Direct deposit

The Government of Canada is switching from cheques to direct deposit, an electronic transfer of funds deposited directly into your bank account. Direct deposit is faster, more convenient and more secure. Enrol for direct deposit or update the banking information you already have on file.

Sign up or modify details for direct deposit

Once you choose an option, the next question or an answer will appear below.

Select your payment for direct deposit:

  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Old Age Security (OAS)
  • Income tax refunds, Working Income Tax Benefit, Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) credit or provincial equivalent
  • Canada Child Benefit
  • Employment Insurance (EI) benefits and leave
  • Veterans Allowance and Benefits
  • Federal public service pension plans
  • Federal public service pay
  • Canadian Government Annuities
  • Apprenticeship grants
  • Canada Premium Savings Bond and Canada Savings Bond
  • Indigenous payments, grants and contributions
  • Businesses and government suppliers
  • other payments
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