Change your address with governments online.

Government agencies require you to register your address changes with them. In the spirit of simplification, we gathered them all together and created detailed guides for you right here. We hope it helps!

Find our government guides below:

Canada

All the necessary information

Quebec

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Ontario

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British Colombia

All the necessary information

Alberta

All the necessary information

Newfoundland and Labrador

All the necessary information

Manitoba

All the necessary information

Prince Edward Island

All the necessary information

Saskatchewan

All the necessary information

Northwest Territories

All the necessary information

Nova Scotia

All the necessary information

Nunavut

All the necessary information

New Brunswick

All the necessary information

Yukon

All the necessary information

Ontario

British Colombia

Saskatchewan

Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Prince Edward Island

Northwest Territories

Change of address with the Government of Canada

Follow the links below to inform the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Canada Savings Bonds Program, Citizenship and Immigration Canada and more federal agencies of your change of address.

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

What is the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA)?

The CRA is a Canadian federal agency that administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, international trade legislation, and various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.

Who must notify the CRA of change of address?

Anyone earning revenue in Canada must update their address with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA).  For most of us, when we talk about changes of address with the federal government, we mainly refer to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). 

What you will need:

Your social insurance number.

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Canadian Pension Plan (CPP)

What is the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) 

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is known to be the backbone of Canada’s public retirement income system.

Who must notify the CPP and the OAS of a change of address?

If you are subject to receiving benefit payments from the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP).

  • Retirement pension
  • Post-retirement benefit
  • Disability benefits
  • Survivor’s pension
  • Death benefit
  • Children’s benefits

What you will need:

Your social insurance number.

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Old Age Security (OAS)

What is the Old Age Security (OAS)?

The Old Age Security (OAS) program is the Government of Canada’s largest pension program. 

Who must notify the OAS of a change of address?

If you are subject to receiving benefit payments from the Old Age Security (OAS).

  • Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • Allowance
  • Allowance for the Survivor

What you will need:

Your social insurance number.

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Employment Insurance (EI)

What is the Employment Insurance (EI)?

Employment Insurance (EI) is a financial protection for people who have lost their job through no fault of their own.

Who must notify the EI of a change of address?

You are subject to receiving benefit payments from the Employment Insurance (EI).

  • Regular benefits
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Benefits for the self-employed
  • Family Caregiver Benefit for Children
  • Fishing benefits
  • Sickness benefits
  • Compassionate care benefits
  • Benefits for Canadians living abroad
  • Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults

What you will need:

Your social insurance number.

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Election Canada

What is the Election Canada?

Elections Canada is the sole agency responsible for administering Canadian federal elections. Its responsibility is to ensure that Canadians can exercise their choices in federal elections and referendums through an open and impartial process and its primary task is to be prepared at all times to administer an electoral event. 

Who must notify Election Canada of a change of address?

You must inform Election Canada if you have the right to vote in Canada. You must be 18 years and older.

What you will need:

Your social insurance number.

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The National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC)

Change your address with The National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC).

Use this service if:

You have a student loan from the federal governement.

What you will need:

  • Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • Banking Information (account number and password)
  • Your MSFAA # (this is a 10 digit number). If you did not receive this number, please contact your province or territory
  • Date of Birth

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Immigration and Citizenship Canada

Change your address with the Immigration and Citizenship agency of Canada.

Use this service if: 

You have an application in process with CIC. You are eligible if:

  • your case is being processed in Canada;
  • your address is in Canada;
  • you are moving within three weeks or have already moved.

What you will need:

Any documents related to your application, such as:

  • A copy of your application;
  • Your payment receipt;
  • Any letters or official document received from CIC.

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Canada Savings Bonds Program

Change your address with the Canada Savings Bonds program.

Use this service if: 

You own one of the followings:

  • Payroll Plan;
  • Bond Certificates;
  • Registered products (Canada RSP or Canada RIF).

What you will need:

Depending on the products you own, you may need:

  • Your Payroll Savings Plan Number (10 digits);
  • Your Certificated Bonds Registration Account Number;
  • Your Bond Serial Numbers.

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Canadian Firearms Program

What is the Canadian Firearms Program?

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the federal and national police force of Canada, also responsible for the Canadian Firearms Program.

Who must notify the Royal Canadian Mounted Police of a change of address?

