VSIA welcomes your support and urges you to become an active participant in our organization. VSIA offers three different types of membership depending on the qualifications of and type of entity applying for membership. The qualifications for membership under each category of membership are listed below and dues information can be found on our online membership application page itself.
If you wish to join VSIA and pay your initial year’s membership dues by check, please print off a copy of the membership application and return it and your membership dues check to VSIA at the address indicated on the application. Dues are payable on a calendar year basis.
Active Membership: Any person, firm or corporation that is an employer conducting business in Virginia and which is either a self-insurer as to its liability under the provisions of the Workers' Compensation law of Virginia, or applicable Federal Law, or is insured under a policy which leaves with the insured significant financial risk may be elected to active membership of this Association upon a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
Government Membership: Any governmental subdivision operating in Virginia which satisfies the conditions of Active Membership listed above may be elected to government membership of this Association upon a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
Associate Membership: Associate membership may be granted to the following upon approval of their application by a majority vote of the Board of Directors:
- Any profit organization representing self-insured employers;
- Any person, firm, corporation, or other entity not meeting the qualifications for active membership (as described above) or governmental membership (as described above) and specifically in business to administer self-insured programs under the provisions of federal and/or state Workers' Compensation laws (applicable to Virginia);
- Any individual, firm, corporation or other entity interested in the principles of sound and conservative self-insurance in Virginia; and,
- Any person, governmental division, school, hospital, firm or corporation insured under the provisions of the Workers' Compensation laws applicable to Virginia which does not meet the qualification for active or governmental membership (as described above) and whose interests are compatible with those of self-insurers.