Join or renew today

To join the CMA or renew your membership, start by determining the right membership category. Then, complete our easy-to-use online application form.

Individual membership online form

Institutions, organizations and businesses online form

Alternatively, you can also download our fillable PDF application form. The PDF application can be submitted via email (, fax (613-233-5438) or regular mail (Canadian Museums Association, 400-280 Metcalfe St., Ottawa, ON, K2P 1R7).

Individual membership PDF form

Institutions, organizations and businesses PDF form

Note that a credit card (Visa and Mastercard only) is required for all applications submitted online, via email or by fax. We do not accept American Express.

To pay by cheque, contact or 613-567-0099 ext. 222.

If you are gifting a membership, send the completed PDF application form to

Please allow 2-3 business days for your application to be processed and for your account to be activated. If you don't receive access to your account after 3 business days, please contact us at It may take up to 3 weeks to receive your new member welcome package.

Already a member? To renew, log into your account to renew your membership online (credit card only). A renew button will appear on your home page during your renewal period. You can also contact us at or 613-567-0099 ext. 222 for an invoice.

The membership period covers one year. The CMA will contact you to remind you when your membership is due for renewal.