Get ready to apply
The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) is not open for application. The easiest way to apply will be online through CRA My Account.
You can get ready now by answering these questions.
Confirm you are currently registered with the CRA
Set up direct deposit
Direct deposit payments take about 3 to 5 business days. A cheque takes about 10 to 12 business days.
Check impact on your social assistance benefits
When to apply
Applications not open yet
Details about when and how you can apply will be available on October 12, 2020.