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.

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Softwood lumber: Important notice

The Government of Canada is ready to support workers and their families who are affected by the April 24, 2017, U.S. decision to impose duties on Canadian softwood lumber products.

Consult our notice on Softwood lumber for more information.

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Services and information

My Service Canada Account

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

Employment Insurance

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 which Service Canada Centres are passport receiving agents and what services they offer.

Job Bank

Job opportunities, educational requirements, main duties, wage rates and salaries, current employment trends, and outlooks.

Direct Deposit

Receive your payments without any postal delay, access your payments more quickly.

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

Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Leslie MacLean

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

Features

Register today for a GCOS account

Create a GCOS account now and be ready to submit funding applications online, the fast and easy way.

Dialogue with Duclos


Sign up to get the latest updates from Minister Duclos on ESDC’s programs, policies and services.

Careers at ESDC/ Service Canada

See what jobs are available at ESDC/ Service Canada

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