Anyone who own a licenced firearm.

What you will need:

Your firearm licence number.

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Change of address in Quebec

Quebec residents can use the Service Québécois de Chagement d’Adresse (SQCA).  It will update your account with 6 Québec ministries including the SAAQ (motor vehicle licence and registration) and the RAMQ (health insurance).

Driving licence (SAAQ), Health Insurance card (RAMQ), Revenu Quebec and more.

What is the Service Québécois de changement d’adresse (SQCA)?

In a single step, send your new address to 6 participating departments and agencies with Service Québécois de Changement d’Adresse (SQCA). This service is managed by Service Quebec.

Who must notify Service Québec of change of address?

You are enrolled with one or more of these ministers of government agencies:

  • Directeur général des élections du Québec;
  • Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale;
  • Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec;
  • Retraite Québec;
  • Revenu Québec;
  • Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec.

What you will need:

Depending on the organizations you are enrolled with, you may need:

  • Your driving licence;
  • Your Quebec health insurance card;
  • Your social insurance number;
  • Line 199 amount (dollar amount only) indicated on the Notice of Assessment issued to you by Revenue Quebec for the last income tax return you filed.

To access the complete list for each minister or government agency, click here.

Change my address with SQCA

Hydro-Québec

Report your move to Hydro-Québec.

Use this service if:

You rent or own a residence and hold an account with Hydro-Québec.  

What you will need:

  • Your Hydro-Québec account number; or
  • Your Hydro-Québec online account login information.

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Hunter’s or Trapper’s Certificate

Change your address on your Hunter’s or Trapper’s certificate.

You also must change your address with Canada firearms Program at federal level. 

Use this service if: 

You hold a Hunter’s or Trapper’s certificate.

What you will need:

Your Hunter’s or Trapper’s Certificate number.

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Commission de la Santé et de la Sécurité du Travail (CSST)

Use this service if: 

You receive benefits paid by the CSST.

What you will need:

  • CSST account number (9 digits);
  • Quebec health insurance card number.

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Loans and Bursaries Program

Change your address with The Loans and Bursaries Program of the Quebec governement.

Use this service if:

You have a student loan from the Quebec governement.

What you will need:

  • No specific information

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Quebec Savings Bonds Program

Change your address with Épargne Placement Québec.

Use this service if:

You own Quebec Savings Bonds.

What you will need:

Depending on the products you own, you may need:

  • Your Payroll Savings Plan Number (10 digits);
  • Your Certificated Bonds Registration Account Number;
  • Your Bond Serial Numbers.

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Change of Address in Ontario

Ontario residents can use ServiceOntario’s online form to update their address with the Ministry of Transportation and the Ministry of Health. 

ServiceOntario: Driving Licence, Vehicle registration and Ontario Health Card.

Use this service if: 

You hold one of the following:

  • Ontario Health Card;
  • Ontario driving licence;
  • Vehicle registration.

What you will need:

  • Your Red and White Health Card;
  • Your Photo Health Card;
  • The original of a document that confirms your Canadian citizenship or immigration status.

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Ontario Photo Card

Use this service if: 

You hold an Ontario Photo Card. This identification card is useful if you don’t hold a driver’s licence.

What you will need:

  • Ontario Photo Card number

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Hydro One

Start, stop or move your Hydro One Service.

Use this service if: 

You hold an account with Hydro one.

What you will need:

Your Hydro One account number.

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Outdoors Card

Use this service if: 

You hold a hunting or any outdoor permit from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry of Ontario.

If your own are firearm, you must change your address with Canada firearms Program at federal level. 

What you will need:

  • Outdoor Card number

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Ontario student assistance program (OSAP)

Change your address with the Ontario student assistance program (OSAP). Please note that you also may have to change your address with the The National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC).

Use this service if:

You have a student loan from the Ontario governement.

What you will need:

  • No specific information

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Election Ontario

Use this service if:

You are an 18 years and older Ontario citizen.

What you will need:

  • No specific information

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Ontario Works

Use this service if:

You are an Ontario Works client. You must communicate your move to the Ontario Works office that serves your address.

What you will need:

  • No specific information

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Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Use this service if:

You are an Ontario Disability Support Program recipient. You must communicate your move to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) office that serves your address.

