Benefits of ACA Membership
Do you live overseas or are you thinking of moving overseas? Then join ACA the organization that advocates to the US Congress and the Administration for the community of US citizens living and working overseas.
ACA has a 40 year history of educating, advocating and providing results to the US Citizens overseas community.
ACA works to find practical and implementable solutions to resolve issues impacting overseas US Citizens.
ACA is the premier thought-leader on issues affecting US Citizens overseas.
ACA is the only non-partisan, non-profit organization headquartered in the Washington, DC area, representing American overseas 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.
ACA updates the media via its comprehensive PR platform and direct interviews with international and regional media outlets.
ACA provides community resources with products like the ACA Tax Preparer Directory, https://acareturnpreparerdirectory.com
Exclusive to ACA membership the ACA “Members Only” section include:
- 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. 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.
ACA webinars on a range of topics; updates on tax filing requirements, compliancy issues, changes in Social Security and Medicare legislation and regulations.
Video updates on Washington, DC and ACA’s advocacy work as well as topics of interest to the community of Americans overseas
ACA Members-only content in our Quarterly Newsletter and regular email blast updates.
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 http://acaglobalfoundation.org )
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 https://www.americansabroad.org/general-info-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. The application process is explained here: https://www.americansabroad.org/applying-for-a-sdfcu-account-through-your-aca-membership/.
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- 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