X-Message-Number: 14860
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 10:44:42 -0700
From: Linda Chamberlain <>
Subject: Alcor Policy on Foreign Membership

further foreign memberships will be accepted with non-standard funding until
mechanisms can be found that satisfy Alcor s current funding requirements,
which have been developed to ensure Alcor s financial safety. 

In order to become an Alcor member, a foreign person will have to comply with
the same rules as an American member. This means that they must either have an
American insurance policy, prepay in U.S. dollars, or use one of these funding
mechanisms to fund a trust written under American law, the assets of which
be deposited into an American institution. They will be required to complete
the current paperwork, as well as sign a special disclaimer (currently being
developed) that establishes an understanding of, but not limited to, the

(1) Alcor will be substantially limited it its ability to deliver equal
levels outside the US, 

(2) The best chance of a good biostasis means getting to Scottsdale before

(3) Due to varying laws, such as those relating to contracts, anatomical
donations, etc., our forms may not be accepted in their countries.  

Linda Chamberlain ()
Executive Director / Membership Administrator

Alcor Life Extension Foundation
Non-profit cryotransport services since 1972.
7895 E. Acoma Dr., Suite 110, Scottsdale AZ 85260-6916
Membership Information: (877) GO-ALCOR (462-5267)
Phone (480) 905-1906 x 113   FAX (480) 922-9027
 for general requests

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