Are you eligible for Indian status?

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

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Are you applying for Indian status?

Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for Indian status as defined in the Indian Act.

How to apply if you are adopted?

Learn about the application process for Indian status if you are adopted.

Are you applying with only one parent listed on your birth certificate?

Find out how to apply if your birth certificate does not state the name of your biological parent who is registered or entitled to be registered.

Eliminating known sex-based inequities in Indian registration

Learn what the Government of Canada is doing to ensure equity between the sexes in Indian registration.

When do you become eligible for non-insured health services benefits?

Learn more about how long it takes to receive non-insured health benefits for Status Indians.

Have you applied to join the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation?

Learn more about the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation enrolment process.

Has your application been denied?

Find out how to protest the Indian Registrar's decision on your application for Indian status.

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