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Indigenous Peoples in Atlantic
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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 notify us as soon as possible.
For general information on how to apply and confirm what documents you need to bring, please visit Indian status or contact Public enquiries.
P.O. Box 160
40 Havelock Street
Amherst NS B4H 3Z3
Service hours (by appointment only): Tuesday to Thursday, 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm Atlantic time
For health-related enquiries visit First Nations and Inuit health regional offices.
For all other enquiries visit Public enquiries.