What if my SIN number expired?
Your SIN must be valid. That means, it cannot be expired. If your SIN has expired, you will have to renew it. If your SIN starts with 9, your employer will also ask to see your work permit.
Can I use expired SIN number?
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.
Can SIN be renewed online?
Applying for a SIN
You can apply online or by mail to: … to amend your SIN record.
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.
How do I check if my SIN number is active?
You can confirm the SIN of a current or former employee by contacting Service Canada at 1-866-274-6627. If calling from outside Canada, dial 506-548-7961 (long distance charges apply).
When should I update my SIN number?
By law, you must update your SIN record when you change your name.
How can I check my SIN number status?
You can check the status of your child’s SIN application by contacting Service Canada at 1-866-274-6627.
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.
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.
What documents do I need to get a new SIN card?
If you are applying by mail, you must provide the following documents:
- an original valid primary identity document.
- a completed and signed SIN application form. …
- an original valid supporting document (only applicable if the name on your primary identity document is different from the name on your SIN application form)