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Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Application for a new or a lost social insurance number can be made through Service Canada. Information and application can be accessed online from Service Canada.

The issuing authority in Canada is:

Service Canada
Social Insurance Registration Office
P.O. Box 7000
Bathurst, NB
E2A 4T1

Birth certificates

Birth certificates are available from the Registrar of Vital Statistics in the province or territory of your birth. For more information on how to obtain a birth certificate, contact your Canadian Vital Statistics Office



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