Are you eligible for Indian status
Find out if you are eligible to register and how to apply.
Status card validity during COVID-19 pandemic
To find out how to apply for Indian status and status cards by mail and for information on the extension of the validity date of status cards and Temporary Confirmation of Registration Documents, visit Indian status.
To find out how to apply for COVID-19-related benefits, visit Coronavirus and Indigenous communities.
Services and information
Find out if you are entitled to be registered as an Indian under the Indian Act and how to apply.
Find out how to apply for Indian status if you have been adopted.
Find out how to apply if your birth certificate does not state the name of your biological parent who is registered or is entitled to be registered.
Find out how long it takes to receive non-insured health services benefits available to Status Indians.
Find out more about the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation enrolment process and the Wells decision implementation.
Find out what the Government of Canada is doing to ensure equity between the sexes in Indian registration.
Collaborative Process on Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nation Citizenship: Consultation Plan
Find out how the Government of Canada plans to consult on Indian registration, band membership and First Nations citizenship.
Find out how to protest the Indian Registrar's decision on your application for Indian status.