FIRST membership fee information

Membership year

The Membership year runs from January until December.

Annual membership fee

Type of membership Cost (2020)
Full member annual membership US$ 2000
Liaison member annual membership US$ 100

The membership fee is subject to change each year.

The membership fee is not refundable upon membership termination.

Initial one-time application fee

An applying FIRST participant must pay an initial one-time application fee of US$ 800 before its membership is considered confirmed. This fee only applies to full memberships, not to liaison memberships.

New members

A new member is invoiced when the member is joining FIRST, for:

the initial one-time application fee, if applicable (only for full members) the per month pro-rated amount of the annual fee (a team or liaison which membership is confirmed in month N only pays the part of the annual fee for the remainder of the membership year, month N included)

Invoicing procedure

Invoices are sent as PDF per e-mail to the member's FIRST representative. If the member so requires a postal mail version will be sent following that e-mail.

Payments can be done by :

All details on payment are specified on the invoices that are sent out, or available on request at

US Tax information

IRS/form W9:
PGP signature in:

Federal Employer Identification Number:
First.Org, Inc. FEIN 54-1779360

Contact information

FIRST Secretariat