Guaranteed Issue Group Term Life Insurance
New Civilian Federal Employees can count on WAEPA’s Guaranteed Issue Group Term Life Insurance* to protect them following their transition to the federal government. Newly hired federal employees can apply for up to $100,000 in coverage on a Guaranteed Issue basis within 365 days of their hire date — no open season required.
Guaranteed Issue for Federal Employees with WAEPA
When you apply for Guaranteed Issue Group Term Life Insurance coverage through WAEPA, you cannot be declined and no medical exams are required. To be eligible, Civilian Federal Employees must:
- Be a United States citizen
- Be less than 70 years of age
- Apply within one year of a first-time, non-military, government hire
Those who meet our membership conditions qualify for $25,000 to $100,000 in life insurance coverage. You aren’t eligible for coverage if you moved from one federal government position to another or if you’re an active member of the United States military.
Simple Enrollment and Competitive Benefits with Guaranteed Issue
WAEPA’s Guaranteed Issue Group Term Life Insurance is designed specifically to support the needs of Civilian Federal Employees and their families. Once you’re approved, coverage is fully portable should you decide to leave federal service or retire.
Medical exams aren’t required when applying for Guaranteed Issue coverage, and you don’t need to submit a physician’s report. You’ll be approved for coverage within a short time after applying. Life insurance benefits can help provide peace of mind for you and your family.
Receive supplemental benefits for accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) to 20% of your coverage amount. Death resulting from a travel accident on a “common carrier” (airline, bus, train, or ship) equals 40% of your coverage amount.
WAEPA’s coverage serves as an economic alternative or supplement to FEGLI. You may apply to increase your coverage amount on a medically underwritten basis. Spouses and dependent children may be covered. Reach out to our Member Services team at (800) 368-3484 to talk through your personalized options.
*Group Term Life Insurance is not available in Louisiana and the following US Territories: American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, and Palau.