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Apply for child benefits online

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That you can now apply for benefits online through My Account? With the new Apply for child benefits electronic self-service option, you do all of the following at once: apply for the Canada Child Tax Benefit and related provincial or territorial benefits, register your children for the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax credit, and enroll for the Universal Child Care Benefit.

For more information about Apply for child benefits, visit My Account at www.cra.gc.ca/myaccount.


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