Canada direct deposit enrolment form

Please read the instructions before completing the mail-in direct deposit enrolment form.

For additional information or for assistance, you may:

Until your direct deposit information has been updated, you will continue to be paid by cheque. If you update your direct deposit information, do not close the old account before we deposit the payment into the new account. To update your banking information, please complete a new direct deposit enrolment form. Please do not use this form to provide change of address information.

Please read the privacy notice.


If you intend to fill out the form by hand, please print clearly and use capital letters in all sections.

Part A: Identification information

Part B: Payment information

Indicate at least one payment to which you would like this change applied. (required)

Canada Revenue Agency

Income tax refund, Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) credit, Canada Child Benefit (CCB) and any related provincial and territorial payments, Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) advance payments, any other deemed overpayment of tax, and any applicable benefit payments for previous years. I understand that providing new banking information replaces the previously provided banking information and it will stay in effect until changed by me.

Service Canada

I understand that providing new banking information replaces any banking information on file with the Service Canada program(s) I am selecting, and it will stay in effect until changed by me.

Complete Part C or attach a blank cheque with "void" written on it

A blank cheque with 'void' written on it. Four numbers at the bottom of the cheque are described below the image.

The digits at the bottom of your cheque are described below.

  1. The first set of digits are a cheque number: not required
  2. The second set of digits (5 digits) are the Branch number: required
  3. The third set of digits (3 digits) are the Institution number: required
  4. The last set of digits (various lengths) are the Account number: required

Part C: Banking information (Canadian financial institutions only)

Part D: Legal representative

Important: Only complete Part D if you are signing on the applicant’s behalf.

A legal representative is an individual or organization authorized by virtue of a legal document, such as a Power of Attorney, to act on behalf of the client as though they were the client themselves. A legal representative includes, but is not limited to, Power of Attorney, Executor, Legal Guardian and Public Trustee.

Part E: Consent

Provision of the personal information, including your Social Insurance Number (SIN), is pursuant to the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act, s. 5, s. 11 and the Financial Administration Act s. 35(2). The Receiver General will use and disclose information to the federal institutions identified in Part B and to your financial institution in order to issue direct deposit payments, but will not disclose your SIN to your financial institution. Your personal information will be protected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Privacy Act, and as described in Personal Information Bank PWGSC PCU 712, Receiver General Payments. Under the Act, you have the right to access and correct your personal information, if erroneous or incomplete.

I, the undersigned, have read the Privacy notice and consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of my personal information as described therein.


Signature of Applicant or Legal Representative


Please do not use this form to provide change of address information.

Please ensure that you sign the form before mailing.

Please "clear data" once the form has been printed to ensure that your information is not visible to other users of this computer.

Mailing address

Mail the completed form to:

Receiver General for Canada
P.O. Box 5000
Matane QC  G4W 4R6
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