Information for International Members
Trying to register for an American Mensa event?As a current member of any National Mensa, you should receive member rates at our events! Before registering, learn more about setting up an international member account.
American Mensa is one of more than 100 National Mensas operating under the auspices of Mensa International, Ltd. If you’re looking for information about another Mensa, please visit Mensa International’s website.
Transferring your membership to American Mensa
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. Your membership number and prior address may also help when verifying your membership.American Mensa
1315 Brookside Dr.
Hurst, TX 76053
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.
Joining American Mensa as a qualified candidate
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, and date of birth.American Mensa
1315 Brookside Dr.
Hurst, TX 76053
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 for American Mensa are $79/single year, $215/three-year membership, and $350/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. Learn more about American Mensa’s dues structure.
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.
Setting up an American Mensa website account
Current members of other National Mensas may create an American Mensa account to access to most areas of our website and receive member rates at American Mensa events.
To create an international member account, please send an email to Member Services with the following information:
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 questions about transferring your membership or creating your American Mensa website account, contact one of our member service representatives.