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Tools for Political Parties

Important Deadlines

May 20, 2022

General election (GE44) return for registered parties due

How to submit your general election return

June 30, 2022

Registered parties' annual financial transactions return due

How to submit your annual financial transactions return

Annual confirmation of information in the registry of political parties and party leaders' declaration due

How to submit your annual confirmation of parties and party members

Submission of membership declarations for triennial exercise due

How to submit your membership declarations for triennial exercise

General Information

Registration

To register as a political party, please familiarize yourself with the requirements of a complete application (How to Register), fill out the Registration Form (from the link below), and submit it to Elections Canada.

Political Financing Resources

How to submit your party's general election (GE44) return and annual financial transactions return

You can submit a general election return and financial return for your registered party online or by mail or fax.

Option 1:

Submit your return online through the Political Entities Service Centre (PESC) portal.

Option 2:

Submit your return by mail to: Elections Canada, 30 Victoria Street, Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0M6; or by fax to Political Financing: 1-888-523-9333 (toll-free) or 1-819-939-1803.

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

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

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How to submit your:
Annual confirmation of information in the registry of political parties and party leaders' declaration
and
Membership declarations for the triennial exercise

By mail:

30 Victoria Street, Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0M6

By email:

political.financing@elections.ca

Note: The annual confirmation of parties and party leaders and the triennial membership declarations cannot be submitted through PESC.

Political Entities Service Centre Portal

Political Entities Support Network

Phone:

1-800-486-6563 TTY: 1-800-361-8935

Email:

For portal and election support: csep-pesc@elections.ca

For political financing questions:  political.financing@elections.ca

Hours:

Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)