The Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma is a federally recognized tribe primarily located in Kay County. Membership for the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma has more than 3,500 tribal members. In order to be eligible for Ponca Tribal membership you must be 1/8th, an application will need to be mailed to the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma with a copy of a certified birth certificate or anyone can bring the application and documents in person.


The Enrollment Office is responsible for tribal enrollment, tribal ID cards, genealogical research, and burial assistance. Regular records are kept for updating and maintaining Ponca Tribal membership, including relinquishment.