Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Eligibility Requirements

A comprehensive benefits package with plan options for health care and retirement to take care of our employees today and tomorrow.


  • Benefits Office
  • (505) 667-1806
  • Email

Eligible employees

The Laboratory offers an extensive benefits package to full and part time employees.

Casual employees (excluding High School Co-op, Lab Associates and Craft Employees) are eligible to enroll in the High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) medical plan.

Casual Employees with at least a Bachelor’s Degree are also eligible to participate in the LANL 401(k) Plan (pdf).

Note: if you are currently covered in any Lab plan, including the retiree plans, contact the Benefits Office for assistance with coordination of coverage.

Eligible family members

The Lab requires supporting documentation to verify the relationship(s) of your enrolled dependents.

Domestic partner coverage

The Lab offers coverage to same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners.