Impact of Covid-19
Impact of Covid-19: CIC is still accepting SIN applications, but will no longer be accepting them at their in-person Service Canada. You can apply online by the following instruction:
What you need before you apply
To apply online you will need to upload copies of:
- a valid primary document that proves your identity and legal status in Canada; and
- a valid secondary document to confirm your identity; and
- a proof of address
If the name indicated on your primary or secondary document is different than the name you are currently using, you must also provide supporting documents.
If you are applying for someone else, you may need to provide additional documents.
Refer to the list of documents below to determine the proof-of-identity and secondary documents as well as proof of address you are required to submit.
Note: Failure to provide required documentation will result in your application not being accepted.
Apply online: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/sin-nas/