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Current members who wish to renew their existing ACNM membership. Please login prior to clicking on this link.

Please see membership categories & qualifications below.




Download the Membership application form as a PDF.
Download the Life Members application form as a PDF.


Active Memberships (CNMs & CMs only)

Active memberships are full voting membership in the College that are open to any CNM or CM. Along with the added benefit of listing your Practice on Find-A-Midwife, membership includes a subscription to the bi-monthly Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (including online access), the quarterly newsletter Quickening and the weekly e-newsletter ACNM SmartBriefs.

Active Member (CNMs & CMs only)
Full voting membership in the College open to any CNM or CM.

Annual dues: $365 + your affiliate dues

Active – New Midwife (CNMs & CMs only)
Full voting membership for CNMs & CMs who have been certified for less than 2 years.

Annual dues: $214 + your affiliate dues.

Active – Advancing (CNMs & CMs only)
Full voting membership for CNMs & CMs who have been certified for 2 to less than 4 years.

Annual dues: $288 + your affiliate dues.

Active - Supporting (CNMs & CMs only)
Full voting membership for CNMs & CMs meeting one or more of these eligibility requirements: retired; non-midwifery full-time student; disabled; missionary; full-time volunteer; employed outside of midwifery; unemployed.

Annual dues: $196 + your affiliate dues

Student (non-CNMs/CMs)
Non-voting membership for students enrolled in ACME-accredited midwifery education programs. Membership includes a reduced rate to attend the annual meeting, a subscription to the bi-monthly Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (including online access), the quarterly newsletter Quickening and the weekly e-newsletter ACNM SmartBriefs.

Annual dues: $141 + your affiliate dues

Associate (non-CNMs/CMs)
Not open to CNMs/CMs or qualified students. Associate members are non-voting members who are "Friends of Midwifery" that are interested in midwifery and supporting the mission of ACNM. Membership includes a subscription to the bi-monthly Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (including online access), the quarterly newsletter Quickening and the weekly e-newsletter ACNM SmartBriefs.

Annual dues: $141 + your affiliate dues

Active - Life Categories (CNMs & CMs only)


Lifelong full voting membership in the College is open to any CNM or CM. Along with the added benefit of listing your Practice on Find-A-Midwife, membership includes a subscription to the bi-monthly Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (including online access), the quarterly newsletter Quickening and the weekly e-newsletter ACNM SmartBriefs.

Active-Life Dues: $5,250.00 + your annual affiliate dues. Click here for more information.

New! Active-Life (65+) Dues $2,525 + your annual affiliate dues. This category is specifically for CNMs/CMs who are 65 and older. To qualify for this category, you must be at least 65 years old and your date of birth must be listed on your application. Click here for more information.

Life Member Quarterly Installment Payment Option

To pay for your Life Membership in 4 quarterly installments, click here for a downloadable application to send in.


Annual Membership payment options:

Annually: 12 months from point of sign-up for new memberships, and then renew for an additional 12 months annually thereafter.

Monthly: Pay for your annual membership in monthly installments. You must pay by credit card and the system will encrypt and securely store it to charge automatically every month. After your initial payment, monthly dues installments will be charged after the 20th of every month. Please note that your December payment will be charged in the week prior to December 24th.

Annual Fee and Agreement: The annual administrative fee to pay for your membership in monthly installments is $25.00. It will be included with your first payment and will be charged annually with each first monthly payment.

IMPORTANT! By choosing this option, you are agreeing to fulfill your obligation to12 installment payments for your annual membership. To avoid paying the administrative fee more than once per year, please keep your credit or debit card information current. Your membership cannot continue into the next month if it is unpaid. If your membership lapses, you will need to pay the administrative fee again to reinstate your monthly payments.

Hardship Dues Waiver program: If you are a current ACNM member experiencing short-term, extreme financial hardship, you may be eligible for a temporary waiver of your National ACNM annual dues. You'll first need to log in and then CLICK HERE for details and to learn more about eligibility and the application process.










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