Membership dues cover January through December of each calendar year.
Please note, 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 in the public view "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 in your account.
The Association Welcomes Applications for the Following Types of Memberships:
Full professional membership is available to professionals working in disciplines such as medicine, psychology, law, social work, counseling, psychotherapy, family studies, sociology, anthropology, speech and voice therapy and sexology. Full membership costs $210 (US) per year, and carries voting privileges within the Association.
Individuals meeting the criteria of Full membership residing in: Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea Rp., Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States.
Least Developed Countries - Full professional membership is available to professionals working in disciplines such as medicine, psychology, law, social work, nursing, counseling, psychotherapy, family studies, sociology, anthropology, speech and voice therapy, sexology, pharmacology and other related fields. A reduced fee is offered for individuals residing in least developed countries. Least developed countries would be any countries that are not included in the Full Member description above. This list is as identified by the World Bank.
Least Developed Countries - Full membership costs $70 (US) per year, and carries voting privileges within the Association.
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 $210 (US) per year, and carries no voting privileges.
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 wellbeing of transgender individuals and to the field of transgender health.