Canadian Métis Council - Intertribal

Genealogy/ Memebrship

Genealogy/Membership


For research to begin please forward the following information: 


  • Copy of Photo I.D


  • Long Form Birth Certificate or Baptismal Record of client with parents listed on it. We require only a copy of this certificate


  • Parent information for birth, death and marriage dates where applicable


  • Grandparent information for birth, death and marriage dates where applicable


  • Great-grandparents names with birth, death and marriage dates where applicable. ONLY use Métis side or mark what side to be done


  • Add processing $300.00 payable to MGCC. Fees subject to change without notice


With all of the above provided, (for family members born after 1901) this will give enough information to make a legal verifiable link to Indigenous ancestry- if there is a connection to be made.


***Genealogy can NOT be shared with Brother, Sister, Niece, Nephew, Auntie, Uncle, Cousin or Grandparent. Genealogy is only used between Parent to child or child to parent.***

***Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE***

ONLY Acceptable forms of payment-Money Order ,
E-Transfer, PayPal

***NO PERSONAL CHECKS***


Once you obtain the required information it can be mailed or emailed ONLY along with a $300.00 non-refundable/non-transferable (includes shipping to Canada ONLY.) If shipping to the USA add $50.00 extra, Money Order Canadian funds. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us



New Applicant


  • Print off and fill in pages 2 and 3 of the application 


  • Add a photocopy of a government picture ID, such as Driver’s license, passport, firearms license, etc Either one of these is sufficient (NO ORIGINALS)


  • Add a photocopy of either Long Form Birth certificate or Baptismal (NO ORIGINALS)


  • Add 2 Citizenship size Pictures (PASSPORT PHOTOS ONLY) 


  • Add processing $125.00 per applicant payable to CMC-IT. Fees subject to change without notice


  • Fees and Photos are renewable every 5 years please update at least 6 months prior to expiration. 


  • ONLY accept Métis Genealogical Centre of Canada please call 204-417-4727. Can NOT be shared with Brother, Sister, Niece, Nephew, Cousin, Aunt, Uncle, or Grandparents Genealogies. All other genealogies done previously are null and void unless it is an MGCC Genealogy must have their copyright on it to be valid


  • If you have membership with another organization, please provide a copy of letter asking you be removed from their database. As you cannot be registered in 2 different databases at one time


***Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE***


All New and Renewing members are subject to the New criteria. All members will require a genealogy done prior to the new application or renewal of their membership . If your membership expires within 6 months or less you must submit both applications Genealogy (MGCC) and Membership together.

We do NOT accept genealogy from any other source, ONLY accept Métis Genealogical Centre of Canada (MGCC) genealogy must have their copy write on it to be valid. We DO NOT accept shared genealogy from Brother, Sister, Niece, Nephew, Auntie, Uncle or Grandparent.

Note: in all cases, if you are referring to a parental genealogy, you must submit all supporting documents birth or baptism showing their name, If you do not have this document for extenuating circumstance (adoption) please supply a valid certified letter by a commissioner of oaths.


ONLY Acceptable forms of payment-Money Order ,
E-Transfer, PayPal

***NO PERSONAL CHECKS***



Renewing Applicant


  • Print off and fill in pages 2 and 3 of the application 


  • Add a photocopy of a government picture ID, such as Driver’s license, passport, firearms license, etc Either one of these is sufficient (NO ORIGINALS)


  • Add a photocopy of either Long Form Birth certificate or Baptismal (NO ORIGINALS)


  • Add 2 Citizenship size Pictures (PASSPORT PHOTOS ONLY)


  • Photocopy of old card for verification


  • Add processing $125.00 per applicant payable to CMC-IT. Fees subject to change without notice 


  • Fees and Photos are renewable every 5 years please update at least 6 months prior to expiration. 


  • ONLY accept Métis Genealogical Centre of Canada please call 204-417-4727. Can NOT be shared with Brother, Sister, Niece, Nephew, Cousin, Aunt, Uncle, or Grandparents Genealogies. All other genealogies done previously are null and void unless it is an MGCC Genealogy must have their copyright on it to be valid


***Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE***


All New and Renewing members are subject to the new criteria. All members will require a genealogy done prior to the new application or renewal of their membership . If your membership expires within 6 months or less you must submit both applications Genealogy (MGCC) and Membership together.

We do NOT accept genealogy from any other source, ONLY accept Métis Genealogical Centre of Canada (MGCC) genealogy must have their copy write on it to be valid. We DO NOT accept shared genealogy from Brother, Sister, Niece, Nephew, Auntie, Uncle or Grandparent.


Note: in all cases, if you are referring to a parental genealogy, you must submit all supporting documents birth or baptism showing their name, If you do not have this document for extenuating circumstance (adoption) please supply a valid certified letter by a commissioner of oaths.



Updating Application or Replacing Lost

or Stolen Card


  • Print off and fill in pages 2 and 3 of the application


  • Add a photocopy of a government picture ID, such as Driver’s license, passport, firearms license, etc Either one of these is sufficient (NO ORIGINALS)


  • Add a photocopy of either Long Form Birth certificate or Baptismal (NO ORIGINALS)


  • Add copy of legal name change document (If applicable) (NO ORIGINALS)


  • Add 2 Citizenship size Pictures (PASSPORT PHOTOS ONLY)


  • Add processing $75.00 per applicant payable to CMC-IT. Fees subject to change without notice


  • Fees and Photos are renewable every 5 years please update at least 6 months prior to expiration


***Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE***


All NEW and RENEWING members are subject to the new criteria. All members will require a genealogy done prior to the new application or renewal of their membership . If your membership expires within 6 months or less you must submit both applications Genealogy (MGCC) and Membership together.


We do NOT accept genealogy from any other source, ONLY accept Métis Genealogical Centre of Canada (MGCC) genealogy must have their copy write on it to be valid. We DO NOT accept shared genealogy from Brother, Sister, Niece, Nephew, Auntie, Uncle or Grandparent.

Note: in all cases, if you are referring to a parental genealogy, you must submit all supporting documents birth or baptism showing their name, If you do not have this document for extenuating circumstance (adoption) please supply a valid certified letter by a commissioner of oaths.


ONLY Acceptable forms of payment-Money Order ,
E-Transfer, PayPal

***NO PERSONAL CHECKS**
*



Who qualifies for a CMC-IT card?


  • ​Children as young as 1 day old can apply for their Métis Status card.


  • ​Anyone who self-identifies as a Métis, has community acceptance as a Métis, is not registered as an Indian or Inuit, has clear Aboriginal blood ties, and can prove their Aboriginal ancestry to the satisfaction of the Canadian Métis Council's verification process.



Who doesn't qualifies for a CMC-IT card?


  • ​You are registered as an Indian under the Indian Act or as an Inuk on an Inuit registry.


  • If you have no Aboriginal blood ties. (Ex. If your spouse is Aboriginal and you are not - you do not qualify for a card)


  • Important: We do NOT accept Brother, Sister, Niece Nephew, Auntie, Uncle, or Grandparents genealogy. Note: in all cases, even if you are referring to a parents genealogy, you MUST complete submit all documents including "Aboriginal Ancestry Chart".​


Any future denied applications will have their funds processed NO EXCEPTIONS, the funds will be allocated to "Administrative Fees". You will be charged again for application costs.

Returned payments are subject to an NSF fee of $50.00 that may be collected upon through legal means.