ACPA is excited to launch a new membership portal soon to better serve our members with an enhanced user experience. As we transition to the new system, member account access will be briefly interrupted. Please email the ACPA National Office at for assistance.

All memberships must be renewed annually on January 1. View the Code of Ethics and the list of Membership Benefits.

New Members

All payments are due in US Funds. A processing fee will be added at checkout for credit card transactions only.^ Contact Us to pay by check.

Total 1st
Year Dues
Active Member $250 $25 $0 $275
International Active $250 $25 $35 $310
Associate Member $250 $25 $0 $275
International Associate $250 $25 $35 $310
Student Member $115 $0 $0 $115
International Student $115 $0 $35 $150

* Only first-year international members pay the airmail fee.

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

Student Members

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

Transitional Members

Student Members who recently completed a training program might qualify for Transitional Membership for up to two years. This membership is available to any current ACPA Student Members in good standing who have completed school and/or a training program, are interested in working with cleft and craniofacial patients and are not yet employed in a cleft lip/palate or craniofacial related position. The 2021 Transitional Member Dues are $170. In order to qualify for transitional status, student members must email us proof of employment outside of the cleft/craniofacial field.

Retiring Members

Retiring members could qualify for one of the following:

Please Contact Us if you have any questions.


^ The processing fee includes the amount the credit card companies charge ACPA for each transaction. These fees vary by credit card company.