You’ll also have to submit your Social Insurance Number, banking information, the names and addresses of your former employers and details of how you lost your job.
The process should only take about an hour, although your information is saved for 72 hours after you begin the application. After that time, it will be deleted from the system.
Up to 15 weeks of sickness EI benefits are available, and you can claim up to $537 per week. The amount you receive depends on your insurable earnings before taxes.