ITG FAQ #7 Answer-How do I find out which tribes are federally recognized tribes?


This information can be found from a variety of sources. Following are some of the sources available:

  • Contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs

    Office of Public Affairs
    1849 C Street, N.W., Mail Stop 4542-MIB
    Washington, DC 20240-0001

    Office: 202-208-3711
    Fax: 202-501-1516
  • Refer to Revenue Procedure 2008-55. This document contains a list of the federally recognized tribes.
  • Check the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the most recent listing of federally recognized Indian tribes.
  • Contact the IRS, Office of Indian Tribal Governments at 202-317-8900 or you may write to this address:

    Internal Revenue Service
    1111 Constitution Avenue N.W., T:GE:ITG
    Washington, D.C. 20224


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