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How to Join or Renew AARP Membership

Joining AARP or renewing your membership online takes less than 5 minutes. Follow these steps:

1.     Click one of the links below to join or renew

2.     Select a duration for your membership term

3.     Fill out the form and submit

4.     Print your AARP card and enjoy instant access to benefits

What happens after I join?

When you join online, you can start enjoying your member benefits right away. While you’re waiting for your membership card to arrive in the mail (you should receive it in 2 to 3 weeks), here’s how you can maximize your membership:

1.  If you haven’t already, you can create an online account here. Once you have an account, you’ll be able to print your card, sign up for free e-newsletters, view your membership status, add a secondary member to your account and more.

2.  Next, download the AARP Now app. You’ll get all membership has to offer in the palm of your hand: news, local events, and access to your digital card.

3.  Finally, check out all your member benefits by going to

Originally published July 2019