Direct deposit

Notice

To support efforts preventing the spread of COVID-19, we encourage direct deposit enrolment for Canadians eligible for Government of Canada payments and benefits.

Did you Know you can now sign up to get your Canada Revenue Agency payments by direct deposit through most Canadian financial institutions?

Direct deposit is more convenient and more secure, and is the payment method of choice for the Government of Canada. Enrol in direct deposit, or update the banking information you already have on file, using the links below.

Sign up for direct deposit or update your information

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

Select your payment for direct deposit:

Government Benefits and Payments

Employment Insurance (EI) benefits and leave

Sign up or change your direct deposit information.

Online:
My Service Canada Account
By phone:
1-800-206-7218 (press "0" to speak with an agent)
By Teletypewriter (TTY):
1-800-529-3742
In person:
Find a Service Canada Office close to your home.

Goods and services tax (GST)/ Harmonized sales tax (HST) credit or provincial equivalent (example: Ontario trillium benefit, Alberta climate leadership adjustment)

Sign up or change bank information for direct deposit for Canada Revenue Agency payments.

Online:
By phone:
1-800‑959‑8281
In person:
Most banks and financial institutions in Canada will be pleased to assist you in signing up for direct deposit for one or several of your Government of Canada payments.
By mail (up to 3 months to process):
Complete this Canada Direct Deposit enrolment form and send it to the Receiver General for Canada at the address indicated at the bottom of the form.

Enrolling for this payment will automatically enrol you for any other Canada Revenue Agency payment(s) you are entitled to receive (Income tax refunds, Canada workers benefit, Canada child benefit, and Goods and services tax (GST)/Harmonized sales tax (HST) credit or provincial equivalent).

Climate Action Incentive Payment (CAIP)

Sign up or change bank information for direct deposit for Canada Revenue Agency payments.

Online:

Direct deposit with Canada Revenue Agency My Account (for individuals)

New Direct deposit through participating financial institutions

By phone:
1-800-959-8281
In person:
Most banks and financial institutions in Canada will be pleased to assist you in signing up for direct deposit for one or several of your Government of Canada payments.
By mail (up to 3 months to process):
Complete this Canada Direct Deposit enrolment form and send it to the Receiver General for Canada at the address indicated at the bottom of the form.

Enrolling for this payment will automatically enrol you for any other Canada Revenue Agency payment(s) you are entitled to receive (Income tax refunds, Canada workers benefit, Canada child benefit, and Goods and services tax (GST)/ Harmonized sales tax (HST) credit or provincial equivalent).

Income tax refund

Sign up or change bank information for direct deposit for Canada Revenue Agency payments.

Online:

Direct deposit with Canada Revenue Agency My Account (for individuals)

New Direct deposit through participating financial institutions

By phone:
1-800-959-8281
In person:
Most banks and financial institutions in Canada will be pleased to assist you in signing up for direct deposit for one or several of your Government of Canada payments.
By mail (up to 3 months to process):
Complete this Canada Direct Deposit enrolment form and send it to the Receiver General for Canada at the address indicated at the bottom of the form.

Enrolling for this payment will automatically enrol you for any other Canada Revenue Agency payment(s) you are entitled to receive (Income tax refunds, Canada workers benefit, Canada child benefit, and Goods and services tax (GST)/ Harmonized sales tax (HST) credit or provincial equivalent).

Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)

Sign up or change bank information for direct deposit for Canada Revenue Agency payments.

Online:

Direct deposit with Canada Revenue Agency My Account (for individuals)

New Direct deposit through participating financial institutions

By phone:
1-800-959-8281
In person:
Most banks and financial institutions in Canada will be pleased to assist you in signing up for direct deposit for one or several of your Government of Canada payments.
By mail (up to 3 months to process):
Complete this Canada Direct Deposit enrolment form and send it to the Receiver General for Canada at the address indicated at the bottom of the form.

Enrolling for this payment will automatically enrol you for any other Canada Revenue Agency payment(s) you are entitled to receive (Income tax refunds, Canada workers benefit, Canada child benefit, and Goods and services tax (GST)/ Harmonized sales tax (HST) credit or provincial equivalent).

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) or Old Age Security (OAS)

Do you want this payment deposited into a Canadian or Foreign bank account?

Canadian

Sign up or change bank information for Canada Pension Plan or Old Age Security.

Online:
Direct deposit with My Service Canada Account
By phone:
1-800‑277‑9914
By Teletypewriter (TTY):
1-800‑255‑4786
In person:
At your nearest Service Canada office.
By mail (up to 3 months to process):
Complete this Canada Direct Deposit enrolment form and send it to the Receiver General for Canada at the address indicated at the bottom of the form.
Foreign

Canada child benefit (CCB)

Sign up or change bank information for direct deposit for Canada Revenue Agency payments.

