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Join the NFSS ~ (scroll down) to select type of membership.

Click to download a membership application to mail in:  New Memberships | Renewals

Support Aviculture, consider a LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP with a one time discounted payment! Enjoy ALL the benefits of the NFSS. Becoming a lifetime member ensures that the NFSS will remain a stable and vital force for bird conservation, avian education, the promotion of bird husbandry and shows throughout the world. Only members can order the NFSS Closed Aluminum Bands.

Select which level of membership using the “Buy Now” buttons below. Please include correct address and phone number when using your paypal account. If the membership is for a child 16 and under, they qualify for Junior Membership provide their date of birth or another individual, provide their information in a private email –  We will their home phone number with area code or active email address where you would like the NFSS Journal sent. Make sure your PayPal account address is current if the membership is for you.  If it is not this may delay processing the journal or delivery of any orders (if different please note this in private email or any special instructions).

Membership information will not be sold or released to any 3rd party and will only be used for internal NFSS needs such as; fulfill your membership requests, for mailing journals, awarding show points, shipping band orders, renewal reminders and your election ballot for officers.

Once your membership payment is received you can immediately proceed to order bands with a separate transaction.

If you’d rather join the NFSS or renew your membership by mailing us your check & application – click here.
NFSS Membership Director, Laura Watson
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Laura Watkins – Membership Director

Membership Director
NFSS Judge's Panel
My bird journey started when I was a child, thanks to my mom – she always seemed to have a Canary or pair of Finches in the house. After the typical childhood budgie and then a cockatiel, I acquired a pair of Green Singing Finch which raised babies in my dining room! Then came an...
Laura Watkins – Membership Director

Journal and NFSS Dues

New memberships and late renewals (expired memberships) received by the 15th day of any month immediately preceding a journal issue will receive four consecutive issues, beginning with the issue immediately following the month they joined. For dues received after the cutoff dates, the first issue will be the one issue later. Cutoff dates to receive the next published issue are as follows: the 15th day of December, March, June and September. If a member’s dues remain unpaid beyond the twelve month membership period, said membership shall cease. Should a member’s membership cease and be renewed at a later date, the membership shall begin at that payment date. To retain the membership number and related data, said membership must be renewed within (60) sixty days of expiration.
Club affiliation fees and Order Club Awards (On-line) here
Club Information Marts/Shows/Expos (On-line) form → here 
Mail-in Affiliation and Awards Packet (PDF) here


Individual/Junior/Dual Memberships: Pay with Paypal / Credit Card / Debit Card   
USA Single Member (1 year):  $30.00 – Buy Now
USA Single Member: (3 years):  $85.00 – Buy Now
USA Single Member: (5 years): $140.00 – Buy Now
USA Single Member: (Auto Renew): $30.00 – Buy Now
USA Gift Single Member Junior (Ages 6-18 years):  $10.00 – Buy Now
USA Dual Member: (1 year): $35.00 – Buy Now
USA Dual Member: (3 years): $88.00 – Buy Now
USA Dual Member: (5 years): $165.00 – Buy Now
USA Dual Member: (Auto Renew): $35.00 – Buy Now
Lifetime: (USA Single Membership): $600.00 – Buy Now
Lifetime: (Dual Membership): $1,100.00) – Buy Now
Single Foreign:  (1 year): $42.00 – Buy Now
Electronic Foreign: (1 year): $30.00 – Buy Now
Judges Annual Fee: (1 year): $10.00 – Buy Now