Paid-Up-For-Life Membership Program

Don't pay membership dues ever again!

Join one of NSA's Paid-Up-For-Life Membership Programs and receive the benefits you've always enjoyed through membership in NSA, plus: 

  • Save 20% or more off the cost of renewing your membership annually.
  • Eliminate having to pay annual membership dues to NSA.
  • Secure your future membership at today's rates - rate increases will never affect you.
  • Receive any new services and benefits provided by NSA in the future.
  • Receive a special Gold or Silver Membership/ID card.
Note: All Paid-Up-For-Life Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.
This program does not include sheriffs or international members.

Paid-Up-For-Life Program

If you are a 40-year-old member and plan to continue to be a member of the National Sheriffs' Association throughout the rest of your career, or even for the rest of your life, here's what you'd pay at $60 per year if you renew annually:
  • Age 40 to retirement (22 years): 22 years x $63 = $1,386
Instead, look at how much less you'll pay by joining for life - compare the savings: 

2021-2022 Paid-Up For-Life Dues Schedule

Age                 Dues
24-29               $1107
30-34               $933
35-39               $864
40-44               $786  >>> Pay up for life and save over $600!
45-49               $723
50-54               $656
55-59               $592
60-64               $526
65-69               $460

Non-Sheriff Paid-Up-For-Life Application

Paid-Up-For-Life Members Receive:

  • $3,000.00 Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (Subject to the terms and conditions of the group policy held by NSA).
  • Sheriff magazine, published bimonthly (a $30.00 value).
  • Congressional monitoring and updates.
  • Professional Development -- High-quality training on a national and regional basis at reduced rates.
  • Technical Assistance -- Resource and program implementation tools for many criminal justice programs.
  • Annual Conference & Exhibition with over 500 booths displaying the latest in high-tech products and services for law enforcement/corrections/courts. Receive a reduced member rate for your conference registration.
  • Voting privileges at NSA's Annual Conference.
  • Opportunities for professional recognition through NSA's Sheriff of the Year Award, Deputy Sheriff of the Year Award, J. Stannard Baker Award for Traffic Safety, Explorer Post Award, and scholarships.
  • NSA's website and a toll-free number to NSA.
  • A Special Gold Lifetime Membership Card!

Retired Paid-Up-For-Life Program*

Are you planning to retire soon? Are you already retired? If you are, NSA has a program just for you. Are you looking for the perfect gift to give to someone who's retiring but has everything? Here's the perfect gift!
At substantially reduced rates, you can stay in touch with what's going on in the field of criminal justice by joining NSA's Retired Paid-Up-For-Life Program.

2021-2022 Retired Paid-Up-For-Life Dues Schedule*

Age        Dues
40-44     $627
45-49     $576
50-54     $526
55-59     $472
60-64     $423
65-69     $372
70-74     $320
75-79     $269
80+        $192

Retired Paid-Up-For-Life Members receive:

  • Sheriff magazine, published bimonthly (a $30.00 value).
  • Over 30% off NSA's Annual Conference registration.
  • Voting privileges at NSA's Annual Conference.
  • NSA's website and a toll-free number to NSA.
  • A Special Silver Lifetime Membership Card!
Whether you're still involved in the criminal justice profession or retired, NSA's Paid-Up-For-Life Membership Program benefits you!
*Individuals who join the Retired Paid-Up-For-Life program do not receive Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D). AD&D can be purchased for a small fee. Retired criminal justice employees must provide proof that they retired in good standing from their agency. 

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