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CERB for international students

aatifbaig

Newbie
Feb 2, 2018
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0
I am an international student. arrived in September 2019. I earned 4450$ in Canada and also lost my part-time job on 15 March due to COVID-19. before coming to Canada I did have some income which together can be more than $5000. Am I eligible for this benefit?
 

GMP97

Hero Member
Jun 25, 2019
760
95
23
Pakistan, Karachi
Category........
STUDY
Visa Office......
Abu Dhabi
App. Filed.......
22-11-2019
Passport Req..
19-12-2019
VISA ISSUED...
23/12/2019
LANDED..........
25/12/2019
What? He is eligible yes you are eligible self employment also counts you don't even have to have earned the money in canada
 

jweekend

Champion Member
Dec 13, 2019
1,000
152
What? He is eligible yes you are eligible self employment also counts you don't even have to have earned the money in canada
Who can apply
To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:

You did not apply for, nor receive, CERB or EI benefits from Service Canada for the same eligibility period
You have not quit your job voluntarily
You reside in Canada
You are 15 years old or more when you apply
You earned a minimum of $5,000 income in the last 12 months or in 2019 from one or more of the following sources:
employment income
self-employment income
provincial or federal benefits related to maternity or paternity leave

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/apply-for-cerb-with-cra.html
 

GMP97

Hero Member
Jun 25, 2019
760
95
23
Pakistan, Karachi
Category........
STUDY
Visa Office......
Abu Dhabi
App. Filed.......
22-11-2019
Passport Req..
19-12-2019
VISA ISSUED...
23/12/2019
LANDED..........
25/12/2019
But ithas to be earned while in Canada is how I read the requirement. Assume they should have some sort of proof of where that income is covering from.
Yes i think if you say that you have earned the money in another country you will have to provide proof
 

bongoman

VIP Member
Dec 3, 2014
3,816
689
They are not checking any proof at the moment, the only risk is they might ask you to repay the amount later if you didn't qualify.
 

ahmed5

Hero Member
Sep 7, 2014
674
36
Canada
Visa Office......
NDVO
NOC Code......
1224
App. Filed.......
24 - 12 - 2014
Nomination.....
PER 21 - 03 - 2015
AOR Received.
11 - 05 - 2015
IELTS Request
8 ( send with application )
Med's Request
06 - 08 - 2015
Med's Done....
11 - 08 -2015
Interview........
Waived
Passport Req..
13 - 10 - 2015
VISA ISSUED...
18- 10 - 2015
LANDED..........
09 / 02 / 2016

canuck78

VIP Member
Jun 18, 2017
30,283
6,624
I am an international student. arrived in September 2019. I earned 4450$ in Canada and also lost my part-time job on 15 March due to COVID-19. before coming to Canada I did have some income which together can be more than $5000. Am I eligible for this benefit?
Did you earn the $600 while in Canada although it was work done for an employer abroad?