About your membership with us

Can I add a dependant child to my existing membership?

If you're on a single membership:

To add a dependant child to your membership you'll need to change from a single to a family or single parent family membership. If you do this within two months from the date of their birth or inclusion in your family unit (e.g. through marriage, adoption or fostering) your child won't have to serve any waiting periods the policy holder has already served. The change must be backdated to the date of birth or the date of inclusion in your family unit and will affect the premiums you’ll need to pay. Where a child is added outside two months, they’ll have to serve all waiting periods applicable to the cover.

If you're on a couple or family membership:

You can add a dependant child to your membership within 12 months of their birth or inclusion into the family unit and they generally won't need to serve any waiting periods the policy holder already served on the membership. This change can be backdated or commence from the date of application or any future date you choose. Where a child is added outside of 12 months, they will be subject to the regular waiting periods.

Adding a dependant child may affect the premiums you’ll need to pay.

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