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 (CRA) for an update on your tax return and refund status. If you reside outside of Canada, wait 16 weeks


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



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