- Step 1: Search SAG database Search the Screen Actors Guild web site’s signatory database for your employer.
- TIP: Search for SAG agreements within 3 years before or after your date of employment.
- Step 2: Locate proof of employment Locate your proof of employment, such as a signed contract for a SAG signatory production. The contract should include your name, social security number, the title of the production, your salary, and the dates you worked.
- TIP: Submit original paycheck stubs or an original payroll company report if you can’t find your contract.
- Step 3: Mail proof of employment Mail your documents to the Screen Actors Guild office. Find the address on their web site.
- Step 4: Call the SAG office Call the main SAG office for an interview if you’ve determined that you meet membership eligibility.
- Step 5: Pay initiation fee and first dues installment Pay the initiation fee plus the first dues installment by cashier's check, money order, Visa, or MasterCard. You're now a member!
- FACT: Did you know? James Cagney and Groucho Marx were among the first actors to join the Screen Actors Guild in 1933.
You Will Need
- A computer with internet access
- Proof of employment
- Money for the initiation fee
- The first dues payment