What you will need:

  • No specific information

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Ontario Savings Bonds Program

Use this service if:

You own Ontario Savings Bonds.

What you will need:

Depending on the products you own, you may need:

  • Name(s) appearing on the bond(s);
  • Series and par value(s) or the certificate number(s)

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Change of Address in British-Columbia

Driver’s licence (ICBC) and Medical Services Plan (MSP)

Change your address on your driver’s licence and your MSP card online with AddressChangeBC.

Use this service if:

  • You hold a BC driver’s licence
  • You are covered by the Medical Service Plan of British Columbia.

What you will need:

  • Your driver’s licence;
  • Your Personal Health Number;
  • Your ICBC security keyword.

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BC Hydro Power smart

Transfer utility with BC Hydro to your new address.

Use this service if:

  • You are a BC Hydro residential client.

What you will need:

  • If you’re a residential customer, sign up online for MyHydro first (if you haven’t already). If you already have an existing BC Hydro account, link it to MyHydro to manage it online.
  • Your move in and move out dates for each address.
  • Your new address.
  • Phone number so we can reach you.
  • If you’re renting, your landlord’s name and phone number.

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Elections BC

Use this service if:

You are an 18 years and older British-Colombia citizen.

What you will need:

You will need to supply one of the following:

  • your B.C. driver’s licence number,
  • your B.C. Identification Card number,
  • the last six digits of your Social Insurance Number, or
  • the last six digits of your Personal Health Number.

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ICBC ID Card

You can change your address on your ICBC Card in person or by phone.

In person :  Find a service centre

By phone : +1 (800) 663-3051

Autoplan Auto Insurance

Use this service if :

  • You are insured at Assurance Auto Autoplan.

Contact your Autoplan Broker directly to change your address in person

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Student Aid BC

Change your address with the Student Aid BC. Please note that you also may have to change your address with the The National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC).

Use this service if:

You have a student loan from the British-Colombia governement.

What you will need:

  • No specific information

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BC Hunting

Change your address with BC Hunting if you hold a licence.

  • Hunting Licence
  • Initiation Hunting Licence
  • Youth Hunting Licence

You also must change your address with Canada firearms Program at federal level. 

Use this service if:

You have a Hunting Licence in British-Colombia.

What you will need:

  • No specific information

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Income Assistance

Use this service if:

You benefit from BC Income Assistance to help support your transition to employment.

What you will need:

  • Social Insurance Number (SIN)

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WorkSafeBC

Use this service if:

You receive compensation from WorkSafeBC to replace loss of wages while recovering from injuries.

What you will need:

  • No specific information.

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Change of Address in Alberta

Driver’s licence and vehicle registration

To change your address with the DMV, you will need to visit a registry agent in person.

What you will need:

  • Identification
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Vehicle registration

Find a registry agent

Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan

Update your address with Alberta Health Insurance in person or by mail.

What you will need:

In person:  Find a registry agent

By postal mail: 

Alberta Health
Attention: Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan 
P.O. Box 1360, Station Main
Edmonton, AB T5J 2N3

Election Alberta

Update your address with Election Alberta.

Use this service if:

  • A Canadian citizen,
  • 16 years of age or older, and
  • A resident in Alberta

What you will need:

  • Driver’s Licence number or;
  • Alberta Identification Card number

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Change of Address in Manitoba

Manitoba Government, Health Coverage, Hydro, MTS and more.

Change your address with the government of Manitoba and many essential services with Manitoba Address Change website

Use this service if:

You are:

  • Resident of Manitoba;
  • Covered by the Manitoba Health Service;
  • Customer at Hydro Manitoba, MTS and / or RedRiver Coop;
  • Student or employee at the University of Manitoba or Assiniboine College;
  • Member of any other government service; and/or
  • An account with the City of Winnipeg (Water and Waste Department).

What you will need:

Depending on the services that you are subscribed to, you may need different information such as:

  • Your personal Manitoba Health Card
  • Your Hydro Manitoba account number
  • Your MTS account number
  • Etc.

Change my address with Manitoba Address Change

Driver’s licence and vehicle registration

Apply at an Autopac Agent or Service Centre location in person with identification to have your address changed.

Use this service if:

  • You hold a Manitoba driver’s licence.
  • You have a vehicle registered in Manitoba.

