The active membership of the FDIAI shall consist of persons who are engaged in the science of identification and who are bona-fide employees of and are receiving salaries from National, State, County or Municipal Governments, or some sub-divisions thereof, and who are actively engaged in the practice of the profession.
All reputable persons, wholly or partially engaged in any of the various phases of the science of identification and who are not qualified for active membership are eligible to become Associate Members, except they shall not be entitled to vote or hold office.
All reputable persons who are students at an accredited college or university and cannot already be a member of the association. The individual must include with the application a valid and current student identification card or a letter, on a college letterhead, from a professor or instructor verifying that the individual is qualified for student membership. Student members may not vote or hold any office within the organization.
Dues are $35 per year plus a first year non-refundable fee of $5