You will need medical insurance to visit a doctor, hospital or walk-in clinic in Surrey, B.C. Register as soon as you plan on moving to British Columbia and consider getting private insurance while you are waiting for your application to be approved.
You must apply for a social insurance number (SIN) to work in Canada. After your application is approved you will be given a SIN card.
British Columbia residents must have a B.C. driver's licence to drive a car.
If you don’t have a driver’s licence you can also look into applying for a handy wallet-sized card that can be used as your photo identification. This is called a BC Identification card.
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