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Change of Address in Saskatchewan

Driver’s licence, vehicle registration, eHealth card, SaskTel, SaskPower and more.

Change your address with many departments in a single step with ExpressAddress.

Use this service if:

  • You hold a Saskatchewan driver’s licence;
  • You have a vehicle registered in Saskatchewan;
  • You are covered by Saskatchewan eHealth;
  • You have an account with SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskTel, SecurTek and more.

To see the complete list of organizations, click here.

What you will need:

Depending on the services you need to notify, you may need:

  • Your driver’s licence;
  • Your vehicle registration;
  • Your eHealth card;
  • Your Account Numbers;

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Change of Address in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Registry of Motor Vehicle, Health Card and Taxation department.

Update your address on many documents in a single step with Nova Scotia change of address service.

Use this service if:

  • You hold a Nova Scotia driver’s licence;
  • You have a vehicle registered in Nova Scotia;
  • You are covered by Nova Scotia Health Care Plan;
  • You are a property owner (Taxation department).

What you will need:

Depending on the services that you are subscribed to, you may need different information such as:

  • Driver’s Licence or Vehicle Master Number;
  • Licence Plate Numbers of all vehicles registered to you;
  • Nova Scotia Health Card numbers and birthdates for all household members;
  • HRM property owners Tax Bill Account Assessment Number.

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Change of Address in New Brunswick

Driver’s licence and vehicle registration

Use this service if :

  • You have a New Brunswick driver’s license;
  • A New Brunswick license plate.

Visit your local Service New Brunswick to change your address on your driver’s licence and vehicle registration.

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New Brunswick Medicare

Use this service if:

You are covered by New Brunswick Medical care plan.

What you will need:

By postal mail: Only if your card is still valid.

New Brunswick Health Insurance
C.P. 5100, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8

In person: At your local Service New Brunswick.

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Change of Address in Newfoundland and Labrador

Driver’s licence and vehicle registration

Update your address on your driver’s licence and your vehicle registration online or by email.

Use this service if:

  • You hold a Newfoundland and Labrador driver licence.
  • You have a vehicle registered in Newfoundland and Labrador.

What you will need:

  • Your driver’s licence;
  • Your vehicle registration.

Online: On NL website.

Change my address with this agency

By email: Send all information relative to your move (old address, new address) as well as your driver’s licence and registration numbers to: MRDmail@gov.nl.ca.

Newfoundland and Labrador Health and Community Service

Update your address on your NL MCP card by mail.

What you will need:

Once completed, you can mail your form to one of the following addresses:

Bureau de Grand Falls-Windsor
MCP, 22, rue High, C.P. 5000, Grand Falls-Windsor (TNL) A2A 2Y4
Télécopieur : 709-292-4052

OR

Bureau de St. John’s
MCP, 45 Major’s Path, C.P. 8700, St. John’s, TNL, A1B 4J6
Télécopieur: 709-758-1694

Change of Address in Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Health Insurance

Update your address on your PEI Health Insurance coverage.

What you will need:

  • Your Health Card number

By phone: 1-800-321-5492

Prince Edward Island Tax Department

Update your address with PEI Tax department in person or by mail.

Use this service if:

  • You are a property owner or a registered vendor

What you will need:

By postal mail:

Finances, Énergie et Affaires municipales,
Imposition et registre des biens
C.P. 880
Charlottetown (Î.-P.-É.) C1A 7M2

 

In person:

95, rue Rochford
Immeuble Shaw, 1 étage, section sud
Charlottetown (Î.-P.-É.) C1A 3T6

Change of Address in Northwest Territories

Health Card of Northwest Territories

Update your address on your NWT Health card.

What you will need:

Once completed, you can mail your form to:

Health Services Administration
Department of Health and Social Services
Bag #9, Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

Change of Address in Nunavut

Health Card of Nunavut

Update your address on your Nunavut Health card.

What you will need:

Once completed, you can mail your form to:

Ministère de la Santé
Programmes d’assurance maladie
Gouvernement du Nunavut
a/s du Service d’inscription au régime d’assurance maladie
C.
P. 889
Rankin Inlet (Nunavut) X0C 0G0

Change of Address in Yukon

Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan (YHCIP)

Contact Insured Health Services to inform them of your new address.

By phone:  1-800-661-0408, ext. 5209