AOAC Members are the heart of our organization. Together, we are a group of highly trained experts in our fields and provide our knowledge and experience to make this world a safer place.

Membership and active participation in AOAC INTERNATIONAL is an opportunity for professionals to demonstrate their dedication to analytical excellence.  AOAC offers both individual and organizational memberships.

Individual Membership

Individual members include laboratory managers, analytical chemists, microbiologists, toxicologists, forensic scientists, management executives and much more. Individual Memberships are held in the name of the individual, not the organization they work for, and are non-transferable. Learn more

Organizational Membership

Organizational members include corporations, government agencies, and academic institutions. Organizational Memberships are held in the name of the organization and individual member benefits are transferable. Learn more

Student Membership

AOAC’s Student Membership program is designed to give students the opportunity to engage with AOAC INTERNATIONAL and leaders in the field to develop careers dedicated to analytical excellence.  Student Memberships are held in the name of the individual, not the university they attend, and are non-transferable. Learn more

Technical Divisions

AOAC’s technical divisions with programs and activities tailored to meet the needs of key communities by providing a forum for networking and collaboration within two areas, Laboratory Management and Reference Materials. To join AOAC’s Technical Divisions, you must be a current Individual, Student or Organizational member with AOAC. There is a small fee.


AOAC encompasses 17 sections worldwide, representing four continents and over 90 countries outside of the United States. Sections provide opportunities for participants to share information, build professional contacts, expand leadership skills and gain practical management experience.  Learn more

Membership dues and benefits

Individual memberships

Individual MemberDeveloping
Annual Dues$70$35Complimentary
JAOAC onlineincludedincludedincluded$468
ILM onlineincludedincludedincludedN/A
OMA online$120$60$40$870
OMA print$665$665$665$950
JAOAC print and online$484 $484 $484 $921
ALACC online$188 $188 $188 $209
TDLM$20 $20 $20 N/A
TDRM $20 $20 $20 N/A

Please see acronym key below

Note: If you would like to receive a Retiree discount and have been an AOAC member for at least 10 years, please contact Customer Service.

Organizational Memberships

Number of Members302010653
JAOAC Online/Reps 30 20 10653
OMA Access/Reps (reg. $120) 30 20 10653
ILM Online/Reps302010653
Logo/Link on*LogoLogo LogoLinkLink Link
TDRM ($20 value per member) 30 20 10653
TDLM ($20 value per member) 30 20 10653
Print OMA32111
VIP Webinars % Discount100%75%50%25%10%
Logo Plate at AOAC HQIncluded Included Included
Invitation to BoD MeetingIncluded Included Included
Discounts on Conformity Assessment Services Included Included Included
Keynote Meet & Greet Included Included Included
Access to VIP Room at AM Included Included
AM Registration ($550 avg)105
Global Council Included

*Associate, Sustainer, and Supporter levels receive a listing with a link to the organization’s home page.

Acronym key:

ILM – Inside Laboratory Management
OMA – AOAC Official Methods of Analysis
ALAAC – AOAC Accreditation Guidelines for Laboratories
TDLM – Technical Division for Laboratory Management
TDRM – Technical Division on Reference Materials
AM – AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition
MYM – AOAC Midyear Meeting
RI – Research Institute

Individual membership terms and conditions

Individual memberships are non-transferable and remain in the individual’s name for the life of membership. Member benefits, including those accessed online, are provided exclusively to the individual member whose name appears on the membership card. Please do not share your login username and password with others. If you violate any of the terms, AOAC INTERNATIONAL reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend or terminate your access to the online service immediately without notice, in addition to any other available remedies.

*Individuals whose primary legal country of residence is included in the List of Developing Countries in the World Development Report published by the World Bank.  Please contact Customer Service to request Developing Country pricing.

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