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Registry and Membership

 Application/Update Requirements MNA Membership

 To update/apply for a membership with the MNA you must meet the requirements of the definition of Metis and you will need to bring the following documents into your regional office:

  1. A completed Genealogy family tree dating back to the mid 1800’s
  2. Either a long form birth certificate which includes your parent’s names, OR a baptismal certificate along with a wallet sized birth certificate.
  3. Picture ID (e.g.. driver's license, passport, firearms license) for swearing a Statutory Declaration
  4. Provide proof you are a current resident of Alberta for 90 consecutive days.

Reminder to New and Existing Membership Applicants

It is your responsibility to keep your membership address and telephone contact information current.

If you have any questions about membership, please contact our head office at (780) 455-2200 or by e-mail at registry@metis.org.

New MNA Membership Cards

The Métis Nation of Alberta is issuing new membership cards to replace the existing plastic laminated ‘red and white’ cards. New membership cards will NOT be automatically issued to holders of the current ‘red and white’ card. To receive a new card, members must contact the regional or provincial registry offices to ensure that all necessary documentation is on file to prove the card holder meets the criteria for membership.

The new membership cards contain security features that effectively remove the possibility of illegal duplication. Bar codes on the cards link to a state of the art information database containing personal and genealogical information that guarantee the holder of the card is Metis and is eligible for Aboriginal rights under section 35 of the Constitution Act (1982).

If you have any questions about membership, contact our head office or your nearest regional MNA office. Click here for additional contact information.

Application Forms
You may download and print an application form for your Métis Nation of Alberta membership by clicking on the appropriate link below.

Once completed must be mailed in as Registry requires original signatures in order to process the application.  Emailed applications or faxed applications will not be accepted and not returned to the applicant.

16 Years of Age and Older Application
Under the Age of 16 Application


Please mail completed application forms to: #100 Delia Gray Building, 11738 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, AB T5G 0X5.

Thank you from the Registrar and Staff of the Métis Identification Registry


    »  Telephone (780)455-2200 Toll-Free Alberta (800)252-7553 Fax (780)452-8946
100-11738 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, AB T5G 0X5
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November 5, 2013
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