Can I work if my SIN number is expired?
If you applied to extend your work permit before your initial work permit expires, you can keep working, even if your SIN is expired.
You can apply to renew your SIN as soon as you get a new permit..
How long does it take to get a SIN number online?
If you apply for a SIN online or by mail and your application meets the requirements, you will receive a letter with your SIN by mail within 20 business days from the date the application is received.
How can I get my SIN number online?
To apply online you will need to upload copies of at least 3 different documents:a valid primary document that proves your identity and legal status in Canada, and.a valid secondary document to confirm your identity, and.a proof of address.
How do I know if my sin is valid?
Social Insurance Numbers can be validated through a simple check digit process called the Luhn algorithm. 046 454 286 <--- A fictitious, but valid SIN. 121 212 121 <--- Multiply every second digit by 2. If the SIN is valid, this number will be evenly divisible by 10.
How can I update my SIN number?
Updating information linked to your SIN 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 provide an original valid primary document and supporting document.