How Do I Check My EI Status?

Does EI contact you by phone?

The Employment Insurance Telephone Information Service is an automated telephone service that provides recorded general information on the Employment Insurance program.

It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You can complete the following tasks by telephone: Obtain or update information on your EI claim..

Can I cancel my EI application online?

If you prefer to terminate your existing claim and begin another EI claim, do not start the application at this time. To terminate a claim you must first contact us by calling 1 800 206-7218 ( TTY : 1-800-529-3742).

What time do EI payments go through?

EI payment is issued every 2 weeks after you have completed your online EI report and the direct deposit comes within 2 business days.

Why is my EI payment late?

Your EI payments may be delayed if, for example, you received vacation or severance pay from your employer. If your EI payments are delayed or affected in any way, we will let you know in writing. Usually, there is a one-week waiting period at the start of your claim when you will not receive any benefits.

Does EI check your bank account?

In the EI forms you are obligated to report any money received during the period that is not income. Failing to do so is fraud and can result in loss of benefits and forced repayment of benefits received to date. Don’t lie to EI. They can and will check your banking history if they feel there is adequate reason.

Is there a waiting period for medical EI?

Before you can start receiving EI benefits, there is a one-week waiting period during which you will not be paid. This waiting period is like the deductible you pay for other types of insurance. … if you receive sick leave pay from your employer after your last day worked, the waiting period may be waived; or.

Is CRA my account the same as My Service Canada Account?

The link provides you with a convenient connection between the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) My Account for individuals and Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) My Service Canada Account.

How do I get a GCKey?

To register for a GCKey, go to the sign in page and click the “Continue to GCKey” button. Then, choose a user name and a password. It’ll ask you to create security questions.

How do I check on my EI claim?

By telephone You can also get information about your benefit claim by using our EI Telephone Information Service. Call 1-800-206-7218 (TTY: 1-800-529-3742) and choose option “1.” Be sure to have your Social Insurance Number and your access code on hand when you call.

Can I check my EI status online?

Check or update your information With My Service Canada Account, you can check the status of your EI application. You can also: view and update your personal information. find out when your payments start and end.

How do I access My Service Canada Account?

To use GCKey to access My Service Canada Account (MSCA) you must have: a GCKey ID….Request a PACyour Social Insurance Number (SIN)your parent’s family name at birth.your postal code if you are a Canadian resident or your country of residence if you are a foreign resident.

What if I made a mistake on my EI report?

Mistakes can happen If you have made a mistake filling out your report or any other form, it is important that you notify us as soon as possible. You must call our Telephone Information Service at 1 800 206-7218 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, write to us or go in person to your Service Canada Centre.

Does EI deposit on weekends?

Payment information is updated the next business day once your report is processed. Processing occurs early evenings, Sunday to Thursday. If you file your report on Friday or Saturday, your payment information will appear on Monday.

Does EI call your employer?

Can my employer contest a decision concerning my EI benefits application? … If we decide to pay you benefits even if you quit, were fired for misconduct, refused work, or are involved in a labour dispute, we will notify your employer.

How do I find my Service Canada access code?

If you applied for or are receiving EI, your EI Access Code was sent you when applied. It can be found on your first benefit statement. If you cannot find your EI Access Code, call 1-800-206-7218 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm local time or go to your Service Canada Office (you will be required to verify your identity).

How do I get through to EI?

Service Canada EI call centre phone number: 1-800-206-7218. Service Canada EI call centre has recently changed their phone system.

How long is EI under review?

It usually takes over 4 weeks for Service Canada to review an application and start paying benefits. You should expect to be without any income for up to a month. It can take even longer if you do not send in all the information that Service Canada needs to make a decision.