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Birth

You may qualify for a special enrollment period (SEP) if you gained a dependent through birth of a child.

Apply for a SEP.

Verification Documents

Be prepared to send a copy of the birth certificate. The birth certificate must show:

  • The child's name and birth date.
  • The birth date occurred in the last 60 days.

How and when do I send documents?

During the SEP application process you'll be instructed on how to send verifying documents, if they are needed. If needed, MNsure must receive your verification before the 60-day SEP window expires.

Key Dates

  • 60-day SEP begins: Date of birth.
  • When you can enroll: Any time during the 60-day window of your SEP once your qualifying life event is verified.
  • When your coverage starts: Date of birth.
    Note: You may have other options available. Please call our Contact Center to learn more.
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