Online:

Direct deposit with Canada Revenue Agency My Account (for individuals)

New Direct deposit through participating financial institutions

By phone:
1-800-959-8281
In person:
Most banks and financial institutions in Canada will be pleased to assist you in signing up for direct deposit for one or several of your Government of Canada payments.
By mail (up to 3 months to process):
Complete this Canada Direct Deposit enrolment form and send it to the Receiver General for Canada at the address indicated at the bottom of the form.

Enrolling for this payment will automatically enrol you for any other Canada Revenue Agency payment(s) you are entitled to receive (Income tax refunds, Canada workers benefit, Canada child benefit, and Goods and services tax (GST)/ Harmonized sales tax (HST) credit or provincial equivalent).

Indigenous payments, grants and contributions

Are you setting up direct deposit for a business/supplier?

Yes – for a business
No – for me or another individual

Sign up or change banking information for Indigenous payments, grants and contributions.

By mail:
Complete the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada forms and send it to the address indicated within.

Veterans Allowance and Benefits

Do you want this payment deposited into a Canadian or Foreign bank account?

Canadian

Sign up or change bank information for Veterans Allowances and Benefits.

Online:
Veterans direct deposit online
By mail:
Complete this form, veterans direct deposit instructions by mail and send it to the address on the page.
Foreign

Federal public service pension plans

Please select your public service pension plan.

Federal Public Service Pension

Do you want this payment deposited into a Canadian or Foreign bank account?

Canadian

Sign up or change bank information for the Federal Public Service Pension Plan.

By phone:
1-800‑561‑7930 (toll-free; Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm your local time)
Foreign

Direct deposit with a foreign bank account for the Federal Public Service Pension Plan

By phone (collect calls accepted):
506‑533‑5800 (Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm Atlantic Time)
By mail:
Complete the Direct deposit for individuals with a foreign bank account and send it to the address indicated within.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pension

Do you want this payment deposited into a Canadian or Foreign bank account?

Canadian

Sign up or change bank information for an Royal Canadian Mounted Police pension plan.

By phone:
1-855‑502‑7090
By email:
pensioncentrercmp.centredespensionsgrc@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
Foreign

Direct deposit with a foreign bank account for an Royal Canadian Mounted Police pension plan

By phone (Outside Canada and the United States):
1-506‑533‑5800 (Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm)
By phone (From within Canada or the United States):
1-800‑267‑0325 (Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm)
By email:
pensioncentrercmp.centredespensionsgrc@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
By mail:
Complete the Direct deposit for individuals with a foreign bank account and send it to the address indicated within.
Canadian Armed Forces Pension

Do you want this payment deposited into a Canadian or Foreign bank account?

Canadian

Sign up or change bank information for Canadian Armed Forces pension plans.

By phone:
1-800‑267‑0325 (Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm)
By email:
pensioncentrecaf.centredespensionsfac@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
Foreign

Direct deposit with a foreign bank account for Canadian Armed Forces pension plans

By phone (collect calls accepted):
613‑946‑1093 (Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm EST – excluding statutory holidays)
By email:
pensioncentrecaf.centredespensionsfac@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
By mail:
Complete the Direct deposit for individuals with a foreign bank account and send it to the address indicated within.
Judges Pension

Do you want this payment deposited into a Canadian or Foreign bank account?

Canadian

Sign up or change bank information for for judges' pension plans.

By phone:
1-877‑583‑4266 (Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm)
By email:
info@fja-cmf.gc.ca
Foreign

Direct deposit with a foreign bank account for judges' pension plans

By phone:
613‑995‑5140
By email:
info@fja-cmf.gc.ca
By mail:
Complete the Direct deposit for individuals with a foreign bank account and send it to the address indicated within.

Federal public service pay

Direct deposit for public service pay

Current federal public servants should consult the Public Service Pay Centre for direct deposit issues related to their pay.

Start, amend or stop direct deposit of regular pay.

Canadian Government Annuities

Do you want this payment deposited into a Canadian or Foreign bank account?

Canadian

Sign up for direct deposit or change bank information for Canadian Government Annuities.

By phone (Canada and the U.S):
1-800‑561‑7922 (Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm AST)
By phone (outside North America):
1-506‑548‑7972 (call collect; Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm AST)
By fax:
1-506‑548‑7428 (Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm AST)
By mail:
Canadian Government Annuities Branch
Employment and Social Development Canada
P.O. Box 12,000
Bathurst NB  E2A 4T6
Foreign

Student loans

Apprenticeship grants

Sign up or change banking information for apprenticeship grants.

By phone:
1-866-724-3644
By TTY:
1-866-909-9757

Canada Premium Savings Bond and Canada Savings Bond

Sign up or change bank information for Canada Premium Savings Bonds and Canada Savings Bonds.

Online:
Bank of Canada direct deposit online
By mail:
Complete this Bank of Canada direct deposit form (PDF) and send it to the address indicated within.

Businesses and government suppliers

Other payments

Didn't find your payment
Date modified: