COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) Application Form (Electricity)
Please complete only one electricity application for your primary residence (where you reside for more than 6 months
of the year). You cannot receive COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) funding for multiple residences. If you
previously applied for and received CEAP funding, you may reapply for your primary residence again, up to the total
combined maximum credit of $750. If you have natural gas service, you may
apply separately for natural gas CEAP support through your natural gas utility.
After you have provided your information, please sign this form and provide your consent by: (a) if submitting
electronically, typing your name(s) in Section 4; or (b) if submitting by mail, you may print the completed form and
sign Section 4 by hand. Please ensure that the information provided is accurate and up-to-date.
Once completed, the form can be emailed or printed and mailed to your utility. Your utility may offer other ways to
submit your application, including in some cases by phone. Please refer to your utility’s website or contact them for
CEAP funding is limited and applying does not guarantee that your utility has CEAP funding remaining. Applications
will be processed in the order they are received. For information on lower-income energy support programs available,
please visit the Ontario Energy Board’s website.
You are eligible for this program if, as of the date you are applying, you have overdue amounts owing from one or
more electricity bill(s) incurred since March 17, 2020, the date of the first Provincial Declaration of Emergency due to
the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you previously received funding under this program and are reapplying based on overdue amounts still owing, you may qualify for additional funding up to a total combined maximum credit of $750.
If you are not eligible for CEAP, you may still be eligible for lower-income energy support programs. Please visit the Ontario Energy Board’s website for more information. You may also contact your utility for information on entering into an Arrears Payment Agreement.