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Canadian ID Cards and Documents

Canadian ID cards and documents for personal identification.
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  2. Drivers Licences (17)
  3. Vehicle Registration
  4. Health Insurance Cards
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Canadian Social Insurance Number
Your Social Insurance Number is a confidential number and an important piece of personal information.

Security for Social Insurance Numbers Tightened
The Canadian federal government has tightened the security for Social Insurance Numbers in response to criticism from the Auditor General of Canada.

Apply for a Canadian Passport
A Canadian passport is the internationally accepted evidence of your Canadian citizenship, and provides photo identification. Here are detailed instructions on how to apply for a Canadian passport.

Travel Documents for Canadians Going to the U.S.
Travel documents required for Canadians to enter or transit the United States by air, land and sea.

Canadian Permanent Residents ID Cards
Immigrants to Canada with permanent resident status get new ID cards with high-tech security features.

Applications for Canadian Permanent Resident Cards
Immigrants with permanent resident status who arrived in Canada before June 28, 2002 should apply for a new Canadian Permanent Resident Card. Here's how.

International Driving Permit for Canadians
An International Driving Permit (IDP) can supplement your Canadian driver's licence for driving when outside North America.

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