Enrollment procedures are as follows:

  • New member: Complete the Fund’s Benefit Enrollment Form, available through the Fund Office.

  • New spouse: Submit a copy of your marriage certificate and your spouse’s birth certificate to the Fund Office when you get married, along with your spouse’s social security number in writing.

  • Newborn Child: Submit a copy of the Child’s birth certificate to the Fund Office, along with your Child’s social security number in writing.

  • Newly adopted Child: Submit a copy of the initial placement papers to the Fund Office along with a copy of the birth certificate and adoption papers (when available) , along with your Child’s social security number in writing.

  • New stepchild: Submit a copy of the stepchild’s birth certificate and court decree (Qualified Medical Child Support Order) to the Fund Office, along with your Child’s social security number in writing.
     
  • New foster Child or Child placed by an authorized agency or by court order, judgment or decree: Submit a copy of the court order documents signed by a judge verifying legal custody of the child (e.g., placement papers from a qualified state placement agency), or proof of judgment, decree, or court order from a court of competent jurisdiction, along with the Child’s social security number in writing.