How do I change my name with Service Canada?

Write a letter with the following:

  1. original or certified true copy of one of the following documents: a name change certificate from a provincial/territorial vital statistics department. a court order issued under an act on change of name.
  2. your old and new names.
  3. your social insurance number.
  4. your signature.

Can I change my SIN card?

Not really. But you can apply for a new SIN “only if you can prove that your SIN was used fraudulently.” Examples of proof include fraudulent credit card applications using your name and SIN, and T4 employment records (from the CRA) that list employers that you have not worked for.

Can I update my SIN number online Canada?

Applying for a SIN You can apply online or by mail to: to amend your SIN record.

How much does it cost to change your name in Canada?

Cost. There is a $120 government fee for a legal change of name. This fee is for all the name changes included on one application form. Registry agents will also charge a service fee.

How do you know if someone is using your SIN number?

There are several ways to tell if someone is using your SIN.

  • Tax Information From The CRA.
  • Checking Your Credit Report.
  • You Stop Receiving Bills.

How long does it take to legally change your name in Canada?

Delivery time If your application is complete, accurate and you were born in Ontario, we will mail you a certificate of name change and your new birth certificate in 6-8 weeks. It may take longer if you have requested a change to a single name or reclaimed name.

Will a name change affect my stimulus payment?

2. Make sure the IRS has your correct name. If you married, remarried, or divorced and changed your name, or legally changed your name for another reason since filing your last tax return, you may experience a delay in receiving your payment.

How to change your sin number in Canada?

Temporary COVID-19 process change! Service Canada branches may be closed or offering reduced services during covid-19, so it is now easier to update your existing SIN: apply online, mail in the form or apply in person where offices are open.

When did Service Canada stop issuing SIN cards?

If everything is in order, you will get your SIN during your visit. There is no fee to apply for a Social Insurance Number. On March 31, 2014, Service Canada began issuing SINs in paper format (confirmation of SIN letter). Production of the plastic SIN cards has stopped.

Is there charge to change name on SIN card?

There is no charge to replace a SIN card as a result of name change. If you change names on your SIN card, be sure to change names with all other agencies and companies around the same time so you don’t have issues when proving your identity. Easy Name Change provides you with the forms,…

Do you need to notify Service Canada of a change of address?

You do not need to notify Service Canada about a change of address unless you are waiting to receive a confirmation of SIN letter. If your confirmation of SIN letter or SIN card was lost or stolen, Service Canada will not issue a new SIN.