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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Contact us about CEWS

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Questions about the wage subsidy

Consult our list of frequently asked questions about CEWS before you call.

  • Apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
  • Update your business information, including your address and banking information
  • Change a CEWS claim you submitted
By phone:

Call the CEWS automated information line for information about:

  • CEWS eligibility requirements
  • calculating the CEWS
  • how to apply
Telephone number:

Call the CRA's business enquiries line for account-specific information such as:

  • My Business Account access,
  • payment requirements, or
  • GST and corporate income tax filing information
Before you call:

To verify your identity, you'll need your:

  • business number (BN)
  • business name
  • personal and business account open or an assessed return, reassessment, or other tax document
  • business mailing address
Telephone number:
CRA’s Business Enquiries line hours
Day Hours
Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm (local time)
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on public holidays

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