Quick Answer: What Is A GCKey For EI?

What is a GCKey used for?

A GCKey lets you securely access the Government of Canada’s online services.

It includes a username and password that you choose.

You also must create security questions.

This keeps your data secure and lets you recover your account..

Is Service Canada the same as CRA?

These are different services from each of two Federal government agencies. CRA provides tax information. Service Canada deals with EI CPP OAS and other services.

How do you get the 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.

Which is better sign in partner or GCKey?

GCKey is a service that issues credentials (a username and password) for accessing government services online. … GCKey is a good option if you don’t have a sign-in partner or prefer not to use one.

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.

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.

Are GCKey and CRA login the same?

Yes. You can use the same GCKey credential to access all available online services, with the exception of the CRA services. … To access the CRA’s login services, you must either use one of the Sign-In Partners or register for a CRA User ID and password.

Is EI paid weekly?

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

What do I do with my EI access code?

Your access code is used to identify you and ensure confidentiality of the information you provide. Store your access code in a safe place, separately from your Social Insurance Number. While your EI claim is active, you must submit reports every two weeks to show you are still entitled to receive EI .

How do I check my EI status?

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 access your My Service Canada Account, take the following steps:Visit the My Service Canada Account login page.Click the Continue to Sign-in Partner button.Click the graphic icon for your financial institution and sign in using your online banking login credentials.More items…•

How long does it take to get access code for EI?

1 to 2 weekOnce you have finished your EI online application, you will receive a 4 digits access code by mail within 1 to 2 week(s). This is an instructional letter that everyone will receive upon filling your EI application online.

What is the meaning of GCKey?

a unique electronic credential1. What is GCKey? A GCKey is a unique electronic credential (username and password) that allows you to communicate securely with online government services. The Government of Canada, as the service provider, issues these credentials to individuals so they can access government online services.

Does GCKey expire?

Your GCKey can expire. The system requires you to use your GCKey at least once every two years, otherwise it will expire. If your GCKey expires, you will be required to register for a new one; you will also need to re-register with any online service you were previously using to access the Victims Portal.

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.