Information for international members

American Mensa is one of more than 100 nations operating under the auspices of Mensa International, Ltd. If you're looking for information about another Mensa, please visit Mensa International's website.

Current or former members Qualified candidates
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Current or former members
If you are a current or former member of another national Mensa and are currently living in the United States or its protectorates, you may transfer your membership to American Mensa by following these simple steps.

Contact Member Services with your full name, the country of your national Mensa, U.S. address and phone number, email address (if available) and date of birth. Prior address and membership number may also help when verifying your membership.

American Mensa, Ltd.
Attn: International Transfers
1229 Corporate Drive West
Arlington, Texas 76006-6103
fax 817-649-5232

We may also request a copy of your membership card or acceptance letter to confirm your membership. If you no longer have your membership card or acceptance letter, please include the country in which you were a member and the dates of your membership there. In these cases, we will contact your current national Mensa to confirm membership. Please allow additional time for this communication.


Qualified candidates
If you qualified for membership with another national Mensa but never joined and are currently living in the United States or its protectorates, you may join American Mensa upon verification of your qualification.

Contact Member Services with your full name, the country of your national Mensa, U.S. address and phone number, email address (if available) and date of birth.

American Mensa, Ltd.
Attn: International Transfers
1229 Corporate Drive West
Arlington, Texas 76006-6103
fax 817-649-5232

We may also request a copy of your acceptance letter to confirm your membership. If you no longer have your acceptance letter, please include the country in which you qualified. In these cases, we will contact your current national Mensa to confirm your qualification. Please allow additional time for this communication.


Membership dues
Membership dues for American Mensa are $70/single year, $190/three-year membership, and $310/five-year membership. Life memberships are also available, based on your age at the time acceptable proof is received at the American Mensa National Office. Please note that life memberships are not transferable between national Mensas.

If you are a current member of another national Mensa and transfer your membership to American Mensa, we will extend your membership through the end of our current membership year (March 31).

If you are a former member of another national Mensa and transfer your membership to American Mensa, we will send you a renewal bill via regular mail. After confirmation of your membership, you may also make your membership dues payment online.


Site access for international members
Current members of other national Mensas may request access to most areas of our website. In order to obtain login information, please send an email to Web Services with the following information:

Full name
Address
Email address
Country of membership
Membership # or card
Membership expiration date

We will confirm the expiration of your membership. Once this is confirmed, we will provide you with your access information via email. Your access will expire the day after your membership expires with the country where you reside. If you renew your membership prior to expiration, please contact us with your new expiration date.


If you have any additional questions about transferring your membership, please contact one of our member service representatives.