Child and family benefits

Apply for child and family benefits

  • Automated benefits application is a joint partnership between the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Vital Statistics Agency (VSA) of the participating province/territory. If you give your consent on the provincial/territorial birth registration form, do not reapply for your child's benefits using the CRA online service or Form RC66, Canada Child Benefits Application.
  • Apply for child benefits online and you can do all of the following at the same time:
    - apply for the Canada child tax benefit (CCTB) and related provincial and territorial benefits;
    - register children for the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit and related provincial programs; and
    - enrol for the universal child care benefit (UCCB).
  • Forms and publications - Child and family benefits  To find a form or publication relating to the CCTB, UCCB and the GST/HST credit.

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