Getting Started

How to Get a Social Insurance Number

To start an RESP you and your child must each have a Social Insurance Number. A Social Insurance Number is a special number assigned only to you that you need to work in Canada or to receive benefits from the Government.

Find out more from the
Government of Canada's Information Sheet on Social Insurance Numbers.

Download a Social Insurance Number application form.
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For more information on how to get a Social Insurance Number, visit Service Canada or call 1-800-206-7218.