Join or Renew

Apply for WSPMA Membership

Your APMA (National) and WSPMA (State Component) memberships are tied together so you are a member of both organizations. Applications must be downloaded from APMA and submitted to WSPMA as directed below.

Submit application to APMA:

  • Please send your completed application, copies of all professional degrees, diplomas, and/or certificates to APMA Membership Services for approval as indicated on the application form.
  • Once your application has been reviewed for completeness and approved, APMA will send an invoice for state and national dues listed below, prorated based on the month that you join. The APMA fiscal year runs from June 1st to May 31st; prorating of dues is available for membership activated after the beginning of the fiscal year.

Becoming a member

Complete the application online, or download additional forms listed below:

WSPMA Membership

Member Categories

Category National Dues State Dues Total
Active $925 $875 $1,800
A4 & A3 $695 $656.25 $1,351.25
A2 & A1 $325 $306.25 $631.25

Dues Categories: APMA and WSPMA have three primary membership categories:

  • Postgraduate (students, residents, fellows)
  • Associate or A1-4 (first four years of practice)
  • Active or AC (five or more years in practice)

There are additional categories for non-practicing DPMs, permanently disabled, life, and senior members.

5.4 Status = Temporary Hardship; members may request a reduction in dues for the fiscal year.

Additional information about membership categories and how to join can be found though APMA.

Renewing your membership

WSPMA membership dues are paid through APMA.

  • In May of each year, you will receive a dues invoice for the entire fiscal year from the APMA for both state and national dues.
  • You will pay the APMA directly, not the WSPMA, the dues for the year based based on the amounts listed above. The APMA will accept credit card payments.
  • If the total dues for the year are not paid by August 31, your membership will be suspended by the APMA. They will send a suspension letter and a final reminder notice out on that date. If you pay right after receiving the notice, you will be reinstated.
  • If a member has circumstances that limit their ability to pay the dues and they want to remain a member, they should let WSPMA know before August 31.
    APMA has a 5.4 status program where a portion of the dues is waived for financial difficulty, illness, etc. This can only be instituted for a current member, not after suspension.

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