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How to Join IAAP

It pays to be a member of IAAP!

Membership in IAAP is an excellent value for money, with many direct benefits including:

  • Online subscription to Applied Psychology: An International Review, and Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being
  • Print copies of the journals at small additional cost
  • The IAAP Bulletin and Division Newsletters, plus the monthly e-News
  • Reduced registration fees for the International Congress of Applied Psychology
  • Access to regular IAAP webinars
  • 35% off many Wiley books, and discounted rates on personal subscriptions to Wiley journals


Joining IAAP is easy:

  1. Determine on your membership type
  2. Decide on which of the 18 Divisions to join
  3. Complete the online application form

Step 1: Determine Your Membership Type and Dues

IAAP dues are scaled to the economic development levels of the countries in which members reside.  In the online application form (next page), select the name of your country from the full list of countries. The classifications below have been sourced directly from The World Bank (updated January 2021).

Type A Membership

$80 for 2021 (one-year), $120 for 2022 (two-year), or $224 for 2021-2024 (four-year)

Intended for professionals / non-students residing in high income countries such as: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands,, Chile, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Hong Kong SAR, China, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Rep., Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, China, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin (French part), Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, China, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and, Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Type B Membership

$70 for 2021 (one-year), $105 for 2022 (two-year), or $196 for 2021-2024 (four-year)

Intended only for professionals / non-students residing in upper middle income countries such as:
Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, Samoa,  Serbia, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela. 

Type C Membership

$26 for 2021 (one-year), $39 for 2022 (two-year), or $73 for 2021-2024 (four-year)

Intended only for professionals / non-students residing in lower income countries such as: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep. , Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem. People's Rep., Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Type D Membership

$50 for 2021 (one-year), or $75 for 2022 (two-year) 

Intended for early career psychologists residing in any country and is only available within the two years following graduation.

Type E Membership

$15 for 2021 (one-year), or $20 for 2022 (two-year)

Intended only for students residing in any country, regardless of its economic level.  Print copies of journals are not available for Type E members.

Type F Membership

$70 for 2021 (one-year), or $105 for 2022 (two-year)

Offered to members of SIOP and EAWOP.

If your country of residence does not appear in the three lists above, you may look up the economic grouping of your country by consulting the current World Bank website, at https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519-world-bank-country-and-lending-groups (High-Income Economies are Type A countries, all Upper-Middle-Income Economies are Type B countries, and all others are Type C countries).  


Step 2: Decide which Divisions to Join

IAAP has 18 Divisions, groups of members who share interest in a field of applied psychology.  Membership in a Division is not required, but it is strongly recommended.  Members may join up to 4 Divisions (students, Type E members, are automatic members of Division 15 – Psychology Students, and may select 3 additional Divisions).

You will be asked which Divisions you wish to join on the next page.  Here is a list of their names and numbers.

Division Number Division Name
1 Work & Organizational Psychology
2 Psychological Assessment & Evaluation
3 Psychological & Societal Development
4 Environmental Psychology
5 Education, Instructional & School Psychology
6 Clinical & Community Psychology
7 Applied Gerontology
8 Health Psychology
9 Economic Psychology
10 Psychology, Law & Ethics
11 Political Psychology
12 Sport Psychology
13 Traffic & Transportation Psychology
14 Applied Cognitive Psychology
15 Psychology Students
16 Counseling Psychology
17 Professional Practice
18 History of Applied Psychology

View Descriptions of the Divisions’ Purposes


Step 3: Complete the Membership Application Form

Click below to complete our secure web form, and pay by credit card online.

Go to Online Form

If you have questions or need help completing the IAAP membership application process, please contact the IAAP Operations Center at operationscenter@iaapsy.org.