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Tools for Candidates

General Information

Submit your Candidate Electoral Campaign Return

You can submit your Candidate Electoral Campaign Return online or by mail or fax.

  • Option 1: Submit your Return online through the Political Entities Service Centre (PESC) portal
  • Option 2: Submit by mail to Elections Canada, 30 Victoria Street, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M6 or by fax to Political Financing, 1-888-523-9333 (toll-free)

Note: With PESC submissions please follow the on-screen steps to apply digital consent and submit the return.

When submitting by mail or fax, where signatures are required, please sign the pages by hand.

Submit your nomination

You can submit your nomination online or with a paper form.

Note: Once the returning officer has confirmed your nomination, you will have access to additional election documents through the PESC portal.

Political Financing Resources

Political Entities Service Centre Portal

Political Entities Support Network


1-800-486-6563 TTY: 1-800-361-8935


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Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)