Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)
Protect yourself against cyber incidents, fraud and identity theft
Help protect your CRA account and online information:
- Use unique passwords for all your accounts
- Sign up for CRA account email notifications
- Set up a Personal Identification Number (PIN) to use when you call the CRA
- Keep your contact information current
For more tips, go to Security of your CRA account.
If you notice any suspicious account activity, contact the CRA to report a security incident.
The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) provides financial support to post-secondary students, and recent post-secondary and high school graduates who are unable to find work due to COVID-19.
This benefit is for students who do not qualify for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) or Employment Insurance (EI).
From May to August 2020, the CESB provides a payment to eligible students of:
For each 4-week period
For each 4-week period, if you have dependants or a disability
All applications for the CESB must be submitted before September 30, 2020.
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