Upon arrival in Canada you should…

• Contact immigrant-serving organizations in your community. They can help you find the information and services you need to start your new life, including language training and help finding work.
 
Apply for Canadian identification, such as a driver’s licence and a health insurance card, which you should carry with you at all times.
 
 
• Apply for a health insurance card from your provincial or territorial government as soon as possible after you arrive in Canada.
 
• Apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and a health insurance card.
 
• Look for a job.