Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act (Bill C-3)
The Governor in Council has announced that effective January 31, 2011, the Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act (Bill C-3) came into force.
Application Forms, Instructions and Information can be requested from our Indian Registration Dept.
Please note: Applicants must mail application, documents and photos to the Winnipeg address shown on the first page of the Bill C-3 application form.
Individuals applying for registration under Bill C-3 will at the same time, complete an application to receive by mail, the new IN CANADA version of the Secure Certificate of Indian Status card (SCIS).
Registration Process for Bill C-3 Applicants:
- Did your grandmother lose her Indian Status as a result of marrying a non-Indian?
- Is one of your parents registered, or entitled to be registered, under sub-section 6(2) of the Indian Act?
- Were you, or one of your siblings, born on or after September 4, 1951?
General enquiries on Bill C-3 should also be directed to:
INAC Public Enquiries Contact Centre
Toll Free: 1-800-567-9604
or for more information please contact
Dokis First Nation Indian Registration Dept
(705) 763-2200 Ext. 237.