Can we get SIN number at Service Ontario?
Service Canada no longer provides plastic SIN cards. There is no application fee for your first SIN. Many settlement agencies can help you apply for a SIN.
Can I renew my SIN number at Service Ontario?
You can do this at a Service Canada office. There is no fee to change the expiry date of your SIN.
Does Ontario issue SIN cards?
Service Canada is now issuing SINs in paper format (confirmation of SIN letter). Production of the plastic SIN card has stopped, however, SIN cards that are not expired and are currently in circulation can still be used.
How do I get a replacement SIN card in Ontario?
To replace a lost SIN card or confirmation letter you’ll need to: Visit your local Service Canada Centre.
For More Information
- Documents required to apply for a SIN – A list of all types of proof of identity from Service Canada.
- Lost Wallet – Information about what to do when you lose your important identity documents.
What is Service Ontario?
ServiceOntario is an agency of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services which provides a single point of contact for most government services in the province of Ontario, Canada.
How can I get my SIN number fast?
Call 1 800 788-8282 on a touch-tone phone, or through a teletypewriter (TTY). Individuals who need a Social Insurance Number (SIN) can now get one in person by visiting their nearest Service Canada Centre (SCC). As long as they bring the right documents to prove their identity, they will get their number that very day.
Can I print my SIN number online?
The form is available online from ESDC’s website. You can also call ESDC at (506) 548-7961 and have it mailed to you. Although the form can be completed online, it can’t be submitted that way. When finished, you must print the completed form and mail it in.
Can I work on expired SIN?
Yes. If you applied to extend your work permit before your initial work permit expired, you can keep working, even if your SIN is expired. This is allowed under the Employment Insurance Act and Regulations.
Can I renew my SIN number online?
For online applications, you will also need a digital copy of a proof of address and all documents must be clear and legible. You can apply for a SIN online on the Canadian Government website here.
Do you get a SIN number at birth?
Most original certificates of birth and birth certificates are acceptable to get a SIN.
Can I apply for SIN from outside Canada?
If you are outside of Canada and you have a study or work permit, you can apply online for a new or extended SIN or confirmation of a SIN, even if you do not have a Canadian mailing address. In addition to your study or work permit, you will need your passport and proof of address.
How do I get my child a SIN card?
How do I apply for a Social Insurance Number?
- Go directly to a Service Canada Office. This is the quickest way. …
- Send in the mail. If you are over 100 kms away from the nearest Service Canada Office you are allowed to mail in an application form with all your original documents.
Does Canada still issue SIN cards?
On your SIN card or confirmation letter: Service Canada used to issue SINs in plastic card format, however presently, they are issued in paper format. Check your records for either your card or confirmation letter.
How do I contact Service Canada?
- Telephone: 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)
- TTY: 1-800-926-9105.
- From outside Canada: Call 1 800 O-Canada from abroad.
Do I need to change my name on my SIN card after marriage?
In Alberta, you do not have to legally change your name after getting married. You may assume a married last name.