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NRA Membership FAQ

Q: How do I change my name/address/magazine/online?
A: In order to change your address online, simply email us at membership@nrahq.org with your full name, your old address, your new address, and current NRA id number and we will be happy to make the necessary adjustments.

Q: I didn't receive my Black and Gold Shooter's Cap. How can I get one?
A: Simply email us at membership@nrahq.org and we will be happy to have one resent to you. Please be sure to include your full name, complete mailing address, and current NRA Member ID number.

Q: I paid for my membership and I am still getting bills. What's going on?
A: In order to make all our mailings as cost-effective as possible, we mail in bulk and prepare these mailings in advance. In some cases, your payment and your next bill will "cross" in the mail. If you have already paid for your membership, please disregard any bills you may receive.

Q: Is my Membership tax deductible?
A: Contributions, gifts, or membership dues made or paid to the National Rifle Association of America are not refundable or transferable and are not deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes.

Q: What comes with my Membership in the NRA?
A: As a member you will receive:

  • NRA's black and gold shooter's cap or another gift depending on the promotion.
  • Your choice of NRA magazines: America's 1st Freedom, American Rifleman or American Hunter
  • A personalized membership card
  • An NRA member decal
  • $10,000 in Hunter's Accident (A,D, & D) insurance
  • $1,000 in Firearms Theft Insurance
  • Discounts on car rentals and interstate moves and, if you meet credit criteria, an NRA VISA card.

For more information, check out the NRA Benefits site at: http://www.nrahq.org/givejoinhelp/membership/benefits.asp

Q: I want to join but I am concerned about my privacy. Is NRA membership data confidential?
A: NRA Membership data is considered personal and confidential and as such may only be accessed by the NRA and our agents. Your personal information will not be provided to any “mailing lists.”

Q: What is the mailing address for NRA Headquarters?
A: That address is:

NRA HQ
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Q: How can I reduce the amount of mail I receive from the NRA?
A: Simply email us at membership@nrahq.org or dial 800-NRA-3888 and request to be placed on the "Do Not Promote" list. This will significantly reduce the amount of mail you receive without affecting important mailings, magazine service, or your membership renewal.

Q: How long does it take for me to receive my NRA Materials after I reply?
A: From the time you submit your application, it can take up to 4-6 weeks to receive your full membership materials.

Q: I applied for membership online but I haven't heard anything. What's going on?
A: When you submitted your online application, did you receive an email receipt verification? If yes, everything is in order and your membership is in processing. If no, your application was not received and you should reapply.

Q: I would like to become a Life Member of the NRA. Are there any payment plans available?
A: To fit the needs of most members, we offer the Easy Pay Life plan. Under this plan, members make minimum quarterly payments of $25.00 until the full amount of $750.00 is paid.

Q: Who is eligible for Distinguished Membership in the NRA?
A: Distinguished Membership is available to members aged 65 or older or to Disabled Veterans.

Q: I am a Disabled Veteran. What level/proof of disability is required to receive that discount?
A: Distinguished Membership is extended to all Disabled Veterans of the US Armed Forces regardless of level of disability. No proof of disability is required.

Q: How do I get a new id card?
A: Simply email us at membership@nrahq.org and request a replacement card.

Q: What is the difference between the three NRA magazines?
A: For a complete description of our magazines, go to: http://www.nrapublications.org/

Q: Does my NRA magazine come out monthly?
A: The NRA magazines are shipped eleven times per year.

Q: What is the difference between Regular and Associate Memberships?
A: Associate Membership has all the benefits of Regular Membership except Associate Members do not receive a magazine, cannot participate in NRA elections, and cannot hold office within the NRA.

Q: Does the NRA offer a “Family Membership?”
A: At the present time, the NRA does not offer Family Membership. Instead, many spouses of members take advantage of Associate membership and Junior Memberships are available for as little as $15.00.

Q: How can I reach the NRA-ILA?
A: Please contact the NRA-ILA at ila-contact@nrahq.org or by phone at 800-392-8683.

Q. How can I get information on anti-gun legislation?
A: For information on legislation, please visit NRA's Institute for Legislative Action Web site, NRAILA.org
or call 1-800-392-8683.


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