Service Canada

Service Canada is a federal institution that is part of Employment and Social Development Canada.

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.

COVID-19: Temporary closure of Service Canada Centres

Service Canada is ready to help.

Our priority is the health and safety of all Canadians, while maintaining service to the public.

In response to COVID-19, all in person Service Canada Centres are closed until further notice.

In the meantime, you can access our programs and services online.

For additional support, please fill out the service request form.

If you are applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and you require additional support, you can reach an agent at 1-833-699-0299.

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Please read our latest notices:


Services and information

My Service Canada Account

View and update your EI, Canada Pension Plan, and Old Age Security information online.

Employment Insurance benefits

Benefits, initiatives, related programs, services and how to apply.

Old Age Security Programs

Eligibility criteria and how to apply online.

Canada Pension Plan

CPP pensions and benefits when contributors retire, become disabled, or die.

Social Insurance Number

Apply for a SIN, what to do in case of loss or theft of a SIN and information for employees and employers.

Apprenticeship Incentive Grants

Taxable cash grant and how to apply.

Wage Earner Protection Program

File a claim for unpaid wages or other monies when your employer declares bankruptcy or is subject to a receivership.

Passport services in Service Canada Centres

Find out what passport services you can receive at Service Canada Centres.

Benefits Finder

Find federal, provincial and territorial programs and services in one convenient location.

GST/HST Credit

Quarterly tax-free credit to offset some or all of the GST or HST paid by lower income Canadians.

Fraud Awareness and Reporting

Prevent, detect, deter – Protecting you and our programs and services.

All Service Canada services

A list of services offered by Service Canada.

What we are doing

Corporate information

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

The Honourable Adam Vaughan

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (Housing)

Lori MacDonald

Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada


Impairment and cannabis in the workplace

Find out about impairment and cannabis in the workplace, and learn how you can address any kind of impairment at work.

Psychological Health in the Workplace

The image shows a team hand stack. The image represents that mental health in the workplace is a shared responsibility, and individuals should not be afraid to reach out to one another.

Building a supportive work environment promotes mental well-being that is beneficial for everyone.

Tax-sheltered education savings

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Find out about the tax-sheltered savings account that can help you, your family, or friends save for a child's education after high school.

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