Application forms for Indian status and status cards

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Indian status

Adults (16 or older)

For applicants 16 or older, you must fill out and submit:

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Children (15 or younger) or dependent adults

For children (15 or younger) or dependent adults, you must fill out and submit:

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Status card

If you are applying for your first secure status card or to renew, replace or update your secure status card, you must fill out and submit:

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Some First Nations and bands are still issuing Certificates of Indian Status (status cards). If your First Nation or band does, submit your application for a status card to your First Nation or band office's Indian Registration Administrator using:

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Guarantor information

If you need a guarantor, the guarantor must fill out:

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If you can't find a guarantor, the guarantor must fill out and submit:

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