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Sister status & transfers

Members who currently belong to other IATSE Locals, can apply for Sister Status with IATSE Local 856. Sister’s will be dispatched out for calls when all members are unavailable.

Please complete and return the Sister Application along with a qualification form for the department you are applying to.


Members looking to transfer in to IATSE Local 856 can reach out to Operations Manager for any inquiries.

  • Members must submit a letter of good standing from their home local that includes what Positions you hold in your local, as these will be the positions you have in Local 856.
  • Any Certificate(s) required for the IATSE 856 department you are transferring into.
  • $225.00 Transfer fee.