What is Canada Socinal Isnurance number?
A social insurance number (SIN) is a number to administer various government programs issued in Canada. The number could serve as an account number in the administration of Canada's varied employment insurance programs and Canada Pension Plan.
The first digit of a SIN usually identifies the province, the list below shows the Geography
- 0: Fictious purposes
- 1: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Labrador and Newfoundland
- 2–3: Québec
- 4–5: overseas forces, and Ontario (excluding Northwestern Ontario)
- 6: Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, and Northwest Territories
- 7: Yukon and British Columbia
- 8: Not used
- 9: Temporary resident