Important Canadian Documents

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After you arrive in NL, you should apply for a number of documents. These documents give you access to government services and certain privileges, like health care and driving.

If asked to confirm your status in Canada, you will need your:

Two government documents for which you should apply immediately after your arrival
in NL are:

If you are a driver, you need a:

Driver’s Licence is commonly used as an identification document in Canada. If you are
not a driver and need an identity card for various purposes, you can apply for an:

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The Association for New Canadians of Newfoundland and Labrador gratefully acknowledges the support of PEIANC for their permission to use their template in creating this guide.

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