How to apply

How to Apply to Local 798


APPLICANTS - If you received a rejection letter because you did not have 180 days, the Executive Board will be looking at  ways to save your three prior years.  We will post information here by the end of August.  

Now that NYC is in Phase 4, the Membership Committee will be mailing the information for Interviews to those applicants who met the Requirements to Join.   ALL Interviews will be online Saturday, September 12th.  There will be NO in-person interviews.  Thank you for understanding.



Local 798 is comprised of Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists who work on Film, Television, Network Broadcasting TV, Commercials, Theater, Video, New Media ... any job where Local 798 has a contract. The advantages to membership in Local 798 are not only fair wages and an opportunity to form lifelong professional relationships with other artists, but you can qualify for great medical, annuity and pension benefits in additon to many discounts available to union members.


TO ALL PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS:                                
All questions should be emailed to : 


**Requirements to join will be accepted from Jan. 1 through Mar. 31 of each year**

Please print out the Membership Application Form, Requirements to join, and Terms and Conditions below.



2021 Membership Application form.pdf (This document needs to accompany ALL requirements. If any of the below documents are missing, it will result in being automatically rejected).

2021 Requirements to Join.pdf

2021 Terms and Conditions.pdf

Application Dates

Local 798 accepts applications once a year between January 1st to March 31st. If you're interested in applying, all of the required forms must be submitted by mail only and postmarked no later than March 31st.  We suggest you mail using Return Receipt Requested.