California Association for Nurse Practitioners


Membership Types and Fees

Find the Right Fit

CANP offers numerous different membership types designed to fit you or your organization.

Nurse Practitioner Full Membership - $250*†

This membership is offered to practicing NPs in California.

First-Year Graduate Membership - $175*†

This membership is offered to newly graduated nurse practitioner students. To qualify for this discounted rate, First-Year Graduate Member applicants must provide a diploma or transcript showing a graduation date no more than one year prior to the join date. This membership is good for one year only.

Student Membership - $125†

Student Membership is offered to first-time students enrolled full-time in a Master’s level or above state-approved NP program, and to those renewing their student membership (limited to two years). School and graduation date must be provided.

Associate Membership - $160

Associate Membership is offered to those who wish to support the association who are not currently practicing nurse practitioners in California. This includes out-of -state or retired NPs.

Senior Membership - $160*†

Senior Membership is offered to NPs 65 and older who reside in California and hold an active RN license.

Corporate Membership - $450 and up

Corporate Membership may be granted to members or employees of educational institutions, non-profit entities, and other business or membership organizations that serve nursing, nurse practitioner, advanced practice nursing or other related health care providers. Corporate Membership may be also granted to pharmaceutical, medical device and other company representatives who wish to engage and market to the California nurse practitioner community.

* Includes voting rights and eligibility to hold office
† Includes eligibility to participate on CANP committees