Note: This regulation was repealed prior to 1990 and is not currently in force. It is provided as a matter of historical interest.
(a) All applications for enrollment shall be in writing on forms provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and shall be signed by and for the head of each household, spouse, and/or the dependent members of his or her household under 18 years of age. A separate application shall be completed and signed by or for other members of a household 18 years of age or older.
(b) Applications for adopted children or other minors not living with their parents, mentally incompetent persons, members of the Armed Services and/or any eligible members of their immediate families, stationed outside the Continental United States, or persons who have died since December 18, 1971, may be filed by a sponsor on or before the deadline specified in this section. Applications for adopted children should be supported by copies of decrees of adoptions, if available. Applications for deceased persons should be supported by copy of death certificate or other document which establishes the date of death.
(c) The application shall contain, among other information, the applicant’s Social Security number, name, address, sex, date, and place of birth, degree of Alaskan Native Blood, permanent residence as of April 1, 1970, the village from which his ancestors came, and for a nonresident of Alaska, his election regarding enrollment in a 13th region. Social Security numbers and cards will be issued by the Social Security Administration to those persons who do not have them.
(e) Residents of Alaska: An Enumerator shall be assigned temporarily to each of the 12 Regional Corporations in Alaska to assist in the completion and submission of applications. Upon the request of a Village Corporation, provided there are five or more applications to be filed, an enumerator shall be sent to the village to assist in the completion and submission of applications. They shall also visit centers in urban areas to furnish assistance in the completion and submission of applications. Persons who are missed by the enumerators may apply to the Coordinating Office by mail or in person.
(1) Enumerators shall be assigned or detailed temporarily to the following places to assist in completion and submission of applications by persons residing outside the State of Alaska:
(iii) Enumerators in various urban localities where there is a heavy concentration of Natives.
(2) Persons who are missed by an enumerator or who reside in an area not served by an enumerator may apply to the Enrollment Coordinating Office by mail or in person.
(g) Notice to regions and village corporations: Each regional corporation shall be notified of the name, date, and place of birth, and claimed residence of every applicant for enrollment, including dependents within the region. Each village corporation shall be notified of the name, date, place of birth, and claimed residence of every applicant for enrollment, including dependents, within the village. The provisions of this section shall not be applied to the application of an adopted person.
(h) Use of address of record: All notices of action shall be sent to the most current name and address of record in an applicant file. It is the responsibility of the applicant to advise the Enrollment Coordinating Office of any change of name or address.