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Official title: Monthly Validation of Social Insurance Numbers with the Social Insurance Registry - Record Type 920 - SIN Validation Report Record
- December 4, 2007
- Notice #275 - Monthly Validation of Social Insurance Numbers with the Social Insurance Registry - Record Type 920 - SIN Validation Report Record
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform promoters of the upcoming addition of the new SIN Validation report (.SVR) file.
The following is the technical information regarding the SIN Validation Report Record:
|Data Element Name||Type Size||Trxn Posn||Description||Notes|
|Record Type||9(3)||1-3||"920" - SIN Validation Report|
|Promoter BN||X(15)||4-18||BN of the current Promoter of the specimen plan ID|
|Specimen Plan ID||9(10)||19-28||Specimen Plan approval number||Assigned by Canada Revenue Agency|
|Transaction Date||9(8)||29-36||Date the record was written to this file.|
|Beneficiary SIN||9(9)||37-45||Beneficiary SIN|
|SIN Issue||X(1)||46||1 - SIN is not useable
2 - SIN is useable
3 - Linked SIN
SIN Issue explanation:
- SIN is not useable: The SIN has been flagged by SIR as not useable.
- SIN is useable: The SIN was previously flagged by SIR as not useable but is now considered useable.
- Linked SIN: The beneficiary SIN is no longer valid because the beneficiary was assigned a new SIN.
Note: This linked SIN information will also continue to be available in the .PRO file - RT 900 - Transaction Origin 5.
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