Employment Insurance Regular Benefits
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Employment Insurance (EI) provides Regular Benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can't find a job.
Delivered by: Service Canada on behalf of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)
- How do I apply?
- What information/documents do I need to apply?
- What is the status of my application?
- How do I apply for Employment Insurance online?
- What Employment Insurance forms can I view and print?
- How much will I get?
- When will I start to receive EI benefits?
- For how long will I receive benefits?
- How do I change my address or direct deposit information?
- Am I allowed to leave Canada while receiving regular benefits?
- How do I make a repayment to the EI program?
- Where can I find information on EI program legislation, research and reports?
- What can I do if I do not agree with an EI decision?
- Self-employed health care worker - Compassionate care benefits
- Self-employed agricultural workers - Various special benefit
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