New To Canada
Apna Winnipeg welcomes you to Canada and wish you good luck. We are here to help you find services like SIN as well as Health Card and their links easly. When you arrive in Manitoba as a new immigrant, you need to do some of the following tasks on priority basis.
Tasks with “*” sign are must done on preority bases other tasks are depend on your situation.
Apply SIN (First thing to do)*
A Social Insurance Number is a number issued in Canada to administer various government programs. Without this you can’t apply for services like Health Card, Bank Account and so on.
Where To Apply:
You can apply in person or online. I would suggest to apply it in person as you can get it rightaway. To apply in person you can visit following address:
Portage Place Mall,
Floor Ground, Unit 122
393 Portage Avenue
Or you can apply online by clicking here.
Health Card *
You can register online for Manitoba Health Card Click Here
Or you can visit at following address:
(Due to COVID-19 office is closed till further notice for in person visit. )
300 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB R3B 3M9
Toll Free: 1-800-392-1207
For More Details Click Here.
Opening First Bank Account *
Banking may be different in Canada than in your home country. This website is to help you to find links to any service easly and we don’t endorse any product, service provider and financial institution. Check their website or discuss with them what kind of services they offer and how much they charge for them. Following are the links to some of the national banks in Canada.
2. CIBC Bank.
3. TD Bank.
Apply Canada Child Benefit
You should apply for the Canada child benefit (CCB) as soon as you reach Canada.
You don’t need to apply separately for related provincial and territorial programs. The CRA will determine your eligibility when you apply for the CCB.
Apply Manitoba Child Benefit
The Manitoba Child Benefit provides monthly benefits to lower income Manitobans with dependent children in their care.