British Columbia region

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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.

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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
Telephone: 604-775-5100
Fax: 604-775-7149
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.

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