Foreign workers, Registration to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit starts now!

You can register online today to get Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). The federal government has implemented this program to help the vast majority of the population, including foreign workers!

Here are the eligibility criteria:

  • You must reside in Canada;
  • You are 15 years of age or older at the time of application;
  • You have earned a minimum of $5,000 in income within the last 12 months or in the 2019 calendar year from either:
    • Employment income;
    • Self-employment income;

N.B. The income does not have to be earned in Canada.

  • You have not quit your job voluntarily;
  • You have stopped or will stop working for reasons related to COVID-19, or because you are unable to work due to illness, or because you lost your employment for other reasons beyond your control; and
    • If you are submitting for the first time, that you have stopped or will stop working for reasons related to COVID-19 for at least 14 consecutive days within the 4 week benefit period;
    • If you are filing for a subsequent period and did not return to work since your previous claim, you did not receive any employment or self employment income since collecting the benefit and do not expect to receive any employment or self employment income within the 4 week benefit period;
    • If you are filing for a subsequent period after having returned to work between periods, that you have stopped or will stop working for reasons related to COVID-19 for at least 14 consecutive days within the 4 week benefit period;
  • You are not receiving nor have you applied for the CERB from the Canada Revenue Agency;
  • You are not receiving Employment Insurance benefits for the same benefit period.

Register now!

By | 2020-04-06T18:49:43+00:00 April 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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