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Social Insurance Number Regulations

Version of section 13 from 2013-04-30 to 2018-06-24:

Marginal note:Number voided — beginning with 9

  •  (1) On the application of a person who has been assigned a Social Insurance Number that begins with “9” and has since become a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, the Commission must void the previously assigned number and assign a new Social Insurance Number that begins with a number other than “9”.

  • Marginal note:Application for new number

    (2) The application must be made in the form and manner required by the Commission and must contain

    • (a) the information and supporting documents required by section 2; and

    • (b) the person’s Social Insurance Number or, if the number is not known, a statement that the person was previously assigned a Social Insurance Number.

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