Frequently Asked Questions


1.  Do I have to be an IDMA graduate or student to be a member?

2.  Do I have to be a member to sit for the IDMA curriculum exams?
     No, but it can save you a lot of money to join.

3.  Do I have to be in the insurance industry to be a member?
     No. Our membership includes professionals.

4.  Does my company have a current membership in the IDMA?
     Check the current listing of IDMA Corporate and Individual Member Companies. If your company is listed as a corporate member company then your membership with IDMA is covered.

5.  How much does the annual membership cost?


  • Insurance companies pay according to their net premium written (NPW) for the last reported year. The rate is $4.25 per $1 million of NPW. The lowest assessment is $3,500, and the top is $20,000 per year. They can enroll as many employees as can benefit from membership.  
  • Vendors, consulting firms, statistical agents and trade associations pay the lowest rate of $3,500 per year for membership. A reduced rate can be offered to an insurance organization with fewer than 10 employees.

      Note: There is a 30% introductory membership discount for new member.


  • $500 – Private sector members, other than academia and non-profit.
  • $250 – Public sector (government employees) and non-profit members.
  • $150 – Academia and higher education members.

6.  How do I sign up as a member?

     Click here for a membership agreement to sign. Email, fax to (201) 748-1690 or call (201) 469-3069 for payment processing. It's that simple.


7. How do I contact IDMA for membership questions?

    Mail: 545 Washington Boulevard, 19th Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310, United States

    Tel: +1 (201) 469-3069 or (201) 469-3070
    Fax: +1 (201) 748-1690

    Email: or

    Also, feel free to reach out to our Executive Director, Farouk Yassine, at or (201) 469-3069.