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How to Cancel Your AARP Membership

We're Here to Help

AARP meets the needs of people aged 50 and over. You’ll see this in the carefully chosen discounts, programs and services we offer. Each designed to offer real value in every area of your life — from travel, entertainment and insurance to fraud protection, health and advocating on your behalf for issues like Medicare and Social Security. If it has to do with enriching the lives of people 50+, this is what AARP is all about.

Give Us a Call

You can call us toll-free at 800-514-4564 and talk with a friendly specialist who's ready to help. The Member Relationship Associate who answers can quickly cancel the account.

How to Notify AARP About a Deceased Member

Send Us an Email

You're welcome to send us an email at member@aarp.org instead of calling. Please put “Cancel member account” in the subject line. Your message should include:

  • Name and address of the member and either the birth date or membership number

Mail Us a Letter

You may send a cancellation request by standard mail in a note to the address below. Please include the same information listed above under the "Send Us an Email" instructions.

AARP
3200 East Carson St.
Lakewood, CA 90712
Attn: Cancel Membership

What Happens to the Account?

The membership account will be deactivated, and we will send you a confirmation of your cancellation request.
 
We will also notify our member benefit providers (those businesses that offer products and services to our members) that the account has been canceled. Please know it may take up to 12 weeks to fully update all systems related to account cancellation. We apologize for any mail you may receive from us in the meantime that's related to the membership.

What About Other AARP Insurance and Benefit Programs?

If you are/were enrolled in or insured through some of AARP-endorsed insurance or member benefit programs and you wish to cancel those accounts, please contact these providers directly to inform them of your canceled membership.

For your convenience, the most popular service providers are listed below. Additional provider contact information can be found in the AARP Member Benefits Guide.

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