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If you are interested in joining National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) - Local 2499 please visit the About 2499 page,  Union FAQ, and other public pages of this website to learn more about your union.  If you have any questions, please contact a union representative at your respective location, an elected officer of Local 2499.

To join the NBPC - Local 2499, download Form 1187 and give it to a union representative at your assigned location.

Alternatively, you can fax it directly to American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the parent organization for AFGE. To learn more about AFGE, visit the website

  • Prepare a cover letter indicating that you would like to join and that your membership application is attached.
  • Fax the completed form with the cover letter to Membership & Organization at (202) 639-6492.

AFGE will identify the Local at your location and contact you (please include a telephone number where they may contact you). If you have any questions, please call AFGE at (202) 639-6410.

If you are a member of another NBPC Local and you transfer to a different Local, contact a union representative at your new Local and request to have your membership transfered to the new Local.

Know Your Rights

  • DOL Publications +

    If you have any questions about the applicability of the Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA) and its application in OWCP Read More
  • Article 14 A1 +

    Article 14 A - It is the supervisors responsibility, in consultation with the employee, to schedule annual leave in order that Read More
  • Article 17 G +

    Article 17 G - When an employee believes he or she is being required to work under conditions which are unsafe Read More
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