Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Registry
The CEWS registry is no longer being updated as the final claim period for the benefit ended on October 23, 2021, and the period to submit applications for CEWS ended April 21, 2022.
Use the CEWS registry below to search for employers who have received the CEWS. To protect the privacy of individuals, only corporations and registered charities will be disclosed. Partnerships, sole proprietors, or trusts that are not registered charities will not be disclosed.
Information for employees
If you have reason to believe a CEWS applicant is misusing the subsidy, you can report suspicious activities to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) by submitting a lead to the Leads ProgramNote: this link will load in another window or tab.
CEWS registry information
- The CEWS registry allows you to search the legal name, operating/trade name or business number of a corporation or a registered charity that has been approved for the CEWS.
- If a corporation or a registered charity has applied for and has received the CEWS, its legal name and operating/trade name will appear in the search results. The business number will not be visible, even if it was entered in the search.
- The CEWS registry ONLY includes corporations and registered charities.
- The CEWS registry does not include the amount received by an employer, nor the periods for which it received the subsidy.
- An employer in receipt of the CEWS is not obligated to re-hire workers that have been laid off. Employers can decide to apply for the CEWS in respect of only a portion of its workforce depending on their operational needs.
- The CEWS registry changed over time as applications were received, cancelled or withdrawn, as the CRA determined that some recipients were ineligible, recipients voluntarily repaid their claim, and as feedback on the tool was received.
- The legal authority to use information for the purposes of the CEWS registry is found in Subsection 241(3.5) of the Income Tax ActNote: this link will load in another window or tab which was enacted in Bill C-14, COVID-19 Emergency Response Act, No. 2.
- COVID-19 benefits and servicesNote: this link will load in another window or tab
- Canada Emergency Wage SubsidyNote: this link will load in another window or tab
- CEWS eligible employer attestationNote: this link will load in another window or tab
- CEWS FAQsNote: this link will load in another window or tab
- Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)Note: this link will load in another window or tab
- Screen ID: