Service Canada has changed the service standard for SIN online transactions from 20 business days to 10 business days. Clients applying through the SIN online portal can now expect to receive the letter containing their SIN in the mail within 15 days.

How to apply for a SIN

1) SIN Online Portal

Applying online is easy. Submit a SIN application online within a secure and protected environment using SIN online and upload digital copies of your documents.

Please consult the What do you need before you apply page to ensure you have all the required documents ready before you apply.

2) By mail

You can also apply for your SIN by mail. If you choose this option, you must provide a completed SIN application form in addition to your original documents.

You original documents will be sent back once your application is processed.

3) Visit us by appointmentIf you require service in-person, please make a request for an appointment by filling out the service request form. A Service Canada officer will call you back within 2 business days. If your request cannot be completed by phone, you will be offered an appointment for service at a Service Canada Centre. Please note that we are not accepting requests for same day bookings.Please share this information within your community.Thank you for your support.

Chanelle Davidson
Office Assistant
Algonquins of Ontario Consultation Office
Phone: 613-735-6307Fax: 613-735-6307
General Inquiries: