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About the Tribe

FAQs

FAQs

Enrollment FAQs

How do I obtain an enrollment application?

Click Here for a Primary Enrollment Application

Click Here for an Alternate Enrollment Application

or

Send a letter stating which application you request, along with a self-addressed stamped return envelope (at least 4-1/8” x 9-1/2”) to:

Pamunkey Tribal Enrollment Office
1054 Pocahontas Trail
King William, VA 23086


How do I know which application I need?

Please refer to the descendancy requirements of each application to identify which application you will need.


Is there an application fee?

All applications will require a $100 processing fee (unless otherwise stated).  Alternate applications will also require a $400 review fee.  Please refer to the applications themselves for more information regarding the fees.


Does the Enrollment Office provide assistance with genealogical or historical research?

No, the Enrollment Office does not provide assistance with genealogical or historical research.


Does the Enrollment Office provide assistance with completing the application?

No, the Enrollment Office does not provide assistance with completing the application.


Can the Enrollment Office help me with establishing social contact?

No, the Enrollment Office can not assist individuals with establishing social contact with current Tribal citizens.


Does the Enrollment Office accept lineage charts from ancestry websites?

No, lineage charts from ancestry websites like Ancestry.com will not be accepted as supporting documentation.  Please refer to the lineage charts in the applications for more information.


How do I submit an application?

All applications must be MAILED to:

Pamunkey Tribal Enrollment Office
1054 Pocahontas Trail
King William, VA 23086


How long does it take to receive a response after I submit an enrollment application?

Please allow a minimum of 90 days for a response to your application, as applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis. You will receive a letter stating your acceptance or denial.


If I am denied enrollment, will my application fee be returned?

No, your application fee will not be returned.


If I am denied enrollment, will my application or any of my supporting documents be returned?

No, your application and any supporting documents will not be returned.


My previous application was denied, but I would like to submit a new application. Will I need to pay the application fees again?

Yes, all fees associated with your application type are required each time your apply, unless otherwise stated.


Tribal Office FAQs

What does the Pamunkey Indian Tribal Office do?

The Tribal Office handles the day-to-day activities that are related to Procurement, Human Resources, record keeping and billing, physical distribution of notices, and enrollment.

In conjunction with the day-to-day activities, the Tribal Office works with county, state and federal government agencies to ensure our Tribe is in compliance in all aspects of our role as a Federally Recognized Tribe.


What does the Tribal Office NOT do?

At this time, we do not handle personal affairs off of the Reservation, financial planning, debt consolidation, child services, or health services. There are many agencies outside of the Reservation that may assist you in these particular matters. However, we do have brochures from outside sources that may be able to offer assistance. Please call the office if you have additional questions.


What other services do you provide for enrolled citizens of the Tribe?

At this time, all personal services have been provided through the county and the state. We have many brochures here in the office that may be able to provide you further clarification.


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