Create an account or log in to join ACPA. All memberships must be renewed annually on January 1.

New Members

Annual
Dues
Entrance
Fee
Airmail
Fee*
Total 1st
Year Dues
Active Member $235 $25 $0 $260
   International Active $235 $25 $35 $295
Associate Member $235 $25 $0 $260
   International Associate $235 $25 $35 $295
Student Member $105 $0 $0 $105
   International Student $105 $0 $35 $140

All payments are due in US Funds.
* Only first-year international members pay the airmail fee.

Active membership may be granted to applicants who have completed a formal training program in their field in the U.S. or Canada, or practice in the U.S. or Canada, and display a professional interest in the study or treatment of cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniofacial anomalies.

International Active Member: International membership may be granted to an applicant who would otherwise qualify for Active Member status except his/her formal training was completed outside of the U.S. or Canada and he/she practices outside of the U.S. or Canada.

Associate membership may be granted to an applicant who resides in the U.S. or Canada, does not qualify for Active Member status and meets any one of the following criteria: has interests consistent with the goals of the Association; has displayed an interest in the study or treatment of cleft lip, cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies; or works in the field of cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniofacial anomalies.

International Associate Member: International Associate membership may be granted to an applicant who would qualify as an Associate Member and resides outside of the U.S. or Canada.

Student membership may be granted to an applicant whose professional interests are consistent with the goals of the Association, who has displayed an interest in the study or treatment of cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniofacial anomalies, and who is a full-time student in good standing in an undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate training program. Applicants must provide a letter from their department chair verifying their full-time student, resident, fellow, or post-doctoral status. Student letters may be sent by email, fax or mail.

International Student Member: International Student membership may be granted to an applicant who would qualify as a Student Member and is in a program outside of the U.S. or Canada. Applicants must provide a letter from their department chair verifying their full-time student, resident, fellow, or post-doctoral status. Student letters may be sent by email, fax or mail.

Renewing Members

All memberships must be renewed annually on January 1. All renewing members receive paper and email renewal notices in the fall for the upcoming calendar year.

All student members converted to active member status based on the end dates provided to ACPA. If you are still in an undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate training program (including a residency, fellowship, or post-doctoral program), you still qualify for student status.

If your membership category has changed and is different than the one listed on your renewal notice, please Contact Us.

Retiring members could qualify for one of the following:

Life membership may be conferred to any Active Member who is at least 60 years of age, has been a continuous member of ACPA for at least 20 years and is retired from professional activities. Professional retirement is defined as full cessation of remuneration for all professional activities. Please email membership@acpa-cpf.org to see if you qualify for Life Membership.
Retired Membership may be conferred to any Active Member who has retired from professional activities but does not qualify for Life Membership. Professional retirement is defined as full cessation of remuneration for all professional activities. Please email us to change to Retired Membership.

Please Contact Us if you have any questions.