Get, renew or replace a status card

Find out how to get, renew or replace a status card and how long it'll take.

Status cards past the renewal date

The validity date extension on status cards and Temporary Confirmation of Registration Documents past the renewal date ended on May 1, 2022. If you need valid proof of registration, submit a complete application to renew your status card or request a Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document.

Services and information

How to apply for a status card

Find out how to apply for, renew or replace a Secure Certificate of Indian Status (secure status card) or a Certificate of Indian Status (status card).

What do you need to submit with an application for a secure status card

Find out what documents are required when applying for a secure status card.

How to renew a secure status card

Find out how to renew your status card. Secure status cards are valid 10 years for adults and dependent adults and 5 years for children.

What to do if a status card is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed

Find out what steps you need to take if your status card has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed.

What are the photo requirements

Find out how to submit acceptable photos when applying for a secure status card.

Is your status card still valid

Find out more about status card validity.

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