Tools for Candidates
November 24, 2023
Candidate's campaign return for the July 24, 2023 by-election due
November 27, 2023
Candidate's statement of unpaid claims and loans due (36 months – October 26, 2020 by-elections)
- How to Become a Candidate
- Candidate List of Authorized ID
- Accessibility Info Sheet for Political Parties and Candidates
- Guidelines for Candidates' Representatives
- Canvassing and Campaigning in Residential Areas and Public Places
- Guidebook: Voter Contact Registry (CRTC)
- Guidance for Candidates: Political Entities Service Centre Product Access
- PESC Overview for Candidates
How to submit your return or other documents to Elections Canada
You can submit a financial return or other documents online or by mail or fax.
Submit online through the Political Entities Service Centre (PESC) portal
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.
Submit your nomination online through the Political Entities Service Centre (PESC) portal
Download the paper nomination form and submit your nomination at the returning office
Note: Once the returning officer has confirmed your nomination, you will have access to additional election documents through the PESC portal.