International Membership


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Thank you for your interest in the IAFC! It's easy to become a member. Choose your member type below and join. We look forward to having you on board.

Standard -$100* USD - Special Offer

  • For new members who are chiefs or chief officers outside North America
  • Access to all online resources, training and the IAFC community, KnowledgeNet
  • Email alerts including the newsletter delivered to your inbox twice a month
  • Discounts on IAFC conference registration

Full/Regular - $222* USD

  • For chiefs or chief officers
  • All Standard benefits plus the ability to vote and serve on a board or committee
  • Will receive newsletter in the mail

Associate -$222* USD

  • For business professionals including administrative staff
  • All Standard benefits plus the ability to serve on a committee
  • Will receive newsletter in the mail

Affiliate - $95 USD

  • For company officers
  • All Standard benefits

*Plus a one-time $25 USD processing fee.

Three Ways to Join

  • Join online - Create a profile and enter your credit card payment. 
  • Submit this application (pdf)
  • Call us at +1-703-273-0911. Ask for member services. Request an invoice or pay over the phone.

Have questions? Please email us at You may also reference the IAFC Resource Guide.

Why join?

World of Resources

Produced by subject matter experts and experienced leaders, our tools and resources provide new ideas and creative solutions about all aspects of the fire service. You'll learn new perspectives and standards that will improve your skills and your department.

Explore the IAFC website or use the search function to find what you’re looking for.

Topics covered include:

  • Frontline leadership
  • Succession planning
  • Community relations
  • Firefighter safety and health
  • Large-scale response
  • Hazardous materials spills
  • Natural disasters
  • Search and rescue

 Resources include:

Community of Leaders

From volunteers and paid officers, to new and experienced chiefs, the IAFC community is here to support you.

  • Build relationships with fire service experts and leaders.
  • Strengthen your skills in leadership and management.
  • Develop your officers into confident and trustworthy leaders.
  • Share your own experiences with fellow members.