Government service

Government service

As a newcomer, there are important steps and documents that you must apply in the first days of your arrival. And it is our relocation partners who will help you accomplish these steps.

These documents such as: Open a bank account, SIN number, health card, etc.

Our partners will guide you through these steps and inform you about the whole process and what these documents are for, how to keep or use them. So when you want to get a new one or extend it, you have all the information you need for the future.

Open a bank account:

Opening a bank account is one of the important things you need to do in the first days of your arrival. Having a bank account has many advantages, for example, you don’t need to carry cash, you can work on your credit rating by using your credit card. Nowadays in banks, people giving services will speak in few languages ​​such as: English, French, Farsi, Arabic, Spanish, Dutch and etc. according to your mother tongue if it will be possible we are looking for a representative who will speak in your mother tongue. In this case, they can explain banking in Canada with your mother tongue so that you can understand the whole banking operation.

SIN number:

In Canada, residents are required to have a Social Insurance Number (SIN) in order to participate in a number of government-run services. The Social Insurance Number (SIN) was created in 1964 as a customer account number used in the administration of various employment insurance and pension plans in Canada. The Social Insurance Number (SIN) was first used for tax purposes by Revenue Canada (now the Canada Revenue Agency) in 1967. EDC is the federal department responsible for issuing social insurance numbers. social insurance (formerly Human Resources Development Canada).

 

There are three sets of three digits that make up the SIN (for example, 123-456-789).

 

Health Card:

If you are moving to Quebec permanently, if you are going to study or work there temporarily or if you meet one of the other eligibility criteria, you can apply for the Health Insurance Plan as soon as you arrive. Even if you were still considered eligible during your temporary absence from Québec, you will have to re-register for health insurance upon your return.

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