How long does it take for CRA to update direct deposit info? Just wondering how long the deposit will take to get into my account after I update my banking info.

I will be updating my bank information tomorrow ( I accidentally locked my account using the wrong postal code for the year) so I cant update my information until I call them. I have my return ready to file with netfile, but I am wondering if the updated bank information will go through right away. Can I update my information, then put in my return right after? How long will the return take to appear in my account?

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If you have entered your direct deposit information on your income tax return before you file it- There will be no issues.

Your return will appear in your CRA  "My Account" within 48 hours. If you have any other changes such as home address- you will need to make sure these things have been completed before you file.

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