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Become a member

MDRT members must complete an application and pay dues each year to renew their membership and continue Round Table benefits. Renewing or new members may apply online or by mailing in a paper application.

What you need to apply

MDRT ID number

Returning members need to have their MDRT ID number on hand. New members will have an ID number assigned to them.

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Certifying letters

Have all your certifying letters in electronic format and available to upload.


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Members must meet a certain level of premium, commission or income during the previous calendar year and adhere to strict ethical standards.


Apply online

Using our online membership application system is the quickest way to achieve membership. This system interfaces with our membership database and guides you through each step of the application process. If you have everything you need to apply, you are only about 10 minutes from approval.

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Request a paper application

You can contact MDRT at +1 (847) 692–6378 to request a paper application or simply download the one that fits you below:


If you are already, or wish to be part of, MDRT’s mentoring program, no application is necessary. Find out more about becoming an aspirant.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I qualify for the Million Dollar Round Table?

Everyone must submit proof of production equal to or greater than the set minimum amount in eligible commissions paid, paid premium earned or in annual gross income during the previous calendar year. For more detailed information, please visit the membership requirements page.

What are membership dues?

Membership dues are USD 550, for applications completed online or postmarked by March 1. After March 1, dues are subject to a USD 200 additional fee.

Is there a deadline for applying for membership?

The application deadline is March 1 of the membership year. However, you may apply for membership after this date with the payment of an additional USD 200 fee. No applications are accepted after December 31 for the previous year.

Do I have to renew my membership each year?

Yes. Qualifying membership status is granted for one year only regardless of status.

Can I get a refund?

If your requested withdrawal was received prior to approval you will receive a full refund of any membership fees collected by MDRT. If your request is received after your application was approved, no refund of fees will be made. All fees collected for MDRT membership are refunded if the application is denied.

What is the Online Membership Application System and how does it work?

It is a start-to-finish online approval system that guides applicants through the application process, resulting in immediate approval for membership. After completing all the steps and paying member dues, applicants receive an immediate confirmation of their approval as a member of MDRT.

How long does it take to complete an online application?

If one has all the necessary documentation, the process should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. The system stores the entered data at each step in the process. If there are any interruptions, applicants can resume the process wherever they left off.

Is there anyone who cannot use the Online Membership Application System?

The vast majority of applicants are eligible to use the system. Only those requesting a disability waiver for the first time, as well as anyone with an ethics complaint against them, will be kept from using the system. In those cases, the user must contact MDRT staff and complete a paper application.

Note: Anyone whose paper application has been received and is being processed at MDRT headquarters must complete the paper process and is not able to use the Online Membership Application System.