Registering for Indian Status
What is Indian Status?
People registered under the Indian Act are recognized by the federal government as having Indian status. Registering for Indian status lets you access a wide range of government programs and benefits.
Am I Eligible?
You may be eligible for registration if one or both of your parents are eligible for registration for any reason. Over the years, there have been many rules for deciding who is eligible. Read more about who is eligible and how to apply.
How Do I Apply?
Our Client Services office provides services and funding to individuals registered under the Indian Act.
We also help people register for Indian status.
- Online forms for Indian Registration.
- Secure Certificate of Indian Status (Status Card)
- Bill C-3 and gender equity in the Indian Registration Act
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