OneFeather is pleased to announce we will launch new online Status Card renewal service in September 2019. This new service will make it easier, faster and cheaper to renew your Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) - Status Card.
Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) cards are an invaluable part of daily for First Nations people, acting as a verified government ID, and are also tax exemptions on purchases and fuel, access to health services and benefits, and so much more.
However, the process of renewing SCIS cards is a major inconvenience for the more than million registered Status Indians of Canada. For example, Many First Nations people reside on remote reserves and must travel to a distant centre to renew the cards. Travel costs are expensive, and it can be time-consuming and inconvenient to make the trip to one of INAC’s ten regional offices.
A mail-in application process exists, but it is complicated, time consuming, requires a passport quality photo and is expensive – and will take multiple weeks longer than the 16 weeks to process promise made by Canada (assuming there was no mistake in the original application).
No online solution has existed, until now.
Introducing OneFeather's Online Status Card Renewal Service
OneFeather has developed a digital online application process for SCIS - Status Card renewal. Using modern authentication and verification protocols, all forms are then submitted and then OneFeather takes over the process! Canada still issues the actual SCIS (Status Card) and mailing to the applicant.
Simplify and Speed Up the SCIS Renewal Process
OneFeather's new online status card renewal service solves a critical problem for First Nations across Canada. A secure, trackable online renewal service simplifies and removes barriers to the application procedure while reducing processing time. First Nations can now track application status and resolve any application issues in real time.
Sign up to our monthly newsletter to get updates about OneFeather's new online status card renewal service this fall.
Since 2015, OneFeather has on-boarded more than 140 First Nations across Canada that actively participate in electronic voting, vote management, member registrar management, and its community engagement suite of service technologies. OneFeather has more than 150,000 First Nations people within its database of users and growing month over month. OneFeather’s core purpose is to redefine the Indigenous experience through innovation and technology.
The OneFeather "Status Card Renewal" product is provided independent of any product interface or licence with Canada. Canada, nor CIRNAC / ISC, makes any warranty, either express or implied, including but not limited to, warranties of merchantability and fitness of this product for its stated particular purpose.