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Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Fontaine, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. Fontaine


    Apr 27, 2006
    Quick important question:

    Is the Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN) the same as an American Social Security Number (SSN), I need to know because I am applying for a internship in the US and it asked me for my SSN and im not sure if its my SIN.

  2. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Sounds reasonable.
  3. Yes, they are the same thing.
  4. L-A


    Jul 17, 2008
    If you happen to have one of each, the customs will be a long long odyssey.

    Yes, they are the same :p
  5. Fontaine


    Apr 27, 2006
    Thanks a lot guys!
  6. the us government will issue you a temporary ssn and you will have to file tax returns while you work in the us....better get all your ducks lined up..........there are some fellows in blue suits who will insist that all is in order and then the guys in the white shirts will probably give you a going over as well.......

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