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Indian and Northern Affairs Canada

Has responsibility for fulfilling the federal government’s obligations & commitments to First Nations, Inuit & Métis. 
 

Record #: MET0138 Last Full Update: 25 May 2020
Names
Alternate Name Certificates of Indian Status (Status Cards) ; CV19 ; INAC ; Indigenous Services Canada ; Inuit Affairs ; Status Cards
Former Name Canada. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (2015) ; Canada. Indian Affairs and Northern Development. Ontario Regional Office (2000) ; Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2011) ; Canada. Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (2017)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
655 Bay St E, 3rd Flr
Toronto, ON M5G 2K4
 
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Intersection Bay St and Dundas St W
Mailing Address 655 Bay St, Suite 700 
Toronto, ON M5G 2K4
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Green parking close to the entrance
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID19 -- office closed until further notice * children under 18 eligible for registration call 1-855-572-4453 to access health benefit * for already registered who want to renew call 1-800-640-0642 * request for a temporary card email to InfoPubs@aadnc-aandc.gc.ca

Provides information on services on reserves such as education, housing, community infrastructure and social support * administers the "Indian Act" * provides registration services and information on Treaty and Status rights * Certificates of Indian Status (Status Cards)
Hours COVID19 -- office closed until further notice * children under 18 eligible for registration call 1-855-572-4453 to access health benefit * for already registered who want to renew call 1-800-640-0642 * request for a temporary card email to InfoPubs@aadnc-aandc.gc.ca
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Aboriginal people including First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Northerners
Application Call Client Service Representative for details * application form available online
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Indigenous Peoples Issues ; First Nations Status Registration
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-973-5282
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-9604
TTY Phone 1-866-553-0554
Fax 416-954-4326 ; 1-866-817-3977
E-Mail aadnc.infopubs.aandc@canada.ca
Website www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada.html
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Primary Executive Ms Artheiga Thayanandasothy, Acting Senior Executive Assistant; Phone: 416-954-3223