Membership FAQ

Explore common questions or contact a membership specialist.

Yes. You can join IFMA in multiple ways.

First-year Professional and Associate Membership starts at US$219, plus the cost of a chapter, council or community. First-year Young Professional Membership starts at US$139, plus the cost of a chapter, council or community. Discovery membership is US$49 with limited benefits. Full Members (Professional, Association and Young Professional) must join a chapter, council or community for their first year of membership. The complete price list is in the 2023 membership pricing guide. View a list of benefits.

Full members – Professionals, Associates, Young Professionals, Students and Retired Professionals – are eligible to join chapters, councils and communities. Chapters connect members in a given geographical area. Councils connect members who practice FM in similar industry sectors or facility types. Communities connect members who share an interest in a particular FM topic, regardless of location or industry. Learn more

You can renew online, by fax or mail. Access your invoice to get started.

In order to best serve the wider built environment, membership rates may vary based on location. Those in between jobs, active-duty military and first-year civilians receive a reduced base rate of US$100. Full-time students, retired FMs, military veterans and employees of CSPs are also eligible for discounted rates. IFMA also offers group discounts. View the 2023 pricing guide or contact member services to determine which rate applies to you. ifma@ifma.org | +1-731-632-4362

Manage Your Account

Visit my.ifma.org and select your profile or email ifma@ifma.org.

Your Member ID is stored in your profile on my.ifma.org.

To reset online: https://login.ifma.org/Account/ForgotPassword

Or give our member services a call at +1-713-623-4362 and they will assist you with a password reset.

Full members – Professionals, Associates, Young Professionals, Students and Retired Professionals – can add a component. Discovery Members can upgrade their membership to add a component. Log in to your account on my.ifma.org. Navigate to https://my.ifma.org/activities/myinvoices/chapterjoin/, or access My Account, followed by My Membership in the dropdown menu. Select Join Additional Groups to make changes to your membership.

Yes! If you make the change mid-year, you will receive a $49 credit toward your first 12 months of Professional, Associate or Young Professional membership. To upgrade, contact the membership team or log in to your account on my.ifma.org. Navigate to https://my.ifma.org/individualmemberjoin/ and add your new membership type. The discount should be applied automatically. Contact IFMA with any questions at ifma@ifma.org or +1-713-623-4362.

You will find invoices and receipts in your My IFMA account. Visit https://my.ifma.org/activities/myinvoices/

Mail your check to:

International Facility Management Association
P.O. Box 203648
Dallas, TX 75320-3648

IFMA membership and CFM® credentials are separate programs. Your membership allows you to keep receiving membership benefits. Your CFM® credential allows you to prove your FM mastery to the world.

No worries! You have a 90-day grace period from your renewal date to give you enough time to renew your membership.

Resources & Benefits

Members receive early access to industry-specific positions through JobNet: https://jobnet.ifma.org/

We’re happy you want to get more involved, and would love to help connect you with the right group. Email components@ifma.org and we’ll get started on finding ways to utilize your talents.

IFMA’s 40+ years of knowledge and expertise enables, empowers and equips FMs to solve challenges today and in the future. IFMA helps you advance personally and professionally through career development, learning, networking opportunities and leadership skills - and the world's best FM events. Full members – Professionals, Associates, Young Professionals, Students and Retired Professionals – receive all membership benefits. Discovery Members receive limited benefits. View the benefits website or the benefits chart.

Discovery membership is for those new to the profession, those interested in learning more about FM or those who do not primarily work in the profession. Only new members qualify for discovery membership. Discovery members have access to limited membership benefits. View the benefits website or the benefits chart.

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