Welcome to our Membership Information Center. The International Shippers' Association (ISA) is
dedicated to international shippers and forwarders of commercial, military and government household
goods, unaccompanied baggage, and general commodities. If you qualify as a shipper, as defined by
the Shipping Act of 1984, as amended by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998, and participate in
the movement of these cargoes, you are eligible to apply for membership to the International
As an ISA member, you will have access to our preferred vendors who offer services and rates that are extremely competitive in today's market place. These vendors have worldwide coverage and expertise to handle your shipping needs. As an ISA member, you will have a choice of many qualified vendors that are ready to handle your shipping requirements and easy access to these vendors through our web site.
You will also be a member of an organization that provides you with up to date information on what is happening in the world of International Household Goods as well as receiving updates on pending and new rules, regulations and legislation that may impact your business.
To learn more on how to join ISA, please click here or select "Membership Process" from the menu at the left.
Online Privacy Statement
The International Shippers Association (ISA) respects and is committed to protecting your personal information. Our privacy policies reflect our current global principles and standards on handling personal information — notice and choice of data use, data access and integrity, security and onward transfer and enforcement/oversight.
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Membership Fees — In addition to the initial membership fee, annual dues payment is required at time of application for members who intend to ship Military or Government cargo as an ISA Member. For IAM Members, annual dues are $200; for Non-IAM members, annual dues are $400. After your application is approved, initial fees and dues are non-refundable.
When our application asks you to enter your credit card number, that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry, SSL. ISA does not disclose your credit card account information to any other company or organization. ISA is committed to protecting your personal information against unauthorized use or disclosure.