Applying for a Social Insurance Number
To benefit from government grants like the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) or the Canada Learning Bond (CLB), the Government of Canada requires that you register your child's RESP with a Social Insurance Number (SIN).
If your child doesn’t already have a SIN, it’s best to apply for one as soon as you open your RESP or your plan could expire after the first 18 months. To get a Social Insurance Number, you can:
You can send your completed application form and original documents (photocopies are not accepted) to:
Social Insurance Registration Office
PO Box 7000
Bathurst, New Brunswick