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Join The American Legion Auxiliary Online

NEW FOR 2020 MEMBERSHIP YEAR: Male spouses are now eligible to join the Auxiliary! Please review the eligibility requirements below to see if you qualify!

Please note: Members who join online can only be placed into their state’s “Headquarters Unit". Once you join online, you may transfer to a local unit of your choice. To transfer, speak to an officer of the local unit you wish to transfer to or contact your state's American Legion Auxiliary Department for assistance, click here for contact information in each state.

If you know the specific unit you wish to join, or prefer to connect with a local unit DO NOT PROCEED WITH THIS ONLINE PROCESS. Click here for instructions on how to join locally, and to download a paper membership application.

Eligibility Requirements

Membership in The American Legion Auxiliary shall be limited to the:

(1) grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses, and direct and adopted female descendants of members of The American Legion; and

(2) grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who served in either of the following periods: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918 and any time after December 7, 1941 who, being a citizen of the United States at the time of their entry therein served on active duty in the Armed Forces of any of the governments associated with the United States during either eligibility periods and died in the line of duty or after honorable discharge;

(3) grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during either of the following periods: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918; and any time after December 7, 1941 who served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States during either eligibility periods and died in the line of duty or after honorable discharge; and

(4) to those women who of their own right are eligible for membership in The American Legion.*

* A woman who is eligible for American Legion membership is eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary regardless of whether or not she is a member of The American Legion. However, eligibility of her female relatives (sister, mother, direct descendants) and/or spouse depends upon her membership in The American Legion.

If you do not meet eligibility requirements, but would like to inquire about volunteer opportunities, please visit www.alaforveterans.org/volunteer

Proof of Eligibility

Departments (states) may ask for proof of eligibility.

Note: If the person who provides your eligibility is living, they must be a member of The American Legion, eligibility documentation is likely not necessary, however you do need to provide his or her American Legion member ID number and Post information on your application.

If the person who provides your eligibility is deceased, acceptable eligibility documents include:

a. DD-214 Discharge Papers (not issued until after Korean War)
b. Official Military Orders
c. Official Military Service Citations/Awards
d. Letters related to the veteran's military service. Must be on official government letterhead.
e. Certificate from the VA records center in St. Louis, MO
f. Data from the back of older discharges

*DD-214 Discharge Papers can be requested online by visiting www.archives.gov

Chart of Rates for States (Departments) Age 18 and up

The state in which you reside will be the state in which your membership is processed. Each state, referred to as "department' in the American Legion Auxiliary, has a different annual dues amount. Please see the chart below for the dues amount for the state in which you reside. Dues payments are non-refundable.

Alabama $30.00 Kentucky $23.00 North Dakota $28.00
Alaska $30.00 Louisiana $20.00 Ohio $35.00
Arizona $40.00 Maine $30.00 Oklahoma $25.00
Arkansas $21.00 Maryland $33.00 Oregon $45.00
California $40.00 Massachusetts $25.00 Pennsylvania $30.00
Colorado $48.00 Michigan $33.00 Rhode Island $25.00
Connecticut $30.00 Minnesota $25.00 South Carolina $29.00
Delaware $25.00 Mississippi $25.00 South Dakota $28.00
District of Columbia $35.00 Missouri $28.00 Tennessee $35.00
Florida $29.00 Montana $30.00 Texas $35.00
Georgia $26.00 Nebraska $40.00 Utah $23.00
Hawaii $28.00 Nevada $33.00 Vermont $25.00
Idaho $38.00 New Hampshire $23.00 Virginia $22.00
Illinois $28.00 New Jersey $23.00 Washington $50.00
Indiana $33.00 New Mexico $35.00 West Virginia $20.00
Iowa $40.00 New York $25.00 Wisconsin $30.00
Kansas $35.50 North Carolina $30.00 Wyoming $41.00

Chart of Rates for States (Departments) Age 17 and under

The state in which you reside will be the state in which your membership is processed. Each state, referred to as "department' in the American Legion Auxiliary, has a different annual dues amount. Please see the chart below for the dues amount for the state in which you reside. Dues payments are non-refundable.

Alabama $8.00 Kentucky $5.00 North Dakota $11.25
Alaska $6.25 Louisiana $6.75 Ohio $10.00
Arizona $10.00 Maine $6.00 Oklahoma $5.00
Arkansas $4.75 Maryland $5.50 Oregon $9.25
California $10.00 Massachusetts $6.50 Pennsylvania $5.00
Colorado $13.00 Michigan
$6.25 Rhode Island $8.00
Connecticut $10.00 Minnesota $6.00 South Carolina $4.50
Delaware $7.00 Mississippi $6.25 South Dakota $6.00
District of Columbia $16.25 Missouri $6.25 Tennessee $10.00
Florida $4.25 Montana $10.00 Texas $5.00
Georgia $5.00 Nebraska $26.25 Utah $5.75
Hawaii $6.75 Nevada $3.75 Vermont $6.00
Idaho $5.00 New Hampshire $7.25 Virginia $5.25
Illinois $10.00 New Jersey $3.75 Washington $10.00
Indiana $6.25 New Mexico $10.00 West Virginia $5.00
Iowa $10.00 New York $10.00 Wisconsin $5.25
Kansas $6.25 North Carolina $9.50 Wyoming $6.25

Fill out the information below and click the Continue button. Required fields have an asterisk (*) next to them.

BEFORE PROCEEDING please note: Members who join online can only be placed into their state's at large "Headquarters Unit."

If you know the specific unit you wish to join, or prefer to connect with a local unit DO NOT PROCEED WITH THIS ONLINE PROCESS. Click here for instructions on how to join locally.

Please note: Members who join online can only be placed into their state’s “Headquarters Unit". Once you join online, you may transfer to a local unit of your choice. To transfer, speak to an officer of the local unit you wish to transfer to or contact your state's American Legion Auxiliary Department for assistance. Contact information for your state can be found here.

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*Furthest allowable descendant is granddaughter

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I certify that by submitting this form I am eligible to be a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. If I am under the age of 18, the person who is the credit cardholder making payment of my Junior Member dues, by virtue of the credit card payment of dues, attests to my eligibility.

Following the payment of my membership dues, I will be considered a member of the American Legion Auxiliary as evidenced by a copy of my membership card that I will receive with my payment receipt.

Please only submit your application once.
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