Lost Wallet

Site: Oakville

Record #: OAK2036
Last Full Update: 08 Nov 2023

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

This listing describes how to replace documents when a wallet is lost or stolen 
If you are unable to provide any proofs of identity or guarantor as shown below for replacement of documents, you can establish your identity for replacement of documents by swearing an affadavit before:

  • a notary public
  • free public Commissioner of Oaths service through Centre for Skills Development and Training, for more information see listing OAK4677
  • Commissioner of Oaths, through the Clerk's Department at the Oakville's Town Hall (for a fee, available during selected hours only, for details see listing OAK0831)  
  • contact to determine which information and/or proof of identification you will need prior to your appointment

Replace the following through ServiceOntario

Ontario driver's licence

  • bring a personal identification document (verifying your name, date of birth and signature) to a ServiceOntario location
  • a temporary driver's licence will be issued (new licence will arrive in the mail within 4 to 6 weeks)
  • fee applies

Ontario health card

  • for a red and white health card, bring three original documents from the Ontario Health Coverage Document List (one to prove citizenship/immigration status, one to prove residency in Ontario, and one to prove identity
  • for a photo health card, call ServiceOntario at 1-800-664-8988

Ontario photo card

  • complete the Ontario Photo Card application form available at a ServiceOntario location and provide proof of legal name, date of birth, and signature
  • fee applies

Ontario birth certificate:

  • applications can be submitted online
  • fee applies

Replace the follwing through Service Canada

Social Insurance Number (SIN)


Varies by service, see websites


All Year

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions

Varies with providers

Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service ; None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Town Hall, Service Canada at Trafalgar Village and ServiceOntario at Dorval Crossing East and Pacific Road ; Not Accessible - ServiceOntario at Trafalgar Village

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal ; Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading ID (Identification) ; Special Topics
Service Categories Birth Certificates ; Identification Cards

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