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The mission of the International Ombudsman Association is to support and advance the global organizational ombudsman profession and ensure that practitioners work to the highest professional standards. 
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2017 Membership Application

Membership Categories Description

Benefits of Membership

 Membership Fees


  New Member Renewing Member
Member* $195.00 USD $195.00 USD
Student Affiliate $50.00 USD $50.00 USD
Retired Member*   $50.00 USD


*Note: A one-time  application processing fee of $25 will be assessed for new Member level.
*Retired Member category is only available to previous Retired Members or IOA Members.  

Please note: The Membership Year is January 1 to December 31 of each calendar year.

Members who joined IOA between July 1 and October 31 of a current year will receive a prorated membership renewal invoice in the subsequent year.

Accepted payments include credit card and check. Purchase orders are not accepted. Wire transfers are only accepted from nations where credit cards and checks are not possible.

Memberships are individual and non-refundable and are non-transferable. U.S. citizens: contributions or gifts to associations that are exempt under IRS 501(c)6 are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. However, they may be deducted as ordinary and necessary business expenses.

If you choose to apply by hard copy registration form, mail or fax your application form and payment to:

International Ombudsman Association
One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800
17W110 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 USA

Fax: +1.847.686.2253

The term Ombudsman is used to communicate to the widest possible community and is not intended to discourage others from using alternatives. IOA respectfully acknowledges that many practitioners use alternative forms of this word.

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