The Membership Department replaces status cards and accept applications to transfer from one band to another.

How to register a child for Status:

Visit https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1100100032374/1572457769548 to download and print the Application for Registration of Child Under the Indian Act. Fill out the form electronically or print the form and fill out by hand. When finished print and mail the completed form to:

The Registrar
Indian Registration and Band Lists
Registration, Revenues and Band Governance Branch
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H4


How to register an adult for Status:

Visit https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1309961406051/1309961679434 to download the Application For Registration of an Adult Under the Indian Act. Fill out the form electronically or print the form and fill out by hand. When finished print and mail the completed form to:

The Registrar
Indian Registration and Band Lists
Registration, Revenues and Band Governance Branch
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H4


How do I get a new Status Card, or renew my Status Card?

Please contact our Membership Clerk at 250-542-5094 to book an appointment. Appointments are required and are available:

Monday to Friday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 1:30 p.m.

The Membership Clerk's office is located upstairs at the OKIB Health building.


Members of another band inquiring about transferring to the Okanagan Indian Band, please view the Section 12 Membership Transfer Policy and applications below.

Section 12 Membership Transfer Policy

S12 Membership Transfer Application All Other Applicants

S12 Membership Transfer Application Okib Ancestry

S12 Membership Transfer Application Syilx Ancestry

S12 Statement Of Consent For Transfer Of A Dependent Adult

S12 Statement Of Consent For Transfer Of A Minor

S12 Statement Of Consent For Transfer Of An Adult