British Columbia region
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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.
Indigenous peoples in British Columbia
Learn about Indigenous peoples in British Columbia.
Find maps of First Nations communities and treaty negotiations in the region and more.
- 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
- Grants and Contribution Information Management System
- Education Information System
- Child and Family Services
- First Nation Profiles
- National Funding Agreement Models
Call ahead to check in-person service availability
Call the appropriate number below to make an appointment or find out if walk-ins are available. If you need to cancel or reschedule, please call us as soon as possible.
To find out how to register under the Indian Act or apply for a status card, visit Indian status or contact Public enquiries.
600-1138 Melville St
Vancouver, BC V6E 4S3
Reception service hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Pacific time
Registration and status card services
For services related to registration and status cards, call:
- Telephone: 236-330-9961
- Front counter service hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm Pacific time
For health-related questions, visit First Nations and Inuit health regional offices.
For all other questions, contact Public enquiries.