Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Check related information on CIC website for new procedure on applying SIN:
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/work-offcampus.asp

If you are holding a Study Permit issued after June 1, 2014 (with a remark says that you may work off-campus), you could go to Service Canada office to apply SIN directly. See Service Canada St Catharines office's address below.

If you are holding a Study Permit issued before June 1, 2014, you will need to request the "Confirmation to work off campus" from CIC.

To request this comfirmation from CIC, you will need a letter from Brock to confirm your enrolment status. 

Undergraduate students can download the request form at: http://edit.brocku.ca/webfm_send/1318
Please select the Visa Extension on the request form or go to the Registrar’s office: Schmon Tower 301

If you are taking part-time course load because this is your final term, attach an explanation letter together with the Visa Extension letter to indicate the situation.

Graduate students can download the request form at:
http://www.brocku.ca/graduate-studies/current-students/student-forms 
Please select Verification of Status Form on the form or go to the Faculty of Graduate Studies office: Mackenzie Chown Complex D250

 

Once you receive the "Confirmation to work off campus" from CIC, go to Service Canada office to apply SIN.

Service Canada office in St. Catharines:

Service Canada
Henley Square
395 Ontario Street
St. Catharines, ON, L2N 7N6
Telephone: 1 800 206 7218
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

More information on Service Canada website:
http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sin/employers/contract.shtml

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/sin/index.shtml

Information for employers on SIN begins with "9"