Link your paper application to your online account

For some paper applications, you can get detailed application status and your mail online. You will need to link the application to an online account.

Through your account, you’ll be able to see the most up-to-date information about your application.

  1. 1. Apply in person or by mail
  2. 2. Create your online account
  3. 3. Link your application to your account
  4. 4. Get updates and messages about your application online

You can link the following applications to your online account:

We will add more programs at a later date.

What you’ll need to link your application

To link your application to your account, we’ll ask you specific information about your application. Have a copy of your application on hand.

After you create an account and sign in, choose “Link an application to this account” to get started.

Once you link your application to your account, you’ll no longer get messages by mail. We’ll contact you through your account.

Create an account or sign in

You can either create an account using:

What is the difference?

Learn more about Sign-in Partner and GCKey

Continue to Sign-In Partner

  • Use the same sign-in information you use for other online services (for example, online banking).
  • None of your information will be shared with us. Your Sign-In Partner won’t know which government service you’re using.
  • You’ll temporarily leave Canada.ca to use your Sign-In Partner.
See all Sign-In Partners
  • Affinity Credit Union
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Choice Rewards MasterCard
  • CIBC Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
  • Desjardins Group
  • National Bank of Canada
  • RBC Royal Bank
  • Scotiabank
  • Tangerine
  • TD Bank Group
Logos of Sign-In Partners

Continue to GCKey

  • Sign in with a GCKey user ID and password if you don’t use a Sign-In Partner.
  • Register for a GCKey user ID and password if you don’t have one.

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