Dependent Verification

Know the Rules for Adding Dependents

Ensuring that your eligible dependents are covered and enrolled in the right coverage is a major element of your enrollment experience. There are a few things to know so that you’re prepared to enroll your eligible dependents in your benefit plans.

Who is an Eligible Dependent?

An eligible dependent is defined as:

  • Your legal spouse or registered domestic partner
  • Your child(ren), stepchild(ren), legally adopted child(ren), and child(ren) for whom you have legal guardianship, up to the age of 26
  • Disabled child(ren) over the age of 26 for whom you have legal guardianship

Adding Eligible Dependents in ADP

Adding dependents in ADP is simple, but you should know what details you’ll need. When you add an eligible dependent in ADP, be prepared to include your dependent's:

  • Full legal name
  • Social security number

Submitting Documentation

You will be required to provide documentation verifying a dependent’s eligibility in order to cover that dependent when you have a Qualifying Life Event. This process is important as it keeps the overall costs of our benefits down, which is a savings we can pass on to you.

To ensure there is no disruption to coverage for your covered dependents, be prepared to submit the following: