You can check the status of your child’s SIN application by contacting Service Canada at 1-866-274-6627.
How do I find out my SIN number?
If you don’t remember your SIN, you can find it on your income tax return or you can request a confirmation of your SIN from Service Canada.
Do minors have SIN number?
If you are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a temporary resident, you need a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to work in Canada or to receive benefits and services from government programs. Children who are 12 years of age or older may apply for their own SIN.
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.
What happens if you lose your SIN?
If you’ve lost a SIN card or confirmation letter, Service Canada will not replace the Social Insurance Number they will reissue a confirmation letter. The only time they will give you a new number, is if you can prove that your SIN was stolen or being used in identity theft. … Visit your local Service Canada Centre.
Does child need SIN for RESP?
Opening an RESP
get a Social Insurance Number (SIN) for your child, and get one for yourself if you do not already have one. There is no fee; however, certain documents, such as birth certificates, are required. choose an RESP provider that best suits your needs.
The United States assigns citizens unique Social Security numbers (SSN) that keep track of taxes and benefits, and it has done so for years. … For example, the country’s neighbor to the north, Canada, does the same thing, but calls them Social Insurance numbers, or SIN.
How do I get a Social Security number in Canada?
Apply in Person
- Get an application form online or from your local Service Canada Centre.
- Fill it out.
- Collect the documents you need.
- Take your application and documents to your local Service Canada Centre.
How do I find out when my SIN expires?
Your SIN will start with the number 9. It has an expiry date. If you are a refugee claimant, foreign worker or foreign student, you get a SIN that starts with the number 9. These cards have an expiry date on them.
What documents do I need to get a new SIN card?
If you are applying by mail, you must provide the following documents:
- an original valid primary identity document.
- a completed and signed SIN application form. …
- an original valid supporting document (only applicable if the name on your primary identity document is different from the name on the SIN application)
Can I get a new SIN number?
Not really. But you can apply for a new SIN “only if you can prove that your SIN was used fraudulently.” Examples of proof include fraudulent credit card applications using your name and SIN, and T4 employment records (from the CRA) that list employers that you have not worked for.