Canada. Service Canada

Site: Barrie

Service: Social Insurance Numbers

Description (Service) Social Insurance Number rapid access service * with completed form and correct ID, a proof of Social Insurance Number will be given to the client * cards are no longer produced to avoid citizens from carrying them in their purses or wallets to avoid identity theft 
Social Insurance number is a confidential number restricted to income reporting purposes * number may be collected by institutions where interest or incomes are earned, such as banks, credit unions, trust companies * legislated users include Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, Employment Insurance, Veterans Affairs, Canada Student Loan program, employers * program of Employment and Social Development Canada, Delivered by Service Canada 
For specific information relating to acceptable "Proof of Identification" and "Primary Documents" relating to the Social Insurance number call 1-800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232) 
Individuals who suspect identity fraud, ID theft or fraudulent use of their SIN should report this to local Service Canada Centre or telephone 1-800-206-7218
Service Details
Public Comments No local Barrie phone number * NOTE: sign at front of building which houses Barrie Service Canada Centre says Government of Canada, 48 Owen St
Hours Barrie Service Canada Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * no appointment necessary
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility Canadian citizens, newcomers or temporary residents who want to work in Canada or to receive benefits and services from government programs
Application Apply in person at a Service Canada Centre, no appointment necessary * view website or visit office for detailed information * proof of Identity documents must be original and in the name of the applicant * if a Citizenship and Immigration document has been lost or destroyed a copy may be obtained * it must contain the statement - Certified true copy of an official document of Citizenship and Immigration Canada of which I have custody * copy must be stamped in black and signed in blue ink
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Service Canada Centre
48 Owen St
Barrie, ON L4M 3H1
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Intersection Owen St and Worsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Regional Call Centre for Employment Insurance and Social Insurance Numbers * English 1-800-206-7218 * French 1-800-808-6352
TTY Phone 1-800-529-3742
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