Tax refunds: Check the status of your refund

How to check your refund status

If you reside in Canada, wait 8 weeks before contacting the Canada Revenue Agency for an update on your tax return and refund status. If you reside outside of Canada, wait 16 weeks. 

Online:

My Account gives you secure online access to your tax return information.

Sign in to My Account to check the status of your tax refund.

Alternative: MyCRA web app

By phone:
Check your refund status by phone
Before you call

To verify your identify, you'll need

  • Social Insurance Number
  • full name and date of birth
  • your complete address
  • line 15000 from your most recent assessment
Telephone number

1-800-959-1956

Hours

No wait times

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