What can I do if I don't have any identity documents?

Not providing the required identity documents will delay the processing of your Common Experience Payment application. For this reason, enclosing your identity documents is preferred.

  • To obtain a birth certificate, please contact the appropriate government office in the province or territory where you were born.
  • To obtain a driver's licence or a health card, please contact the appropriate government office in the province or territory where you reside.
  • To obtain a Canadian passport, call the Passport Canada toll-free line at 1‑800‑567‑6868.
  • Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada toll-free line at 1‑800‑567‑9604.

If you need help, please contact us toll free at 1‑866‑699‑1742. (TTY: 1‑800‑926‑9105).