NOTICE TO BAND MEMBERS
This will advise that Dokis First Nation will NO LONGER PROCESS (Paper Laminate) Indian Status Cards/Applications BY MAIL. Individual(s) must apply IN PERSON ONLY, ON-RESERVE.
Currently, a limited amount of paper laminate cards are provided by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC).
However, as per directive issued by AANDC (in a phased approach across Canada), you are ENCOURAGED TO APPLY for the "new" Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) Card by mail or by visiting an Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Office (AANDC) located in Ontario:
AANDC - Brantford Business Centre (519) 751-6462
AANDC - Anemki Business Centre / Thunder Bay (807) 623-3534
AANDC - Sudbury Business Centre (705) 522-5100
AANDC Regional Office / Toronto (416) 973-7517
AANDC National Headquarters / Ottawa 1-800-567-9604
* Please note that appointments are necessary when visiting an AANDC office.
Applications, Guarantor Form, ID requirements and information for Adults/Children applying for the SCIS card may be downloaded from the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada website at:
(follow links to the Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) card)
For futher information please contact AANDC at 1-800-567-9604 or your local Indian Registry Administrator.