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4 Steps to Applying for Employment Insurance (E.I.)

There are 4 Steps to Applying for Employment Insurance (E.I.)
Step 1. Understanding Employment Insurance:
A social program focusing on helping unemployed individuals who have lost their job position by no fault of their own gain financial assistance. (

Step 2. Knowing Eligibility:
There are different types of benefits that are provided within the program so it’s good to know which type of benefit applies to your situation. (

Step 3. Applying:
There are two ways to apply for Employment Insurance:
1. In-person through a Service Canada location (
2. Online through the Government of Canada website (

Step 4. Overcoming Obstacles:
Identify individual and structure barriers and obstacles that one might face when applying for Employment Insurance and how to overcome them.

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