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Manitoba, Canada - Addresses and Procedures

DCL-13-02

Published: January 3, 2013
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies
Topics:
International
Types:
Policy, Dear Colleague Letters (DCL)
Tags:
Foreign Reciprocating Countries (FRC)

DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER

DCL-13-02

DATE: January 3, 2013
UPDATED: May 7, 2013

TO: ALL STATE IV-D DIRECTORS

RE:  Manitoba, Canada - Addresses and Procedures

Dear Colleague:

Manitoba, Canada wishes to clarify procedural, contact, and payment information for Manitoba’s two agencies that are involved in international child support case processing: the Maintenance Enforcement Program and the Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders Designated Authority, Family Law Branch of Manitoba Justice.  Please see the information below from Manitoba:

1. The Manitoba Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) is responsible for the following:

• Registration and enforcement of support orders
• Correspondence concerning MEP files
• Receiving and sending support payments

To mail a) requests for registration and enforcement, b) correspondence, or c) payments to the Manitoba MEP:

Maintenance Enforcement Program
225-405 Broadway
100-352 Donald Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3C 3L6 R3B 2H8

Please note that all payments must be made payable to:  “Province of Manitoba-Minister of Finance” Always include the Manitoba MEP seven-digit file number and the first and last name of the debtor/obligor in the memo portion of the remittance.

To contact the Manitoba MEP:

Telephone:  1-204-945-7133
Fax:   1-204-945-5449
Email:  ManitobaMEPinquiries@gov.mb.ca

2. The Inter-jurisdictional Support Orders (ISO) Designated Authority, Family Law Branch of Manitoba Justice is responsible for the following:

• ISO/UIFSA applications to establish or vary/modify support orders
• General inquiries concerning inter-jurisdictional support issues

To send applications to the ISO Designated Authority to establish or modify support orders:

ISO Designated Authority
Manitoba Justice
Family Law Branch
1230-405 Broadway
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3C 3L6

To contact the ISO Designated Authority: 

Telephone:  1-204-945-0268
Fax:   1-204-948-2004
Email:  ISOQuestions@gov.mb.ca

If you have questions, please contact OCSE at ocseinternational@acf.hhs.gov

For additional information about processing cases with Manitoba and other Canadian jurisdictions, please see IM-11-01: A Caseworker’s Guide to Processing Cases with Canada on the OCSE website.

Sincerely,

Vicki Turetsky
Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement

cc:  ACF/OCSE Regional Program Managers
Tribal IV-D Directors