MNsure may require documentation to verify your change in citizenship or lawfully present status. To apply for a SEP with this life event you will need to provide a copy of at least one of the documents listed below before your application will be processed.
Document to prove citizenship or immigration status:
Certification of citizenship or naturalization
Tribal Affiliation card or document
Report of birth abroad of a U.S. citizen
Certification of report of birth
U.S. Citizen ID card
Northern Marianas ID card
Final Adoption decree
Evidence of U.S. Civil Services employment before June 1, 1976
Military record showing U.S. place of birth
Section 1-1 of the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 documentation
Official religious records
Federal or state census record
DS2019 (certification of eligibility for exchange visitor status
I-20 (certification of eligibility for non-immigrant student status)
I-94 (arrival/departure record)
I-327 (reentry permit)
I-551 (permanent resident card)
I-571 (refugee travel document)
I-766 (employment authorization card)
Machine-readable Immigrant Visa on unexpired foreign passport
Temporary I-551 Stamp
Unexpired foreign passport
Other documents generally accepted as legal proof of citizenship or immigration status
1st-15th of the month your coverage starts the following month.
16th-end of the month your coverage starts the 1st of the second following month.
Change to Employer-Sponsored Coverage
You may qualify for a SEP if:
You or your dependent become newly eligible for advanced premium tax credit (APTC) or cost-sharing reduction (CSR) because of a change to employer-sponsored health insurance coverage. Includes change to plan benefits causing them to become unaffordable or lose minimum value.
You or your dependent must be currently enrolled in employer-sponsored health insurance.
You or your dependent can apply for a private health plan during the 60 days prior to the change to employer-sponsored insurance plan benefits or cost to ensure no gap in health care coverage.
When does my coverage start?
First day of the month following the date you select your plan, but not before the change to employer-sponsored insurance plan benefits or cost.
Change to Enrollee's Eligibility for APTC or CSR
If you are a current enrollee through MNsure and become newly eligible or ineligible for advanced premium tax credit (APTC) or cost-sharing reduction (CSR). (Changes in the amount of existing APTC or CSR does not qualify for a SEP.)
To qualify you or your dependents must be currently enrolled through MNsure in a qualified health plan (private health plan).