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Thank you for your interest in joining the NVFC! Your membership helps the NVFC continue to serve as the voice of the volunteer emergency services on the national level and provide the resources and programs that address the needs of the fire, rescue, and emergency medical services. Click here to view a video providing an overview of the NVFC.

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Membership Levels 

Individual Membership: Individual Membership is geared toward America's volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services and comes with a myriad of exciting  benefits. Annual dues are $30, with discounts available for early renewal and two-year memberships. Join online or download the Membership/Renewal form in a fillable Word form or as a PDF. Renew online by logging into to the Members-Only section of the web site.

All-State Membership: Members of the NVFC's recognized  State Associations are eligible for reciprocal NVFC membership for just $15 per person. Departments enrolling all of their membership will have their Department Membership dues waived. Join the EMS/Rescue Section for an additional $15 per member. Download the Membership/Renewal form in a fillable Word form or as a PDF. Download the Department Roster form in Excel or PDF.

All-Staff Department Membership: If all members of a department join the NVFC, the Individual Member rate is reduced to just $15 per person and the Department Member fee is waived. Department roster must be included with membership application. Downlad the Membership/Renewal form in a fillable Word form or as a PDF. Download the department roster form in Excel or PDF.

Junior Membership: Junior firefighters, Explorers, and cadets ages 17 and younger can join the NVFC as a Junior Member for just $15 a year. Join online or download the Membership/Renewal form in a fillable Word form or as a PDF . Renew online by logging into to the Members-Only section of the web site.

Department Membership: The Department Membership is geared toward volunteer and combination fire and EMS departments. Annual dues are $50. Join online or download the Membership/Renewal form in a fillable Word form or as a PDF . Renew online by logging into to the Members-Only section of the web site.

Associate Membership: Associate Membership is for companies and organizations that support America's volunteer fire, EMS and rescue services. Annual dues range from $1,000 - $10,000.   Click here to learn more about Associate member levels and benefits. View list of current NVFC Associate Members. Join online or download the Membership/Renewal form in a fillable Word form or as a PDF . Renew online by logging into to the Members-Only section of the web site.

State Association Membership: State fire associations best representing the volunteers of their state are state members of the NVFC. Dues are $500 per year. Renew online or download the State Association Renewal form and State Association Contact form.

International Membership: The NVFC offers membership to the international fire service community. Click here to learn more and apply for International Membership.

Sections

EMS/Rescue Section Membership: Join this group of individuals who are committed to volunteer EMS and rescue operations. Annual dues are $15 in addition to NVFC membership dues. To join, select the EMS/Rescue Section when joining or renewing your NVFC membership.  Learn more about the Section.