Government Services


Greater Sudbury has many government offices from all levels and offering a variety of different services to citizens. Because different levels of government are responsible for providing different services, you will need to contact a few offices to obtain essential documents such as a driver's licence, health card and Social Insurance Number.

The following is an outline of some of the major responsibilities for each level of government.

 Government of Canada (Federal)

Social Insurance Card

Canadian Passport


      • Citizenship
      • Passports
      • Social Insurance Numbers
      • National Security/Defence
      • Bank of Canada (Currency)
      • Postal Services
      • International Trade
      • Canada Revenue Agency (Tax system)


How do I access services from the Government of Canada?

Service Canada is the Government of Canada's one-stop service delivery network. In partnership with other departments, agencies, and levels of government, it gives Canadians easy access to a wide range of the programs and services they need in one place. To provide better service to all Canadians across the country, Service Canada combines telephone, Internet, mail, in-person, and outreach and mobile services. FIND A LOCAL OFFICE!

 Government of Ontario (Provincial)

  • Transportation (Driver Licensing)
  • Health Care
  • Education

How do I access services from the Government of Ontario?

ServiceOntario is now making it easy for you to access the information, services and resources you need, when and how you need them. Whether you're getting married, starting a business or want to learn more about your workplace or industry, it's all here. FIND A LOCAL OFFICE!

 City of Greater Sudbury (Municipal)

  • Libraries
  • Property taxes
  • Public Transit
  • Fire Services
  • Police Services
  • Emergency Medical Services

How do I access services from the City of Greater Sudbury?

Accessing services in the City of Greater Sudbury is easy! There are a few ways you can access services:

  • Visit the City's website;
  • Call 3-1-1 ... the only number you need for City of Greater Sudbury information!
  • As part of the City of Greater Sudbury's continuing effort to enhance customer service and bring City Hall closer to the people served, residents can now take advantage of one telephone number for information on any City service or program. If you are calling from outside of the area, you can easily reach the same high-quality service by dialing 705.671.CITY (2489).