Top tasks for

People come to our digital channels to get specific things done. This inventory includes the 50 most in-demand tasks across the Government of Canada – we are working to improve the information and services supporting these top tasks so that people can more successfully find and complete them.

For details on how this inventory was created, see:

Government of Canada 50 Top Tasks Inventory

Data source: GC Task Success Survey: April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022

Rank Task Institution(s) GC Task Success Survey responses
1Check your application statusImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada37747
2IRCC secure account - register, sign in, helpImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada11842
3Apply for a work permitImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada10663
4Immigrate through Express EntryImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada9417
5Submit an Employment Insurance (EI) reportEmployment and Social Development Canada8885
6See my T4 informationCanada Revenue Agency8533
7Get a copy of a notice of assessment or reassessmentCanada Revenue Agency8018
8Study in Canada – for non-CanadiansImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada7594
9Check the status of an Employment Insurance (EI) claimEmployment and Social Development Canada7390
10Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)Canada Revenue Agency6633
11Apply for a visitor visa to CanadaImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada6275
12Jobs in the federal public serviceCanada Revenue Agency6189
13Check [CRA] online mailCanada Revenue Agency6056
14Jobs in the private sectorEmployment and Social Development Canada5931
15Check processing timesImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada5681
16Apply for Employment Insurance (EI) regular benefitsEmployment and Social Development Canada5185
17Apply for Canadian citizenshipImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada4602
18Contact Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship CanadaImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada4541
19COVID-19 cases, statisticsHealth Canada3615
20COVID-19 testing requirements for travellersPublic Health Agency of Canada3565
21Travel outside CanadaGlobal Affairs Canada3531
22Restrictions on travel to Canada (quarantine, testing)Canada Border Services Agency3515
23Vaccines and treatmentHealth Canada3437
24Get your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccinationHealth Canada3352
25Travel advice and advisoriesGlobal Affairs Canada3190
26Open a My AccountCanada Revenue Agency3049
27Immigrate as a provincial nomineeImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada2609
28Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)Canada Revenue Agency2563
29ArriveCAN - Submit travel information or daily symptomsCanada Border Services Agency2371
30File a GST/HST returnCanada Revenue Agency2138
31Sponsor your family members to immigrate to CanadaImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada2136
32Find an IRCC application package or formImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada2067
33[COVID] Symptoms and testingHealth Canada2051
34Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB)Canada Revenue Agency2047
35Find my Tax-free savings Account (TFSA) contribution limitCanada Revenue Agency1962
36Find out when I can expect my tax refundCanada Revenue Agency1937
37Make a payment to the Canada Revenue AgencyCanada Revenue Agency1840
38Find out which tax deductions, credits, or expenses I can claimCanada Revenue Agency1806
39Check if you need a visa or electronic travel authorization (eTA) to travel to Canada copyImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada1725
40Get current and forecasted weather for your locationEnvironment and Climate Change Canada1713
41My Service Canada Account (MSCA) - register, sign in, helpEmployment and Social Development Canada1699
42Check requirements when flying to CanadaCanada Border Services Agency1681
43Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)Canada Revenue Agency1637
44Get, renew or replace a permanent resident cardImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada1621
45Sign up for direct deposit or update your banking informationEnvironment and Climate Change Canada1613
46Apply for a new Canadian passportImmigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada1585
47Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) tool - skilled immigrants (Express Entry)Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada1560
48Find out if you can enter CanadaCanada Border Services Agency1441
49Travel inside Canada [COVID-19]Health Canada1368
50Get an income tax form and guideCanada Revenue Agency1353
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