"GUIDELINES: RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE REGISTERATION COMMITTEE
1. Eligibility requirements for registration for tribal membership shall that each applicant must have a valid Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB)/ which represents that the applicant has proven through legal
documentation to at least one direct lineal ancestor who is listed with a blood degree from the Final Rolls of Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes/ Cherokee Nation.
2. The Tribal Membership card shall not be valid without proper signatures of the Tribal Registrar and the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
The Tribal Membership Card shall not be valid without
the indention of the Seal of the Cherokee Nation.
4. All approved Tribal Members shall be issued a blue membership card bearing a six digit number preceded by the capital letter/ "C".
The Tribal Membership Card shall contain the following information:
(a) the name which was approved and entered into
Cherokee Registry/ (b)
the Cherokee Registry
Date of Birth/ (d) the Address/ (e) the
Signature of the Tribal Registrar, (f) the Signature of the Principal Chief/ (g) the Approval Date and (h) the phrase/ "This card shows the above named person to be a certified member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma" and (i) the Legal Signature or Mark of the Tribal Member.