Quick Answer: Should I Use Sign In Partner Or GCKey?

How do I log into My Service Canada Account?

To access your My Service Canada Account, take the following steps:Visit the My Service Canada Account login page.Click the Continue to Sign-in Partner button.Click the graphic icon for your financial institution and sign in using your online banking login credentials.More items…•.

How do I find my GCKey?

If you lost your GCKey password, you can create a new password. Go to the sign-in page for GCKey and you’ll be able to create a new password after you answer the password recovery questions you previously set up while registering for a GCKey. If you lost your GCKey username, you will have to create a new GCKey.

Is GCKey the same as CRA login?

Yes. You can use the same GCKey credential to access all available online services, with the exception of the CRA services. … To access the CRA’s login services, you must either use one of the Sign-In Partners or register for a CRA User ID and password.

Does CRA use GCKey?

Can I use my GCKey to access online services at the CRA? No. To access online services at the CRA, you can use the following credentials: Government credential – CRA user ID and password.

Is CRA and Service Canada the same?

These are different services from each of two Federal government agencies. CRA provides tax information. Service Canada deals with EI CPP OAS and other services.

Did Service Canada get hacked?

The CRA was impacted by a total of three cybersecurity incidents. The first and largest attack targeted GCKey accounts, which allow Canadians to access services like Employment Insurance (EI); My Service Canada accounts; Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada accounts; and veterans programs.

Is Sign in partner safe?

Is using a sign-in partner as secure as using GCKey? Yes. Sign-in partner credentials use the same authentication (or log-in) process and security requirements. No matter which sign-in option you choose, we always protect your privacy.

Does GCKey expire?

Your GCKey can expire. The system requires you to use your GCKey at least once every two years, otherwise it will expire. If your GCKey expires, you will be required to register for a new one; you will also need to re-register with any online service you were previously using to access the Victims Portal.

How do I use my GCKey account?

To register for a GCKey, go to the sign in page and click the “Continue to GCKey” button. Then, choose a user name and a password. It’ll ask you to create security questions. Keep a copy of this in a safe place in case you forget.

What is sign in partner?

What is a Sign-In Partner? Sign-In Partners are private sector companies and organizations that have partnered with SecureKey Technologies to enable their customers to use their online credentials (e.g. card numbers or user names and passwords) to access Government of Canada services.

Is CRA account same as Service Canada?

The link provides you with a convenient connection between the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) My Account for individuals and Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) My Service Canada Account.

Can I have two GCKey accounts?

Yes, if you wish to do so, you can use a different credential to access different Government of Canada services.

What is sign in partner and GCKey?

While both services enable you to sign in to your Victims Portal account securely, the type of credentials you must provide are different. GCKey requires you to enter your user ID and password, while the Sign-In Partner option requires you to enter your online banking credentials.

What does GCKey mean?

GCKey is a Government of Canada managed service that uses electronic credentials (usernames and passwords) so you can access federal government services online. The GCKey service can be used for those who do not have, or choose not to use their online banking credentials with a Sign-in Partner (SecureKey Concierge).

Why do I need a GCKey?

A GCKey lets you securely access the Government of Canada’s online services. It includes a username and password that you choose. You also must create security questions. This keeps your data secure and lets you recover your account.