Using the Apply Today link you can become a member of NAEA in three easy steps:

1. Create a Login or Login to your existing Account - If you do not already have an account you will be prompted to create an account, otherwise you can login to your existing account. If creating a new account, some basic information will be captured about you and can be updated through our online portal at a later time.

2. Select your National membership and a State Affiliate membership.

*NAEA's bylaws require enrolled agents to be a member of both NAEA as well as the State Society in which they live or work. If you would like to join a state affiliate, in addition to your home state, please contact the Membership Department.

3. Submit Payment through our secure checkout process.  Shortly after submitting payment you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your payment, then a separate welcome email.

Prefer to Mail or E-mail the Member Application?

NAEA has a membership category for every professional involved in taxation. Click on the membership type below to download a printable application. Categories include:

  • Regular – enrolled agents (EAs)
  • Associate - non enrolled agents who are engaged in some aspect of tax
  • Academic Associate - students or instructors in an accredited college or professional school in a tax, accounting or finance program.  Documentation required.
  • Emeritus - Enrolled agents who are on inactive/retired status with IRS and have been members of NAEA for the preceding five years.  Please contact NAEA's Membership Department to update your membership to this category.


NAEA Member Benefits

NAEA supports you professionally by providing an online member forum for networking, tools to promote your business, E&O insurance and special member discounts that allow you save money on products and services you use regularly.  Here’s a quick peek at what you can expect:

  • Forums - post questions and start conversations with your fellow EAs.
  • Classifieds - position openings from EAs for tax professionals.
  • NAEA Membership Kit - to help our members get the most of membership, a digital welcome kit outlines our organization and our benefits.
  • NAEA Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance
  • Marketing Tools for Members - Logos, letterheads and ad templates, oh my! To help you build and promote your business and the EA credential.
  • Promoting a Career as an EA - one of NAEA’s most important goals is spreading the word on the EA profession among high school and college students. If you have an opportunity to speak at a career day, or would like to make a call on the career center at a local school, NAEA has created resources to help you.
  • Member Discounts - a slew of discounts ranging from office supplies to shipping to software exclusively for members!
  • Tax Research Center - The tax knowledge base is a dynamic online searchable database answering some 3,000 frequently asked questions. Search by topic, keyword or simply browse the most recent questions asked by other tax professionals.  This self-directed research service offers written tax guidance to your queries in language you can share with your clients. You will find it valuable for simple fact checking, or when you are faced with more complex tax situations.
  • EA Journal - a bi-monthly, award-winning magazine that provides you with top-notch articles and continuing education credits.​
  • E@lert – a weekly e-newsletter that keeps you abreast of current affairs.
Not ready to become a member just yet?

Create a profile and begin to explore all that NAEA has to offer. Creating a profile will allow you to register for NAEA events and begin to connect with the NAEA community. Your login and password will be e-mailed to the address provided.


Direct your NAEA membership questions to the Membership Department or call NAEA at 202-822-NAEA (6232) or toll free 855-880-6232. We are happy to help!

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