SIN application and RESP factsheet
How to get started
Enrolling to the CLB is a two-step process.
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Step 1: 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.
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For more information on how to get a Social Insurance Number, visit Service Canada or call 1-800-206-7218.
Step 2: Find an RESP Provider and visit them to enrol today!
There are many financial organizations licensed to provide RESPs, but each one is different. Find the full list of providers who are registered with the Government of Canada.
RESPs are not all the same. PCYI recommends that you Compare Plans before deciding which RESP provider is right for you. To help you get started, here are some RESP providers with: