Membership Information

MEMBERSHIP DUES COVER JANUARY THROUGH DECEMBER OF EACH CALENDAR YEAR.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in Europe are also members of EPATH. Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in the US are also members of USPATH.

Full professional membership is available to professionals working in disciplines such as medicine, psychology, law, social work, counseling, psychotherapy, nursing, family studies, sociology, anthropology, speech and voice therapy and sexology. Full membership costs $225 (US) per year, and carries voting privileges within the Association.

Low Income, Lower-Middle Income, Upper-Middle Income Economy Countries - Full  membership is available for a reduced fee of $70 (US) per year for individuals residing in low, lower-middle and upper-middle economy countries. For the current 2020 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,025 or less in 2018; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,026 and $3,995; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,996 and $12,375 - click here for 2022 fiscal year list.

Supporting membership is available to individuals who do not work in the professional disciplines listed above, but still have an interest in being an active member of the organization. Supporting membership costs $225 (US) per year, and carries no voting privileges.

Low Income, Lower-Middle Income, Upper-Middle Income Economy Countries - Supporting membership is available for a reduced fee of $70 (US) per year for individuals residing in least developed countries. For the current 2020 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,025 or less in 2018; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,026 and $3,995; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,996 and $12,375 - click here for 2022 fiscal year list.

Emeritus membership is for current members of the Association who have been full members of the Association for the previous three years consecutively and are fully retired, making them eligible for a reduced membership rate set currently at $150 (US). Emeritus members carry full voting privileges within the Association.*

Student members, $35 (US) per year, are individuals enrolled in a graduate program who, upon graduation, would be eligible for professional membership in the association. Areas of study include law, medicine, social work, counseling, psychology, speech and language therapy, public health, family studies, psychotherapy, marriage and family therapy, women/gender/queer studies, sexology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, pharmacology and other academic and applied disciplines that contribute, or have the potential to contribute, to the well being of transgender individuals and to the field of transgender health.* Student members carry no voting privileges other than Student elections.

Low Income, Lower-Middle Income, Upper-Middle Income Economy Countries – Student membership is available for a reduced fee of $15 (US) per year for individuals residing in least developed countries. For the current 2020 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $1,025 or less in 2018; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,026 and $3,995; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,996 and $12,375 - click here for 2022 fiscal year list.

Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in Europe are also members of EPATH. Members who are current with their WPATH dues and reside in the US are also members of USPATH.

BENEFITS OF WPATH MEMBERSHIP

  • Inclusion in the online WPATH “Find a Provider” search tool
  • Substantial Registration Discounts – to all WPATH/USPATH/EPATH conferences – these offer an unparalleled opportunity to network with your colleagues
  • Member Discount on all WPATH GEI training courses
  • Free Registration to WPATH Book Club and Journal Club events
  • WPATH members residing in Europe are automatically also members of EPATH.
  • WPATH members residing in the US are automatically also members of USPATH.
  • Free Online Access to the International Journal of Transgender Health (IJTH). Online access is available when you're logged into your WPATH account
  • Discounted Printed Copies of the IJTH - printed 4 times per year - at an additional cost of $25. We do not send back issues of journals that have already been mailed, number of issues received is based on your member start date/payment.
  • Access to all private WPATH member online resources; including our searchable member database, messaging and forum tools
  • Member-to-member networking via our member-only online discussion forum, DocMatter***
  • Members Only official WPATH emails
  • Links to a variety of gender-related resources through our newsletter and website
  • Participation in our Global Education Institute (GEI) Certification program
  • Opportunities to join WPATH task forces and committees.

*Please note that by default;  the name, city and state/country of all members are listed in both the online member directory, viewable by members upon log in and by the public under the "Find a Provider" listing. Members have the ability to control privacy settings on all addresses, phone and fax numbers, email addresses, and affiliations through the member profile page/edit privacy settings in your account.

**Please note that if you choose to pay for the printed IJTH journal, you will receive 4 copies of the journal, we do not mail back issues and number of issues you receive is based on your member start date/payment.

***Discussion Forum – Members (Full, Emeritus & Student)  will be emailed directly from DocMatter, and invited to join the online discussion forum.  New and newly paid members will receive their welcome email from DocMatter within 2-4 weeks of joining, with the former being most common. You must use the same email address for DocMatter as is indicated on your WPATH membership information.

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