Atlantic region


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Indigenous communities in Atlantic region

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Office open by appointment only

You are encouraged to apply for Indian status and the secure status card by mail. Our office is open for in-person services by appointment only.

Please call to make an appointment and find out what safety measures are in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please tell us as soon as possible.

For general information about how to apply and to find out what documents you need to bring, please visit Indian status or contact public enquiries.

Amherst office

PO Box 160
40 Havelock St
Amherst NS  B4H 3Z3
Phone: 902-661-6209
Fax: 902-661-6237
Service hours (by appointment only): Wednesdays only from 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm Atlantic time.

For health-related questions, visit First Nations and Inuit health regional offices.

For all other questions, visit public enquiries.

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