|Record #: VIQ0967||Last Full Update: 29 Sep 2017|
|Alternate Name||ServiceCanada ; SIN ; VIQ|
|Former Name||EI ; Employment and Immigration Canada ; HRDC ; HRSDC ; Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ; Human Resources and Social Development ; social development Canada|
|Public Comments||To view the statement made by the Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency on the Heartbleed bug, click here.|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Belleville|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||North Front St and Moira St E|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 4800
Belleville, ON K8N 5E2
|Bus Route Notes||Belleville Transit Map|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||The Social Insurance Number (SIN) is a nine-digit number that you need to work in Canada or to have access to government programs and benefits.
No fee for first card or amendment do to a legal name change. Otherwise $10 fee.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Hastings County ; Prince Edward County|
|Application||You are encouraged to visit a Service Canada office to apply for your Social Insurance Number. This process is faster and it does not require you to part with your valuable identity documents.
If you need to apply by mail, please follow these steps:
complete an application form from our Web site or call us to request one
gather your original document(s)
Send your completed application, original document(s) and payment, if required to:
Social Insurance Registration Office
P.O. Box 7000
Bathurst, New Brunswick
If you send your application by registered mail, we will send your document(s) and SIN card in the same manner. We are not responsible for document(s) lost in the mail.
If your application meets the requirements, you’ll receive your card in the mail within three weeks.
|Languages||English ; French|
|Fees||Service - some ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash; cheque; money order; automatic withdrawl; mastercard; visa|
|Service Categories||Social Insurance Number Documentation|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-622-6232|
|Resources||Vertical File - Social Insurance Number|