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Wilfrid Laurier University Vice President: Academic & Provost
October 20, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Social Insurance Number



One of the first things you should do as a permanent resident is to apply for a Social Insurance Number (S.I.N.) It is a nine-digit number used in administration of various Canadian government programs. You will need a S.I.N. to work in Canada or to receive government benefits. For general information please visit:
http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/asp/gateway.asp?hr=/en/cs/sin/0200/0200_010.shtml&hs=sxn

How to Apply

The Government of Canada web site provides instructions on how to apply for your S.I.N.
http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/asp/gateway.asp?hr=/en/cs/sin/0200/0200_010.shtml&hs=sxn#so1