Published On: Mon, Jan 29th, 2018

EBCI Enrollment deadline notice for new applicants


In order to be considered for the June 2018 per capita distribution, completed enrollment applications for new applicants to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians must be submitted to the Enrollment Office by 4:30pm on Thursday, March 15.  Enrollment applications received after this date and time will not considered for the June 2018 distribution.

An application will only be considered complete with a county- or state-certified birth certificate, certified DNA results and certification of all other Indian blood.  To schedule an appointment at the local collection site, call Michelle Stiles 359-6463.  Out-of-town applicants may contact Amber Harrison (918) 685-0478 to schedule an appointment in your area.

DNA testing must be collected by Wednesday, Feb. 28 in order for the results to be in by March 15.  Any DNA collected after this date is not guaranteed to be returned by the deadline.  Because of the extended amount of time in receiving a social security number for a newborn, an application will be considered complete without a social security card.  However, an enrollment card will only be issued upon receipt of the social security card of a new enrollee.

Applications may be obtained from the Enrollment Office located at 808 Acquoni Rd. or at

Info: EBCI Enrollment Office (828) 359-6469

– EBCI Enrollment Office