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The Seneca Nation of Indians is accepting enrollment applications for its new Enhanced Tribal Identification Card, which may be presented instead of a passport or Enhanced Drivers License when returning to the U.S. from Canada and Mexico.

The card is compliant with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, the federal law requiring travelers to present certain documents at land and sea borders, the Seneca Nation said in a prepared announcement.

Applicants must prove their identity, Nation citizenship and recognized U.S. or Canadian citizenship, according to the announcement. Enrollment must be made in person at the Nation’s ETC office located within the Clerk’s Office at either the Allegany or Cattaraugus locations.

The Senecas are the third Indian tribe in the country to issue an enhanced travel card, said Seneca Nation President Barry Snyder.