Membership Types

Our different membership levels enable you to access the benefits that will move you toward the next phase of your career. Whether you’re a student, novice, seasoned pro or retiree, AAPL offers a membership that’s right for you.

Membership Types Rate Description  
Active $125

To become an Active member, you must be a land professional as defined by AAPL criteria. You also must either have a four-year degree from an accredited university or have been continuously engaged as a land professional for four or more years. Active membership requires an Active AAPL member to sign as your sponsor on the application, as well as an agreement by you to abide by AAPL’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Active members have access to full member benefits, including the right to vote in affairs of AAPL, pursue certification, serve as a director, and sponsor membership applicants.

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Associate $125

Associate membership is available to those who are involved with or supervise landwork relating to the mineral or energy industries. Associate membership is available to land professionals that do not yet qualify for active membership status. Beginning July 1, 2019, Associate membership does not require an active AAPL member to sign as a sponsor on the application. 

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Student $0

Student membership is available to students who are enrolled in an AAPL Accredited Program. Student members must agree to abide by AAPL’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Student members have access to full membership benefits, but cannot vote in AAPL affairs, pursue certification designations or sign as a sponsor for membership applicants.

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Senior $50

Upon approval by the Board of Directors, senior membership may be granted to any active member who is at least 65 years of age, has at least 15 years active experience in landwork, and has been an active member for the preceding 15 years. Senior members pay reduced dues while enjoying all the privileges of an active member.

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