Soon You Will Be Able to Renew Your Status Card from Home Using OneFeather APP.

Soon You Will Be Able to Renew Your Status Card from Home Using OneFeather APP.

This new service will make it easier, faster and cheaper to renew your Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) - Status Card.

*We only support renewals for SCIS (Secure Certificate of Indian Status) cards. We cannot renew older versions, known as (Certificate of Indian Status) cards. You must be 19 years of age in order to renew your status card through OneFeather. We are working hard to make our process more inclusive and accessible in the future. 

Disclaimer: The OneFeather "Status Card Renewal" product is provided independent of any 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.

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.

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OneFeather will launch a new online Status Card renewal service soon. This new service will make it easier, faster and cheaper to renew your Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS).

Using robust, industry-leading authentication and verification protocols, all SCIS forms are digitally submitted and then OneFeather takes over the process! Canada still issues the actual SCIS (Status Card) and mailing to the applicant.

The online renewal process is powerful and secure, yet easy to use. To help get you started, here are a few key features.

OneFeather Online SCIS Renewal Service Features

OneFeather's online SCIS renewal service is secure. It keeps your data safe and secure through device-based two-factor authentication. Typically, we rely on just a username and password to login into email or social media sites.

Two-factor authentication increases security by relying on an addition device besides your personal computer to login. A code is sent to or is generated by this second "trusted device", typically a smartphone.

Since you alone possess your trusted device, which provides the access codes needed to login to your OneFeather profile, it makes it almost impossible for your SCIS account to be compromised.

With your OneFeather account, authentication codes are sent by SMS (text) to your phone. You can also install and use the Google Authenticator app on Android or iOS, which automatically generates codes to use when you login.

OneFeather's security features also allow you to download and save backup security codes. This means you'll be able to login to your OneFeather profile even if you lose or misplace the phone paired with your account.

Quickly and Easily Enter or Update Your SCIS Information

Once you're logged in, you can quickly and easily update your SCIS information. A dashboard walks you through an online form where you can add or update your name, address, contact information or details about family members.

As well, machine learning is used to ensure your information is valid and accurate. For example, profile images are automatically checked for valid metadata and facial alignment, and valid expressions.

Online renewal fee payment is processed through Stripe, and your GST exemption is observed at the time of payment.

With the admin dashboard, administrators can view and validate all group submissions, and can also request edits and updates from other users by sending custom messages and user notifications.

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About OneFeather

OneFeather is an Indigenous technology company redefining the Indigenous experience through tradition and innovation. Founded by Lawrence Lewis (We Wai Kai Nation), OneFeather, is grounded in First Nations values and principles. OneFeather offers digital services for resilient Nation-building including election and voting services, data sovereignty, community engagement, and soon a full suite of banking solutions for the individual and Nations. OneFeather has served over 195+ First Nations and Métis across Canada and their 237,000+ members. With the launch of dedicated Indigenous banking solutions - OneFeather APP and OneFeather PAY, status card renewal and application services, and a leading trust center for sovereign digital Indigenous identity and data, OneFeather will further serve Indigenous communities across Canada.

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