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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is switching all its payments to direct deposit. This means any payments issued by the CRA will be conveniently and reliably deposited directly into your account. You can sign up for direct deposit for yourself, or if you are the trustee, custodian, executor, or other type of legal representative for a trust.
Register for My Account on the Canada Revenue Agency website and sign up for direct deposit.
Once you’re registered for My Account, log into MyCRA to start or update your direct deposit information.
You can set up direct deposit or change your CRA account information by calling the CRA at 1-800-959-8281. You will need the following information:
You can also set up direct deposit with the CRA:
If you are the trustee, custodian, executor, or other type of legal representative for a trust, you can set up or change information for direct deposit with the CRA. For more information about direct deposits for trusts, call the CRA a 1-800-959-8281.
You can set up direct deposit with the CRA or change your direct deposit information if the following conditions apply:
If you don’t live in Canada, and are filing a Form NR7-R, Application for Refund of Part XIII Tax Withheld, you can set up direct deposits into your bank account at a Canadian financial institution, as long as the name on the bank account matches the name of the applicant or the authorized person on Form NR7-R.
Non-resident account holder
NR7R refund applicant
For more information about direct deposit for non-resident account holders and NR7-R refund applicants, call the CRA at 1-855-284-5946.
If you would like to learn more on the topic, check out the Canada Revenue Agency’s website.