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Become an APNA Member


Complete the Membership Application

Please fill out the membership application below and click “Submit” along with the $250 Application Fee. Your application will not be processed until all paperwork is received. The application will then be reviewed by the Membership and Ethics Committees. The following material is required before committee review:

  • Your agency’s marketing and promotional materials (this includes any and all marketing and training materials for both families and nannies – welcome letters, brochures, training manuals, etc.)
  • Proof of the date your agency was founded. Please note all agencies interested in APNA membership must have been in business, and actively making placements, for a minimum of two years.
  • Written agreement form used between your agency and the family/client/employer
  • Employment application given to all applicants
  • Family application, if applicable
  • Written agreement form used between your agency and the caregiver/employee
  • Written description of your agency’s fees and refund/replacement policy
  • Work agreement supplied by your agency for use by the family/client and caregiver
  • Copy of any business or agency license required by your state or a letter stating licensing is not required.
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $250.00

Submit Application Materials

Upon payment of the application fee, your documents and materials must be submitted at the same time. Email all documents to Do not send via Dropbox. Google folders are acceptable, please set settings to anyone with the link may view, so our committee can easily access. Do not send .pages. Word documents, PDFs and screenshots are acceptable. Do not send links to applications that must be completed to view in their entirety. If you have an online application, you must include full screenshots of the entire application or documents with all questions. No application is reviewed until all materials and payment have been received.

Submit to APNA Membership Committee


Membership Confirmation

Once your membership application, deposit and requested materials are received, you will receive confirmation of your membership request and a member of our Membership Committee will be in touch. 

As a general guideline, it can take about 6-8 weeks to complete the application process for membership to APNA. 

  • Applications received October through January will be reviewed by the end of May.
  • Applications received February through May will be reviewed by the end of September.
  • Applications received June through September will be reviewed by the end of December.

Final Approval of Agency Membership

The Board of Directors of APNA will determine final approval or rejection for agency membership.* All materials submitted will be held in the strictest confidence. Materials will not be returned.


Annual Membership Dues

Once approved, the annual membership dues are $325.00/main office; $75.00/additional offices; $295/national listing, optional. APNA accepts payment via MC/DISCOVER/VISA/AMERICAN EXPRESS.


Application of Late Fee

Please be aware that a $50 late fee will be assessed after each 10-day period that your payment is late and you may not display the APNA logo on your website unless your dues are current.

Submit Membership Application & Application Fee


Membership Fees

Application Fee* $250
Annual Dues, Main Office $325
Annual Dues, Additional Office $75
Sponsor Member Fees $500
APNA accepts payment via VISA, MasterCard or American Express. 
* Nonrefundable

*Upon payment of application fee, applicant has 90 days to submit their required documents. If not done within 90 days, applicant forfeits application fee and must re-apply for membership. 

*Applications for APNA membership are subject to acceptance by APNA’s Board of Directors. APNA reserves the right, in its sole, exclusive and absolute discretion, to deny membership to any applicant.

The only business entities that have permission to display the APNA logo have completed an in-depth application and investigation process and been approved for membership by the Board of Directors. Unauthorized use of the APNA logo will effect future consideration for membership and may result in legal action.