Question: What If I Made A Mistake On My EI Application?

Can I make changes to my EI application?

Your decision to terminate a claim is final and cannot be changed.

Note: If you require additional information to assist you in making the decision to reactivate or terminate an existing claim, this information is only available by phone at 1-800 206-7218 ( TTY : 1-800-529-3742)..

How long is EI application under review?

It usually takes over 4 weeks for Service Canada to review an application and start paying benefits. You should expect to be without any income for up to a month.

How do I contact EI by phone?

To provide details of reporting mistakes or fraudulent activity related to EI claims, or for more information, please call our toll-free EI Telephone Information Service at 1-800-206-7218 (TTY: 1-800-529-3742 ), from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to speak to a representative.

What’s the best time to call unemployment?

The best time to try calling the UC service center is Thursdays and Fridays, according to the department. Be prepared for heavy call volumes, busy signals, and potential delays in getting through.

Does EI contact your employer?

Can my employer contest a decision concerning my EI benefits application? … If we decide to pay you benefits even if you quit, were fired for misconduct, refused work, or are involved in a labour dispute, we will notify your employer.

What day does EI get deposited?

Your payment is deposited directly to your bank account 2 to 3 business days after you complete your report using the Internet Reporting Service. I was recently on EI for 2 months and submitted my report every 2 weeks on Saturday/Sundays and was paid on Tuesdays.

Can you be denied EI?

Yes. In some situations, EI staff can decide not to give you benefits for other reasons. This is called being “disentitled” to benefits.

Can I review my EI application?

Check or update your information With My Service Canada Account, you can check the status of your EI application. You can also: view and update your personal information. find out when your payments start and end.

How do I talk to someone at EI?

How to contact us:call 1-800-206-7218, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time to speak to a representative.go to a Service Canada centre.

How do I know if my EI claim has been approved?

Shortly after you submit your EI application, we will mail you an EI benefit statement. This does not mean that your application has been approved. Your Benefit statement will provide the information you need to complete your reports with our Internet reporting service or our Telephone reporting service.

Does EI check your bank account?

In the EI forms you are obligated to report any money received during the period that is not income. Failing to do so is fraud and can result in loss of benefits and forced repayment of benefits received to date. Don’t lie to EI. They can and will check your banking history if they feel there is adequate reason.

How many hours can you work while on EI?

How working affects your claim. If you earn money while receiving EI benefits, you can keep 50 cents of your benefits for every dollar you earn, up to 90 percent of your previous weekly earnings (roughly four and a half days of work). Above this cap, your EI benefits are deducted dollar-for-dollar.