Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Application — Step by Step Instructions
(Please review this post before starting your application!)


Start your CERB Application
(You will be re-directed to CRA Account at

Speak to CRA agent (CERB or CRA Account)



General inquiry

1-833-966-2099 – CERB Automated Information Line

Telephone application

1-800-959-2019 (Bilingual) or 1-800-959-2041 (Bilingual)

You must provide your SIN when calling and year of birth.