British Columbia region
Emergency evacuations in British Columbia
Consult Coronavirus and Indigenous communities for health advice and supports for individuals, communities, students, organizations and businesses.
British Columbia (BC) is home to 202 First Nations, about one third of all First Nations in Canada. The First Nations of BC have rich and varied cultures, histories and traditions.
- Jordan's Principle
- Indian Status
- Indigenous health
- First Nations Health Authority
- First Nations housing
- Social programs
- Treaties, agreements and negotiations
- BC Treaty Process
- Treaty annuity payments
- British Columbia First Nations' Fill Management Guide
- First Nations Communications Toolkit
- Feature stories
Office open by appointment only
Our office is open for in-person services by appointment only.
Please call 236-330-9961 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 for Indian status and the secure status card and confirm what documents you need to bring, please visit Indian status or contact Public enquiries.
British Columbia office
1138 Melville Street Suite 600
Vancouver, BC V6E 4S3
Service hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Pacific Standard Time
Registration and status card services
Applying by mail is encouraged, but in-person applications are possible with an appointment. To book an appointment, please call:
- Telephone: 236-330-9961
- Service hours (by appointment only): Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Pacific Standard Time
For health-related enquiries visit First Nations and Inuit health regional offices.
For all other enquiries visit Public Enquiries Centre.