Indian status

Apply for Indian status and a status card. Learn more about the Indian Register and band membership.

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What is Indian status?

Learn more about Indian status and the Indian Register.

Are you applying for a status card?

Find out how to apply for status cards and about processing times.

Are you eligible for Indian status?

Find out if you are eligible to register and how to apply.

Are you a service provider?

Find out what you need to know about status cards and the Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document.

How to update the Indian Register?

Find out how to add the birth of a child or report the death of a Status Indian.

Are you an Indian Registration Administrator?

Find out how to update the Indian Register.

About band membership and how to transfer to or create a band

Find out about band membership and how to transfer to, divide, merge or create a new band.

Are you entering the U.S. as a Status Indian?

Find out about entering the United States as a Status Indian and which status cards can be used.

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