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Employment Insurance – Sickness Benefits

Provided by: Government of Canada - Service Canada

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Service Description

Provides benefits to individuals who are unable to work because of sickness, injury, or quarantine.


Have paid EI premiums. Met the specific criteria for receiving EI sickness benefits. Normal weekly earnings have been reduced by more than 40%. Have accumulated at least 600 hours of insurable employment during the qualifying period or, if the person is a self-employed fisher and has sufficient insurable earnings from self-employment in fishing during the qualifying period. Visit online for more details.

Application Process

Submit an application online.

Documents Required

Personal Information
Employment Information



CPP/OAS: 1-800-277-9914

Record of Employment: 1-800-367-5693

* Toll Free TTY 1-855-881-9874

Employment Insurance Program: 1-800-206-7218

* Toll Free TTY 1-800-529-3742

Telephone Reporting Service Employment Insurance: 1-800-531-7555

Income Security Program TTY - Toll Free: 1-800-255-4786

TTY: Toll free 1-800-529-3742

Toll Free

Toll-Free: 1-800-622-6232


Business Line: 1-800-206-7218

EI Telephone Information Service

Service Website

Coverage Area


Languages Offered

English, French

No Physical Address

Location Info

Canada Dental Benefit: 1-800-715-8836

Canada Dental Benefit TTY: 1-800-665-0354

Canada Dental Benefit Operator-assisted Relay: 1-800-715-8836

TTY: 1-800-926-9105

Toll Free

Toll-Free: 1-800-622-6232



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