The renewal payments are not automatic, meaning anyone who applied for CERB between
April 6 and April 10 will need to reapply for the benefit.
For the upcoming wave of payments. CERB recipients born in January. February or March can
begin applying on May II, those born in April. May or June can begin to apply on May 12, those
born in July, August or September can begin on May 13 and those born in October, November or
December can begin their application on May 14. according to the Canada Revenue Agency
To qualify for the benefit, Canadians must be at least 15 years of age and have been forced out
of work due to the pandemic. They must also have earned at least $5,000 in the previous
calendar year and now expect to make less than $1,000 per month while collecting the CERB
Recipients can reapply for the benefit either online or by calling 1 (800) 959-2019.
Those receiving the benefit through Service Canada must fill out their El Report Card to receive