Membership Categories & Benefits

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Whether you are just beginning your NP education or retiring from the profession, AANP offers a membership category to meet your needs. AANP membership provides free CE activities, up-to-date news on health care topics, advocacy at the national and state level, and the resources needed for NP's professional growth. 

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Membership Categories & Benefits


Annual Dues: $ 135 *

NP Members shall have successfully completed an NP program and/or maintain certification as NPs with a nationally approved certifying body. NP Members shall have the right to vote in national and state elections. NP Members desiring to seek state or national office must be an AANP member in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

NP Organization Member Discount: Members of current AANP NP Organization Members are eligible for a $10 discount on NP Membership only.

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NP Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Free access to the AANP CE Center, which contains educational activities designed to help NPs achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification Program applications
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance and more through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking
  • Scholarship and Grant opportunities, supporting NPs and the advancement of the NP profession
  • Credible:  A Marketplace for Student Loan Refinancing, a multi-lender marketplace that allows borrowers to receive competitive loan offers from its vetted lenders
  • A special member offer from UpToDate and complimentary access to DynaMed Plus, will help determine optimal care for patients through real-time, digital clinical reference resources that can be accessed using virtually any device


  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed  Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online and print subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to  AANP SmartBrief , a daily email summary of professional and industry news
  • Free copies of Health Monitor magazine customized with your name or name of your practice

Professional Practice Tools

  • Free registration of practice information on NP Finder, the web-based NP locator service
  • $50 discount on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) through online PQRS wizard
  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from  American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Network for Research, a practice-based research network that provides NPs with the opportunity to participate in research relevant to NPs and their patients
  • AANP Leadership Program recognizes and invests in nurse practitioners who have demonstrated dedication and commitment through service to the profession
  • AANP Health Policy Fellowship provides AANP members with a comprehensive fellowship experience at the center of health policy and politics in Washington, DC
  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more
  • Denise Austin Program 50% discount to Denise Austin's 10-week 360 Plan 20% discount for member's patients


Tax Information

AANP dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for U.S. federal income tax purposes, but may be deductible as a professional expense. AANP estimates that 10% of your dues are not deductible because of AANP's lobbying activities on behalf of its members.