The following guidelines are in the Manual of the Board of Directors:

1. Ten or more PAID members

2. Acting in accordance with the Statement of Position and Purpose of DignityUSA

3. Timely submission of assessments and report forms.

4. Having existed as a chapter-in-formation for a recommended six months (May be waived, if appropriate).

5. Having a set of bylaws, rules and/or regulations not in conflict with or limiting, the Bylaws of DignityUSA.