One-Time Initiation Fees

  • Federation: $65
  • Local 99: $20

If you are a current or former member of another AFM Local, you only need to pay the Local 99 initiation fee. Initiation fees are waived for bands joining as a group, youth members (under 21), and during membership drives.

2024 Dues Rates

Regular Membership Dues

  • Per Quarter: $46.75
  • Per Year: $179.00 (an $8 discount)

Life Membership Dues
(over-65, with 35 years of AFM membership)

  • Per Quarter: $25.25
  • Per Year: $101.00

Youth Membership Dues
(under 21)

  • Per Quarter: $29.50
  • Per Year: $118.00

To pay your dues and initiation fees, you can:

  • Call the office (M-F, 9am-4pm) to pay over the phone (503-235-8791)
  • Mail a check, payable to “AFM Local 99”, to 325 NE 20th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
  • Visit our office (M-F, 9am-4pm) to pay in person

To join Local 99, start by filling out our application below. After that, contact the Local 99 office and let us know how many quarters of dues you’d like to pay to start—you can pay by phone or mail, or we can send you a link to pay online. You are required to pay Local 99 and Federation initiation fees, and at least two quarters of membership dues.

You can also download the application, and either email it to our office, or mail it to: AFM Local 99, 325 NE 20th Ave, Portland, OR 97232

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