individuals and families with low or modest incomes offset all or part of the GST or HST that they pay.
Prevent, detect, deter – Protecting you and our programs and services.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Contributors Tables
- Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Maximum Monthly Rates of New Benefits
- Benefits Paid in Countries with which Canada has concluded a Social Security Agreement
- Monthly Seasonal Adjusted Unemployment Rates by EI Economic Region
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