Do you have to change your SIN after marriage?
By law, you must update your SIN record when you change your name. To update or request any changes to your SIN record, you will need to submit an application and provide required documentation.
Does your SIN number ever change?
Not really. But you can apply for a new SIN “only if you can prove that your SIN was used fraudulently.” Examples of proof include fraudulent credit card applications using your name and SIN, and T4 employment records (from the CRA) that list employers that you have not worked for.
Does your SIN change?
Your SIN has an expiry date. Once that date has passed, your SIN is no longer valid. However, you can ask to have that expiry date changed. To change the expiry date, you have to show a valid documents, like the ones you showed when you first applied for a SIN.
Is there a time limit to change your name after marriage?
You might be wondering, is there a time limit to change your name after marriage? There is no time limit, which is good, because you may end up with a lot of paperwork from your wedding that could take some time.
When should I give my SIN number?
Every person who works in insurable or pensionable employment in Canada is required to have a SIN . Employers are required by law to request your SIN within three (3) days after the day on which your employment begins.
How do I update my SIN number with CRA?
The best way to notify the Canada Revenue Agency of a change to your Social Insurance Number is to contact them by phone. They can be reached at 1 800 959 8281.
How long do SIN numbers last?
There is no fee to apply for a SIN. SINs that begin with a “9” are issued to temporary workers who are neither Canadian citizens nor permanent residents. The use of these SINs is temporary and are valid only until the expiry date indicated on the immigration document authorizing them to work in Canada.
Can I work on expired SIN?
Yes. If you applied to extend your work permit before your initial work permit expired, you can keep working, even if your SIN is expired. This is allowed under the Employment Insurance Act and Regulations.
How do I change my SIN number online?
Log in to the CRA’s My Account service (registration required) and click Change my address. Contact the CRA directly by calling 1-800-959-8281. Complete and submit form RC325: Address change request or. Send a signed letter to the CRA that includes your social insurance number (SIN), new address, and moving date.
What does a SIN number starting with 5 mean?
GEOGRAPHY OF NUMBERS
2-3 is used in Quebec. 4-5 is used in Ontario, excluding northwestern Ontario. 6 is for prairie provinces (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta), Northwest Territories, Nunavut and northwestern Ontario. 7 is used in the Pacific region (British Columbia and Yukon).
What do I need to renew my SIN number?
Examples of primary documents include:
- birth certificates.
- Certificate of Canadian Citizenship from IRCC or CIC or a certificate of registration of birth abroad.
- record of landing verification of landing, status verification.
- visitor record.
- diplomatic identity card.
- work or study permit.