Add Domestic Partner

Follow these steps to add your domestic partner to coverage:

  1. Gather necessary information:
    • Domestic partner social security number.
    • Domestic partner date of birth.
    • Supporting documentation.
  2. If adding additional dependents due to add domestic partner event, make sure you have new dependents' social security numbers and dates of birth.
  3. Visit to add your domestic partner to benefit coverage. If you are adding additional dependents due to this event, you may do so at this time. 

New member ID cards will be issued approximately 3-4 weeks after you submit your elections.

Supporting documentation is required.  Supporting documentation will be required by the Dependent Verification Center within 30 days of the event date.

Please Note: If you add your domestic partner and other dependents to your coverage, a notice to your new domestic partner about their eligibility for COBRA continuation coverage will be mailed to them.  This is a government required notice explaining their rights under COBRA continuation coverage.

To enroll your domestic partner in Supplemental Life (Group Universal Life) contact Mercer at 1-800-905-1768 or visit