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I just received a second invoice for my membership and I have already paid and my check has cleared.
- If you know you have already paid and your check has cleared, your new Member Card with the new dates was probably mailed recently. Please allow 2 weeks from the date your check cleared before you can expect your new Member Card.
If I pay now when will my dues expire?
- Dues expire on 12/31 of every year
Will I have to pay the full amount for RN/LPN/LVN Dues?
- You may deduct 1/12 of $150 for each month that has passed, i.e. dues paid in March will be $125 (January & February have passed). Dues are only pro-rated for new RN/LPN/LVN members.
How do you determine Student, 1st Year, and Retired status?
- “Student” is a person enrolled in a nursing program who does not have an RN license.
- “1st Year Graduate” is someone who is within one year of having graduated from nursing school.
- “Retired” is a retired nurse/member who is at least 65 years old.
What are lifetime dues?
- Lifetime membership fee is $2,000, it is payable to the National Office in 4 payments of $500. A Lifetime member must pay Chapter dues as well.
What do I do if there is no chapter in my area?
- You can join as a Direct member and will have no Chapter affiliation. You can also research starting a Chapter in the area. Information on “Starting a Chapter” of NBNA is available upon request to the National Office by e-mail, phone, or letter.
I was issued a User ID and Password for the Members Only section of the NBNA website, and now it doesn’t work. What happened?
- The Login Number will be either your Member Number. If you forget your password click on the link Forgot your password?. If your last name includes a space, enter that space in your Password. Once logged in, you can change your password.
How are Chapter dues established?
- It is up to the individual chapter. Chapter dues should cover chapter expenses for the chapter and a portion should go toward payment of the chapter’s annual chapter dues (a chapter’s fee for membership to NBNA) and Liability Insurance to the National Office. (Due annually by 12/31).
How can I pay my dues?
- Dues may be paid by personal check, certified check, money order, and Chapter check, MasterCard or Visa. The full amount must be paid to NBNA. Chapters may collect dues in installments.
Is NBNA Tax-Exempt?
- Yes, NBNA is a 501 C (3) Organization. NBNA Chapters must check with their Secretary of State for information on becoming incorporated, and tax exempt within their state. Once they become incorporated, and tax-exempt in their state they then may request an employer ID number from IRS, then send the information to NBNA, our attorney submits the information to IRS and the Chapter then becomes tax-exempt under NBNA (the parent organization).