Member Dues

APA and AICP Member Dues — United States

Category Salary Range APA Dues AICP Dues Total APA & AICP Dues
  New Member/Introductory $75 $70 $145
A & B Less than $42,000 $180 $100 $280
C $42,000 – $49,999 $210 $115 $325
D $50,000 – $59,999 $245 $125 $370
E $60,000 – $69,999 $270 $135 $405
F $70,000 – $79,999 $295 $145 $440
G $80,000 – $89,999 $320 $155 $475
H $90,000 – $99,999 $345 $165 $510
I $100,000 – $119,999 $375 $175 $550
P $120,000 and above $410 $185 $595
J Undisclosed Salary $415 $190

$605

  New Member (Introductory Rate) $75 $70 $145
  U.S. Student Member $0 $0 $0
  U.S. Retired Member* $90 $25 $115
  U.S. Life Member* $65 $15 $80
  Unemployed/In Transition* $50 $25 $75

*Reduced Dues

APA offers special reduced rates for unemployed, in transition, retired, and life members. Members must meet all requirements to be eligible to receive the above rates.

Retired members are those who are a member of APA (current and continuous for 10 or more years); are 65 or older; and are completely retired, excluding part time non-planning related or nonprofessional work.

To be an APA Life member, you must be 65 or older and have been an active (current and continuous) member of APA for the past 25 years or more.

Unemployed/In Transition members who are unemployed or in transition may qualify for one year of reduced dues for every three years of continuous membership, up to a maximum of five years (15 years of membership). Members must request the reduced rate annually, and approval is subject to APA review.

Dues Outside the United States

Chart of dues for members in countries other than the U.S.

APA Foreign Dues Chart

Chapter Dues — United States

U.S. New Member/Introductory chapter dues = $20.

U.S. Student member chapter dues = $0.

U.S. Retired member chapter dues = $10.

U.S. Life member chapter dues = $10.

Unemployed/In Transition member chapter dues = $10.

Group Planning Board Membership chapter dues = $5.

Academic Membership chapter dues = $25.

Chapter

All other members

Alabama 25% APA dues
Alaska 25% APA dues
Arizona 25% APA dues
Arkansas 20% APA dues
California 40% APA dues
Colorado 25% APA dues
Connecticut 35% APA dues
Delaware 15% APA dues
Florida 45% APA dues
Georgia 20% APA dues
Hawaii 10% APA dues
Idaho 25% APA dues
Illinois 25% APA dues
Indiana 35% APA dues
Iowa 20% APA dues
Kansas $45
Kentucky 17% APA dues
Louisiana 25% APA dues
Maryland 25% APA dues
Massachusetts $35
Michigan 35% APA dues
Minnesota 20% APA dues
Mississippi $35
Missouri 25% APA dues
National Capital1 20% APA dues
Nebraska 25% APA dues
Nevada 15% APA dues
New Jersey 35% APA dues
New Mexico 18% APA dues
New York Metro $49
New York Upstate $35
North Carolina 20% APA dues
Northern New England2 25% APA dues
Ohio 25% APA dues
Oklahoma 20% APA dues
Oregon 25% APA dues
Pennsylvania 45% APA dues
Rhode Island 10% APA dues
South Carolina 15% APA dues
Tennessee 15% APA dues
Texas 25% APA dues
Utah 25% APA dues
Virginia 35% APA dues
Washington 25% APA dues
West Virginia $45
Western Central3 12% APA dues
Wisconsin $45

1. Includes Washington, D.C.; Montgomery County, Maryland; and Prince George's County, Maryland.
2. Includes Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
3. Includes Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.


Division Dues

APA regular members: $25 per division

APA new members: $10 per division

APA retired and life members: $25 per division

APA student members: $0 limited to 5 divisions

Nonmembers: $40 per division


U.S. Student Member

Membership in APA, APA Chapters and AICP is free for all full- and part-time degree-seeking students. Membershi is also free in up to five divisions as well. Once a student completes a program of study, s/he qualifies for the two-year New Member/Introductory dues program.

New Member/Introductory Dues

APA offers a reduced two-year introductory rate of dues for first-time members and students who have completed their studies within the past year.  

  Year 1 Year 2
APA dues $75 $75
APA Chapter dues (required in the U.S.) $20 $20
AICP dues $70 $70
Division dues $10 $10

Group Planning Board Membership Dues

Agencies can pay a participation fee of $115 and sign up an unlimited number of planning commissioners, zoning board members, or elected officials for $65 each ($60 for APA national dues and $5 for APA chapter dues) as long as they do not earn their living in planning.


Academic Membership Dues

Eligible planning schools can sign up senior faculty in the group Academic Membership program. With a group participation fee of $400, schools can pay reduced membership dues of $150 for each member ($125 for APA national dues and $25 for APA chapter dues). Schools also may elect to pay reduced AICP dues of $90 per member.

Prices are current as of July 1, 2017. All prices are subject to change.