The Membership Department serves Lax Kw’alaams Band members in matters relating to registration of births, marriages, deaths and legal name changes as well as the administration of status cards. Hours of operation: 8:30am to 12:00pm.
New Online Application System
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) implemented a new online system. Members can now go online to register for Bill C-31 and Bill C-3, child registration, adult registration and baby registration. Visit the AANDC website for more information.
- After any event- birth, death, marriage, divorce, name change – it takes 6-9 months to complete a change of record at the Regional Office.
- It is important for parents to register babies to the Band as soon as they receive their birth certificates from vital statistics. Once registration is complete, the child is entitled to medical benefits.
- Adults renew status cards every five years, children every three years.
Indian Registry Administrator