Membership services we provide are: Life event registrations such as, Births, Deaths, Marriages, Divorces, Name Changes, Amendments, Band Transfers and Certificate of Indian Status (Status Cards). The Membership program assist in the issuance of Certificate of Indian Status Cards and maintaining an Indian Registry System.
Bimose is currently only providing IRA(Indian Registrar Administrator) or Membership Clerk duties to the First Nations we manage: Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation and Wabauskang First Nation. Card stock is being prioritized for the two First Nations.
We are still able to assist in processing births, bill C-3 application, transfer, adoptions, and name change requests for any First Nation.
Appointments can be booked at reception calling (807) 468-5551
Acceptable ID over 18 years of age: (2 of the following OR 1 piece and a guarantor form)
Status card services are by appointment only
Alternative options to obtain your Certificate of Indian Status is to apply for the Secure CIS by mail or contact your First Nations IRA/Membership Clerk. Other First Nation IRA/s/Membership Clerks may be able to assist at their own discretion.
***PLEASE NOTE: Once you transfer over to the Secure Certificate of Indian Status system you are no eligible to apply for the laminate Certificate of Indian Status.
Forms to apply for a Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) can be found at our Central Office or in the downloads page