How to Register

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How do I register with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)?
Registration forms are available on the WSIB’s website www.wsib.on.ca, and through its eRegistration service. You can also call the WSIB at 1-800-387-0080 to have one sent to you.

There currently are two types of registration processes depending on whether you are an employer, or an individual applying as an independent operator, a sole proprietor, a partner or an executive officer of a corporation.

  1. Employer registration
    This process is for a business that hires one or more workers.
  2. Optional insurance request / change
    This is the voluntary registration process for IOs, sole proprietors, partners, and executive officers of a corporation who do not work in the construction industry.  WSIB coverage is not automatically granted.  The WSIB will decide whether an individual qualifies for optional insurance.