How to apply

How to Apply to Local 798


APPLICANTS - Due to the 2020 COVID-19 industry-wide work shutdowns, the Executive Board has passed a MOTION to extend the Membership Qualification Requirements from 180 days over three (3) prior successive years to four (4) prior successive years.  This extension is for applicants applying through the end of 2023.  At that time, the year 2020 will no longer be included in the proof of days and the Local will go back to three (3) years.

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 packets 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.