Unemployment: How to change my address for Employment Insurance?

Employment Insurance (EI) is a financial protection for people who have lost their job through no fault of their own. Currently, this insurance brings together more than 568,000 claimants throughout Canada. The following are the most important programs of the EI.

  • Regular benefits
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Benefits for the self-employed
  • Family Caregiver Benefit for Children
  • Fishing benefits
  • Sickness benefits
  • Compassionate care benefits
  • Benefits for Canadians living abroad
  • Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults

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For workers receiving employment insurance temporary benefits, it is important to notify the government of any changes of address. Here is the procedure you will need to follow:

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Change your address for Employment Insurance online.

  • Sign in to My Service Canada Account (MSCA) on the government’s website.
  • When you’re logged in to your personal profile, click on “View/change my mailing address and telephone number” under the “Change” tab.
  • Select the “Change” button to update your information.
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How to create a My Service Canada Account ?

  • Sign in to My Service Canada Account (MSCA) on the government’s website.
  • When you’re logged in to your personal profile, click on “View/change my mailing address and telephone number” under the “Change” tab.
  • Select the “Change” button to update your information.
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How to make my changes of address with other federal institutions?

Below is a list of popular agencies or documentation that you should consider notifying if you are moving.

  • Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
  • Old Age Security (OAS)
  • Social insurance number (SIN)
  • Canadian Passport
  • Election Canada
  • Immigration and citizenship

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