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Are you a US citizen living and working overseas either full-time or part-time? Are you a US citizen thinking of moving overseas?  Then join ACA the largest non-profit, nonpartisan, Washington, DC based organization that advocates to the US Congress and the Administration on behalf of US citizens living and working overseas.

ACA has a 45 plus year history of educating, advocating and providing results to US citizens living and working overseas.

ACA advocates for practical and implementable solutions to resolve the legislative and regulatory issues impacting US citizens overseas.

ACA is the premier thought-leader on legislative and regulatory issues affecting US citizens overseas. 

ACA is the only non-partisan, non-profit organization headquartered in the Washington, DC area, representing overseas US Citizens' issues directly to the US Congress and Administration.

ACA has access to key offices in the Legislature and Administration and  collaborates with other stakeholders based in Washington, DC. - consultancies, think tanks, research and advocacy organizations.

ACA informs the community, stakeholders, Congress and the Administration through its website, Facebook , and Twitter.   

ACA engages with international and US media with press releases, interviews and feature articles to insure coverage of the issues. 

ACA provides community resources with products like the ACA Tax Preparer Directory,

Exclusive to ACA membership:

  • Access to State-side banking services!  Even if you don’t have a residence or address in the US, you can have a US account, called a ACA-Members/SDFCU account. This is a US account with the State Department Federal Credit Union (SDFCU).  Free checking accounts, savings accounts, IRA accounts, and a wide range of banking services are available, all online.  Based on individual circumstances, these can include dollar-based credit and debit cards, lines of credit, loans, IRA accounts, and much more through ACA members-only access.  For complete detailed information on this product go here
  • Access to ACA-PAC to make contributions.
  • Updates on Washington, DC and ACA’s advocacy work as well as topics of interest to the community of overseas US citizens with regular email blasts, our quarterly newsletter and webinars.

  • Access to Wise-Traveler, which offers you the best pricing on hotel and resort rooms around the world.  You can compare Wise-Traveler prices in real time with competitors like Expedia and Priceline, right on Wise-Traveler’s booking engine!  Click here for more details on this product.

  • Access to membership in the Royal Overseas League (ROSL), with clubhouses in London and Edinburgh and arrangements with a network of worldwide private clubs, for a reduced entrance fee and all the benefits of being an ROSL member.  ACA members receive 25% off the ROSL joining fee.  Click here for more information on how to join.

American Citizens Abroad, Inc. is organised as a qualified section 501(c)(4) non-profit social welfare organization. This allows ACA to be more official and effective in our contacts with Congress and the Administration and in our work advancing the interests of the millions of Americans living abroad.

Alongside American Citizens Abroad, Inc. is American Citizens Abroad Global Foundation (ACAGF), which is a qualified, tax-exempt section 501(c)(3) organization. This organization is ACA’s sister organization focusing on educating Congress, the Executive Branch and the public on subjects affecting Americans residing outside the US.  Contributions to it are tax-deductible. (See )

Please see our FAQs for information on both American Citizens Abroad, Inc. and American Citizens Abroad Global Foundation.  Be part of this dynamic and important organization by joining now! General info and legal


Yearly membership dues are payable on a once-a-year renewal basis calculated from the day you join.  Once paid, membership dues are not refundable.

Your membership information is confidential and will not be shared with any third party and will not be reported to the Federal government or any state or local government.

Please be advised that you do not automatically receive an SDFCU account by being a member of ACA.  You must apply for the account after becoming a member of ACA, and ACA cannot guarantee you will be approved by SDFCU for an account.  Click here for an explanation of the application process.

ACA members must be US citizens or lawfully admitted for permanent residence (green card holders).

Please be sure to read our business terms and conditions.

Thank you for your support!


  • Regular Membership: aged under 65, renewable yearly at $70
  • Senior Membership: aged 65 and older, renewable yearly at $55
  • Contributing Member: renewable yearly at $170
  • Lifetime Membership: One-time payment of $600

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