Membership Categories

National Membership
National Membership is reserved for one national organization in each country, which is representative of the national activities within the field of health records/information (Article III, Sections 2 & 6 of the current constitution). The purposes of the organization must be compatible with those of IFHIMA. Only national members are entitled to hold office or vote.

Fees: dependent of the number of national association members

Privileges of an IFHIMA national member:

  • Nominating a representative for the IFHIMA Executive Committee
  • Sending a representative (national IFHIMA director) to the IFHIMA General Assembly
  • Having one vote from the national member at the General Assembly
  • Access to dedicated members’ pages on the website that are password protected;
  • Reduced fees at IFHIMA congresses
  • Organizing conferences with IFHIMA

Online Membership Form: click here to apply online.

Associate/Individual Membership
For individuals from any country who wish to support IFHIMA and become involved in its activities.

Fees: US $35 – per year

Individual member privileges include:

  • Serving on regional task groups, which is a unique personal and professional development opportunity
  • Discounted registration fees for IFHIMA Congresses
  • Networking informally with Health Information/Health Records Management professionals and experts around the world;
  • Receiving regular copies of IFHIMA’s Global News, which provides world-wide updates on the HIM profession
  • Certificate of Associate Membership of IFHIMA is issued on payment of annual member dues

Online Membership Form: click here to apply online.

Corporate Membership

Fees: US $550 – per year

  • Enables companies working in the field of health records or related fields to join IFHIMA.
  • Contributions are accepted and enable corporate membership.

Online Membership Form: click here to apply online.

Honorary Membership
A special award to individuals who have shown exceptional merit in furthering the goals and interests of the International Federation.

Fees: None