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How to Renew Your Membership

Member Type

Cadet

Senior

Due to renew or expired less than 90 days       

Due to renew or expired less than 90 days   

Expired between 90 and 180 days

Expired between 90 and 180 days

Expired Over 180 days

Expired between 180 days and 2 years

 

Expired more than 2 years

 

 

 

Cadet or Senior Member

Did your membership expire less than 90 days ago OR do you expire in 90 days or less? 

Renew by simply paying your dues through one of three options:

1.  Online:

  • Log into your eServices account at www.capnhq.gov.

  • Click on the link to renew in red text at the top of the page.

  • If you cannot log into your account, use the Password Assistance or Help Desk link located on the login page.

2.  Phone:

  • Pay one year of dues over the phone with a Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

  • As of 20 August 2020: Member services is currently not able to receive incoming phone calls.  You can leave a message at 1-877-227-9142 option 4, then option 1.  We will return your call just as soon as possible.

3.  Mail:

  • Pay one year of dues with a check or money order made payable to "Civil Air Patrol" and mailed to:

CAP/DP
105 S. Hansell St.
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

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Cadet or Senior Member

Did your membership expire between 90 and 180 days ago? 

Renewing online is no longer available. You can late renew through two options:

1.  Phone:

  • Pay one year of dues over the phone with a Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

  • As of 20 August 2020: Member services is currently not able to receive incoming phone calls.  You can leave a message at 1-877-227-9142 option 4, then option 1.  We will return your call just as soon as possible.

2.  Mail:

  • Pay one year of dues with a check or money order made payable to "Civil Air Patrol" and mailed to:

CAP/DP
105 S. Hansell St.
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

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Cadet Member

Did your membership expire more than 180 days ago? 

Late renewing is no longer an option. To return to active status, cadets must rejoin CAP by submitting a new CAPF 15 Cadet Application and one year of dues.

Former cadets cannot use the online cadet application to rejoin.  If a former cadet uses the online cadet application, they will create a second membership record which will not have their previous cadet achievements.

Applications and payments can be submitted by fax to 334-953-7771 or by mail to:

CAP/DP
105 S. Hansell St.
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

Cadet records will reflect a break in service but their former grade will be automatically reinstated and they will be credited with all previous accomplishments recorded in their eServices record.  

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Senior Member

Did your membership expire more than 180 days but less than 2 years ago?

You have the option of late renewing or rejoining.

1.  Late Renew:

  • Members choose to late renew so their records show no break in service and their grade is automatically reinstated.

  • To late renew:

    • Submit a new FD 258 fingerprint card (available at your local unit). 

    • Obtain written permission from your former unit commander to late renew.  Email permission is fine.

      • If you plan on transferring to a new squadron, you can use permission from your new unit's commander with the understanding that they will transfer you into their unit after your membership is renewed. 

    • Provide payment for back dues.  This will include a year of payment starting from the date your membership expired.  If you have any questions about how much you will need to pay, please contact membershipservices@capnhq.gov

    • Mail the fingerprint card, commander permission and payment to:

CAP/DP
105 S. Hansell St.
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

2.  Rejoin:

  • Former members may choose to rejoin if they do not want to pay back dues or if their membership expired more than 2 years ago.

  • To rejoin, first contact your local CAP unit.  Next, submit a new CAPF 12 Senior member application, FD 258 fingerprint card and one year of dues.

  • Member records will reflect a break in service and the reinstatement of your former grade is neither automatic nor mandatory, but at the discretion of your unit commander.  You must also qualify for your former grade under the current regulation requirements.

  • Mail the application, fingerprint card and dues to:

CAP/DP
105 S. Hansell St.
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112

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Senior Member

Did your membership expire more than 2 years ago?  Or, would you prefer to not pay back dues? 

Late renewals are no longer permitted after your membership has been expired for two years or longer. You must rejoin CAP to return to active status.

Rejoin:

  • Former members may choose to rejoin if they do not want to pay back dues or if their membership expired more than 2 years ago.  To rejoin, you will first need to contact your local CAP unit and talk to them about joining their unit.

  • Next, submit a new CAPF 12 Senior member application, FD 258 fingerprint card and one year of dues.

  • Member records will reflect a break in service and the reinstatement of your former grade is neither automatic nor mandatory, but at the discretion of your unit commander.  You must also qualify for your former grade under the current regulation requirements.

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