Membership Applications

Membership Application form

  • Please read the general requirements stated in the Membership Application Form (above). The application is a fillable PDF form. For help on completing PDF forms, please click here.
  • Applicants who do not qualify for membership under the general membership requirements, but who can provide proof of extensive and significant film and television experience gained outside of IATSE Local 891, should not complete the membership application form. They should instead contact for information.
  • Please email your completed form to We prefer to receive emailed applications but you may also print the completed form and then fax, mail, or hand-deliver it to the union office.
  • The current fees to join IATSE Local 891 are $880.00, which must be paid prior to initiation. This amount consists of a $700 processing fee to IATSE 891, a $100 processing fee to IATSE International, and $80.00 to cover the cost of dues for the current quarter.