How to update the Indian Register

Find out how to report an event or amend an entry.

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How do you update information in the Indian Register

It is important that your personal information in the Indian Register be kept accurate and up to date to apply for a secure status card and receive information from Indigenous Services Canada.

To update information on your secure status card, you need to apply for a replacement card. The replacement process is the same as when first applying for a secure status card. Fill out the same application form and check ''Replacement'' under ''Reason for application''.

To find out more, visit How to apply for a status card.

To update your personal information in the Indian Register, you must submit a request and valid acceptable identification either

or

If you have any further questions, contact Public enquiries.

How do you report a birth in the Indian Register

Reporting a birth is the same as applying for registration.

To find out more, visit Are you applying for Indian status.

How do you report the death of a registered family member

1. Provide any one of these documents:

Also provide the deceased family member's status card, if available.

2. Submit the documents

or

To find out more about Indigenous Services Canada’s services to help families manage the legal and financial affairs of Status Indians who usually live on reserve and have died, visit Estate services for First Nations.

To find out more about reporting the death of a registered family member, contact Public enquiries.

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