IFMA membership is annual. Membership is renewed on the anniversary of the date your application was approved. Your option to renew each year is indefinite. We ask that membership applicants support the purpose, vision, mission, goals, core values and code of ethics of the association. Membership is individually based and is non-transferable and non-refundable.

JOIN > Online >   click "Join" below to start the process online. 

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RENEW > Through the IFMA Membership Portal > click "Renew" below to visit the IFMA Membership Portal. Login with your member email and password. Click the Renew tab within the portal and select your latest invoice to renew or edit your membership.


FM Professional

Open to facility practitioners and educators whose primary responsibilities are to provide, oversee or teach one (or more) facility management core competencies: Communication, Facility Information Management and Technology Management, Finance and Business, Leadership and Strategy, Occupancy and Human Factors, Operations and Maintenance, Performance and Quality, Project Management, Real Estate, Risk Management and Sustainability.



Open to members in good standing upon their permanent retirement from full-time facility management practice, business development, sales and/or marketing. Should a retired member return to full-time employment as either a practitioner, in business development, or a sales and/or marketing position, he or she will be reclassified to the appropriate membership category. To join as a Retired member, please contact us at



Open to candidates who are engaged in full-time study at an accredited college or university. At such time as the member is no longer engaged in full-time study, he or she will be reclassified to the appropriate membership category. Verification of full-time student status and expected graduation date is required. To join as a Student member, please contact us at

IFMA Membership

Components and Additional Dues

Local Chapters

Narrow the FM world to your local interests and professional community.

First-year IFMA members are required to join a component: a local chapter, council or community. After the first year of membership, components are optional. Members may join more than one component. Options will be presented in the registration process. 


$10/Year for Retired Members


Focus on common concerns and special needs specific to your unique workplace and industry.


$10/Year for Retired Members


Share work experiences and exchange best practices with colleagues who focus on the FM core competencies that interest you.

Membership Add-Ons

Make the most of your IFMA membership. Additional IFMA member benefits are available in the registration process:


Subscription to print issues of FMJ, IFMA’s official magazine


Knowledge Pass Subscription

IFMA Foundation Contribution

The IFMA Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the image of facility management, providing ongoing research and expanding the educational resources available to the facility management community. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation.

Group Memberships


$99/Year for Workplace Evolutionaries (WE)



Open to individuals whose primary responsibilities include: business development; sales and/or marketing as a consultant; representation of a manufacturer, vendor, dealer or distributor; and/or provider of facility-related products and services.


Young Professional

Open to individuals who are 35 years of age or younger. Young Professional membership may not exceed five years.

IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facilities management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in more than 100 countries. This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (136 chapters), industry (16 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US $526 billion in products and services. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies professionals in facilities management, conducts research, provides educational programs, content and resources, and produces World Workplace, the world's largest series of facilities management conferences and expositions. To join and follow IFMA's social media outlets online, visit the association's LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr pages. For more information, visit the IFMA press room or

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