About NSGC

Become a Member of NSGC

There are five categories of NSGC membership:

  • Full
  • Associate
  • Student
  • New Genetic Counselor
  • Emeritus

Please read the membership descriptions and guidelines outlined in NSGC's Bylaws to determine your appropriate membership status and review NSGC's Member Benefits & Resources to learn about the many advantages of joining NSGC.

Fiscal/Calendar Year Membership Policy: NSGC memberships are based on the calendar year/NSGC’s fiscal year, January 1 – December 31. Dues are paid for the current fiscal year and are not prorated, with the following exceptions for New Members that join July-September.

To assist you in securing support for your employer for your membership, NSGC has developed business case documents that you can download and complete with your own information:

New NSGC Members

Are you ready to join the National Society of Genetic Counselors for the first time? Visit the New Member page today to learn more and sign up today!


All new memberships will incur a one-time only, non-refundable application fee of US $15. New members that join July-September are eligible for prorated rates.

Renewing NSGC Members

Have you been a member of NSGC at any point in the past?  Renew your membership today!

Renew Your NSGC Membership

No application fee is required for past NSGC members. 

NSGC Print Applications

If you would prefer to download this printable Membership Application Form, please mail your one-time only, non-refundable application fee of US $15 and application to:

National Society of Genetic Counselors

778359 Solutions Center

Chicago, IL 60677

After your application is reviewed, you will receive an Annual Dues and Membership Information Form as well as a Code of Ethics. After your dues have been received and processed, you will be awarded all the benefits of your membership category.

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