Please read our FAQs carefully before choosing the right membership plan for you

For Individuals
For Corporate / Institutions

If you are registering for the IAPEA Conference and would like to receive the Member discount on the Conference, first become an IAPAE Member. You will receive an email when membership registration is complete, then you can register for the Conference as an IAPAE member and receive the discount. 



The Individual Membership is open to any person with an interest in PA and PA Analogue education and clinical practice.

Student Membership


The Individual Student Membership is intended for health science students, registered as Full-Time Students, who have an interest in PA and PA Analogue education and clinical practice. Must upload Proof of Student Registration. (eg. Acceptance Letter, or Course Registration, or Letter from Registrar)

Special Nations Membership


This membership plan is tailored for individuals with an interest in PA and PA Analogue education and clinical practice who live and work in countries with Resource Constrained Settings. Please check the list of Special Nations to confirm eligibility.

Individual Student
Special Nations Membership


This membership plan is for health science students from Resource Constrained Settings, registered as Full-Time Students, who have an interest in PA and PA Analogue education and clinical practice. Please refer to the list of Special Nations to verify eligibility. This plan provides access to IAPAE community forum, you may upgrade to access the member resources. Must upload Proof of Student Registration (eg. Acceptance Letter, or Course Registration, or Letter from Registrar).

Institutional Membership


The Institutional Membership is designed for public, private or NGOs such as universities, organisations, and associations in need of a team membership. This plan provides four individual memberships, featuring one team administrator and three individual team member.

Corporate Membership

The Corporate Membership is designed for companies in need of a team membership. This plan provides two individual memberships, featuring one team administrator and one individual team member.

Membership will give access to

Networking with
global community

Our community portal, exclusive to members, provides a platform to socialize, connect with colleagues, find a mentor, engage in discussions regarding challenges, and explore potential solutions.

research papers

Members will have the ability to access an exceptional assortment of scientific research papers and articles created by PA professionals, educators, and students from various regions of the globe.


Obtain entry to our quarterly webinars and exclusive events hosted by IAPAE to stay informed on the most current education trends and receive up-to-date information on PA-related professions.

Global Repository & Toolbox

As a member, you have access to the IAPAE Repository of Knowledge, with a collection of learning pedagogy templates, articles and educational activities crafted by professionals, educators, and students hailing from different regions of the world

Discount on annual conferences

All paid members of IAPAE receive a discount on the annual conference registration, whether it's for an in-person or virtual event.

Cohort Based Courses

As a member of the IAPAE portal, you will have access to cohort-based online courses that are designed and taught by experienced PA educators and professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are the countries that belong to the Special Nations Membership category.

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Central African
  • Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Dem. Rep.
  • Congo, Rep.
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Cuba
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt, Arab Rep.
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia, The
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran, Islamic Rep.
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Dem. People’s Rep.
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Lao PDR
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Mariana
  • Islands
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine
    Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Rico
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and
  • Principe
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the
  • Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkiye
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • US Virgin Island
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • West Bank and Gaza
  • Yemen, Rep.
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

If you find your country in the above list please choose one of the membership options that belong to the Special Nations Memberships.

Yes, IAPAE Membership is open to all persons who have an interest to join the IAPAE global community of PA and PA Analogue educators and clinical practitioners
Each membership is valid for one year, after which subscriptions will automatically renew annually. However, you may choose to cancel your subscription at any time and discontinue your membership.
Indeed, memberships are programmed to activate automatically upon successful payment. However, to access our premium resources, you must fully complete your profile. Once you register, you will receive an email prompting you to complete your profile.

At present, we support online payment using a credit card, with the payment gateway Stripe. As well as PayPal and International Bank Transfers. As time progresses, we plan to incorporate additional payment gateways specific to various regions.

Please read our Refund Policy to learn more about this.

We do not collect payment information for the free Individual Student Special Nations Membership tier. However, we do request students in this category to provide proof of registration in an academic institution within a country listed on the Special Nations list.

Certainly, you have the ability to update your payment information within the member dashboard section.
Depending on the regulations in your country, your membership may be eligible for tax deduction.
Certainly, we encourage you to invite your friends to join the IAPAE membership. Additionally, we will soon introduce a gifting option, enabling you to purchase a membership subscription for a friend or colleague.
If you have any membership-related inquiries that are not addressed here, please feel free to email us at
By becoming a member, you will have access to a wide range of resources such as our global Repository of Knowledge with premium scientific research papers, learning pedagogies, past conference proceedings, with access to online courses, continuing medical education, and our exclusive global PA and PA Analogue quarterly webinar and events. Our members-only community portal provides a platform for socializing and discussing common challenges with colleagues from around the world and the opportunity to find a mentor. Moreover, members receive discounts on annual conference registration. Join us today to stay up-to-date with the latest PA and PA Analogue education trends and further your professional development.