FAQ Visa and Immigration Program Temporary residence Work Permits I’m on implied status. Can I keep working under the same conditions of my initial work permit if my Social Insurance Number (SIN) is expired?
I’m on implied status. Can I keep working under the same conditions of my initial work permit if my Social Insurance Number (SIN) is expired?
Yes. If you applied to extend your work permit before your initial work permit expires, you can keep working, even if your SIN is expired.
You can apply to renew your SIN as soon as you get a new permit.
Renewing your SIN
When you get your new permit, you can renew your SIN at the nearest Service Canada location.
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Questions on this topic
Under the International Mobility Program, can I reuse an offer of employment number if the matched work permit application was refused?
If my spouse applied for a study permit to come to Canada with a conditional offer to attend a language school and then a study program, can I apply for a spousal work permit?
If I am on a bridging work permit and my PR gets rejected for some reason, should I stop working as soon as I receive the decision or once the period on my work permit ends?
If the location indicated on my work permit is different from my actual work location, can I apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN)?