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Service Canada - Sudbury District

Social Insurance Number

Assigns a unique nine-digit number to individuals living in Canada, who wish to work in Canada or receive benefits and services from government programs
Shortest wait times are: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-10 am As of March 31, 2014 Social Insurance Numbers are issued in paper format. Existing plastic cards that are not expired can still be used. There is no fee to apply for or replace a Social Insurance Number.
  • Every Canadian citizen, newcomer to Canada or temporary resident who wishes to work in Canada or to receive benefits and services from government programs
  • Only individuals living 100 km or more from the nearest Service Canada office, in an inaccessible area or where outreach is very infrequent may apply by mail
Application Process
  • In person at your local Service Canada centre
  • By mail after downloading the application form from the website or calling 1-800-206-7218 and selecting Option 3 to have an application mailed to you
  • Mail completed application, required documents and payment to: Service Canada, Social Insurance Registration Office, PO Box 7000, Bathurst NB E2A 4T1
  • Newborn Registration Service is available in Ontario through Service Ontario
1-800-206-7218 - select option 3
Web Site
English, French
Documents Required
Required documents: See list on the website
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Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 5, 2023
19 Lisgar St
Greater Sudbury, ON, P3E 6L1
Service Canada site located in the Federal Building on Lisgar St near Cedar St in Sudbury
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Hours of Operation
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Greater Sudbury
  • Sudbury District