How do I update my SIN number online?
Updating information linked to your existing SIN
To update your SIN record, you must submit an application and the required documents. Once Service Canada makes the changes, you will receive a Confirmation of SIN letter. Your SIN stays the same, but receiving this letter indicates that the change has been made.
Where can I update my SIN number?
You can do this at a Service Canada office. There is no fee to change the expiry date of your SIN.
How can I update my SIN number after getting work permit?
When you get your new work permit, you can renew your SIN. You can give your employer proof that you’ve applied to renew your SIN. Once you get a new expiry date for your SIN, you must give it to your employer within 3 days.
Which documents are required to update SIN number?
A permanent resident card issued by IRCC or CIC. A Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) issued by IRCC, accompanied by a travel document (for example, a foreign passport), or an alternate photo identification issued by a provincial or territorial authority (for example, a driver’s license).
Can I renew my SIN online?
For online applications, you will also need a digital copy of a proof of address and all documents must be clear and legible. You can apply for a SIN online on the Canadian Government website here.
Can I work on expired SIN?
Your SIN’s expiration date generally corresponds with the expiry date of your status in Canada, such as your study permit expiration date. If you have maintained status, you may continue working with your expired SIN until you receive an answer from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Do I need to update my new SIN to bank?
No to CRA, but you can inform your bank, but it’s not required. Next time you file your taxes, you file with new SIN number, the months you work with old SIN also. Because in CRA system, if somebody report to your old SIN, it automatically report to the new SIN.
What happens if you forget to renew your SIN number?
you don’t need to apply for a new one. You can renew ur SIN asap at any service canada office, u’ll get it by mail after a week, then there will be no problem at all in filing tax since it’s the same SIN. don’t worry, my friend forgot to renew his SIN like about a year! so 2 months won’t hurt.
What if my SIN expires?
If the immigration document has expired, ask the employee to contact Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to obtain a valid document and to provide it to Service Canada to have the new expiry date entered into their SIN record. Take the necessary steps to renew or rehire the employee.
How do I renew my SIN number after PGWP?
If you are a graduand or a student renewing your study permit, you must request a SIN extension as soon as your receive your post-graduation work permit (PGWP) or new SP. In both cases, the number will remain the same, and you will be allowed to maintain work or start a new job while waiting to extend your SIN.
Do I need to change my SIN after PR?
If you are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a temporary resident, you need a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to work in Canada or to receive benefits and services from government programs.
How long does it take to renew SIN number online?
For online applications, the government has not provided details on processing times. For mail applications, you should receive your SIN Number within 20 days from the receipt of your application.
Can I work without a SIN number?
Employers must pay wages to foreigners who don’t have social insurance numbers Canada has updated employer compliance rules to specify that foreign workers can still work without a SIN card as long as they are in the process of getting one.