Individual must be a member of the NRL Hall of Fame
- Hall of Fame Player Register (see Hall of Fame Player Register) – less current Immortals – advanced by Awards Sub-Committee to Screening Committee for screening process
- Screening Committee to reduce Hall of Fame Player Register to 20 by the end of the first deliberation stage
- Screening Committee tasked with reducing the list from 20 to the final 10 players by the conclusion of the second deliberation stage.
- Final Ballot (10) confirmed and documented by the Awards Sub-Committee