Social Insurance Number (SIN)
Check related information on CIC website for new procedure on applying SIN:
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:
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:
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: